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NCHSAA baseball playoff brackets, 2017

South Granville's Holden Laws (20) congratulates teammate Justin Bullock (12) after scoring a run. The Bunn Wildcats took on the South Granville Vikings in a Northern Carolina 2A conference baseball game in Creedmoor, N.C. on March 17, 2017. South Granville won 11-1.
South Granville's Holden Laws (20) congratulates teammate Justin Bullock (12) after scoring a run. The Bunn Wildcats took on the South Granville Vikings in a Northern Carolina 2A conference baseball game in Creedmoor, N.C. on March 17, 2017. South Granville won 11-1. newsobserver.com

We updated this page with scores and links our round-by-round coverage of the N.C. High School Athletic Association baseball playoffs.

Note: Matchups are listed from top to bottom as they appear on the bracket. While “/” divides the brackets into fourths, “///” divides the brackets into top and bottom halves. All games are played at the higher seed overall 1-32 seed.

4A EAST

1st round (Tue.-Wed. May 9-10):

1-J.H. Rose (won 4-1) vs 32-South View / 14-Scotland County (won 7-6) vs 21-Wake Forest

10-Heritage (won 5-0) vs 20-East Chapel Hill / 8-Purnell Swett vs 25-Millbrook (won 3-1)

6-Garner (won 5-4) vs 29-Apex / 11-Cardinal Gibbons (won 6-1) vs 23-Ashley

15-South Central (won 7-5) vs 17-Green Hope / 4-Holly Springs (won 7-2) vs 28-Rolesville

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3-Jordan (won 6-2) vs 30-West Johnston / 16-Fuquay-Varina (won 3-0) vs 18-D.H. Conley

9-Pinecrest (won 7-1) vs 24-New Bern / 7-Leesville Road (won 4-0) vs 26-Pine Forest

5-Cape Fear (won 10-0) vs 27-East Wake / 13-Hoggard vs 19-Jack Britt (won 6-3)

12-Middle Creek (won 2-0) vs 22-Clayton / 2-New Hanover (won 9-0) vs 31-Southern Alamance

2nd round (Fri. May 12-13):

1-J.H. Rose (won 13-3) vs 14-Scotland County / 10-Heritage (won 6-1) vs 25-Millbrook

6-Garner vs 11-Cardinal Gibbons (won 14-2) / 4-Holly Springs (won 3-0) vs 15-South Central

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3-Jordan vs 16-Fuquay-Varina (won 5-4) / 7-Leesville Road vs 9-Pinecrest (won 2-1)

5-Cape Fear (won 4-1) vs 19-Jack Britt / 2-New Hanover (won 3-0) vs 12-Middle Creek

3rd round (Tue. May 16):

1-J.H. Rose (won 3-2) vs 10-Heritage / 4-Holly Springs (won 2-0) vs 11-Cardinal Gibbons

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9-Pinecrest vs 16-Fuquay-Varina (won 7-6) / 2-New Hanover (won 7-1) vs 5-Cape Fear

4th round (Fri. May 19):

1-J.H. Rose vs 4-Holly Springs (won 15-2)

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2-New Hanover (won 7-0) vs 16-Fuquay-Varina

Regional final best-of-three series (May 23-27):

Game 1 (Thurs. May 25): 4-Holly Springs at 2-New Hanover (won 2-0)

Game 2 (Fri. May 26): 2-New Hanover (won 1-0) at 4-Holly Springs

Championship best-of-three series (June 2-3) at N.C. State:

Game 1 (Fri. June 2): T.C. Roberson def. New Hanover 3-1

Game 2 (Sat. June 3): T.C. Roberson def. New Hanover 10-4

3A EAST

1st round (Tue.-Wed. May 9-10):

4-C.B. Aycock (won 7-3) vs 32-Northeast Guilford / 16-Western Alamance vs 18-West Brunswick (won 4-1)

8-South Johnston vs 28-Orange (won 4-2) / 9-Southern Lee (won 14-0) vs 23-Northern Vance

6-Topsail (won 4-1) vs 30-Eastern Guilford / 14-Chapel Hill vs 21-Triton (won 5-2)

12-West Craven (won 1-0) vs 19-Lee County / 2-Terry Sanford (won 10-0) vs 25-Jacksonville

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1-Northern Guilford (won 7-5) vs 26-Fike / 13-Corinth Holders (won 7-1) vs 17-Union Pines

11-Rockingham County (won 6-0) vs 22-Southern Nash / 7-Hunt (won 5-2) vs 29-Gray’s Creek

3-Northwood (won 10-3) vs 24-South Brunswick / 10-Rocky Mount (won 4-0) vs 27-Douglas Byrd

15-Cedar Ridge (won 4-1) vs 20-Nash Central / 5-West Carteret vs 31-Eastern Alamance (won 11-8)

2nd round (Fri. May 12-13):

4-C.B. Aycock vs 18-West Brunswick (won 5-1) / 9-Southern Lee vs 28-Orange (won 2-1)

6-Topsail (won 7-5) vs 21-Triton / 2-Terry Sanford vs 12-West Craven (won 7-1)

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1-Northern Guilford vs 13-Corinth Holders (won 2-1) / 7-Hunt vs 11-Rockingham County (won 3-2)

3-Northwood (won 14-4) vs 10-Rocky Mount / 15-Cedar Ridge vs 31-Eastern Alamance (won 3-0)

3rd round (Tue. May 16):

18-West Brunswick (won 2-1) vs 28-Orange / 6-Topsail (won 13-3) vs 12-West Craven

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1-Northern Guilford (won 6-3) vs 11-Rockingham County / 3-Northwood (won 1-0) vs 31-Eastern Alamance

4th round (Fri. May 19):

6-Topsail (won 2-1) vs 18-West Brunswick

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1-Northern Guilford (won 6-3) vs 3-Northwood

Regional final best-of-three series (May 23-27):

Game 1 (Thurs. May 25): 6-Topsail at 1-Northern Guilford (won 3-1)

Game 2 (Fri. May 26): 1-Northern Guilford at 6-Topsail (won 3-2)

Game 3 (Sat. May 27): 6-Topsail at 1-Northern Guilford (won 6-5)

Championship best-of-three series (June 2-3) at N.C. State:

Game 1 (Fri. June 2): Northern Guilford def. Crest 4-2

Game 2 (Sat. June 3): Crest def. Northern Guilford 4-2

Game 3 (Sat. June 3): Northen Guilford def. Crest 2-1

2A EAST

1st round (Tue.-Wed. May 9-10):

2-Edenton Holmes (won 7-0) vs 31-Wheatmore / 16-Eastern Randolph vs 17-Washington (won 4-0)

11-Roanoke Rapids (won 4-0) vs 25-Trinity / 7-Midway vs 24-East Duplin (won 8-7)

6-North Lenoir (won 3-1) vs 27-Fairmont / 10-East Davidson (won 6-5) vs 20-North Pitt

14-Currituck County (won 3-1) vs 22-N.C. School of Science and Math / 4-St. Pauls (won 4-0) vs 30-Northeastern

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1-South Granville (won 10-0) vs 32-Croatan / 15-Dixon (won 1-0) vs 19-West Bladen

9-Reidsvile vs 21-Ayden-Grifton (won 6-3) / 8-North Brunswick (won 5-4) vs 26-South Stokes

5-Randleman (won 16-0) vs 28-Greene Central / 12-Bunn vs 23-South Columbus (won 7-4)

13-East Bladen (won 5-4) vs 18-First Flight / 3-North Johnston (won 4-2) vs 29-Clinton

2nd round (Fri. May 12-13): 2-

2-Edenton Holmes (won 7-0) vs 17-Washington / 11-Roanoke Rapids (won 8-0) vs 24-East Duplin

6-North Lenoir (won 10-0) vs 10-East Davidson / 4-St. Pauls (won 3-0) vs 14-Currituck County

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1-South Granville (won 11-1) vs 15-Dixon / 8-North Brunswick vs 21-Ayden-Grifton (won 7-0)

5-Randleman (won 6-1) vs 23-South Columbus / 3-North Johnston (won 9-8) vs 13-East Bladen

3rd round (Tue. May 16):

2-Edenton Holmes (won 2-1) vs 11-Roanoke Rapids

4-St. Pauls vs 6-North Lenoir (won 3-1)

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1-South Granville (won 13-2) vs 21-Ayden-Grifton

3-North Johnston vs 5-Randleman (won 5-1)

4th round (Fri. May 19):

2-Edenton Holmes (won 5-2) vs 6-North Lenoir

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1-South Granville (won 2-1) vs 5-Randleman

Regional final best-of-three series (May 23-27):

Game 1 (Thurs. May 25): 2-Edenton Holmes (won 3-1) at 1-South Granville

Game 2 (Fri. May 26): 1-South Granville at 2-Edenton Holmes (won 5-0)

Championship best-of-three series (June 2-3) at Carolina Mudcats:

Game 1 (Fri. June 2): Edenton Holmes def. R-S Central 3-1

Game 2 (Sat. June 3): Edenton Holmes def. R-S Central 7-2

1A EAST

Note: Chatham Charter is the No. 13 seed in the West and beat No. 21 Swain County 7-2 in the first round and lost 7-4 to No. 27 North Stokes in the second round. North Moore was the No. 26 seed in the West and lost in the first round to No. 7 Mitchell County 6-0. Roxboro Community was the No. 29 seed in the West and lost in the first round to No. 4 Murphy 8-4.

1st round (Tue.-Wed. May 9-10):

1-Bear Grass Charter (won 11-1) vs 32-East Wake Academy / 16-Falls Lake Academy (won 11-1) vs 18-Southside

10-Gates County (won 3-0) vs 22-Princeton / 7-Oxford Prep (won 15-0) vs 28-KIPP Pride

3-Riverside (Williamston) (won 7-3) vs 26-East Columbus / 11-Franklin Academy (won 10-6) vs 23-Pamlico County

14-Camden County vs 19-Lakewood (won 4-2) / 5-Whiteville (won 13-0) vs 30-Cape Hatteras

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4-Rosewood (won 4-1) vs 31-East Carteret / 15-Tarboro vs 17-James Kenan (won 11-5)

8-Pender (won 9-2) vs 25-South Creek / 9-Northside (Pinetown) (won 5-0) vs 24-North Duplin

6-Voyager Academy (won 10-0) vs 29-Mattamuskeet / 12-Manteo vs 20-Granville Central (won 2-1)

13-Louisburg vs 21-Spring Creek (won 6-3) / 2-Perquimans (won 7-0) vs 27-Union

2nd round (Fri. May 12-13):

1-Bear Grass Charter (won 3-0) vs 16-Falls Lake Academy / 10-Gates County vs 7-Oxford Prep (won 9-6)

3-Riverside (Williamston) (won 9-1) vs 11-Franklin Academy / 5-Whiteville (won 7-1) vs 19-Lakewood

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4-Rosewood (won 7-2) vs 17-James Kenan / 8-Pender vs 9-Northside (Pinetown) (won 6-1)

6-Voyager Academy (won 5-0) vs 20-Granville Central / 2-Perquimans (won 12-6) vs 21-Spring Creek

3rd round (Tue. May 16):

1-Bear Grass Charter (won 6-1) vs 7-Oxford Prep

3-Riverside (Williamston) vs 5-Whiteville (won 5-0)

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4-Rosewood (won 11-1) vs 9-Northside (Pinetown)

2-Perquimans vs 6-Voyager Academy (won 8-0)

4th round (Fri. May 19):

1-Bear Grass Charter vs 5-Whiteville (won 4-2)

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4-Rosewood (won 7-6) vs 6-Voyager Academy

Regional final best-of-three series (May 23-27):

Game 1 (Thurs. May 25): 5-Whiteville (won 6-5) at 4-Rosewood

Game 2 (Fri. May 26): 4-Rosewood at 5-Whiteville (won 5-0)

Championship best-of-three series (June 2-3) at Carolina Mudcats:

Game 1 (Fri. June 2): Whiteville def. Murphy 10-0

Game 2 (Sat. June 3): Whiteville def. Murphy 9-8

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