Pfafftown Reagan scored three runs in the fourth and three more in the sixth to upset Hough High in the N.C. 4A playoffs.
Reagan's 7-3 second round win ended Hough's seven-game win streak. The Huskies, who set multiple team records this season, end the year at 21-7.
Reagan improved to 17-8.
The Huskies left nine men on base, including three in the bottom of the seventh and final inning. Hough also hit into a double play in the bottom of the fifth, with runners on second and third with one out.
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Reagan will host South Mecklenburg in a third round game Tuesday.
Charlotte Country Day 2, Ardren Christ School 1, 9 innings -- Country Day scored in the bottom of the seventh and final regulation inning to send the game to extra innings and scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the ninth to advance in the N.C. Independent Schools playoffs.
Friday's games: South Meck upsets Myers Park
South Mecklenburg registered the first big Charlotte-area upset in the state baseball playoffs Friday night, rallying to beat Myers Park in a 4A second-round game.
The Sabres entered the top of the seventh trailing the Mustangs 7-5 but scored four times and earned a 9-7 victory.
South Mecklenburg, seeded 14th in the 4A bracket, got three hits and three RBI from Reed Hedberg. The Sabres are now 22-7 on the season.
Myers Park, seeded third, ended the campaign 20-5. Donnie Docker had three hits and Jack Masonis three RBI for the Mustangs.
Friday’s top performers
Reed Hedberg (South Mecklenburg): Hedberg's three hits helped South Mecklenburg pull a 4A upset over Myers Park 9-7.
Tyler Lilly (North Lincoln): Lilly, a senior, went 3-for-4 and drove in four runs in North Lincoln’s 17-4 second-round 2A romp over Newton Fred T. Foard.
Trey Tujetsch (Ardrey Kell): Tujetsch fired a four-hitter as the Knights blanked Lake Norman 3-0 in a second-round 4A game.
Ardrey Kell 3, Lake Norman 0: Trey Tujetsch pitched a complete-game four-hitter, and Woodson Alexander slammed a pinch-hit two-run homer in the sixth for the Knights.
East Forsyth 5, Richmond Senior 2
Providence 3, Independence 2 (8 innings): The Patriots, one of the area’s hottest teams in recent weeks, gave the top-seeded Panthers a battle. But Providence won it on a squeeze bunt in the bottom of the eighth.
South Caldwell 3, Greensboro Grimsley 0: Winning pitcher Trent Black limited Grimsley to two hits and struck out 11.
China Grove Jesse Carson 13, Eden Morehead 3: Maddux Holshouser earned his ninth pitching victory of the season. Brycen Holshouser went 4-for-4, and Cameron Prugh had three hits.
Marvin Ridge 6, Weddington 2: The Mavericks, down 2-1, scored five times in the bottom of the sixth and edged their Union County rivals in a second-round game. Marvin Ridge went 3-2 this season against Weddington.
3A private schools
High Point Wesleyan 9, Concord Cannon School 0: Cannon School finished the season 11-9 with this quarterfinal setback. The Charlotte area’s other 3A quarterfinalists – Providence Day, Charlotte Christian and Charlotte Country Day – play Saturday.
North Lincoln 17, Newton Fred T. Foard 4: Tyler Lilly’s three hits and David Borges’ two hits and three RBI lifted the Knights, who scored 14 times in the bottom of the fourth.
Salisbury 6, Lenoir Hibriten 1: Parker Lippard hit a two-run single in the third inning, giving the Hornets a 3-1 lead they never lost. This game was delayed more than an hour by rain.
Smoky Mountain 6, Lincolnton 5: The visiting Wolves, seeded 20th, nearly upset fourth seed Smoky Mountain, taking a 5-3 lead into the bottom of the seventh. Robbie Cowie homered for Lincolnton, and Lane Hoover had two hits and three RBI.
East Wilkes 2, North Stanly 0
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