Title















Site Registration | Find a Copy | Event Calendar | Site Map
The Voice of the Black Community

Sports

Mavericks, Cougars atop the Magnificent Seven rankings
Mallard Creek leads the way in Week 3
 
Published Wednesday, September 5, 2018 8:52 pm
by Herbert L. White | The Charlotte Post

The Magnificent Seven is status quo going into Week 4 of the high school football season.


I-Meck 4A powers Mallard Creek, Vance, Hough and North Mecklenburg top the list for a second straight week, followed by Butler, Myers Park and West Mecklenburg. The top four teams are a combined 9-0.

Mallard Creek, which has played the fewest games of any program on the list with one contest, took a week off to prepare for Berry Academy, while 3-0 Vance plays South Mecklenburg and No. 3 Hough has a bye. There’s the potential for movement, though, with North Mecklenburg taking on 2-1 Rocky River, which is coming off a 51-0 loss to Vance. No. 6 Myers Park plays unbeaten Richmond Senior and No. 7 West Mecklenburg (2-1) hosts 2-0 Independence.

This week’s rankings:

1. Mallard Creek (1-0) – The Mavericks have fewer games played than anyone in the rankings, but they’ll get down to business starting Friday. Next up: Berry Academy.


2. Vance (3-0) – The Cougars have been impressive enough, although the offense hasn’t fully engaged yet. That should scare anyone left on the schedule. Next up: South Mecklenburg.

3. Hough (3-0) – The Huskies have gotten off to the most impressive start of any team in Mecklenburg County. They have a bye, then it’s Ardrey Kell’s turn to try for an upset.


4. North Mecklenburg (2-0) – The Vikings took last week off to prepare for Rocky River. Think North wants to send a message like I-Meck rival Vance in putting in a major beatdown against the Ravens?

5. Butler (1-1) – The first team outside the I-Meck to crack the M7 has a tough opponent in Richmond Senior, which likes to measure its season prospects against Mecklenburg programs.

6. Myers Park (3-0) – The Mustangs may have the county’s premier passing attack with quarterback Drake Maye throwing to receivers Muhsin Muhammad III and Elijah Bowick. Next up: South Mecklenburg.

7. West Mecklenburg: The Hawks swatted down Garinger 43-20 for their second straight win. Next up: Unbeaten Independence (2-0) is playing inspired football and provides tough opposition.

Support local journalism: Subscribe to The Charlotte Post 

Comments

Leave a Comment


Send this page to a friend

Upcoming Events

read all
14

2nd Saturday

July 14 – Crank the Heat What’s

23

Community Jazz Series (Jazz @ The Abbey)

Elements of Empowerment, Inc., in partnership

5

ASUS ROG Arena: Fortnite Fridays

Your Microsoft Store will be hosting an ASUS ROG

Latest News

read all

Everything falls A&T's way to earn another Celebration Bowl berth

Aggies rout NC Central, FAMU falls to Wildcats

Benny LeMay has big day, but Fla. International outlasts Charlotte

RB's four touchdowns not enough on Senior Day

TV personality opens competition for teen career readiness

Nick Cannon launches America's Teen Mogul