Wednesday, July 19

by | Jul 19, 2023 | Quick Hits

Dunn defeated East Duplin, 3-1, in the Dixie Youth Majors (12-and-under) state baseball tournament on Wednesday in Pembroke. The local all-stars play Whiteville on Field Three at West Robeson tonight at 7 p.m. … The East completed a soccer sweep of the West with a 2-1 win in the boys all-star game on Tuesday night in Browns Summit. The East won the girls game, 6-2. … The East-West football game is tonight at 8 p.m. at Jamieson Stadium in Greensboro. Offensive tackle Nick Magyar (Overhills) is playing for the East. … N.C. State will host Connecticut in women’s basketball on November 12. … The most teams scored 10 runs or more in MLB (12) on Wednesday since July 4, 1894. Arizona topped Atlanta, 16-13, as Christian Walker hit a pair of home runs for the Diamondbacks. Austin Riley had two homers and seven RBIs for the Braves. … The British Open starts Thursday at Royal Liverpool (USA, 4 a.m.). Rory McIlroy, Jon Rahm and Justin Rose comprise a featured group that will tee off at 9:59 a.m. at the links course in Hoylake, England, where Tiger Woods (2006) and McIlroy (2014) have won the event this century.


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