Thursday, September 28, 2023

Week 7 Carolina Gridiron Rankings Showcase High School Football's Elite


As North Carolina high school football enthusiasts flock to stadiums across the state, the Week 7 Carolina Gridiron rankings have landed, bringing with them a fresh perspective on the top teams across all classifications. With fierce competition and electrifying matchups, these rankings serve as a testament to the dedication and talent displayed by student-athletes on the gridiron.

4A Classification: In the 4A classification, Grimsley (5-0) continues to set the pace, holding their position at the top after an impressive 48-14 victory over Northwest Guilford. Butler (5-1) displayed their prowess with a commanding 49-6 victory over Providence, securing their second-place ranking. Weddington (5-1) surged to the third spot after a win against South Carolina power Dutch Fork. Rolesville (4-1) remains strong in the fourth spot following their 43-7 victory over Athens Drive (0-6).

3A Classification: The 3A classification continues to showcase a strong set of top teams. Crest (5-0), Kings Mountain (5-0), and Dudley (5-0) hold steady at the top, demonstrating their unwavering dominance. West Charlotte (5-0) and Northern Nash (5-0) are right on the heels of the top three following impressive nonconference wins.

2A Classification: The 2A classification saw limited changes in the top rankings. Clinton (5-0) retained their top spot, further establishing themselves as the team to beat in this classification. East Duplin (6-0) continued their impressive season with a 66-12 victory over Kinston, securing the fourth position. Monroe (4-1) and Forest Hills (5-0) face off this week to see who will remain in the top five.

1A Classification: In the 1A classification, Mount Airy (6-0) stands tall at the number one spot, maintaining their flawless record. Tarboro (4-0), Swain (5-0), and Mitchell (6-0) are all ready to challenge the Granite Bears for 1A supremacy. North Rowan (5-1) moved up in the rankings after taking down Thomasville last week. 

Week 7 Carolina Gridiron Rankings:

4A Classification Rankings:

  1. Grimsley
  2. Butler
  3. Weddington
  4. Rolesville
  5. Hough
  6. Mooresville
  7. Cleveland
  8. West Forsyth
  9. Chambers
  10. Hoggard
  11. Mallard Creek
  12. Independence
  13. Davie
  14. Millbrook
  15. Watauga

3A Classification Rankings:

  1. Crest
  2. Kings Mountain
  3. Dudley
  4. West Charlotte
  5. Northern Nash
  6. Seventy-First
  7. Eastern Alamance
  8. Scotland
  9. Robinson
  10. Eastern Guilford
  11. Havelock
  12. Southern Alamance
  13. Northwest Cabarrus
  14. Hickory
  15. Jacksonville

2A Classification Rankings:

  1. Clinton
  2. Salisbury
  3. Northeastern
  4. East Duplin
  5. Monroe
  6. Forest Hills
  7. Reidsville
  8. Bunker Hill
  9. Burns
  10. East Gaston
  11. Whiteville
  12. Nash Central
  13. Shelby
  14. Randleman
  15. West Lincoln

1A Classification Rankings:

  1. Mount Airy
  2. Tarboro
  3. Swain
  4. Mitchell
  5. Robbinsville
  6. Eastern Randolph
  7. Draughn
  8. North Rowan
  9. Murphy
  10. Mountain Heritage
  11. Hayesville
  12. Starmount
  13. Thomasville
  14. Andrews
  15. East Wilkes

These rankings paint a vivid picture of the exceptional talent and determination of North Carolina's high school football teams. As the season charges forward, the competition promises to become even more intense, captivating players and fans alike. Stay tuned as we continue to follow these teams on their journey towards gridiron glory.