Gus Adams of Cape Fear Christian Academy was sixth in a 5-team boys cross country meet at Freedom Christian on Tuesday afternoon, covering the 5-kilometer course in 21 minutes, 37 seconds. Allie Wiggins of the CFCA girls was fourth in 24:18. The Eagles boys were third in the team results. The CFCA girls were second among three teams. … The Los Angeles Lakers took a 3-1 lead in the Western Conference finals of the NBA playoffs with a 114-108 win over Denver on Thursday night as Anthony Davis scored 34 points. Boston faces elimination tonight at 8:30 p.m. in the Eastern Conference final against the Miami Heat (ESPN). … The Miami Dolphins took a 31-13 triumph at Jacksonville on Thursday night. … In college football, Alabama Birmingham downed host South Alabama, 42-10. Middle Tennessee State visits Texas-San Antonio tonight at 8 p.m. (CBS Sports Network). … Toronto clinched a spot in the MLB playoffs on Thursday night with a 4-1 win over the New York Yankees in Buffalo.