Friday, October 6, 2023

Week 8 Carolina Gridiron Rankings Showcase Football Powerhouses Across Four Classifications in North Carolina

In a thrilling Week 8 update of the Carolina Gridiron rankings, football fans across North Carolina witnessed some significant shifts, with undefeated teams continuing to dominate, and others making impressive leaps in the standings.

4A Classification: In the 4A Classification, the top spot remains firmly in the hands of Grimsley (6-0). Butler (6-1) held onto their second-place ranking, but Weddington (5-1) jumped into the third spot, followed closely by Hough (5-1) and Rolesville (5-1).

3A Classification: Crest (6-0) continues to assert their dominance in the 3A Classification, retaining their top position. Dudley (6-0) and Kings Mountain (6-0) held steady at second and third place, respectively. Northern Nash (6-0) and Seventy-First (6-0) also maintained their positions. Scotland (7-0) is slowly creeping its way up the ranking while West Henderson (7-0) entered the rankings at the 15th spot. Seven teams in the 3A Top 15 remain undefeated.

2A Classification: In the 2A Classification, Clinton (6-0) continues to lead the pack, followed by Northeastern (6-0) and Salisbury (7-0). East Duplin (6-0) and Monroe (5-1) round out the top five. Bunker Hill (6-0) and East Gaston (6-0) both made impressive leaps in the rankings. Meanwhile, Shelby (4-3) dropped to the 13th spot, making way for Community School of  Davidson (6-1).

1A Classification: Mount Airy (7-0) retained its stronghold on the 1A Classification, while Tarboro (5-0) and Swain (6-0) held steady at second and third place, respectively. Robbinsville (5-1) and Eastern Randolph (5-1) complete the top five. Starmount (6-1) moved up the rankings significantly while West Columbus (5-1) and Perquimans (5-0) make their debut.

Week 8 Carolina Gridiron Rankings:

4A Classification Rankings:

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

3A Classification Rankings:

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

2A Classification Rankings:

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

1A Classification Rankings:

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

With the football season in full swing, the Week 8 Carolina Gridiron rankings continue to offer fans a glimpse into the dynamic and competitive landscape of North Carolina's football scene. As teams prepare for the upcoming matchups, the rankings are sure to remain a topic of conversation among players, coaches, and fans alike. Stay tuned for more exciting football action as the season progresses.