Saturday, August 1

by | Aug 1, 2020 | Quick Hits

The host Tarboro River Bandits topped the Fuquay-Varina Twins, 3-1, on Friday night in the Carolina-Virginia Summer College League tournament. The Twins face the Carolina Pirates of Lillington today at 2 p.m. in an elimination game. The winner of that game takes on Tarboro at 5 p.m. and needs to win to force a deciding matchup against the River Bandits at 8 p.m. in the double-elimination event. … The Shrine Bowl all-star football game has been canceled for 2020 due to the coronavirus. … D.J. Funderburk plans to play his senior season at N.C. State after considering a jump to the NBA. The 6-10 forward averaged 12.8 points and 6.1 rebounds as a junior. … The Carolina Panthers have announced that punter Michael Palardy will be out for the season for knee surgery. … James Harden scored 49 points as the Houston Rockets topped Dallas, 153-149, in overtime on Friday night. … Brendon Todd had a second-round 65 to lead the St. Jude Invitational by two shots at 11-under par after 36 holes.

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