LNP’s Great Eight Poll
1. DAVIDSON DAY (8-0)
The Patriots take their explosive offense into the Queen City for a test against a very good Charlotte Latin squad. They’ve been solid on the road all season.
This week: at Charlotte Latin
2. HOUGH (7-1)
A shutout is as good as it gets, and the Huskies recorded one on the road last week. Bouncing back after a loss showed resiliency, too.
This week: West Charlotte
3. EAST LINCOLN (4-4)
Quarterback Chazz Surratt and his offensive mates continue to develop. The Mustangs have a lot of points and a lot of potential.
This week: West Caldwell
4. MOORESVILLE (7-1)
It’s shades of 2011, when the Blue Devils rolled to the state semifinal. This year’s edition has plenty of similarities, so who knows?
This week: at West Iredell
5. LAKE NORMAN (6-2)
Folks around the state are noticing quarterback Josh Ladowski’s numbers, but credit goes to the linemen and receivers who help him shine weekly.
This week: at North Lincoln
6. WEST MECKLENBURG (7-1)
The high-powered Hawks have scored 27 or more points in every game. In essence, they’re playing for a conference title this week.
This week: at Charlotte Catholic
7. SOUTHLAKE CHRISTIAN (7-1)
The Eagles rode buses to Fayetteville last week and rode home with a 48-14 victory. They’re shaping up for a playoff run.
This week: Concord First Assembly
8. NORTH MECKLENBURG (4-4)
The Vikings’ four victories are more than they recorded in 2012 and 2011 combined. Now they’re eyeing a Class 4A playoff berth. It’s a distinct possibility.
This week: at Vance