Coats-Erwin is a win away from the outright middle school conference championship in softball. See Middle Schools above and click on Coats-Erwin. … Dillon Stewart (Triton) was 2-for-4 with a run and an RBI for UNC Greensboro in a 9-3 win over visiting Mercer on Saturday. … The Buies Creek Astros fell 6-2 at Winston-Salem on Saturday as the Dash closed within two games of Buies Creek’s lead in the Carolina League Southern Division. The teams play at 2 p.m. today. The BC Astros begin a three-game series at home with the Carolina Mudcats on Monday at 7 p.m. … The favorite, Justify, won the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday in sloppy conditions by 2 1/2 lengths. … LeBron James banked in a runner at the buzzer to give host Cleveland a 105-103 win over Toronto and a 3-0 lead in the second-round NBA playoff series. … Boston went up 3-0 against host Philadelphia with a 101-98 overtime win as former Duke standout Jayson Tatum had 24 points for the Celtics.