Friday, October 27, 2023

Week 11 Carolina Gridiron Rankings Showcase High School Football Excellence

North Carolina high school football enthusiasts have witnessed an exciting and competitive season, and as the regular season wraps up, the Carolina Gridiron top fifteen teams by classification have been solidified. With remarkable performances and a few surprises, these rankings reflect the pinnacle of football achievement in the Tar Heel State.

4A Classification: In the 4A classification, Grimsley held onto their top spot with an impressive undefeated record. The Whirlies dominated their Week 10 matchup against Page with a commanding 54-0 victory, showcasing their formidable skills. Butler secured the second spot with an 8-1 record, enjoying a week off in Week Weddington also maintained their third-place position with an 8-1 record, defeating Cuthbertson 62-14 in their previous game. Hough and Rolesville rounded out the top five with 8-1 records, each scoring emphatic victories in Week A notable jump in the rankings was West Forsyth, leaping to the 14th position after a solid performance during the week. Lake Norman, another undefeated team, completed the top fifteen rankings for the 4A classification and faces off against fellow undefeated conference rival #6 Mooresville this week.

  1. Grimsley
  2. Butler
  3. Weddington
  4. Hough
  5. Rolesville
  6. Mooresville
  7. Cleveland
  8. East Forsyth
  9. Chambers
  10. Hoggard
  11. Cardinal Gibbons
  12. Clayton
  13. Watauga
  14. West Forsyth
  15. Lake Norman

3A Classification: In the 3A classification, Crest continued its dominant season, holding the top spot with a perfect 9-0 record. Dudley, Kings Mountain, and Seventy-First remained close behind, all maintaining their undefeated status in Week Southern Alamance made a significant leap in the rankings, landing in the fifth position. Their hard-fought victory over Eastern Alamance was a key factor in their ascent. However, Northern Nash faced a minor setback, falling to eighth place after a loss to Southern Nash. The Week 11 rankings showcased the remarkable consistency and talent in the 3A classification, with teams like Oak Grove and Jacksonville securing their spots.

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

2A Classification: In the 2A classification, Clinton continued its undefeated season and retained the top position. However, East Duplin's loss to Wallace-Rose Hill in overtime caused them to slip to the out of the top ten. Bunker Hill jumped to sixth place with a solid performance in Week The top five remained competitive, with Northeastern, Salisbury, Monroe, and Reidsville all boasting impressive records. Wallace-Rose Hill's victorious Week 10 game led them to secure the 15th position.

  1. Clinton
  2. Northeastern
  3. Salisbury
  4. Monroe
  5. Reidsville
  6. Bunker Hill
  7. Burns
  8. Forest Hills
  9. Randleman
  10. Shelby
  11. East Duplin
  12. Nash Central
  13. West Lincoln
  14. Community School of Davidson
  15. Wallace-Rose Hill

1A Classification: The 1A classification saw Mount Airy, Tarboro, and Swain maintaining their undefeated status, securing the top three spots. Robbinsville, after a convincing win over Hayesville, retained the fourth place. Starmount secured the eighth position in the rankings, while Southeast Halifax, a newcomer to the top fifteen, made a noteworthy appearance at the 14th spot. North Moore also managed to hold onto their position in the top fifteen. The Week 11 rankings revealed the resilience and determination of North Carolina's 1A classification teams, highlighting the intense competition within the division.

  1. Mount Airy
  2. Tarboro
  3. Swain
  4. Robbinsville
  5. Eastern Randolph
  6. Draughn
  7. North Rowan
  8. Starmount
  9. Murphy
  10. Mountain Heritage
  11. Thomasville
  12. West Columbus
  13. Mitchell
  14. Southeast Halifax
  15. North Moore

As the regular season comes to a close, these final rankings will set the stage for an exciting playoff season in North Carolina high school football. The competition is fierce, and fans can expect thrilling matchups as teams strive for state championship glory. Stay tuned for more updates and highlights in the weeks to come.