Trojans drop contest to Holly Springs


Holly Springs scored four runs in the third inning to bust open a one-run game as they defeated the visiting Garner Trojans 9-0 on Saturday afternoon in the final game of the Four Oaks Bank/Tri-9 Challenge.

The Hawks (6-7) led by a run as they came to bat in the third inning against Trojan pitcher Trey Thompson (L, 1-3) and scored four runs on a pair of RBI doubles from Trey Cobb and Brett Hedgepeth to take a 5-0 lead and never looked back.

Garner (9-6) had their best scoring chance in the fifth as they trailed 6-0. The men of Troy put runners and first and second but could not score.

Holly Springs added three more in the sixth for the final 9-0 margin of victory.

Garner returns to Greater Neuse River Conference play on Tuesday night at 7:00 when they welcome Harnett Central to Trojan Park.

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