Did Butler close Mallard Creek’s gap on the rest of the 4A? The Week-2 Power Rankings revealed

Did Friday’s 24-10 victory by Mallard Creek over Butler tell a bigger story?  Did the Bulldogs reveal of chink the perceived impenetrable armor of Mallard Creek, or was this a statement of just how strong these two Charlotte teams are?

The CarolinaPreps.com – Legend Fitness Top-25 Power Rankings – Week 2

4A

School Record Last Week
1 Charlotte Mallard Creek (2-0) 1
2 Charlotte Vance (2-0) 2
3 Scotland County (2-0) 3
4 Greensboro Dudley (2-0) 4
5 Matthews Butler (1-1) 5
6 Wake Forest (2-0) 6
7 East Forsyth (2-0) 9
8 Greensboro Page (2-0) 20
9 Durham Hillside (1-0) 7
10 Richmond County (2-0) 8
11 Charlotte Catholic (1-0) 10
12 Southern Pines Pinecrest (2-0) 11
13 Fayetteville Seventy-First (2-0) 18
14 Kannapolis Brown (2-0) 13
15 Raleigh Millbrook (2-0) 14
16 Garner (2-0) 15
17 South Mecklenburg (2-0) 19
18 Cornelius Hough (2-0) NR
19 Greenville Rose (1-0) 12
20 Wilmington New Hanover (2-0) NR
21 Southeast Guilford (2-0) 21
22 Winston-Salem Reagan (2-0) 22
23 Fayeteville Britt (2-0) NR
24 Apex Middle Creek (2-0) 23
25 Northwest Guilford (2-0) NR

Bubble Teams:  Ardrey Kell, Mooresville, E.E. Smith, West Forsyth, North Davidson

3A

School Record Last Week
1 Shelby Crest (2-0) 1
2 Havelock (2-0) 2
3 Weddington (2-0) 4
4 Waxhaw Cuthbertson (2-0) 5
5 Fayetteville Sanford (2-0) 6
6 Western Alamance (2-0) 8
7 Eastern Alamance (2-0) 9
8 Northern Guilford (0-1) 3
9 Asheville (2-0) 11
10 Asheville Reynolds (1-1) 7
11 Statesville (1-0) 10
12 Belmont South Point (1-1) 13
13 Southern Durham (1-1) 14
14 West Rowan (1-1) 16
15 Kings Mountain (2-0) 24
16 Concord (1-1) 17
17 Hope Mills Gray’s Creek (2-0) 23
18 Hillsborough Orange (2-0) 19
19 Southern Nash (2-0) 15
20 Gastonia Forestview (1-1) 12
21 Lee County (2-0) 22
22 Morganton Freedom (1-1) NR
23 Asheboro (2-0) 25
24 South Johnston (2-0) NR
25 Jacksonville (1-0) 21

Bubble Teams:  South Iredell, Eastern Guilford, Wilson Fike, Southern Lee, Rocky Mount, J.M. Robinson, Piedmont, East Rowan

 

2A

School Record Last Week
1 Shelby (2-0) 2
2 East Lincoln (2-0) 1
3 Clinton (1-0) 3
4 Monroe (2-0) 7
5 Elizabeth City Northeastern (2-0) 5
6 Reidsville (2-0) 4
7 SouthWest Edgecombe (2-0) 9
8 Lincolnton (1-1) 6
9 North Brunswick (1-1) 10
10 Franklin (1-1) 13
11 Mount Pleasant (1-1) 14
12 West Stokes (2-0) 16
13 Kinston (2-0) 18
14 Greene Central (2-0) 23
15 East Bladen (2-0) 17
16 Jacksonville Northside (1-1) 8
17 Bunn (1-1) 12
18 Winston-Salem Carver (1-1) 19
19 Maiden (2-0) NR
20 Wilkes Central (2-0) 24
21 Newton Conover (1-1) NR
22 North Rowan (1-1) 11
23 West Caldwell (1-1) 25
24 Lexington (2-0) NR
25 Red Springs (2-0) NR

Bubble Teams:  Washington, Southwest Onslow, Edenton Holmes, High Point Andrews, Mountain Heritage, Thomasville, North Surry

1A

School Record Last Week
1 Wallace-Rose Hill (2-0) 1
2 Warsaw Kenan (1-0) 2
3 West Montgomery (2-0) 3
4 Tarboro (2-0) 4
5 East Surry (2-0) 7
6 Murphy (1-1) 5
7 Mitchell County (2-0) 19
8 Camden County (2-0) 12
9 Walkertown (1-1) 8
10 Swain County (1-1) 6
11 Mount Airy (1-1) 9
12 Plymouth (1-1) 14
13 Robbinsville (1-1) 10
14 Rosman (2-0) 13
15 East Carteret (2-0) 22
16 Whiteville (0-2) 11
17 Lakewood (2-0) 16
18 Riverside Martin (1-1) 18
19 Robersonville South Creek (2-0) 24
20 East Montgomery (1-1) NR
21 Community School of Davidson (2-0) 15
22 Southside Beaufort (2-0) 20
23 Granville Central (1-1) 17
24 North Moore (1-1) NR
25 Goldsboro Rosewood (1-1) 21

Bubble Teams:  Starmount, Albemarle, North Stanly, Pine Lake Prep, Bessemer City, North Edgecombe, Thomas Jefferson

 

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