Monday, February 18, 2013

4 new teams join Observer's Sweet 16 poll

Four new teams join the Sweet 16 poll this week, as conference tournament play begins for public schools and private schools kick off state championship week.

In the boys poll, still led by unbeaten Olympic at No. 1, Providence Day rejoins the poll after missing a few weeks. The Chargers won their first outright CISAA championship since 1999 last week and check iin at No. 14.

At No. 16 is East Burke (20-4). The Cavaliers won the Catawba Valley 2A championship outright with an 82-35 win over South Iredell Friday.

East Burke’s girls are also in at No. 16 as a new team this week. East Burke’s 60-48 win over South Iredell Friday secured a third straight 20-win season.

Gastonia’s Forestview High is the other new team in the girls poll. Forestview, a Sweet 16 regular in recent years, is in at No. 16.

Boys
Rk.    School (Class)    Rec.    Prv

1.    Olympic (4A)    22-0    1
2.    Hough (4A)    19-4    2
3.     West Charlotte (4A)    21-3    3
4.     Concord (3A)    21-1    5
5.    Vance (4A)    18-5    4
6.    Hunter Huss (3A)    19-3    6
7.    Shelby (2A)    21-3    7
8.    Rock Hill South Pointe (4A)    21-1    9
9.    Cuthbertson (2A)    22-2    10
10.    East Rutherford (2A)    18-5    8
11.    Independence (4A)    19-5    14
12.    Freedom (3A)    19-4    13
13.    North Rowan (1A)    21-3    16
14.    Providence Day (IND)    24-6    NR
15.    Ardrey Kell (4A)    20-4    11
16.    East Burke (2A)    20-4    NR

Dropped out: Mallard Creek (4A, 17-7); Hickory (3A, 19-5). Also receiving consideration:  Lake Norman Charter (1A, 16-4); Foard (2A, 20-4)

Girls

Rk.    School (Class)    Rec.    Prv
1.     Myers Park (4A)    24-0    1
2.    Ardrey Kell (4A)    22-2    3
3.    Porter Ridge (4A)   20-3    4
4.    North Mecklenburg (4A)    22-2    6
5.    Rock Hill Northwestern (4A)    21-2    8
6.    Hickory (3A)    22-2    9
7.    Providence Day (IND)    24-4    2
8.    Alexander Central (4A)    21-3    10
9.    Bandys (2A)    21-2    5
10.    Freedom (3A)    20-3    7
11.    Crest (3A)    17-3    12
12.    West Rowan (3A)    21-2    13
13.    Harding (3A)    16-4    15
14.    Weddington (3A)    19-5    14
15.    Forestview (3A)    17-6    NR
16.    East Burke (2A)    20-4    NR

Dropped out: South Point (3A, 18-4); Fred T. Foard (3A, 17-7). Also receiving consideration: Hough (4A, 16-6); Lake Norman Charter (1A, 18-4); Lincolnton (2A, 18-4);  Berry (3A, 17-6); North Iredell (3A, 15-6)?

1 comments:

Anonymous said...

Do your thing, North Meck girls.