Wheatmore seeded No. 2 in West in bid to repeat as state champion in girls’ soccer

Wheatmore’s Maggie Messner kicks the ball during a game earlier this month. (PJ Ward-Brown/Randolph Record)

Defending Class 2-A state champion Wheatmore will take the No. 2 seed in the West Region into the girls’ soccer state playoffs.

First-round games are slated for Monday night.

Wheatmore (19-0) has outscored opponents 171-8 this year. The Warriors match up with No. 31 seed Shelby (9-10) in the first round.

No. 17 seed Providence Grove (12-7-2) goes to No. 16 seed Black Mountain Owen (10-6).

Randleman (7-8-1) is seeded No. 28, heading to No. 5 seed East Gaston (16-1-2). Southwestern Randolph (9-9-1) holds the No. 29 seed with a trip to fourth-seeded Hendersonville (14-4).

Class 3-A

Asheboro (9-6-4) owns the No. 17 seed with a first-round game at No. 16 North Henderson (12-5).

Class 1-A

No. 18 seed Uwharrie Charter Academy (7-10-2) plays at No. 15 seed Gray Stone Day School (11-7-1).

By Randolph Record