Greenbrier's Sara Oland was in street clothes for the Wolfpack's first round Region 3-AAAA tournament soccer game.
Oland was sidelined with a stress fracture in her foot, but the No. 1 seed Wolfpack didn't need her to beat Effingham, 6-0, on Tuesday.
"Hopefully, we can get her back by spring break -- more for state playoffs than anything," Wolfpack girls coach Alex Heider said.
Each of Columbia County's Class AAAA teams survived the first round.
Lakeside's girls beat Ware County, 6-0, at home. Panthers forward Lindsey Williams managed a hat trick less than 25 minutes into the match.
"She was definitely on with her shots," Lakeside girls coach Chris Newman said. "Their keeper was good at up and down, but side to side she was having trouble. Lindsey took advantage."
The Panthers' reward was a Friday trip to play a semifinal match with Glynn Academy, the top seed from the South.
The No. 2 seed Evans boys finished Ware County after less than three minutes and coasted to a 12-0 win.
Knights forward Joel Lillard scored three goals in 2:30 and added another goal and an assist before it was over.
Evans earned the No. 2 seed after statistical comparison was used as a tie-breaker with Lakeside. The third-seeded Panthers traveled to Glynn Academy and won, 2-1, the closest first-round game for the county's teams.
The top-seeded Greenbrier boys team owned the largest blowout of the first round, beating Brunswick, 15-0. Coach Chip Warren was concerned about how his team would react after losing to Statesboro, 2-1, to end the regular season. It was the Wolfpack's lone region loss and it came after they had locked up the No. 1 seed.
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