Western Harnett’s 15-and-under baseball All-Stars play Johnston County at Jaycee Park in Hickory today at 4 p.m. in the first round of the double-elimination Tar Heel Leagues state tournament. Angier takes on Watauga County on the Stanford 2 Field in the event this evening at 6. … In the Tar Heel 8-and-under (Coach pitch) state tournament in Hickory, Benson has a first-round bye and will face Thursday’s winner between Caldwell County and Rolesville on Friday at 10:15 a.m. on the Kiwanis 1 Field. … Buies Creek’s Carolina League doubleheader at Potomac was called off due to wet grounds Wednesday. The teams are scheduled to play a pair of seven-inning games today at 4 p.m. … Campbell has been picked fifth among six teams in the Big South Conference’s preseason football poll. Linebacker Jack Ryan of the Camels is a preseason all-conference selection. CU will appear on ESPN platforms at least nine times during the 2018 football season.