Monday, January 7, 2013

Olympic boys earn national ranking, top spot in Observer's Sweet 16

Olympic High’s boys basketball team is No. 1 in the Observer’s Sweet 16 boys basketball poll.

The Trojans jumped into the top spot after former No. 1 West Charlotte lost in the championship game of the Junior Orange Bowl national bracket championship game to Potomac (MD) 57-55 Dec. 28. Andre’ Walker, a 6-foot-10 center, scored the game-winning bucket with less than five seconds left.

West Charlotte fell to No. 2 behind Olympic.

West Charlotte also fell out of USA Today’s top 25 national poll after its loss, dropping from No. 20. Olympic moved in, at No. 24. Olympic is led by Deriece Parks (18.8 ppg) and is winning games by 25 points per night.

Boys Sweet 16
Rk.    School (Class)    Rec.

1.    Olympic (4A)    12-0
2.    West Charlotte (4A)    10-1
3.    Hough (4A)    10-2
4.     Cuthbertson (2A)    12-1
5.    Concord (3A)    10-1
6.    Hunter Huss (3A)    11-2
7.    Hickory (3A)    10-2
8.    Rock Hill (4A)    9-3
9.    Rock Hill South Pointe (4A)    9-1
10.    Ardrey Kell (4A)    12-1
11.    Freedom (3A)    11-2
12.     Providence Day (IND)    15-3
13.    Shelby (2A)    11-2
14.    East Rutherford (2A)    9-3
15.    East Burke (2A)    8-3
16.    Mallard Creek (4A)    11-2

Girls Sweet 16
Rk.    School (Class)    Rec.

1.    Myers Park (4A)    13-0
2.    Ardrey Kell (4A)    12-1
3.    Hickory (3A)    11-0
4.    Providence Day (IND)    12-3
5.    West Rowan (3A)    13-0
6.    North Mecklenburg (4A)    12-1
7.    Bandys (2A)    10-1
8.    Porter Ridge (4A)    9-3
9.    Freedom (3A)    12-2
10.    Weddington (3A)    10-3
11.    Hough (4A)    7-3
12.    East Burke (2A)    9-2
13.    Clover, SC (4A)    12-2
14.    Crest (3A)    9-2
15.    Rock Hill Northwestern (4A)    9-2
16.    Mallard Creek (4A)    10-3


Anonymous said...

Huss was throttled by ER. Huss then turns around and beats ER in the final minute...with ER playing without two starters due to illness.

Not saying your wrong but take all factors into mind.


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Anonymous said...

Shout out to the a Freedom boys and girls slot of people are doubting y'all. KEEP IT UP! Patriot Pride!

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Anonymous said...

Ardrey Kell Boy's lose 2 in a row. I predict a 3 loss against East Meck. Who did they beat to deserve any ranking?

Anonymous said...

West caldwell should be in there not east burke.

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