NCHSAA Releases Men’s Soccer Playoff Pairings

The NCHSAA has released the 2019 men’s soccer playoff brackets with eleven teams from the Catawba Valley making it into the post season. Playoffs begin Wednesday at the higher seed.

In the 2A Classification, #2 Hibriten (21-1-2) will host #32 Wilkes Central (10-11).  Newton-Conover  (17-3-1) is the #8 seed and will host #25 West Davidson (10-10).  #9 Fred T. Foard (15-4-5) will host #24 Atkins (15-8-1).

Also in 2A, West Caldwell (13-5-2) is the #15 seed and will host #18 Lincolnton (12-7) on Wednesday. Bandys (8-13) is the #27 seed and will travel to #6 Smoky Mountain (17-5-1). East Burke (8-12-1) is #32 and will face #1 East Lincoln (22-0) in the first round.

3A teams from the Catawba Valley in the playoffs include #6 Watauga (15-5-1), who will host #27 Monroe (12-10).  Hickory is the #12 seeded team and will host #21 Enka (14-9).  Alexander Central (11-9-2) is the #25 seeded team and will travel to #8 Mount Tabor (14-4-2) while St. Stephens (7-10-2) is the #31 seeded team, traveling to #2 Concord (21-1-2).

In the 4A classification, South Caldwell (11-7) is the #7 seeded team and will have a 1st round bye. On Saturday, the Spartans will host the winner of #10 Page vs. #23 Mallard Creek.

For complete brackets, go to https://www.nchsaa.org/si…/default/files/MenSoccer_FINAL.pdf