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The Charlotte Observer Sweet 16 prep football poll

The Charlotte Observer Sweet 16

Rk.School (Cl)RecPrvs.
1.Mallard Creek (4A)10-0-11
2.Myers Park (4A)11-02
3.Richmond Senior (4A)11-03
4.Weddington (3A)11-05
5.Ardrey Kell (4A)10-19
6.Clover, SC (5A)11-08
7.Shelby (2A)9-111
8.Statesville (3A)11-012
9.Vance (4A)8-24
10.Boiling Springs Crest (3A)9-214
11.Butler (4A)8-313
12.Rock Hill South Pointe (4A)10-16
13.Northwest Cabarrus (3A)10-17
14.Kings Mountain (3A)9-210
15.Boone Watauga (3A)10-115
16.Charlotte Catholic (3A)7-316

Dropped Out: None. Also receiving consideration: Concord Cox Mill (3A, 7-4); Kannapolis Brown (3A, 7-3); Olympic (4A, 8-3); Harrisburg Hickory Ridge (4A, 8-3); Hough (4A, 7-4); Gastonia Huss (3A, 8-2); North Lincoln (2A, 10-1); Lenoir Hibriten (2A, 10-1); Mountain Island Charter (1A, 9-2); Charlotte Christian (IND, 8-2); Providence Day (IND, 7-3).

AP Top 10 Polls

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) _ The Associated Press state high school football poll for the week of November 12, first-place votes in parentheses, records and total points as voted upon by a statewide panel of prep sports writers:

^Class 4-A=

†1. Charlotte Mallard Creek (5) (10-0) 103 1

†2. Charlotte Myers Park (2) (11-0) 98 2

†3. Richmond County (4) (11-0) 96 3

†4. Wake Forest (10-1) 62 5

†5. Raleigh Leesville Road (10-0) 61 6

†6. West Forsyth (10-1) 57 7

†7. Greensboro Grimsley (10-1) 42 8

†8. Charlotte Vance (8-2) 22 4

†9. Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons (9-2) 17 NR

†10. Charlotte Ardrey Kell (10-1 12 NR

¶ Others receiving 10 or more points: East Forsyth 11. <

^Class 3-A=

†1. Weddington (11) (11-0) 110 1

†2. Southern Nash (11-0) 88 4

†3. Eastern Alamance (11-0) 73 5

†4. Lee County (11-0) 56 3

†5. Statesville (11-0) 54 6

†6. Havelock (10-1) 43 9

†7. Wilmington New Hanover (10-1) 41 8

†8. Northwest Cabarrus (10-1) 38 2

†9. Clayton Cleveland (10-1) 24 10

†10. Kings Mountain (9-2) 14 7

¶ Others receiving 10 or more points: Charlotte Catholic 12, Asheville Reynolds 11, Shelby Crest 11. <

^Class 2-A=

†1. Shelby (9) (9-1) 107 1

†2. Randleman (2) (10-0) 89 2

†3. Reidsville (10-1) 86 3

†4. Lenoir Hibriten (10-1) 64 4

†5. SouthWest Edgecombe (10-1) 62 5

†6. Clinton (9-1) 51 6

†7. North Lincoln (10-0) 40 T8

†8. Lawndale Burns (9-2) 34 7

†9. Burnsville Mountain Heritage (9-1) 31 T8

†10. Anson County (7-3) 8 NR

¶ Others receiving 10 or more points: None.<

^Class 1-A=

†1. Tarboro (10) (11-0) 109 1

†2. East Surry (11-0) 98 2

†3. Robbinsville (1) (11-0) 84 4

†4. Edenton Holmes (10-0) 76 3

†5. Mitchell County (10-1) 65 6

†6. Murphy (9-2) 48 5

†7. Swain County (9-2) 39 9

†8. Rosewood (10-1) 35 10

†9. Princeton (9-1) 18 7

†10. Mt. Airy (8-3) 13 8

¶ Others receiving 10 or more points: None.<

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