LNP’s Great Eight Poll
1. HOUGH (4-0)
The Huskies oozed poise during their fourth-quarter comeback against Independence, solidifying themselves as one of the state’s contenders.
This week: Hopewell
2. DAVIDSON DAY (5-0)
The explosive Patriots are averaging 56.8 points. Imagine what that’d be if the starters played the entire game.
This week: at Marvin Ridge
3. WEST MECKLENBURG (4-0)
Running back Shaun Wilson last week committed to Duke, the third Hawk who’ll land on a major college team.
This week: Ardrey Kell
4. EAST LINCOLN (3-1)
The defending Class 2A state champions are battling some injuries, but remain a contender as conference play begins.
This week: at Catawba Bandys
5. SOUTHLAKE CHRISTIAN (5-0)
Small roster. Big results. The Eagles are scoring plenty and playing consistent defense at the midway point of the season.
This week: Gastonia Highland
6. MOORESVILLE (3-1)
The Blue Devils begin conference play with a squad that’s scored 35 or more points three times in four games this season.
This week: at Statesville
7. LAKE NORMAN CHARTER (5-0)
The Knights were perfect in non-conference games and launch their high-scoring attack into conference competition.
This week: at Gastonia Forestview
8. NORTH MECKLENBURG (2-2)
The Vikings were hard-luck losers in double overtime against Myers Park, but are showing steady improvement this season.
This week: at Kannapolis Brown