Garner Cleveland: Sports

Sports briefs: Oct. 13

Garner sets school record win mark

Garner’s girls tennis team finished its regular-season with a 15-3 mark, setting a new school record for dual wins in a season. The Trojans will meet Southern Pines Pinecrest on Tuesday in the opening round of the 4A dual team playoffs.

Nine seniors have helped Garner compile a 51-18 record over the past four seasons: Hannah Hamlin, Sarah Hamlin, Elizabeth Pittman, Alyssa Clark, Bailey Roque, Abbey Walton, Sarah Koczwara, Natalie Whittington and Tanika Fink.

Trojans clinch home playoff date

Garner’s volleyball team clinched no worse than a second place finish in the Greater Neuse River 4A Conference standings and a home playoff date with a 25-15, 25-13, 25-12 win over Southeast Raleigh on Tuesday. Senior Ka’asha Jefferies had 15 kills in the win for Garner. Brooke Kamphuis and Gabrielle Lee posted six aces each.

Wake Christian gets volleyball win

Wake Christian Academy won its first TISAC volleyball match Tuesday with a 25-23, 25-19, 17-25, 25-16 victory over Durham Academy.

Watson paces SSS to another golf win

Parker Watson’s round of 40 earned medalist honors and helped Smithfield-Selma to another Two Rivers 3A Conference girls golf match victory Tuesday at Riverwood. The Spartans finished at 141, two shots ahead of runner-up Triton.

Haley Talton, the conference scoring leader, added a 44 for SSS and Maggie Riley and Ayanah Sanders both shot 57s.

Corinth Holders was third at 155, getting a 45 from Peyton Labonte. South Johnston finished two strokes behind the Pirates in fourth. Rachael Wheeler shot 50 for the Trojans.

Cleveland was sixth (167), five shots behind Western Harnett. Tabby Herzig (53) led the Rams.