Saturday, May 20

by | May 20, 2023 | Quick Hits

Wyatt Lucas had a double and two RBIs for Midway in a 5-4 loss in eight innings to visiting Camden County in the quarterfinals of the NCHSAA 2-A baseball playoffs on Friday night. … Harnett Central (22-4), the No. 8 seed in the East bracket of the NCHSAA 3-A softball playoffs, visits No. 4 South Johnston (23-1) in the quarterfinals today at 2 p.m. … All American Conference Runner of the Year in cross country, Preston Gantt of Western Harnett, has signed with Queens. … No. 13 Campbell plays at USC Upstate for the Big South Conference regular season baseball championship today (ESPN+, 2 p.m.). … N.C. State and UNC play for the NCAA championship in women’s tennis in Orlando today (Tennis Channel, 5:30 p.m.). … No. 14 East Carolina can clinch the American Athletic Conference baseball championship with a win at South Florida today (ESPN+, 10:30 a.m.) or a Houston loss to visiting Cincinnati (ESPN+, 2 p.m.). … Mage will go for the second jewel of horse racing’s Triple Crown at the Preakness in Baltimore this evening (NBC, 6 p.m.). … The Carolina Hurricanes are down 0-1 to Florida in the Eastern Conference finals of the Stanley Cup playoffs going into tonight’s game in Raleigh (TNT, 8 p.m.). … Miami took a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals of the NBA playoffs with a 111-105 win at Boston on Friday night despite 34 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists by Jayson Tatum (Duke). … Denver takes a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals on the road against the Los Angeles Lakers tonight (ABC, 8:30 p.m.). … Scottie Scheffler, Corey Conners and Viktor Hovland are tied for the lead in the PGA Championship at 5-under par going into the third round today (NBC, 1 p.m.).


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