Chase Kirk and J.P. Mowyer each scored a goal as Nitro picked up a 2-1 win over visiting Point Pleasant in the Class AAA Region 4 Section 1 boys soccer sectional tournament Monday.
Mitchell Rainey had the lone goal for Point Pleasant (0-16).
The Wildcats will play at Winfield at 6 p.m. on Wednesday.
Kanawha Valley teams continued to hold the top spots in this week's state coaches association soccer rankings.
Charleston Catholic is ranked No. 1 in Class AA-A boys and No. 2 in Class AA-A girls. Sissonville holds the top spot in AA-A girls.
In Class AAA, Winfield girls are on top at No. 1, followed closely by Hurricane (No. 3) and George Washington (No. 4). GW's boys are ranked No. 1. For full rankings, see Page 2B.