Joseph Johnson (South Johnston) was hitting .286 for High Point with seven doubles and two home runs when the 2020 baseball season was canceled. Johnson also had 17 strikeouts in 16 and two-thirds innings pitched for the Panthers. … Wake Forest named Steve Forbes as its new men’s basketball coach on Thursday. Forbes guided East Tennessee State to a 30-4 record and the Southern Conference championship before the 2020 campaign was curtailed. … Former East Carolina linebacker Jordan Williams was the No. 1 pick overall in the Canadian football League draft by the B.C. Lions on Thursday night. … N.C. State basketball signee Josh Hall has announced he will sign with an agent for the NBA draft.