Junior Elias Lopez, who had 28 goals and five assists in leading Triton to All American Conference regular season and tournament championships in varsity boys soccer, has been named the league’s Offensive Player of the Year. Brian Foster of the Hawks is the AAC Coach of the Year after guiding the team to a 22-2 record. Triton players making first team All-AAC included Braxton Davis, Tommy Lopez, Nahun Mencia and Ever Quintanilla, … Some NCHSAA third round football playoff games were moved up to Thursday night. In the 2-A East bracket, top-seeded Clinton remained unbeaten, improving to 13-0 with a 42-7 win over visiting Southeast Alamance as Florida commit Amaris Williams ran for touchdowns on his first three carries. … Second-seeded Cleveland advanced in the 4-A playoffs with a 56-13 victory at home over New Bern as Jackson Byrd passed for three touchdowns and ran for two. Tyson Stokes ran for three TDs for the Rams (13-0). … Baltimore topped visiting Cincinnati, 34-20, in the Thursday night NFL game.