A 4-1 loss to South Stanley knocked the Dunn AAA (10-and-under) baseball All-Stars out of the Dixie Youth state tournament in the Brunswick County community of Ash on Monday. … The Buies Creek Astros were beaten 6-3 by the visiting Down East Wood Ducks on Monday night. Winston-Salem’s 7-3 win at Salem moved the Dash a half-game ahead of the Astros in the Carolina League Southern Division second-half season baseball standings. Osvaldo Duarte hit his sixth home run of the season for Buies Creek. … France and Belgium play at 2 p.m. today in the World Cup soccer semifinals in St. Petersburg, Russia.