NCHSAA 2014 softball playoffs, 2014

05/30/2014 11:28 AM

02/15/2015 11:19 AM

This blog will be updated with round-by-round story links to this year’s NCHSAA softball playoffs plus postseason awards.

Jordan-Matthews will play for the 2A title. Middle Creek, Princeton and South Johnston all lost in the East final series.

The N&O All-Metro team and Player of the Year will be released in June.

Note: final scores will be added in parentheses and the bracket is divided in half by “//.”

4A East bracket

1st round: Harnett Central at Wilm. Ashley (6-4); Winterville South Central at Hope Mills South View (9-1); Clayton at Richmond County (10-0); Fay. Jack Britt (13-2) at New Bern; Holly Springs at Fay. Cape Fear (14-1); Scotland (7-4) at Wilm. Laney; Fay. Pine Forest (3-2) at Greenville DH Conley; Wilm. Hoggard (2-0) at Southern Pines Pinecrest // Wakefield at Middle Creek (11-1); East Chapel Hill at Millbrook (11-8); Green Hope at Garner (9-0); Leesville Road (14-3) at Northern Durham; Panther Creek (4-3) at Wake Forest; East Wake at Fuquay-Varina (3-2); Heritage (17-6) at Person; Apex at West Johnston (5-2)

2nd round: South View at Ashley (7-3); Jack Britt at Richmond County (5-0); Scotland at Cape Fear (8-2); Pine Forest (8-1) at Hoggard //Millbrook at Middle Creek (4-0); Leesville Road (5-1) at Garner; Panther Creek at Fuquay-Varina (12-2); Heritage at West Johnston (9-1)

3rd round: Ashley at Richmond (5-1); Pine Forest at Cape Fear (3-0) // Leesville Road at Middle Creek (10-0); West Johnston (6-1) at Fuquay-Varina

4th round: Richmond at Cape Fear (2-1) // West Johnston at Middle Creek (5-4)

East regional series:

Game 1: Middle Creek (11-7) at Cape Fear

Game 2: Cape Fear (11-1) at Middle Creek

Game 3: Middle Creek at Cape Fear (3-2)

State championships (June 6-7 at Walnut Creek):

Game 1: Cape Fear vs Alexander Central, Friday

Game 2: Cape Fear vs Alexander Central, Saturday

Game 3 if necessary: Cape Fear vs Alexander Central, Saturday

3A East bracket

1st round: Eastern Wayne at Swansboro (15-0); Cedar Ridge at Wilson Fike (5-3); West Craven at West Brunswick (9-6); Wilson Hunt (3-1) at Southern Wayne; Triton at Pikeville C.B. Aycock (10-0); Richlands at Topsail (11-1); South Brunswick at Southern Nash (8-0); Union Pines at West Carteret (2-1) // Southern Guilford (6-4) at Gray’s Creek; Eastern Alamance (13-1) at Orange; Fay. Douglas Byrd at South Johnston (10-0); Eden Morehead at Southwest Randolph (5-2); Northern Guilford (1-0) at Northwood; Western Alamance (5-3) at Lee County; Central Davidson (2-0) at Burlington Williams; Cardinal Gibbons at Cleveland (13-5)

2nd round: Fike at Swansboro (4-0); Hunt at West Brunswick (2-1); Topsail at C.B. Aycock (15-5); West Carteret at Southern Nash (6-1) // Southern Guilford at Eastern Alamance (4-0); Southwest Randolph at South Johnston (6-1); Northern Guilford at Western Alamance (3-2); Central Davidson at Cleveland (3-1)

3rd round: West Brunswick (6-3) at Swansboro; Southern Nash at C.B. Aycock (11-1) // Eastern Alamance at South Johnston (7-4); Western Alamance at Cleveland (2-1)

4th round: West Brunswick at C.B. Aycock (3-0) // Cleveland at South Johnston (2-1)

East regional series:

Game 1: South Johnston (11-5) at C.B. Aycock

Game 2: C.B. Aycock (4-2) at South Johnston

Game 3: South Johnston at C.B. Aycock (5-4)

State championships (June 6-7):

Game 1: C.B. Aycock vs Sun Valley, Friday

Game 2: C.B. Aycock vs Sun Valley, Saturday

Game 3 if necessary: C.B. Aycock vs Sun Valley, Saturday

2A East bracket

1st round: Southern Vance at Elizabeth City Northeastern (10-5); North Johnston (11-1) at North Lenoir; Edenton Holmes at Bunn (5-1); Pasquotank County at Washington (13-0); N.C. Science & Math at Wilson Beddingfield (14-0); Ayden-Grifton at South Granville (6-0); Northside-Jacksonville at South Lenoir (10-3); Roanoke Rapids at Currituck County (13-4) //Randleman at Wheatmore (11-1); Fairmont at East Duplin (10-0); Climax Providence Grove at Jordan-Matthews (3-1); Bartlett-Yancey at Eastern Randolph (7-6); Holly Ridge Dixon at West Bladen (2-1); Spivey’s Corner Midway at South Columbus (3-1); Red Springs at North Brunswick (13-2); Graham (9-4) at East Bladen

2nd round: North Johnston at Northeastern (3-2); Washington at Bunn (3-2); South Granville at Beddingfield (2-1); Currituck County at South Lenoir (7-2) // East Duplin at Wheatmore (11-1); Eastern Randolph at Jordan-Matthews (10-0); South Columbus (11-4) at East Bladen; Graham at North Brunswick (9-1)

3rd round: Bunn at Northeastern (8-4); Beddingfield (5-3) at South Lenoir // Jordan-Matthews (7-3) at Wheatmore; South Columbus (17-4) at North Brunswick

4th round: Beddingfield at Northeastern (4-2) // South Columbus at Jordan-Matthews (6-1)

East regional series:

Game 1: Jordan-Matthews (4-2) at Northeastern

Game 2: Northeastern at Jordan-Matthews (9-2)

State championships (June 6-7):

Game 1: Jordan-Matthews vs East Rutherford, Friday

Game 2: Jordan-Matthews vs East Rutherford, Saturday

Game 3 if necessary: Jordan-Matthews vs East Rutherford, Saturday

1A East bracket

1st round: Jones County at Camden County (12-2); Tarboro at North Duplin (17-0); Plymouth at Williamston Riverside (5-1); Manteo at Pamlico County (12-2); Gates County at Princeton (20-0); Seven Springs Spring Creek at Robersonville South Creek (1-0); Columbia at Northside-Pinetown (13-0); Rosewood (10-0) at Perquimans // River Mill Academy at Granville Central (11-1); South Robeson (14-9) at Pender County; Gaston KIPP Pride at Franklin Academy (14-4); East Carteret at East Columbus (7-0); Southeast Halifax at Whiteville (19-0); Wallace-Rose Hill (2-0) at Roxboro Community; Bear Grass Charter at Rocky Point Trask (12-1); Voyager Academy at Louisburg (22-1)

2nd round: North Duplin at Camden County (11-1); Pamlico County at Williamston Riverside (8-2); South Creek at Princeton (17-4); Rosewood at Northside-Pinetown (18-2) // South Robeson at Granville Central (5-1); East Columbus (8-3) at Franklin Academy; Wallace-Rose Hill at Whiteville (3-0); Louisburg at Trask (8-0)

3rd round: Williamston Riverside at Camden County (10-9); Princeton (9-3) at Northside-Pinetown // East Columbus at Granville Central (7-3); Whiteville (7-3) at Trask

4th round: Princeton (6-4) at Camden County // Whiteville (3-1) at Granville Central

East regional series:

Game 1: Whiteville (5-3) at Princeton

Game 2: Princeton at Whiteville (3-2)

State championships (June 6-7):

Game 1: Whiteville vs North Stokes, Friday

Game 2: Whiteville vs North Stokes, Saturday

Game 3 if necessary: Whiteville vs North Stokes, Saturday

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