Saturday, June 1

by | Jun 1, 2024 | Quick Hits

After stints at Southern Nash, Bunn and East Wake, Gerald Melton has been named varsity boys basketball coach at South Johnston. … Tamia Gwynn had Midway’s only hit in a 13-0 loss in five innings to Southwestern Randolph in the first game of the best of three series for the NCHSAA 2-A softball championship at UNC Greensboro. The Raiders look to even the series in a 2 p.m. matchup today. … The top seeds in the Greenville regional of the NCAA baseball tournament were dealt defeats on Friday as East Carolina fell, 4-1, to Evansville and Virginia Commonwealth topped Wake Forest, 1-0. Aces Trey Yesavage of the Pirates and Chase Burns of the Deacons are expected to be the starting pitchers in an elimination game today at noon. … N.C. State and South Carolina play today in the Raleigh regional (ESPN+, 6 p.m.). … Defending College World Series champion LSU and UNC meet in the Chapel Hill regional (ESPN2, 5 p.m.). … Robert MacIntyre and Ryan Fox are tied for the lead in the Canadian Open at 10-under par going into the third round today (CBS, 5:30 p.m.).

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