Saturday, December 16

by | Dec 16, 2023 | Quick Hits

Glenna McLamb of Cape Fear Christian Academy has accepted a full scholarship to play softball at Gardner-Webb. As a sophomore last season, McLamb had 80 strikeouts in 36 and two-thirds innings while hitting .389 with two home runs and 12 RBIs. McLamb is averaging 9.7 points for the Lady Eagles in basketball. … Romello Pegues and Khaleb Worth had 18 points each for the Triton varsity boys basketball team in a 75-52 nonconference win at Smithfield-Selma on Friday night. Brandon Surles and Jamaury Taylor scored 12 and 11, respectively, as the Hawks limited the Spartans to nine points in each of the final two quarters in improving to 6-1. … The East-West All-Star football game in Greensboro has been moved to 1 p.m. today due to expected rain on Sunday. Triton running back/defensive back J.J, Cowan is on the East. … In college football bowl games today, Georgia Southern takes on Ohio (ESPN, 11 a.m.), Jacksonville State meets Louisiana (ESPN, 2:15 p.m.), Miami of Ohio plays Appalachian State (ABC, 3:30 p.m.), New Mexico State faces Fresno State (ESPN, 5:45 p.m.), UCLA opposes Boise State (ABC, 7:30 p.m.) and California is matched against Texas Tech (ESPN, 9:15 p.m.). … In games on the NFL Network today, Minnesota visits Cincinnati at 1 p.m., Indianapolis hosts Pittsburgh at 4:30 p.m. and Denver plays at Detroit at 8:15 p.m. … In men’s college basketball on Friday night, No. 5 Connecticut was a 76-63 winner at No. 10 Gonzaga. … In men’s hoops today, No. 9 UNC plays No. 14 Kentucky in Atlanta (CBS, 5:30 p.m.) and N.C. State goes up against No. 12 Tennessee in San Antonio (ESPN2, 10 p.m.). … The Los Angeles Chargers have fired head coach Brandon Staley. … San Antonio snapped an 18-game losing streak with a 129-115 win over the visiting Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night. … Host Philadelphia downed Detroit, 124-92, for the Piston’s 22nd straight loss, a franchise record. … Nashville was a 6-5 winner in overtime over the Carolina Hurricanes in Raleigh on Friday night.


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