The North Carolina American Legion Area IV playoffs will begin on Tuesday. The first round is a best three-out-of-five series. Of our area teams:
Alexander County, the number three seed in the east, takes on Hickory, the number six seed in the west.
Burke County is the number nine seed from the west and will take on top seeded west squad Shelby.
Caldwell County is the number five seed from the west and will take on East seeded number four, Mint Hill.