Garner will host Millbrook in a clash of Triangle powers on Friday, with the winner advancing to next week's regionals. It's not the only high-powered showdown, as Apex, Clayton and Person travel to some of the state's top teams.
Oxford Webb and Isaiah Hicks play at Fayetteville Westover, while Triton hosts Northeastern Guilford.
All game times are 7 p.m.
4-Clayton (21-6) at 1-New Hanover (26-1)
3-Millbrook (23-6) at 2-Garner (25-2)
4-Person (23-5) at 1-Fayetteville Pine Forest (27-1)
3-Apex (26-3) at 2-Hoke County (23-2)
5-Winterville South Central (23-4) at 1-West Craven (28-1)
3-Hertford County (21-4) at 2-Rocky Mount (23-3)
8-Oxford Webb (19-6) at 4-Fayetteville Westover (19-7)
6-Northeast Guilford (21-6) at 2-Triton (25-3)
8-North Brunswick (15-8) at 5-Wilson Beddingfield (18-6)
3-Kinston (23-4) at 2-Newport Croatan (24-2)
8-Burlington Cummings (18-7) at 4-West Bladen (21-6)
3-Fairmont (23-4) at 2-Reidsville (24-3)
5-East Carteret (17-9) at 1 Northampton-West (17-4)
10-Riverside-Martin (19-8) at 3-Plymouth (20-4)
8-Rosewood (13-10) at 4-Rocky Mount Prep (22-5)
3-West Columbus (12-11) at 2-Warsaw James Kenan (19-7)