Saturday, April 22

by | Apr 22, 2023 | Quick Hits

South Johnston is sending six athletes to the next level including Jordyn Brown (Catawba, volleyball), Kameron Curry (Ripon, football), Brandon Giles (Methodist, football), Lucas Layman (Barton, football), Lance Parker (Methodist, football) and Zach Sellers (Greensboro, football). … Triton’s varsity baseball team improved to 16-3 overall and 9-3 in the All American Conference with a 12-1 win over visiting Western Harnett in five innings on Friday night as Braxton Davis had three hits with a double and four RBIs while Anthony Jones pitched a 3-hitter with five strikeouts. … No. 11 Campbell overcame a 7-1 deficit for a 16-9 Big South Conference baseball win over visiting High Point and its 24th straight Friday win as Tyler Halstead had an inside-the-park home run and Lawson Harrill sent two over the fence. … Zach Neto (Campbell) was hit by a pitch and scored on a home run by Chris Wallach as the Los Angeles Angels downed visiting Kansas City, 2-0, on Friday night. … Cedric Mullins (Campbell) had two hits with a double for host Baltimore in a 2-1 win over Detroit. … The New York Islanders cut the visiting Carolina Hurricanes’ series lead to 2-1 on Friday night with a 5-1 win. … UNC has attracted guard Cormac Ryan from Notre Dame. … Trae Young scored 32 points for host Atlanta in a 130-122 NBA playoff win over Boston on Friday night as the Hawks trimmed the Celtics’ series lead to 2-1. … The New York Knicks took a 99-79 win over visiting Cleveland for a 2-1 series lead. … Denver went up 3-0 at Minnesota with a 120-111 victory as Nikola Jokic had 20 points, 11 rebounds and 12 assists for the Nuggets. … Host Brooklyn looks to avoid a 4-game sweep as the Nets host Philadelphia today (TNT, 1 p.m.). … Phoenix has a 2-1 lead going into game four hosted by the Los Angeles Clippers (TNT, 3:30 p.m.). … Miami visits Milwaukee with the series tied, 1-1 (ESPN, 7:30 p.m.). … Memphis and the host Los Angeles Lakers are tied 1-1 going into tonight’s matchup (ESPN, 10 p.m.). … The PGA Tour’s 2-man team event in New Orleans continues today (CBS, 3 p.m.).


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