Nationally ranked Olympic is the Charlotte Observer Sweet 16 boys basketball champion for 2013.
The Trojans finished the year ranked No. 11 in USA Todays national poll and finished the year 30-0. No Mecklenburg County public school team had finished unbeaten since West Charlotte in 1986. For Olympic, it was the schools first major sports state title in its 47-year history.
Olympics players were overcome with emotion after ending their journey with a tough 56-53 win over Raleigh Broughton at the Smith Center in Chapel Hill in March.
It feels so good, point guard Jevon Patton said. All our hard work has paid off, going to the gym, to the weight room and just being together as a family. Man, 30-0. Thats something as you get older, you can get together and talk about.
Final Sweet 16 Boys Poll
|3.||West Charlotte (4A)||26-4||2|
|7.||Hunter Huss (3A)||25-4||4|
|9.||South Pointe (4A)||22-2||8|
|10.||Providence Day (IND)||25-7||14|
|11.||North Rowan (1A)||27-4||13|
|12.||East Rutherford (2A)||22-7||11|
|15.||East Burke (2A)||24-6||NR|
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