Wednesday, July 12

by | Jul 12, 2023 | Quick Hits

A 13-3 win over Sandhills Blue on Tuesday evening moved host Erwin into a winners bracket matchup with Sandhills White tonight at 8 p.m. in the District 3 Little Tarheel League 10-and-under baseball tournament. Sandhills White was a 16-1 winner over Western Harnett National. Laurinburg eliminated Lee County, 18-8. Win or go-home games tonight at 6 p.m. include Western Harnett National vs. Laurinburg and Western Harnett American vs. Sandhills Blue. Winners of the 6 p.m. contests advance to an elimination game at 8 p.m. … Campbell pitchers Ernie Day (Seattle) and left-hander Daniel Brown (Chicago Cubs) were selected on the final day Tuesday of the MLB draft. … Campbell has announced the signing of catcher Rayanna Matos of Rancho Bernardo High School in San Diego. Matos hit .288 with eight doubles, two home runs and 16 RBIs for a 26-6 Broncos team. … Catcher Elias Diaz of Colorado was MVP of the All-Star game in Seattle with a 2-run homer in the eighth inning to lift the National League to a 3-2 win on Tuesday night for its first triumph in the Midsummer Classic since 2012. … A documentary on former N.C. State basketball coach Jim Valvano airs tonight (ESPN, 7 p.m.).


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