Smith #6 and Northern Guilford #25 in new Carolina Preps Top 25 HS Football Poll

Courtesy of Chris Hughes at www.carolinapreps.com:

The CarolinaPreps.com Top-25 HS Football Media Poll was voted on by a panel of 14 writers, correspondents, and staff members at CarolinaPreps.com. Butler remains the top team in N.C. and received 12 of the 14 first place votes.
The poll consist of NCHSAA teams from all four classifications.

1. Matthews Butler (10-0)(12) 373
2. Mallard Creek (10-0)(2) 362
3. Richmond County (9-1) 337
4. West Rowan (10-0) 336
5. Durham Hillside (10-0) 302
6. Greensboro Smith (10-0) 296
7. Fayetteville Seventy-First (9-1) 286
8. Asheville Reynolds (9-1) 269
9. Charlotte Catholic (11-0) 250
10. Winston-Salem Mt. Tabor (9-1) 221
11. Indian Trail Porter Ridge (10-0) 214
12. Fayetteville Britt (9-1) 205
13. New Bern (9-0) 189
14. Lenoir Hibriten (9-1) 180
15. Lawndale Burns (9-1) 164
16. Tarboro (10-0) 155
17. Hope Mills Gray’s Creek (8-2) 94
18. Lincolnton (10-0) 93
19. Fuquay-Varina (9-1) 87
20. Cary (9-1) 80
21. Monroe Sun Valley (9-1) 63
22. Panther Creek (9-1) 57
23. Garner (8-2) 46
24. Wallace-Rose Hill (10-0) 41
25. Northern Guilford (9-1) 40

Others receiving votes: Wake Forest-Rolesville 37, Lumberton 28, Asheville
Erwin 17, Alexander Central 13, South Iredell 7, Burlington Cummings 7,
Asheville 5, Raleigh Wakefield 5, Fayetteville Byrd 5, Boonville Starmount
5, Scotland County 5, Greensboro Page 4, Roanoke Rapids 4, East Henderson 3,
Polk County 1, Kannapolis Brown 1, South Columbus 1, Concord 1, North
Davidson 1, Mooresville 1