Tuesday, December 12

by | Dec 12, 2023 | Quick Hits

The Harnett Central varsity boys basketball team had its highest scoring output of the season in a 69-66 nonconference loss at Smithfield-Selma on Monday night. Reaching double figures for the Trojans (5-3) were Quan Dixon with 15 points, Kaleb McInnis (12), Kemaury Haywood (11) and Rylan Beasley (10). … A signing ceremony was held Friday at Midway for Bella Barefoot, who plans to join the volleyball program at Fayetteville Tech. … Quarterbacks Sam Hartman of Notre Dame and Drake Maye of UNC reportedly will miss bowl games in order to prepare for the NFL draft. … . Tar Heels linebacker Cedric Gray also will bypass the Duke’s Mayo Bowl in Charlotte on December 27 against West Virginia in order to prepare for a pro career. … Former Duke quarterback Riley Leonard is transferring to Notre Dame. … The New York Giants and Tennessee rallied for Monday night NFL wins as the Giants topped visiting Green Bay, 24-22, on a 37-yard field goal by Randy Bullock as time expired and the Titans overcame a 14-point deficit over the last three minutes for a 28-27 win at Miami. … Clemson defeated Notre Dame, 2-1, for the NCAA men’s soccer championship in Louisville on Monday night. … In men’s college basketball tonight, No. 21 Duke (6-3) hosts Hofstra (6-3) (ESPNU, 7 p.m.) and Tennessee-Martin (6-4) visits N.C. State (6-2) (ACC Network, 7 p.m.).

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