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East Lincoln jumps back into Observer Sweet 16 poll

East Lincoln is back in the Observer Sweet 16
East Lincoln is back in the Observer Sweet 16

East Lincoln is back in the Sweet 16 boys basketball poll.

The Mustangs have won nine straight games and improved to 16-4. They rejoin the poll at No. 16.

East Lincoln was ranked in preseason.

North Meck, Independence and Concord Cox Mill remain 1-3. With a lot of big games between ranked teams this week, expect changes to come.

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Rk.

Team (Class)

Rec.

Prvs

1

North Mecklenburg (4A)

19-1

1

2

Independence (4A)

19-1

2

3

Concord Cox Mill (3A)

17-3

3

4

Charlotte Catholic (3A)

13-3

5

5

Rocky River (4A)

15-4

6

6

Butler (4A)

17-3

4

7

Marshville Forest Hills (2A)

17-2

8

8

Hickory (3A)

16-2

9

9

Olympic (4A)

15-3

11

10

Charlotte Christian (IND)

19-6

12

11

Providence Day (IND)

20-9

13

12

Salisbury (2A)

17-2

14

13

China Grove Carson (2A)

15-2

7

14

Lincoln Charter (1A)

16-4

16

15

Morganton Freedom (3A)

17-2

10

16

East Lincoln (2A)

16-4

NR

Dropped Out: Kings Mountain (3A, 15-5). Also receiving consideration: Ardrey Kell (4A, 16-4); Marion McDowell (3A, 17-4); Marvin Ridge (3A, 16-4); Lincolnton (2A, 15-3); Morganton Patton (2A, 15-5); R-S Central (2A, 15-5); Community School of Davidson (1A, 16-2); Fort Mill Nation Ford, SC (5A, 13-6)

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