High School Roundup | Edenton, Northeastern earn NCHSAA girls tennis state playoff berths
High School Roundup
From staff reports
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
The John A. Holmes and Northeastern girls tennis teams will continue their seasons in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association dual team state playoffs.
The association announced the brackets for Classes 1A through 4A Monday.
Edenton (9-6-1), the Albemarle Athletic Conference champion, earned an automatic berth into the Class 1A state playoff bracket due to the league title.
The Lady Aces will host Cornerstone Charter (5-5) in the first round.
Cornerstone Charter, from Greensboro, finished third in the Central Tar Heel Conference this season.
The Central Tar Heel Conference had two other teams make the tournament in regular-season champion Raleigh Charter and second place Chatham Central.
Cornerstone earned a playoff berth as a wild card.
The winner of the first-round match will take on Williamston-Riverside in the second round.
Riverside (4-6), which won the two-team Coastal Plains Conference, earned a bye to the second round of the tournament.
Northeastern (12-2-1) earned a berth into the Class 2A state playoffs as a wild card and will face South Granville Wednesday at 4 p.m.
The Lady Eagles finished the regular season with a second-place finish in the Northeastern Coastal Conference.
NHS will head west to take on a South Granville (6-4) team went undefeated during the regular season to claim the Northern Carolina Conference regular-season championship.
The conference is a split 1A/2A league.
The Lady Vikings lost in the first round of the state playoffs last season.
The winner of the match faces the winner of the North Carolina School of Science and Math (12-0) vs. Whiteville (13-5) first-round match in the second round.
Lady Colts Host State Playoff Volleyball Game
The Albemarle School volleyball team hosts Crossroads Christian in the first-round play-in game of the North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association Class 1A state playoffs today.
Albemarle School (15-3) finished in second place during the regular season in the Tarheel Independent Conference this fall.
The Lady Colts feature Brooke Perry, a junior, who was named TIC Player of the Year.
Crossroads (4-14), from Henderson, finished fifth in the six-team Mid-Carolina Conference.
The winner advances to the second round of the state playoffs to face Wilson-Greenfield.