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NCHSAA Soccer Update: Providence takes down rival South Meck in third round playoff match

Providence’s Joey Dalrymple (12) celebrates with teammates on the bench after scoring Wednesday against South Meck in a third-round NCHSAA 4A playoff match. Providence won, 1-0.
Providence’s Joey Dalrymple (12) celebrates with teammates on the bench after scoring Wednesday against South Meck in a third-round NCHSAA 4A playoff match. Providence won, 1-0. dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com

Providence High extended its unbeaten season with a 1-0 win over rival South Mecklenburg in the third round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 4A playoffs.

The Panthers (20-0-3) got the game-winning goal from Joey Dalrymple with about 23 minutes to play.

It was the third meeting between the teams this year. Providence, which won its eighth straight game, played South Meck to a 1-1 tie on Oct. 3 and then beat the Sabres 2-0 on Oct. 26 in the SoMeck conference championship game.

Providence will advance to Saturday’s quarterfinal against Porter Ridge Saturday at 6 p.m.

▪ In another third round match in Mecklenburg County Wednesday, Hough stuffed Myers Park 3-1. The Huskies (22-1) will host Northwest Guilford in Saturday’s fourth round. The Huskies have won 21 straight games.

On Wednesday, Hough got two goals from Jackson Raymer and one score from Nick Piro.

NCHSAA Soccer Scores, Pairings

4A Scores/Pairings

West

Hough 3, Myers Park 1

NW Guilford 1, Pfafftown Reagan 0

Porter Ridge d. Greensboro Page 1-1 (7-6 PK)

Providence 1, South Meck 0

Saturday’s fourth round

Porter Ridge at Providence, 6

Northwest Guilford at Hough

3A Scores/Pairings

West

Asheville Reynolds 1, Forestview 0

Cox Mill 2, Southwestern Randolph 1

Statesville 3, Hickory 0

Marvin Ridge 3, Charlotte Catholic 0

Saturday’s fourth round

Cox Mill at Asheville Reynolds

Statesville at Marvin Ridge

2A Scores/Pairings

West

Newton-Conover 4, Swannanoa Owen 0

South Point 4, Hendersonville 0

Ledford d. Surry Central, score NA

Lake Norman Charter at Patton, Thurs, 6:30

Saturday’s fourth round

South Point at Newton-Conover

Ledford Senior at Lake Norman Charter/Patton

1A Scores/Pairings

West

Pine Lake Prep 3, Community School of Davidson 0

Mount Airy 1, Gray Stone Day 0

Starmount 4, Highlands 0

Bishop McGuinness 4, Avery County 0

Saturday’s fourth round

Mount Airy at Pine Lake Prep

Starmount at Bishop McGuinness

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