Defending 3-A state champion at 132 pounds, Western Harnett’s Will Lewis, the Tri-County Six 3-A Conference Wrestler of the Year, is one of five nominees for HighSchoolOT’s Wrestler of the Year. … Matthew Barefoot (Midway, Campbell) went 3-for-4 with two RBIs for the Asheville Tourists in an 8-4 road loss to the Rome Braves on Thursday in the completion of a game suspended from Wednesday. Barefoot is hitting .288. … Phoenix took a 2-0 lead in its NBA series with Denver on Wednesday night with a 123-98 win at home. … Milwaukee, down 0-2, hosts Brooklyn tonight (ESPN, 7:30 p.m.). … Utah takes a 1-0 lead over the Los Angeles Clippers into tonight’s matchup in Salt Lake City (ESPN, 10 p.m.). … The Palmetto Championship starts today on the PGA Tour (Golf Channel, 3 p.m.). It is a one-time replacement event for the Canadian Open, which could not be played this year due to COVID issues.