Monday, June 14

by | Jun 14, 2021 | Articles, Quick Hits

Happy Flag Day! … Midway (13-1) is the No. 3 seed in the East bracket for the NCHSAA 2-A baseball playoffs and will host No. 14 Whiteville (9-4) in the first round on Tuesday. … Hobbton (9-2) is the No. 9 seed in the East in 1-A baseball and will travel to East Columbus (9-3). … Claire Parker of Cape Fear Christian Academy hit her first home run in a travel team tournament in Myrtle Beach and dedicated it to Lee Cumbie, her former batting coach, who passed away May 31. … Erin Carpenter of Western Harnett has been named Coach of the Year in girls tennis in the Tri-County Six 3-A Conference. … Dunn Area Sports has received its 196,000th view. Thank you! … Jose Torres hit a solo homer in the top of the ninth inning to lift N.C. State to a 3-2 win at Arkansas for the Super Regional championship and a berth in the College World Series. … Milwaukee evened its series with Brooklyn at 2-2 with a 107-96 home win Sunday. Phoenix closed out its second-round series at Denver, 125-118. … Philadelphia, up 2-1, plays at Atlanta tonight (TNT, 7:30 p.m.). Utah, leading 2-1, visits the Los Angeles Clippers (TNT, 10 p.m.). … Kyle Larson won at Texas Motor Speedway on Sunday night. … Garrick Higgo of South Africa took the Palmetto Championship at 11-under par. … The Chicago Cubs visit the New York Mets tonight (ESPN, 7:10 p.m.).

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