Five county baseball teams make NCHSAA state playoffs

Five county baseball teams have qualified for the N.C. High School Athletic Association state playoffs, which begin on Friday.

In 4-A, Central Piedmont Conference No. 2 North Davidson (16-8) hosts Southwestern No. 3 Providence (15-12).

in 3-A, Mid-Piedmont No. 4 Ledford visits Cape Fear Valley Conference champion Gray's Creek (16-5) in an East bracket game.

In 2-A, Central Carolina Conference champion East Davidson (20-3) hosts PAC-6 No. 4 High Point Andrews (5-18), CCC No. 3 West Davidson (14-11) goes to Northwest No. 1 West Stokes (16-9) and CCC No. 4 Central Davidson (8-13) visits Mountain Valley No. 1 Wilkes Central (21-5).