NCHSAA boys soccer playoffs blog, 2013

Posted by J. Mike Blake on November 17, 2013 

Chapel Hill's coach, Ron Benson, center, instructs his team during the break. The Chapel Hill Tigers played the Carrboro Jaguars in Chapel Hill, N.C. on Thursday, September 12, 2013. Chapel Hill won the match 4-0.

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Chapel Hill entered the postseason as the top-ranked team in the News & Observer area. There were no area champions this year, but Sanderson was runner-up.

Note: All matchups are listed as they appear top-to-bottom on the NCHSAA bracket with “//” dividing the top portion from the bottom. Scores in parentheses.

Final N&O top 15: No. 1 Sanderson, No. 2 Green Hope, No. 3 Chapel Hill, etc.

N&O All-Metro team: 13 players (12 seniors) make the team

All-state team: 21 area players make the team

4A East playoffs

1st round (Wed., Oct. 30) 1-Green Hope (6-1) vs 32-Southeast Raleigh; 16-East Chapel Hill vs 17-Fuquay-Varina (3-1); 8-New Bern vs 25-Millbrook (3-1); 9-Clayton (3-1) vs 24-Greenville DH Conley; 5-Jordan (5-0) vs 28-West Johnston; 12-Heritage (3-0) vs 21-East Wake; 4-New Hanover (2-0) vs 29-Hoke County; 13-Lumberton (3-2) vs 20-Southern Alamance // 3-Fayetteville Pine Forest (2-1) vs 30-Panther Creek; 14-Fayetteville Jack Britt vs 19-Fayetteville Cape Fear (3-2); 6-Garner (4-3) vs 27-Wake Forest; 11-Wilmington Laney (3-2) vs 22-Northern Durham; 7-Sanderson (6-2) vs 26-Holly Springs; 10-Apex vs 23-Wilmington Hoggard (2-1); 2-Southern Pines Pinecrest (2-0) vs 31-Harnett Central; 15-Greenville Rose vs 18-Broughton (3-1)

2nd round (Sat. Nov. 2) 1-Green Hope (5-0) vs 17-Fuquay-Varina; 9-Clayton vs 25-Millbrook (3-1)5-Jordan (2-0) vs 12-Heritage; 4-New Hanover (8-1) vs 13-Lumberton // 3-Pine Forest (4-0) vs 19-Cape Fear; 6-Garner vs 11-Laney (6-2); 7-Sanderson (4-1) vs 23-Hoggard; 2-Pinecrest (3-0) vs 18-Broughton

3rd round (Wed. Nov. 6) 1-Green Hope (1-0) vs 25-Millbrook; 4-New Hanover (1-0) vs 5-Jordan // 3-Pine Forest vs 11-Laney (3-2); 2-Pinecrest vs 7-Sanderson (3-1)

4th round (Sat. Nov. 9) 1-Green Hope (2-0) vs 4-New Hanover // 7-Sanderson (3-1) vs 11-Laney

East final (Tue. Nov. 12) 1-Green Hope vs 7-Sanderson (3-0)

State championship (Sat. Nov. 16) Asheville TC Roberson def. Sanderson 2-1

3A East playoffs

1st round (Wed., Oct. 30) 1-Chapel Hill (5-0) vs 32-Cameron Union Pines; 16-Northwood (5-2) vs 17-Gray’s Creek; 8-South Brunswick (3-0) vs 25-Northeast Guilford; 9-Southern Lee (5-2) vs 24-Lee County; 5-Smithfield-Selma (4-0) vs 28-Pikeville C.B. Aycock; 12-Southern Nash (4-0) vs 21-Northern Nash; 4-Jacksonville (3-1) vs 29-Havelock; 13-Cardinal Gibbons (9-0) vs 20-Eastern Guilford // 3-Western Alamance (3-1) vs 30-West Brunswick; 14-Wilson Fike vs 19-West Carteret (4-1); 6-Wilson Hunt (3-1) vs 27-Rocky Mount; 11-Corinth Holders (4-0) vs 22-Cedar Ridge; 7-Southern Wayne (4-1) vs 26-South Johnston; 10-Swansboro vs 23-Jacksonville White Oak (3-1); 2-Fayetteville Terry Sanford (5-0) vs 31-Orange; 15-Eastern Alamance vs 18-Cleveland (4-2)

2nd round (Sat. Nov. 2) 1-Chapel Hill (5-0) vs 16-Northwood; 8-South Brunswick (2-1) vs 9-Southern Lee; 5-Smithfield-Selma vs 12-Southern Nash (2-1)4-Jacksonville (4-2) vs 13-Cardinal Gibbons // 3-Western Alamance vs 19-West Carteret (2-0); 6-Hunt (1-0) vs Corinth Holders; 7-Southern Wayne vs 23-White Oak (2-1); 2-Terry Sanford (7-0) vs 18-Cleveland

3rd round (Wed. Nov. 6) 1-Chapel Hill (4-1) vs 8-South Brunswick; 4-Jacksonville (2-1) vs 12-Southern Nash // 6-Hunt (2-1) vs 19-West Carteret; 2-Terry Sanford vs 23-White Oak (4-3)

4th round (Sat. Nov. 9) 1-Chapel Hill vs 4-Jacksonville (1-0) // 6-Hunt (2-1) vs 23-White Oak

East final (Tue. Nov. 12) 4-Jacksonville (6-1) vs 6-Hunt

State championship (Sat. Nov. 16) Marvin Ridge def. Jacksonville 6-5

2A East playoffs

1st round (Wed., Oct. 30) 1-Kill Devil Hills First Flight (4-1) vs 32-Bartlett Yancey; 16-Roanoke Rapids vs 17-Jordan-Mathews (4-2); 8-Greene Central (2-1) vs 25-Edenton Holmes; 9-Ayden-Grifton vs 24-North Pitt (4-1); 5-NC Science & Math (3-0) vs 28-Holly Ridge Dixon; 12-Newport Croatan (7-1) vs 21-North Johnston; 4-East Duplin (5-1) vs 29-North Lenoir; 13-Franklinton vs 20-Southwest Onslow (4-1) // 6-Red Springs vs 27-East Bladen (2-1); 11-Elizabeth City Northeastern (3-0) vs 22-Eastern Randolph; 3-Clinton (10-0) vs 30-St. Pauls; 14-Wilson Beddingfield vs 19-Currituck County (1-0); 7-Carrboro (1-0) vs 26-Bunn; 10-Graham (6-3) vs 23-Midway; 2-Washington (2-1) vs 31-Burlington Cummings; 15-Randleman (4-2) vs 18-Kinston

2nd round (Sat. Nov. 2) 1-First Flight (3-0) vs 17-Jordan-Matthews; 8-Greene Central vs 24-North Pitt (4-2); 5-NCSSM (4-2) vs 12-Croatan; 4-East Duplin (3-1) vs Southwest Onslow // 3-Clinton (5-0) vs Currituck; 11-Northeastern (5-2) vs 27-East Bladen; 7-Carrboro (1-0) vs 10-Graham; 2-Washington (5-3) vs 15-Randleman

3rd round (Wed. Nov. 6) 1-First Flight (5-1) vs 24-North Pitt; 4-East Duplin vs 5-NCSSM (2-1) // 3-Clinton (3-0) vs 11-Northeastern; 2-Washington vs 7-Carrboro (3-2)

4th round (Sat. Nov. 9) 1-First Flight (2-0) vs 5-NCSSM // 3-Clinton vs 7-Carrboro (1-0)

East final (Tue. Nov. 12) 1-First Flight (3-1) vs 7-Carrboro

State championship (Sat. Nov. 16) Salisbury def. First Flight 2-1

1A East playoffs

1st round (Wed., Oct. 30)

East pod - 1-Wallace-Rose Hill (9-0) vs 16-Jacksonville Northside; 8-Riverside-Martin vs 9-Cape Hatteras (4-2); 5-Seven Springs Spring Creek (10-2) vs 12-Perquimans; 4-Tarboro (2-0) vs 13-Gates County // 3-East Carteret (5-1) vs 14-Pender; 6-Manteo (4-0) vs 11-Rocky Point Trask; 7-Lejeune (4-0) vs 10-Chocowinity Southside; 2-Camden County (9-0) vs 15-Bear Grass Charter

Mideast pod - 1-Granville Central (6-0) vs 16-Princeton; 8-Hobbton (5-3) vs 9-Clinton Union; 5-Woods Charter (6-0) vs 12-East Columbus; 4-Whiteville (1-0) vs 13-East Wake Academy // 3-Franklin Academy (9-0) vs 14-Neuse Charter; 6-Louisburg (6-1) vs 11-Voyager Academy; 7-Raleigh Charter (5-0) vs 10-Rosewood; 2-Warsaw James Kenan (5-1) vs 15-Lakewood

2nd round (Sat. Nov. 2)

East pod - 1-Wallace-Hill (9-0) vs 9-Cape Hatteras; 4-Tarboro vs 5-Spring Creek (3-0) // 3-East Carteret (6-1) vs 6-Manteo; 2-Camden County (5-0) vs 7-Lejeune

Mideast pod - 1-Granville Central (1-0) vs 8-Hobbton; 4-Whiteville vs 5-Woods Charter (5-1) // 3-Franklin Academy (6-2) vs 6-Louisburg; 2-James Kenan vs 7-Raleigh Charter (2-1)

3rd round (Wed. Nov. 6)

East pod - 1-Wallace-Rose Hill (4-1) vs 5-Spring Creek; 2-Camden County (2-1) vs 3-East Carteret

Mideast pod - 1-Granville Central vs 5-Woods Charter (3-2); 3-Franklin Academy vs 7-Ralegh Charter (5-1)

4th round (Sat. Nov. 9)

East pod - 1-Wallace-Rose Hill (5-2) vs 2-Camden County

Mideast pod - 5-Woods Charter vs 7-Raleigh Charter (3-1)

East final (Tue. Nov. 12) 1-Wallace-Rose Hill (3-0) vs 7-Raleigh Charter

State championship (Sat. Nov. 16) Wallace-Rose Hill def. North Moore 3-2, went to PKs

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