The Guilford Great Eight Basketball Polls

Boys High School Poll:#1)Greensboro Day School(28-1, the Bengals beat Calvary Baptist on Monday 71-47 with Johnny Thomas leading the way with 21 and now GDS travels to High Point Wesleyan on Friday night)

#2)High Point Central(22-2, the Bison defeated North Forsyth last Friday night 67-65 with balanced scoring and now HPC will host the Page Pirates in the Metro 4-A semis tonight.  #1 HPC vs. #4 Page)

#3)Dudley(18-4, beat WG by 50 last Friday and are the #1 seed in the Triad 3-A tourney at NEG.  The Panthers play #5 seed Rockingham County tonight(Thursday) and I’m sure that the Panther nation will remember the Rock beat them earlier this season)

#4)Northeast Guilford(21-4, knocked off Western Alamance in round one of the tourney and face #3 seed Bartlett Yancey tonight in the semis.  BY defeated NEG by 1 point 2 weeks ago.  Uzochuckwu, Ransom, Brown, Cleveland, Pettress, Hinson, and company topped BY 70-59 last Friday night) 

#5)High Point Andrews(17-7, topped Southwest Guilford 74-69 Wednesday night in the Piedmont Triad 3-A tourney, and as the #1 seed, the Red Raiders will meet the #2 Glenn Bobcats for the title on Friday at Carver)

#6)Ragsdale(19-6, lost to Asheboro last Friday night 76-72 and then proceeded to lose to the Randleman Tigers, a #6 seed, in the first round of the tournament on Monday)

#7)Page(10-15, knocked off Grimsley on Tuesday 63-62 in OT and now face the Metro 4-A #1 seed HPC in High Point tonight in the tourney semifinals)

#8)Northwest Guilford(10-15, upset #3 seed Smith 42-41 in the first round of the tourney on Tuesday night and also beat Page last Friday 62-60.  The Vikings as a #6 seed face #7 East Forsyth tonight in High Point and NWG has a great chance to land a spot in the finals on Friday night.  Could be a re-match with Page or a war with #1 HPC)

Girls Poll:#1)Grimsley(24-1, beat Page 52-49 in the Metro semis on Wednesday and now meet High Point Central for the title on Friday night. #1 WhirlieGirls vs. #3 HPC)

#2)Northeast Guilford(20-6, took care of Rockingham County 45-27 in the Triad 3-A tourney on Wednesday and will meet Dudley for the title on Friday night.  NEG is the defending tournament champion)

#3)Ragsdale(22-4, stopped Trinity cold on Wednesday 74-42 and now meet #1 Eastern Randolph for the Mid-Piedmont title on Friday)

#4)Dudley(19-5, rolled over Western Alamance 58-38 on Wednesday and now will play NEG for the trophy at NEG on Friday at 6pm)

#5)High Point Central(16-10, defeated East Forsyth 66-58 on Monday and then upset Northwest Guilford 56-48 in OT Wednesday and now play #1 Grimsley for the title of the Metro 4-A conference on Friday)

#6)Northwest Guilford(19-7, demolished North Forsyth 83-33 on Monday and then got ambushed by HPC in OT on Wednesday night.  Coach Kenny Carter of HPC is so slick down the stretch in the key parts of the post-season.  I hear he buys his groceries at Culler’s Store on English Street in HP and he will be trying out some of the Education Lottery tickets after the tournament is over)

#7)Page(18-7, beat Smith in round one of the tourney on Monday and then fell to #1 Grimsley in the semis 52-49 on Wednesday)

#8 TIE Southwest Guilford(16-8, lost to Glenn 27-26 last Friday and now play the Bobcats again tonight in Piedmont Triad semis.  SWG #2 vs. #6 Glenn)  Eastern Guilford(13-10, beat West Stokes 57-52 on Wednesday and now face Reidsville for the North State 2-A title tonight as in Thursday)