Vance returns to the top of the High School Football America North Carolina Top 10

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As we head into Spring 2021 high school football championship weekend, Vance is back at the top of the High School Football America North Carolina Top 10 statewide rankings. The defending 2019 4AA champs return to No. 1 after cruising by former No. 1 Myers Park 42-7 in the state semifinals.

Grimsley’s 28-21 upset of No. 3 Butler in the 4A semis, moves the Whirlies into the statewide rankings Top 10 for the first-time ever. In this week’s state championship game, No. 7 Grimsley will faces No. 2 Cardinal Gibbons.

High School Football America North Carolina Top 10

No. 1 Vance (9-1), LW: #2

No. 2 Cardinal Gibbons (9-0), LW: #4

No. 3 Rolesville (9-0), LW: #6

No. 4 Charlotte Catholic (8-1), LW: #7

No. 5 Hough (8-1), LW: #5

No. 6 Myers Park (9-1), LW: #1

No. 7 Grimsley (9-0), LW: NR

No. 8 Butler (8-2), LW: #3

No. 9 Havelock (10-0), LW: #9

No. 10 Wake Forest (7-2), LW: #10

Dropped-out: No. 8 Richmond

Editor’s Note: The High School Football America national, regional and state rankings are developed using our proprietary algorithm.

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Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.