Wednesday, May 19

by | May 19, 2021 | Quick Hits

Julian Barnes hit two home runs in an 11-run sixth inning as Western Harnett took a 19-4 baseball victory at Harnett Central on Tuesday night. Cole Nehring had a grand slam for the Eagles and Nate Jolley also homered. Jason Barnes struck out eight in five innings for Western. … Hobbton improved to 6-1 overall and 5-1 in the Carolina 1-A Conference with a 12-1 baseball win at Lakewood on Tuesday night as Richard Warren had two hits and two RBIs for the Wildcats. … The Campbell men’s golf team remained 12th in the NCAA regional in Noblesville, Indiana, going into today’s final round. … Matthew Barefoot (Midway, Campbell) was 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs for the Fayetteville Woodpeckers in a 9-4 win at Augusta on Tuesday night. … Spencer Turnbull pitched a no-hitter for Detroit in a 5-0 win at Seattle on Tuesday night. … Indiana downed visiting Charlotte, 144-117, and host Boston defeated Washington, 118-100, as the NBA playoffs got underway. Matchups tonight include San Antonio at Memphis (ESPN, 7:30 p.m.) and Golden State at the Los Angeles Lakers (ESPN, 10 p.m.). … The Carolina Hurricanes have a 1-0 series lead over Nashville going into tonight’s game in Raleigh (Fox Sports Carolinas, 8 p.m.).


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