Wednesday, June 23

by | Jun 23, 2021 | Quick Hits

Three Triton wrestlers have qualified for the NCHSAA 3-A championships at Eastern Guilford on Saturday, including Nicholas Williams at 152 pounds, Nathan Williams (160) and Xavion Richardson (220). Former state champion Will Lewis (132) represents Western Harnett. Collin Jones (113) of South Johnston and Jose Zambrano (182) of Harnett Central also are scheduled to compete in this year’s single-elimination format. … Hobbton volleyball player Alexis Reid has signed with Penn State-Beaver. … The Sampson County Sports Hall of Fame will induct former Hobbton football coach Al Britt and former Wildcats basketball standout Chris King in its 2021 class. … In the College World Series on Tuesday, Texas eliminated Tennessee, 8-4, and Mississippi State rallied past Virginia, 6-5. Stanford meets Vanderbilt in an elimination game tonight (ESPN, 7 p.m.). … Host Phoenix took a 2-0 series lead over the Los Angeles Clippers with a 104-103 win Tuesday night in the Western Conference finals of the NBA playoffs as Deandre Ayton scored on an inbounds alley-oop pass from Jae Crowder for a dunk with seven-tenths of a second left. … Atlanta starts the Eastern Conference final at Milwaukee tonight (TNT, 8:30 p.m.).


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