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Wakefield just made the 4A state playoffs as a No. 24 seed with an overall record of 8-14-2. The Wolverines finished third in the NAC 6 conference with a 5-5 conference record. In 3A, Franklinton goes into the state playoffs as a No. 14 seed after finishing with an overall record of 19-5-1. The Red Rams finished second in the Big East conference after losing to first-place Fike 3-2 in overtime in the conference tournament championship Oct. 31. In 1A, Franklin Academy won the North Central conference with an overall record of 20-2 and 16-1 in conference play. The Patriots earned the No. 1 overall seed in the east region after beating Voyager Academy in a 4-3 penalty shootout Friday Nov. 1. Franklin Academy earned a bye week for the first round and will play the winner of the Falls Lake Academy vs Henderson Collegiate match in the second round Saturday Nov. 9 at home.