Erwin’s 10-and-under softball All-Stars were eliminated in the Tar Heel Leagues state tournament in Shelby on Friday with a 15-6 loss to Burke County. Johnston County avoided elimination by topping Wilkes County 10-5 and edging Wendell, 1-0. Western Harnett’s 12-and-under girls were knocked out with losses to host Shelby (11-1) and Roanoke Valley (13-6). … The Buies Creek Astros topped visiting Salem 6-1 on Friday night as Jake Adams had a two-run homer in the fourth inning and Tyler Ivey (1-3) had 13 strikeouts in seven innings. Yohan Ramirez added two whiffs over the last two frames in recording his first save. … Americans Kevin Kisner and Zach Johnson are atop the leaderboard at 6-under par 136 after 36 holes in the British Open.