GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — Strong thunderstorms, wind and even some hail made Tuesday a no-show for many high school baseball and softball teams starting the state playoffs.

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While many teams around the state, including some in Eastern North Carolina, we able to get the first round started on Tuesday, severe weather in many locations made that impossible for some schools. As a result, their first-round games were moved to Wednesday.

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J.H. Rose won its first-round baseball game, beating Swansboro. However, South Central and D.H. Conley lost their games. Ayden-Grifton, West Craven, North Lenoir and South Lenoir each won their first-round games.

In softball, defending Class 4-A champs D.H. Conley easily moved on. Ayden-Grifton, East Duplin, SouthWest Edgecombe, Northside, Southside, South Central and Richlands also won.

Second-round play for most schools will be Friday, so teams that compete Wednesday still have some time to recoup for their next games.

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Keep up with the schedule and scores here. WNCT will be providing round-by-round coverage and highlights leading up to the June 3-4 state championships.

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