Garner pitches shutout on West Johnston


Garner's defense pitched it's first shutout of the year as the offense scored at will on Friday night at Trojan Stadium as they blanked West Johnston 55-0.

Fittingly, it was the Trojan defense that put the first points on the board on West Johnston's second offensive drive. Facing a fourth and long, the Wildcats went back to punt, however the ball sailed over the head of Darius Williams and out of the end zone for a quick 2-0 lead.

Garner (8-0, 4-0) put their first offensive score on the board when they marched down the field on the Wildcat defense and Juwan Moye scored from six yards out to make it 9-0 Trojans.

After the first quarter, Garner had the ball on their own 28 yard line and hit a home run as Vince Jefferies hit Anthony Tucker for a 72-yard touchdown pass an a 15-0 lead. That margin grew to 22-0 when Moye scored for the second time in the game, this time from 11-yards out.

The Trojans took a 29-0 lead into the locker room as Demetrius Fairley found a seem and rumbled 67-yards for the final score of the half.

Leading by 29, Garner got the ball to begin the second half and wasted no time lighting up the scoreboard again as Moye scored on a 51-yard run on the second play from scrimmage and a quick 35-0 lead

West Johnston (4-3, 2-2) finally had a drive going but the eight play drive stalled after a face punt attempt failed and Garner took over. On the ensuing possession, Jefferies connected with Tucker for the second time, and a 10 yard pass for the 42-0 lead.

Garner put up two fourth quarter scores as Andre Gillispie scored from three yards out to cap a nine play drive to make it 48-0. The final score came off a Sam Stidwell two yard touchdown run to cap the night as Garner scored at least 50 points for the third straight week and earned a 55-0 win over West Johnston.

The Trojans hit the road next week as they travel to Knightdale for a date with the Knights, kick-off is set for 7:30