The Cape Fear Christian Academy middle school volleyball team hosts Berean Baptist today at 4 p.m. in the semifinals of the Southeastern Conference tournament. … Former Triton and Barton pitching standout Trent Fennell will be returning to his home in Erwin and will be giving pitching lessons by appointment before returning to the Colorado Rockies training camp in February. Sessions are $40 for 45 minutes. Call (919) 820-1254 for more information. … Trinity Christian of Fayetteville downed visiting Wake Christian, 45-14, in high school football on Thursday night. … Atlanta took a 3-1 lead in the National League championship series with a 10-2 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday night. … Carlos Correa hit a walk-off homer to lift Houston to a 4-3 victory over Tampa Bay on Thursday, reducing the Rays’ lead in the American League championship series to 3-2. … The Astros and Rays play at 6:07 p.m. (TBS) this evening. … The Braves seek to close out the Dodgers at 9:08 p.m. (Fox Sports 1). … Host Arkansas State topped Georgia State, 59-52, in college football on Thursday night. … Gridiron matchups tonight include No. 17 Southern Methodist (4-0) at Tulane (2-2) at 6 p.m. (ESPN) and No. 14 Brigham Young (4-0) at Houston (1-0) at 9:30 p.m. (ESPN). … The Navy-East Carolina football game on Saturday at noon has been moved to ESPN2.