Ava Trainer of Cape Fear Christian Academy was second in the 100 freestyle in a swim meet at the Smithfield Aquatic Center on Tuesday. … Former Overhills and Western Harnett principal David Pearson will be the director of athletics for Harnett County Schools, effective February 1. … East Carolina snapped a 5-game losing streak with a 76-66 American Athletic Conference men’s basketball win over visiting Tulsa on Tuesday night as Brandon Johnson had 24 points and eight rebounds. … Host N.C. State topped Notre Dame, 85-82, as Jarkel Joiner had 28 points. Terquavion Smith added 17 points for the Wolfpack. … UNC took advantage of its 23-3 disparity in free throws attempted in a 72-68 win at Syracuse. … Host Phoenix downed Charlotte, 128-97. … Wake Forest visits Pitt tonight (ACC Network, 7 p.m.). … Michael Johns has been named new manager of the Durham Bulls. … Jerry Stackhouse, Rick Barnes and Curtis Strange are among those to be inducted into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame. … Scott Rolen was voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.