High School Sports

Charlotte-area high school basketball games of the week

No. 2 North Mecklenburg at No. 16 Myers Park, Tuesday, 7:30 p.m: Many people around North Meck feel this is one of coach Duane Lewis’ best teams since the Vikings made back-to-back state final appearances in 2005 and ’06. Myers Park dipped 12 spots in this week’s Sweet 16 after upset losses to South Mecklenburg and Charlotte Catholic.

Berry at Butler, Wednesday, 6 p.m.: Strong nonconference doubleheader. In the girls’ matchup, Berry (4-1) is No. 10 and Butler (4-0) is No. 6. The No. 11 Berry boys (4-1) are off to a strong start and face Southwestern 4A favorite Butler (2-2), which is No. 10 in the Sweet 16.

No. 5 Hopewell girls (5-0) at No. 11 Hough (4-0), Friday, 6: A big early-season showdown in Mecklenburg County tips off conference play. Both teams are favored to challenge for a league championship. Langston Wertz Jr.

Tuesday’s Observer-Area Schedule

Ashbrook at Clover

Bessemer City at South Point

Butler at Vance

Carolina Christian at Central Academy at Lake Park (Bboys)

Central Academy at Anson County

Charlotte Catholic at Covenant Day

Charlotte United Christian at Victory Christian

Christ the King at Charlotte Latin

Comm. School of Davidson at Stuart Cramer

Concord at Central Cabarrus

Concord First Assembly at Northside Christian

Countryside Montessori at Grace Academy

Davie County at North Iredell

Dorman at Northwestern

East Gaston at Garinger

East Montgomery at Union Academy

Gaston Day at Hickory Grove

Greensboro Day at Cannon School

Hickory Ridge at East Rowan

Hough at Independence

Indian Land at Cuthbertson

Lake Norman at Hopewell

Lincolnton at Forestview

Maiden at West Iredell

Marvin Ridge at Forest Hills

Metrolina Christian at Charlotte Country Day

Mitchell at Cherryville

Mount Pleasant at Gray Stone Day

Nation Ford at Chester

North Gaston at Highland Tech

North Lincoln at West Lincoln

North Mecklenburg at Myers Park

Olympic at East Mecklenburg

Parkwood at Charlotte Christian

Piedmont at Monroe

Pine Lake Prep at Piedmont Charter

Porter Ridge at Providence

Rock Hill at Blythewood

South Davidson at Queens Grant

South Iredell at Bunker Hill

SouthLake Christian at Providence Day

South Pointe (S.C.) at Fort Mill

South Rowan at Cox Mill

Statesville Christian at Christian Family Acad.

Sun Valley at Rocky River

Victory Christian at Quality Education

York at Union County