Mick Avery, who led Harnett Central in scoring (9.0) and rebounding (7.2) as a senior in 2022-23, will sign to play basketball at Central Carolina Community College. … Campbell has moved up from No. 14 to No. 11 in the D1Baseball rankings. … Zach Neto (Campbell) got his first hit and first run for the Los Angeles Angels in a 5-4 win at Boston on Monday. … D.J. Horne, who averaged 12.3 points at Arizona State, is transferring to N.C. State. … The Carolina Hurricanes opened the Stanley Cup playoffs with a 2-1 win over the New York Islanders in Raleigh. … In the NBA playoffs on Monday night, a pair of home teams took 2-0 series leads as Philadelphia turned back Brooklyn, 96-84, and Sacramento topped Golden State, 114-106. … In the NBA playoffs tonight, Atlanta visits Boston at 7 p.m., Cleveland hosts the New York Knicks (TNT, 7:30 p.m.) and the Los Angeles Clippers play at Phoenix (TNT, 10 p.m.). The Celtics, Knicks and Clips all have 1-0 series leads.