The Charlotte Observer’s Sweet 16 poll is tough to crack.
With 15 ranked teams winning last week, only one new team is in the poll this week: Harrisburg Hickory Ridge High (3-0) joins at No. 16. New Hickory Ridge coach Jupiter Wilson has his team averaging 42 points per game, heading into Friday’s Cabarrus County showdown with Northwest Cabarrus.
Northwest Cabarrus (4-0) is ranked No. 11 in this week’s Sweet 16.
|1.||Mallard Creek (4A)||3-0-1||1|
|T2||Myers Park (4A)||3-0||T2|
|6.||Charlotte Catholic (3A)||1-2||6|
|8.||Kings Mountain (3A)||4-0||8|
|9.||Rock Hill South Pointe (4A)||3-0||9|
|11.||Northwest Cabarrus (3A)||4-0||11|
|14.||Providence Day (IND)||3-0||14|
|16.||Harrisburg Hickory Ridge (4A)||3-0||NR|
Dropped out: Boiling Springs Crest (3A, 2-2); Also receiving consideration: Alexander Central (3A, 3-1); Ardrey Kell (4A, 3-1); Boone Watauga (3A, 3-1); Forest City Chase (2A, 3-0); Harding (4A, 3-1); Monroe (3A, 3-1); Morganton Freedom (3A, 3-1); Salisbury (2A, 3-0); Statesville (3A, 4-0)