How good is the high school football in Union County right now?
One-fourth of the teams in this week’s Sweet 16 football poll are from Union. This week, Marvin Ridge (No. 14), Weddington (No. 16) are new to the poll and join No. 8 Indian Trail Sun Valley and No. 13 Indian Trail Porter Ridge.
And Friday night, two of them play each other. Porter Ridge plays at Weddington.
▪ Elsewhere, Hough remains No. 1 in the poll. The Huskies and No. 4 Charlotte Christian are ranked in the top 100 nationally by MaxPreps (Hough No. 47; Christian No. 65). The Huskies are also tied with Porter Ridge as the No. 1 scoring offense in North Carolina among 4A teams. Both schools are averaging 52 points per game.
|2.||Mallard Creek (4A)||1-0||2|
|3.||Myers Park (4A)||2-0||5|
|4.||Charlotte Christian (IND)||1-0||4|
|6.||Charlotte Catholic (3A)||1-1||7|
|8.||Indian Trail Sun Valley (3A)||2-0||9|
|9.||Rock Hill South Pointe (4A)||1-1||3|
|10.||Richmond Senior (4A)||1-1||8|
|11.||Kings Mountain (3A)||2-0||11|
|12.||Lenoir Hibriten (2A)||2-0||12|
|13.||Indian Trail Porter Ridge (4A)||2-0||16|
|14.||Marvin Ridge (3A)||2-0||NR|
Dropped out: Kannapolis Brown (3A, 1-1); Shelby (2A, 1-1). Also receiving consideration: Boiling Springs Crest (3A, 2-0); Clover, S.C., (5A, 2-0); Lancaster, S.C. (4A, 2-0); North Mecklenburg (4A, 2-0); Rocky River (4A, 2-0);