Second-ranked Lexington (19-3-1) opened with a 3-0 win over Ridge View as Courtney Szavo scored two goals. It was the sixth straight first-round win for the Wildcats, who are riding a 15-match winning streak and a 17-match unbeaten streak since losing 1-0 to Spring Valley in a non-region outing on March 16 Amy Dherckers scored two goals as Irmo beat Lancaster 4-0. The Region 4 champion Yellow Jackets (17-3-1) have an intriguing second-round date against Riverside – the state’s most successful girls program in history. The Warriors, who have won more championships (13) and more postseason games (77) than any other program in the Palmetto State, made their 4A playoff debut with an easy win over Greenwood Hannah Martin had the hat trick in Dutch Fork’s mild 4-1 upset of Region 6 champion West Florence. The unranked Silver Foxes (9-8-1) travel to face Aiken, a No. 3 seed out of Region 5 that also scored a first-round upset.
First round scores: TL Hanna 1, Dorman 0; Spartanburg 7, Woodmont 0; Mauldin 7, Easley 0; Blythewood 4, Northwestern 0; Clover 2, Hillcrest 0; JL Mann 2, Wren 0; Irmo 4, Lancaster 0; Riverside 9, Greenwood 0; Lexington 3, Ridge View 0; West Ashley 8, Sumter 0; South Aiken 2, Beaufort 1; James Island 1, Carolina Forest 0; Wando 5, Spring Valley 1; White Knoll 4, Ashley Ridge 0; Dutch Fork 4, West Florence 1; Aiken 3, Summerville 2.
Second round matches, May 11: Spartanburg at TL Hanna; Blythewood at Mauldin; J.L. Mann at Clover; Riverside at Irmo; West Ashley at Lexington; South Aiken at James Island; White Knoll at Wando; Dutch Fork at Aiken.
India Robinson found the back of the net five times and Jazzmine Devlin tallied twice in Camden’s 9-0 rout of Cane Bay. The 14th-ranked Bulldogs (14-3) host Airport with the goal of advancing past the second round for the first time Airport (16-6-2) scored a 5-1 first-round win over North Myrtle Beach as Jerica Washington scored twice. The Eagles eliminated Camden 11-0 in the first round last season Brookland-Cayce kept it’s playoff-opening roll going with a 3-0 win over Socastee. The third-ranked Bearcats (15-6-2) have won 16 consecutive playoff openers since 1995. Sarah Laney, Kacee Merritt and Hannah Williams took care of the scoring and Jennifer Merritt posted the shutout in the nets.
First round scores: Fort Mill 3, Travelers Rest 0; Pickens 3, Chapman 1, Eastside 8, York 1; Senece 7, Union County 1; Blue Ridge 2, Belton-Honea Path 0; Nation Ford 2, Wade Hampton 1; Walhalla 1, Chapin 0; Greenville 5, South Pointe 1; Camden 9, Cane Bay 0; Airport 5, North Myrtle Beach 1; Hilton Head 13, Lakewood 0; Brookland-Cayce 3, Socastee 0; Bluffton 2, Crestwood 0; St. James 3, Dreher 0; Berkeley 8, Hartsville 0.
Second round matches, May 11: Pickens at Chapman; Seneca at Eastsisde; Nation Ford at Blue Ridge; Greenville at Walhalla; Airport at Camden; Myrtle Beach at Hilton head; Bluffton at Brookland-Cayce; Berkeley at St. James.
Fourth ranked Gilbert downed Governor’s School 6-0 for its fourth straight playoff-opening win. Shawna Allinger and Kayla Bishop scored two goals apiece for the Indians (15-5-2) Franki Jumper’s hat trick led the Swansea scoring parade in a 14-0 win over Burke. The Tigers (16-2) host Hanahan in the second round.
First round scores: Emerald 3, Indian Land 1; Southside Christian 6, Pendleton 1; St. Joseph's def. Brashier Middle College; Gilbert 6, Lewisville 0; Greenville Tech 5, Landrum 0; Andrew Jackson 1, Broome 0; Wade Hampton 2, Aynor 1; Waccamaw 7, Andrews 0; Barnwell 10, Timberland 0; Swansea 14, Burke 0; Hanahan 5, Marion 0; Pelion 6, Governor's School 0; Bishop England 12, Woodland 0.
Second round matches, May 11: Emerald at Christ Church; Southside Christian at St. Joseph's; Greenville Tech at Gilbert; Woodruff at Andrew Jackson; Wade Hampton at Academic Magnet; Waccamaw at Barnwell; Hanahan at Swansea; Pelion at Bishop England.