Only one Lincoln County team came out victorious in round one of the state girls soccer playoffs. East Lincoln beat Franklin 2-1 to advance to a second round match on Friday.
North Lincoln lost to South Point 3-0; Lincolnton lost to Central Academy 4-1.
In other matches, West Davidson beat Maiden 5-0; East Henderson downed Newton-Conover 4-2;Fred T. Foard beat North Surry 7-0; and Lake Norman Charter, the regular season South Fork Conference champs, scored nine goals in a 9-0 win over East Rutherford.
Pine Lake Prep 2, Lincoln Charter 0
East Lincoln @ Fred T. Foard
Pine Lake Prep @ Lincoln Charter (LC had 1st round bye)
North Lincoln beat Bandys 10-0 in the opening round of the state 2A softball playoffs. The other Lincoln County teams were eliminated: West Lincoln lost to North Davidson 3-2 and East Lincoln lost a 13-inning game to BUnker Hill 2-1. Maiden lost to Central Davidson 2-1; Mt. Pleasant downed Newton-Conover 11-1; and Fred T. Foard fell to East Rutherford 1-0.
In the 1A playoffs, Cherryville lost to South Stokes 8-1.
Mtn. Island Charter, who had a first round bye, played Starmount on Thursday and lost 7-6 eliminating them from the 1A playoffs.
Draughn @ North Lincoln
Murphy @ Lincoln Charter (Eagles had 1st round bye)
North Lincoln and West Lincoln both won their first round games in the baseball playoffs. North beat Central Academy 5-4, and West topped South Point 5-1. East Lincoln fell to Franklin 5-0 and Bandys lost to Hibriten 3-2. Fred T. Foard beat Lake Norman Charter 9-3. Maiden's game at Forbush was rained out Tuesday and was played Wednesday. The Blue Devils won 5-3 and will play at West Stokes on Friday.
In the 1A playoffs, Lincoln Charter beat Union Academy 6-1.
Wilkes Central @ North Lincoln
West Lincoln @ Franklin
Lincoln Charter @ Queen's Grant (Matthews)
Mt. Airy @ Cherryville (Ironmen had 1st round bye)
*North Davidson @ Fred T. Foard (game was moved up to Thursday; Foard lost 18-5)
Maiden @ West Stokes
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