Sunday, June 13

by | Jun 13, 2021 | Quick Hits

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.

Seated, from left, at Western Harnett are Teena Jolley (mother), Taylor Jolley (sister), Nate Jolley, Steven Jolley (dad) and Mason Jolley (brother). Standing are athletic director Russell Taylor, assistant coach Randy McNeill, coach Dalton Hardee, assistant Blake Culbertson and principal Matthew Price.
(Photo/Jessica Schieferly)


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