Hobbton edged visiting East Wake Academy, 2-1, on a second-half goal by Jose Rendon in the first round of the NCHSAA 1-A boys soccer playoffs on Wednesday. Erick Soza scored for the Wildcats (8-2-1) in the first half. The fifth-seeded Wildcats will travel to No. 4 Manteo (9-0-2) in the second round. … UNC Wilmington ended East Carolina’s 7-game winning streak with a 10-2 baseball win in the Port City on Wednesday night. Noah Bridges (South Johnston) was 1-for-3 with a sacrifice bunt for the Seahawks. … Hobbton and Midway have postponed junior varsity football games scheduled for tonight due to forecasts for potentially-severe weather. … Heinze Mondragon of Midway has been named to the All-East Central 2-A Conference team in boys soccer. … N.C. State takes on Davidson tonight in the NIT (ESPN, 7 p.m.). … The Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, starts today (Golf Channel, 10 a.m.).