Friday, May 13

by | May 13, 2022 | Quick Hits

Logan Atkins of Midway is one of 336 golfers nationally who have been chosen to play in the High School Invitational at Pinehurst on July 11-13. … Jay James of Harnett Central is Co-Coach of the Year in the All American Conference in boys tennis. Central players Logan Stroud, Reagen Gray and Tyler Greger made first team all conference. Triton’s first team selections are Ellis Pope, Matthew Jones and Francisco Martinez. … Charlotte Hornets president Fred Whitfield will deliver the commencement address at Campbell’s graduation on Saturday morning at Barker-Lane Stadium. A former Camels basketball player, Whitfield is in Campbell’s athletic hall of fame. … N.C. State has added post player D.J. Burns from Winthrop. Burns was the Big South Conference Player of the Year after averaging 15.0 points last season. … Host Boston topped the Carolina Hurricanes, 5-2, on Thursday night to force a deciding game seven in Raleigh on Saturday (ESPN, 4:30 p.m.). The home team has won every time in the first round Stanley Cup playoff series. … In the NBA playoffs on Thursday night, Miami closed its second round series with Philadelphia with a 99-90 road win and host Dallas evened its series with Phoenix at 3-3 with a 113-86 victory. … Home teams have 3-2 leads in the NBA playoffs tonight as Boston visits Milwaukee (ESPN, 7:30 p.m.) and Golden State hosts Memphis (ESPN, 10 p.m.). … Sebastian Munoz shot a 12-under par 60 on Thursday for a 4-shot lead in the Byron Nelson Championship going into today’s second round (Golf Channel, 4 p.m.).


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