Nate Jolley of Western Harnett plans to play baseball at Methodist after hitting .432 for the Eagles as a senior in 2021. Jolley had five doubles, two triples, one home run and 10 RBIs. (see photo inside) … Midway and Hobbton will learn their placement in the NCHSAA baseball playoff brackets today. … Pitcher Thomas Harrington and shortstop Zach Neto have been named to the Freshmen All-American team by Collegiate Baseball. … Matthew Barefoot (Midway, Campbell) drew two walks for the Asheville Tourists in a 6-2 road loss to the Rome Braves on Saturday. Barefoot is hitting .310. … N.C. State bounced back from a 21-2 loss at Arkansas on Friday to even its Super Regional with a 6-5 win Saturday. The deciding third game is today (ESPN2, 6 p.m.). … Freshman Josh Moylan homered for East Carolina in a 4-1 season-ending loss at Vanderbilt. … Senior Elly Henes of N.C. State won the women’s NCAA championship in the 5,000-meter run in Eugene, Oregon, on Saturday in 15:28.05. Her mother, Laurie Henes, is her coach at N.C. State. Laurie Henes won the NCAA 5,000 in 1991. … The Los Angeles Clippers trimmed Utah’s series lead to 2-1 with a 132-106 home win over the Jazz on Saturday night. … Milwaukee trails Brooklyn 2-1 going into today’s game on the Bucks’ floor (ABC, 3 p.m.). Phoenix can close out its series at Denver tonight (TNT, 8 p.m.). … The NASCAR Cup series runs tonight at Texas Motor Speedway. … Chesson Hadley takes a 4-shot lead into today’s play in the Palmetto Championship on the PGA Tour.