South Mecklenburg and South Iredell join the Observer’s Sweet 16 this week.
The Sabres of South Meck (6-2-1) have gone six straight matches without a loss, winning five and tying Marvin Ridge. The Sabres played No. 3 Charlotte Catholic Wednesday.
South Iredell (5-2-1) upset No. 11 Lake Norman 3-1 earlier this week. Lake Norman is ranked No. 3 in the N.C. 4A coaches poll this week.
After three weeks of having a new team at the top, Weddington remains at the No. 1 spot, followed by Providence and Charlotte Catholic, the same positions each of those teams held last week.