Thursday, April 20

by | Apr 20, 2023 | Quick Hits

The Cape Fear Christian Acadeemy Booster Club has a superball golf tournament at Chicora today at 1 p.m. … Wyatt Avery pitched a 3-inning no-hitter with six strikeouts as Triton improved to 15-3 overall and 8-3 in the All American Conference with a 17-0 win at E.E. Smith on Wednesday night. Wingate signee Jalen Evans had two home runs, a double and six RBIs for the Hawks. Avery drove in three runs. … The NCHSAA has voted to expand to seven classifications beginning in 2025. Hobbton would remain 1-A and Midway would become 3-A. Teams moving to 5-A would include Harnett Central, South Johnston, Triton and Western Harnett. Overhills would be 6-A. … Justin Wilcoxen hit a 3-run homer for No. 7 East Carolina in a 6-2 baseball win at Charlotte on Wednesday night. … Jesper Fast’s overtime goal lifted the Carolina Hurricanes to a 4-3 win over the visiting New York Islanders and a 2-0 series lead in the Stanley Cup playoffs on Wednesday night. … Host Memphis evened its NBA playoff series with the Los Angeles Lakers at 1-1 with a 103-93 win. … Milwaukee and Miami are 1-1 after the Bucks’ 138-122 home win. … Denver held off visiting Minnesota for a 122-113 win and 2-0 series lead. … Brooklyn is down 0-2 going into its home game with Philadelphia tonight (TNT, 7:30 p.m.). … Sacramento takes a 2-0 lead to Golden State (TNT, 10 p.m.). … Phoenix and the Los Angeles Clippers are 1-1 going into tonight’s matchup in Los Angeles. … The PGA Tour event in New Orleans starts today (Golf Channel, 3 p.m.).

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