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
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
East final (Tue. Nov. 12) 4-Jacksonville (6-1) vs 6-Hunt
State championship (Sat. Nov. 16) Marvin Ridge def. Jacksonville 6-5
East final (Tue. Nov. 12) 1-First Flight (3-1) vs 7-Carrboro
State championship (Sat. Nov. 16) Salisbury def. First Flight 2-1
East pod - 1-Wallace-Rose Hill (5-2) vs 2-Camden County
Mideast pod - 5-Woods Charter vs 7-Raleigh Charter (3-1)