NCHSAA girls soccer and softball playoffs begin this week. On Monday, the East Lincoln girls soccer team will play at North Davidson. Other teams from this area in the 2A playoffs include the Fred T. Foard girls, who'll host Hendersonville, South Point--ranked #1 in the west region--playing at home against Central Davidson, and Shelby playing at Winston-Salem Atkins.
In the 1A playoffs, Lincoln Charter will travel to Macon County in the southwestern mountains of North Carolina to take on undefeated Highlands.
In the 3A playoffs, #1 west seed Crest will host Watauga, #2 seed Hickory will host Marvin Ridge, Forestview will play at Charlotte Catholic, St. Stephens at Southwest Guilford.
All of those games will be played Monday afternoon.
In softball, while Lincoln Charter had the best record in the Southern Piedmont 1A, going 7-0 in conference games they are not listed in the brackets. Cherryville, which finished second with a 5-2 record, did get in as the #16 seed in the west region. They'll play at South Stanly at 6 PM Monday. Mtn. Island Charter, the #3 seed in the west, will host Swain County.
East Lincoln, seeded #2 in the west in the 2A playoffs, will host Mtn. Heritage Monday evening. Bandys will play at East Rutherford, Bunker Hill at North Davidson, Burns at West Wilkes.
In the 3A playoffs, #1 west seed Crest will host West Rowan, Kings Mtn. will play at Piedmont.