Welcome, Indian Trail’s Porter Ridge High to the Observer’s Sweet 16.
The Pirates are in at No. 16 after No. 1 Hough knocked Harding out of the poll with a 56-6 win Friday. Harding was No. 13 in preseason.
Up higher in the poll, Charlotte Christian climbed a spot to No. 4 with a shutout win over preseason No. 3 Charlotte Catholic. Catholic, shut out for the first time in 17 years, dropped to No. 7
|3.||Rock Hill South Pointe||4A||1-0||4|
|9.||Indian Sun Valley||3A||1-0||9|
|16.||Indian Trail Porter Ridge||4A||1-0||NR|
Dropped out: Harding (4A, 0-1). Also receiving consideration: Harrisburg Hickory Ridge (4A, 1-0); Mooresville (4A, 1-0); Weddington (3A, 1-0)