Saturday, June 5

by | Jun 5, 2021 | Quick Hits

Western Harnett bounced back from a 2-0 loss at Lee County on Wednesday to take a 10-0 Tri-County Six 3-A Conference baseball win over the visiting Yellow Jackets on Friday. Sophomore Ian Bristow had two hits and two RBIs for the Eagles. Soph Zack Hooper allowed two hits in the shutout. … Campbell yielded four home runs and 17 hits in a 19-4 loss to streaking Virginia Commonwealth in the NCAA baseball regional at Mississippi State. The Rams have won 22 straight. … In other regionals on Friday, host East Carolina topped Norfolk State, 8-5, with a 3-run homer by Thomas Francisco, N.C. State downed Alabama, 8-1, North Carolina topped UCLA, 5-4, and Liberty defeated Duke, 11-6. … Winners bracket matchups today include ECU-Charlotte (ESPN3, 6 p.m.), NCSU-Louisiana Tech (ESPN3, 6 p.m.) and UNC-Texas Tech (ESPN2, 9 p.m.). … The Carolina Hurricanes seek to even their series at Tampa Bay at 2-2 today at 4 p.m. … Kawhi Leonard made 18 of 25 field goal attempts and had 45 points for the Los Angeles Clippers in a 104-97 win at Dallas to force a game seven on Sunday. … Milwaukee and host Brooklyn start their second round NBA series tonight (TNT, 7:30 p.m.). … Patrick Cantlay and Jon Rahm share the lead at 8-under par in the Memorial tournament going into today’s play (CBS, 3 p.m.).


“For The Boys”

– Tom Double

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