Apex takes the top spot in the East, AC Reynolds and Cox Mill make big strides in the West

HighSchoolOT updates its men’s soccer rankings weekly, using a Top 25 for the East and West halves of the state. Counties are divided the same way the NC High School Athletic Association divides them for playoff purposes. To compare with last week’s ranking, click here.

Top 25 West: Providence remains first despite a tie with Charlotte Catholic, but AC Reynolds moves from seventh to second and Cox Mill from 12th to third after big weeks with big wins. Weddington, which went from unbeaten to 5-2 with losses to Cox Mill and Myers Park, fell to fifth. Butler also jumped from 24th to 10th. Wesleyan Christian, West Cabarrus and Bandys replace CSD, Charlotte Country Day and Charlotte Latin in the top 25.

  1. Providence 8-0-1
  2. AC Reynolds 7-0-2
  3. Mill Cox 6-0-3
  4. Myers Park 5-1
  5. Weddington 5-2
  6. TC Roberson 4-2
  7. Hough 4-3-1
  8. Ashboro 9-0
  9. Ardrey Kel 3-3-1
  10. Butler 6-1-1
  11. Lake Norman 5-1-4
  12. North West Guilford 4-2-1
  13. Mount Airy 6-0
  14. Jay M. Robinson 8-0
  15. Hickory 5-0-2
  16. Hickory Ridge 5-0-2
  17. Porter Ridge 5-2-1
  18. Garinger 6-2
  19. Concorde 4-1-2
  20. South Mecklenburg 3-3-2
  21. Charlotte Catholic 4-3-1
  22. Mooresville 6-2-2
  23. Wesleyan Christian 10-1
  24. West Cabarrus 8-1
  25. Bandys 6-0

Eastern Top 25: Apex’s victory over Green Hope propelled the Cougars to first place, but the Falcons only fell one spot. Swansboro slip into the top 10 and are the highest-ranked 3A team, with Williams also at No. 9. There are 24 teams returning this week, with the only change coming at No. 25, where JH Rose replaces North Raleigh Christian.

  1. Summit 8-0-1
  2. Green hope 6-1
  3. New Hanover 5-1
  4. Hogard 8-0
  5. Swansboro 8-0
  6. Holly Springs 5-0-1
  7. Enloe 4-0-3
  8. East Chapel Hill 5-1
  9. Williams 7-0-1
  10. Green level 5-1-2
  11. Apex Friendship 5-2
  12. Jordan 4-1-1
  13. Millbrook 6-1-2
  14. Cardinal Gibbons 3-3-1
  15. DH Conley 5-0-1
  16. Chapel Hill 2-1-3
  17. Laney 6-0-1
  18. Medium Stream 5-2
  19. Leesville Road 3-2-3
  20. Cleveland 6-1
  21. Rosewood 6-0
  22. Ashley 6-2
  23. West Alamance 4-2-1
  24. Jacksonville 3-4-2
  25. JH Rose 5-0-2