Friday, August 18

by | Aug 18, 2023 | Quick Hits

BREAKING: The Cape Fear Christian Academy girls tennis team defeated host Oakwood, 5-4, on Friday in a rematch of the 2022 NCISAA 1-A championship. … The Midway varsity boys soccer team improved to 3-0 with a 4-2 win at Harnett Central on Thursday in the season opener for the Trojans. … Alyssa Tucker and Kaleigh Backlund scored goals for Campbell in a 2-2 season opening nonconference women’s soccer draw at High Point on Thursday night. Reagan Baiotto and Amber Liston had assists for the Camels. … The NBA season will open on October 24 with the Los Angeles Lakers visiting Denver for a 7:30 p.m. tipoff and Golden State hosting Phoenix at 10 p.m. Both games are scheduled to be shown on TNT. … A 2-0 loss at Atlanta on Wednesday night dropped the New York Yankees to 60-61, the latest the Bronx Bombers have been below .500 since 1995. … The Los Angeles Dodgers topped Milwaukee, 1-0, on Thursday night for their 11th straight win as Austin Barnes homered in the eighth inning. … Brian Harman and Rory McIlroy are tied for the lead in the BMW Championship in Olympia Fields, Illinois, at 5-under par going into the second round today (Golf Channel, 2 p.m.). … The Carolina Panthers visit the New York Giants for a preseason game tonight (WRAL, 7 p.m.).

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