SAN JOSE, Calif. — Caleb Homesley said he “played confident” during a five-minute stretch when he took over and scored 14 points in an eight-possession stretch to will Liberty back into the lead against Mississippi State.

PITTSBURGH — Virginia’s Jack Mueller defeated top-seeded Sebastian Rivera of Northwestern by an 8-2 decision to advance to the national championship match at 125 pounds at the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships at PPG Paints Arena on Friday.

LOW MOOR — Jayden Clemmer , Kennedy Clemmer, Margaret Dudley and Savannah McDaniel combined for 10 hits, five home runs and 12 RBIs as the Wildcats used an 11-run third inning for a 15-0 nondistrict softball win at Alleghany on Thursday.

DAYTON, Ohio — Kevin McClain scored 29 points and led the decisive second-half run as Belmont got its first NCAA Tournament win, pulling away to an 81-70 victory Tuesday night and ending Temple coach Fran Dunphy’s career in the First Four.