Wednesday, April 19

by | Apr 19, 2023 | Quick Hits

Kellen Smith pitched five innings and Carter Johnson went the last two for host South Johnston in a 2-0 Quad County Conference varsity baseball win over West Johnston on Monday night. … Braxton Davis pitched a 3-hit shutout for Triton with nine strikeouts in an 18-0 All American Conference varsity baseball win at Western Harnett on Tuesday night. Jalen Evans, Xander Johnson, Wyatt Avery, Davis and Anthony Jones each had three RBIs for the Hawks. … Jarrod Belbin, Bryce Arnold and Chandler Riley hit home runs for No 11 Campbell in a 6-2 baseball win at UNC Wilmington on Tuesday night as Camels coach Justin Haire won his 268th game, the most in school history. … Cedric Mullins (Campbell) had a hit and a stolen base in a 1-0 win for Baltimore at Washington on Tuesday night. … Ben Middlebrooks, a 6-10 forward from Clemson, reportedly is transferring to N.C. State. Guard Jack Clark reportedly is heading to Clemson from the Wolfpack. … Boston topped visiting Atlanta, 119-106, for a 2-0 lead in the NBA playoffs. … Host Cleveland defeated the New York Knicks, 107-90, to even the series, 1-1. … Phoenix evened its series with the Los Angeles Clippers at 1-1 as Devin Booker scored 38 points with nine assists in a 123-109 victory for the host Suns. … In the NBA playoffs tonight, the visiting Los Angeles Lakers have a 1-0 lead at Memphis (TNT, 7:30 p.m.), Miami has a 1-0 lead at Milwaukee (9 p.m.) and host Denver leads Minnesota, 1-0 (TNT, 10 p.m.). … The Carolina Hurricanes have a 1-0 lead over the New York Islanders in the Stanley Cup playoffs going into tonight’s match in Raleigh (ESPN2, 7 p.m.).


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