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.

BASEBALL

Thursday

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.

Tuesday

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.

GIRLS SOCCER

Thursday

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.

BOYS GOLF

Thursday

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.

GIRLS GOLF

Thursday

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.

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