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NCHSAA boys lacrosse playoffs, 2016

Cardinal Gibbons enters the postseason as the No. 1 team in the N&O area. Cardinal Gibbons celebrates a goal against Durham Academy during the boys lacrosse game, which was played in Raleigh on Friday, March 4, 2015. Cardinal Gibbons won 16-7.
Cardinal Gibbons enters the postseason as the No. 1 team in the N&O area. Cardinal Gibbons celebrates a goal against Durham Academy during the boys lacrosse game, which was played in Raleigh on Friday, March 4, 2015. Cardinal Gibbons won 16-7. newsobserver.com

The N.C. High School Athletic Association boys lacrosse playoffs wrapped up with Cardinal Gibbons winning the 4A title and Carrboro finishing runner-up in the 1A/2A/3A championship. See a bracket, scores and links to our coverage from each round below.

Note: Final scores posted in parentheses, games listed in order as they appear from top-to-bottom on the bracket. Also, “///” divides the bracket’s top and bottom halves.

4A East

First round (Tuesday-Wednesday May 2-3): Enloe at Athens Drive (12-9) / J.H. Rose at Heritage (16-6) /// Ashley at Holly Springs (17-2) / New Hanover at Wakefield (10-9)

Second round (Friday May 6): Athens Drive at Hoggard (14-7) / Millbrook (13-12) at East Chapel Hill / Heritage at New Bern / Jordan at Middle Creek (18-7) /// Holly Springs (19-7) at Broughton / Laney at Leesville Road (17-1) / Wakefield at Apex (17-9) / Green Hope at Cardinal Gibbons (12-6)

Third round (Wednesday May 10): Millbrook at Hoggard (12-5) / Heritage at Middle Creek (17-5) /// Holly Springs at Leesville Road (8-7) / Cardinal Gibbons (8-6) at Apex

Fourth round (Friday May 13): Middle Creek at Hoggard (11-10) /// Leesville Road at Cardinal Gibbons (11-5)

East final (Tuesday May 16): Hoggard at Cardinal Gibbons (13-6)

State championship (May 21): Cardinal Gibbons (14-8) vs. Lake Norman at WakeMed Soccer Park

1A/2A/3A East

First round (Friday May 6): Northwood at Chapel Hill (11-5) / Havelock (9-4) at South Brunswick // First Flight at Northside Jacksonville (12-11) / Orange at Croatan (9-8)

Second round (Tuesday-Wednesday May 9-10): Chapel Hill (13-3) at Topsail / Havelock at Jacksonville (15-90 /// Northside at Cedar Ridge (15-13) / Croatan at Carrboro (17-6)

Third round (Friday May 13): Chapel Hill (11-10) at Jacksonville /// Carrboro (10-9) at Cedar Ridge

East final (Tuesday May 16): Chapel Hill at Carrboro (4-2)

State championship (May 20): Carrboro vs Marvin Ridge (16-3) at WakeMed Soccer Park

1A/2A/3A BRACKET

1st round

2nd round

3rd round

East final

Champ

Chapel Hill

Northwood at

at Topsail

Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill

at Jacksonville

Havelock

Havelock at

at Jacksonville

South Brunswick

Chapel Hill

at Carrboro

Northside (Jax.)

Carrboro

First Flight at

at Cedar Ridge

at Cedar Ridge

Marvin Ridge

Northside

Carrboro

Croatan

Orange at

at Carrboro

Croatan

4A BRACKET

1st round

2nd round

3rd round

4th round

East final

Champ.

at Hoggard

Enloe at

Athens Drive

Athens Drive

Millbrook

at East Chapel Hill

at Hoggard

Millbrook

at Hoggard

at New Bern

Middle Creek

J.H. Rose at

Heritage

Heritage

Heritage

Jordan at

at Middle Creek

Middle Creek

Hoggard

at Cardinal Gibbons

at Broughton

Cardinal Gibbons

Ashley at

Holly Springs

Holly Springs

Lake Norman

Holly Springs

at Leesville Road

Laney

at Leesville Road

Leesville Road

at Cardinal Gibbons

at Apex

New Hanover at

Wakefield

Cardinal Gibbons

Wakefield

at Apex

Green Hope

at Cardinal Gibbons

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