Joseph Johnson (South Johnston) finished on the mound for High Point in a 13-9 home loss to Elon on Tuesday night. Johnson faced four batters, walking one and striking out three. The Panthers lost despite hitting four home runs. … Mount Olive’s baseball team played the Down East Wood Ducks in an exhibition game at Grainger Stadium in Kinston on Monday night with the Carolina Leaguers taking a 4-1 win. … Joe Dooley has returned as basketball coach at East Carolina. … Los Angeles Angels rookie Shohei Ohtani won his pitching debut Sunday and has hit two homers in his club’s 5-2 start.