Saturday, May 29

by | May 29, 2021 | Quick Hits

Matthew Barefoot (Midway, Campbell) went 2-for-3 and scored two runs for the Asheville Tourists on Friday night in a 9-7 win over visiting Bowling Green. … Wilson Raynor (Triton, East Carolina) has been on the umpiring crew for the Colonial Athletic Association baseball tournament at UNC Wilmington. The host Seahawks moved into the championship with an 8-4 win over Northeastern on Friday night as Noah Bridges (South Johnston) walked, was hit by a pitch and scored a run for UNCW. … Mac Hovath had a grand slam and six RBIs for UNC in a 9-6 win over N.C. State in the ACC Tournament at Truist Field in Charlotte before a crowd of 7,291 on Friday night. … Gavin Williams struck out 10 in a complete game for East Carolina as the Pirates downed Memphis, 12-0, in seven innings Friday in the AAC Tournament in Clearwater, Florida. … Atlanta, Boston and the Los Angeles Clippers were winners in the NBA playoffs on Friday night. Today’s matchups include Milwaukee at Miami (TNT, 1:30 p.m.), Denver at Portland (TNT, 4 p.m.), Philadelphia at Washington (ESPN, 7 p.m.) and Utah at Memphis (ESPN, 9:30 p.m.). … Jordan Spieth leads the PGA Tour stop in Fort Worth at 11-under par going into today’s third round (CBS, 5:30 p.m.).

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