Saturday, July 8

by | Jul 8, 2023 | Quick Hits

In Little Tarheel League district tournament play on Friday, host Western Harnett took the 10-and-under softball championship with 23-0 and 15-5 wins over Lee County to qualify for the state tournament in Shelby. … Host Western topped Lee County, 19-0, and will take on Laurinburg for the championship today in the 12-U division at 10 a.m. … Western defeated Lee County, 17-2, in 12-U baseball in Southern Pines. … Center fielder Cedric Mullins (Campbell) had a home run-denying catch and an RBI for Baltimore in a 3-1 win at Minnesota on Friday night. … Jeff Hoffman (East Carolina) got the win in relief for Philadelphia as the Phillies scored three runs in the ninth with a 2-run homer by Cristian Pache for a 4-3 victory at Miami. … A 2-run homer by Sean Murphy lifted Atlanta to a 2-1 triumph at Tampa Bay and gave the Braves home runs in 24 straight games. … No. 1 draft pick Victor Wembanyama had nine points and eight rebounds in 27 minutes for San Antonio in a 76-68 win over Charlotte in his NBA summer league debut in Las Vegas. … Cameron Young leads the John Deere Classic by two shots at 13-under par going into the third round today (CBS, 3 p.m.).


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