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BOONE - The Watauga High girl's soccer team received a 16th seed on Saturday and will open the NCHSAA Class 3A Western Playoffs against top-seeded Crest on Monday in the opening round.

CHAPEL HILL – University of North Carolina linebacker Chazz Surratt has been selected in the third round with the 78th overall pick of the 2021 NFL Draft by the Minnesota Vikings. Surratt becomes the 242nd Tar Heel chosen in the NFL Draft and the 31st linebacker. He is also the 26th Carolina football player selected in the third round. Surratt is the ninth Tar Heel chosen by the Minnesota Vikings as well.

SOUTH BEND, Ind.- North Carolina (20-19, 14-14) fell to No. 8 Notre Dame (22-8, 19-8) 4-0 in game one of a three-game set on Friday.

CHAPEL HILL – University of North Carolina wide receiver Dyami Brown has been selected in the third round with the 82nd overall pick of the 2021 NFL Draft by the Washington Football Team. Brown becomes the 243rd Tar Heel chosen in the NFL Draft and the 15th wide receiver. He is also the 27th Carolina football player selected in the third round. Brown is the 17th Tar Heel chosen by Washington as well.

The Watauga Middle School baseball and softball teams both posted wins on Friday afternoon.