Tuesday, May 23

by | May 23, 2023 | Quick Hits

Jamir McCrae of Midway won two gold medals and a silver in the NCHSAA 2-A track meet at N.C. A&T in Greensboro on Saturday. The Raider senior took first in the high jump at six feet, eight inches and won the triple jump at 45-10.5. He was second in the long jump at 21-9.5. … Halifax Academy, the team that ended Cape Fear Christian’s 13-game winning streak in the NCISAA 1-A quarterfinals as the No. 5 seed, went on to defeat Lawrence Academy, two games to one, in the state baseball finals at N.C. Wesleyan in Rocky Mount. … No. 15 East Carolina begins play in the American Athletic Conference baseball tournament against South Florida in Clearwater, Florida, today at approximately 12:30 p.m. (ESPN+). … Florida went up 3-0 in the Eastern Conference finals of the Stanley Cup playoffs with a 1-0 win at home Monday night over the Carolina Hurricanes on Sam Reinhart’s second period goal. … Denver completed a sweep of the host Los Angeles Lakers in the Western Conference finals of the NBA playoffs with a 113-111 win on Monday night as series MVP Nikola Jokic had 30 points, 14 rebounds and 13 assists for a record-setting eighth triple-double in the postseason. Lebron James had 21 of his 40 points in the first quarter but was foiled on a potential tying drive at the buzzer. … Boston seeks to avoid a sweep at Miami tonight in the Eastern Conference finals (TNT, 8:30 p.m.).



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