The North Cobb girls tennis team opened the Class AAAAAAA state playoffs with a 3-0 sweep of East Coweta on Thursday.
Mana Fawcett and Olivia Drake each won singles matches 6-0, 6-0, as did the doubles team of Karen Graham and Alex Preston.
North Cobb will face the winner of Lowndes and Newton in Round 2.
Whitefield Academy 8, Eagle’s Landing Christian 1: The Wolfpack used a five-run sixth inning to earn the Region 2A victory.
Brayden May pitched 6 1/3 strong innings, allowing three hits, one run and striking out 10 to earn the victory.
Caleb Lavallee went 2-for-3 with an RBI. Whitefield also took advantage of four Eagle’s Landing Christian errors.
Whitefield (10-13, 4-2) will travel to Landmark Christian on Monday.
Whitefield Academy 12, Eagle’s Landing Christian 7: The Wolfpack scored five runs in the fifth inning to pull away from their Region 2A rival.
Cooper Craig pitched 5 2/3 innings, allowing five hits, six runs and striking out seven.
Cole Peterson was 2-for-5 with two RBIs.
Paideia 3, Whitefield Academy 1 (OT): Lindsey Fry scored the Lady Wolfpack’s only goal to force overtime, but they fell in the Region 2A championship game.
Kaki Phillips had an assist.
Whitefield (9-6, 6-2) will be the No. 2 seed when they begin the Class A Private playoffs Tuesday against an opponent to be determined.
Allatoona 164, Harrison 170: Jaden Saunders shot 38 to help lead the Buccaneers to a victory over the Hoyas at Governors Town Club.
Caleb Chastain shot 39 and Danny Sheehan added a 43.
Allatoona will play in the area tournament at Governors Towne Club on Monday.
Allatoona 125, Harrison 142: Sara Tilton shot 40 to help lead the Lady Buccaneers to a new nine-hole program best.
Davi Loccisano shot 42 and Brooke Warner added a 43.
Haven Blank shot 47 to lead the Lady Hoyas.