Friday, June 18

by | Jun 18, 2021 | Articles, Quick Hits

Triton’s varsity boys basketball team plays in a jamboree at Wilmington Laney today. … Matthew Barefoot (Midway, Campbell) had a 2-run homer Thursday for the Asheville Tourists in a 9-8 home loss to Aberdeen. … Rod Brind’Amour of the Carolina Hurricanes has been named NHL Coach of the Year and has received a 3-year contract extension. … Russell Henley shot a 4-under par 67 in the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Torrey Pines on the Thursday for the lead among those who completed 18 holes. Louis Oosthuizen also was at 4-under with two holes remaining going into today’s play (Golf Channel, 12:30 p.m.), (NBC, 6 p.m.). … Milwaukee evened its series with Brooklyn at 3-3 with a 104-89 home win Thursday night as Khris Middleton scored 38 points for the Bucks. … Tops seeds Philadelphia and Utah are each down 3-2 going into road games tonight. The 76ers face Atlanta (ESPN, 7:30 p.m.) and the Jazz take on the Los Angeles Clippers (ESPN, 10 p.m.). … Arizona set a MLB modern era record with its 23rd straight road loss, 10-3, at San Francisco on Thursday.

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