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Mallard Creek holds top spot in CarolinaPreps.com poll for Week 1
August 24, 2011North Carolina
By Chris Hughes, CarolinaPreps.com
SANFORD - Mallard Creek now holds the top spot of the Carolina Preps/NCPrepReport.com Top-25 Media Poll after defeating Butler 28-20 Friday evening. This is Week 1 of the poll.
The Mavericks received all 20 first-place votes in the poll.
Butler, winners of the past two 4-AA state championships, dropped from the top spot in the preseason rankings to third. Richmond County moves up to second place in the rankings.
Rounding out the top five are Scotland County at No. 4 and Greensboro Page at No. 5.
This poll will be released each Monday evening throughout the regular season.
Others Receiving Votes: Wake Forest-Rolesville 55, Asheville Reynolds 54, Fayetteville Seventy-First 47, Garner 34, Southeast Raleigh 23, East Duplin 21, Hope Mills Gray's Creek 18, Tarboro 15, Fayetteville E.E. Smith 14, Southern Nash 14, New Hanover 11, Havelock 10, Wilmington Laney 9, Wallace-Rose Hill 6, Southwest Onslow 6, Raleigh Wakefield 6, Nash Central 5, Raleigh Leesville Rd. 5, Morganton Freedom 4, South Johnston 3, Asheville T.C. Roberson 2, Fuquay-Varina 2, Cary 1, Greensboro Smith 1