Hanna won a thriller over Blythewood, 2-1, to open the 5A upper state finals series and move on to a winner’s bracket game Saturday against Fort Mill.
Clinton outlasted Powdersville on the road, 18-11, in a 3A playoff game.
Meanwhile, 10 area teams will chase state soccer championships Friday at Saturday at Irmo High School near Columbia.
Noon: Powdersville vs. OCA, Girls
2:00pm: Daniel vs. B-C, Boys
5:30pm: Eastside vs. J. Island, Girls
7:30pm: Eastside vs. N. Augusta, Boys
10:00 am: SCS vs. Palmetto Scholars, Boys
Noon: CCES vs. St. Joe’s, Girls
2:00pm: CCES vs. Gray, Boys
6:00pm: Hanna vs. Wando, Girls
8:00pm: Riverside vs. Chapin, Boys