WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Pender High School is looking for a new girl's basketball coach. After five years on the job Gary Battle is stepping down as the girls coach to concentrate on his boys coaching duties.
In addition to coaching the girls, Battle has been the boy's basketball coach for the last 8 seasons. His overall record with the girls is 50-66, and his teams made the playoff in each of his first three seasons. Over the past two years the Patriots have gone 1-44, including 0-23 this past season.
Battle has also coached at East Columbus and Acme-Delco High School's prior to heading to Pender.