Wednesday, May 3

by | May 3, 2023 | Quick Hits

Finley Phillips pitched a 1-hitter as Cape Fear Christian Academy’s middle school softball team improved to 9-0 with a 21-0 win Tuesday in a game hosted by Berean Baptist at Hope Mills Recreation Park. Phillips, Aubrey Multerer and Melanie Multerer had inside-the-park home runs. … Triton topped Overhills, 3-2, in the All American Conference baseball semifinals at Terry Sanford on Tuesday as the Hawks (20-3) took the lead on an opposite field home run by left-handed hitter Kenneth McKoy in the fifth inning. Ross Stevens and Braxton Davis also drove in runs for the defending champions. … John McLamb and Hunter Tyndall combined for a shutout as Midway (19-2) downed visiting West Bladen, 6-0. … No. 13 Campbell took a 6-5 win over host UNC in college baseball on Tuesday night to improve to 32-10. The winning run came in when Logan Jordan was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the top of the ninth. The Camels ended the game with a double play that was confirmed by video review. Bryce Arnold and Drew Winters hit home runs in the win. … No. 14 East Carolina (31-13) hosts the Tar Heels (28-13) tonight (ESPN+, 5 p.m.). … Isabella Smith broke Campbell’s single season record for strikeouts in softball as the Camels swept a doubleheader from visiting Norfolk State by scores of 1-0 and 6-0. … The Carolina Hurricanes open their second round Stanley Cup playoff series tonight against New Jersey (ESPN, 7 p.m.). … New York evened its second round NBA playoff series with Miami at 1-1 with a 111-105 home win over Miami. … The Los Angeles Lakers took their second round opener, 117-112, at Golden State as Anthony Davis had 30 points and 23 rebounds. … Philadelphia has a 1-0 lead going into tonight’s game at Boston (TNT, 8 p.m.).


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