2001 NC High School Football Power Ratings

Last updated: Wednesday, December 19, 2001

Top 15 Rankings For Each Class

These ratings are based on several factors, including win-loss record, schedule strength, 
and margin of victory in games.  The most recent games are counted with more emphasis than 
those played earlier in the season.  Records shown are against NCHSAA teams only.  Enjoy!

2001 H.S. Football Rankings
12/19/01
4A Football W L T Rating 3A Football W L T Rating
1. Independence 15 0 0 148.9 1. Crest 14 1 0 139.9
2. Laney 15 1 0 141.9 2. Ragsdale 13 1 0 139.9
3. Richmond County 12 2 0 137.7 3. Parkland 15 1 0 132.2
4. A.C. Reynolds 12 1 0 137.4 4. Southern Durham 12 2 0 128.4
5. Scotland County 9 2 0 135.5 5. Eastern Randolph 9 3 0 127.2
6. Northern Nash 10 1 0 135.0 6. Northeast Guilford 10 3 0 125.8
7. South View 12 2 0 132.1 7. Hunt 11 3 0 124.7
8. Douglas Byrd 11 2 0 131.9 8. West Craven 11 3 0 124.3
9. Garner 12 1 0 131.4 9. A.L. Brown 10 4 0 124.2
10. Northern Durham 11 3 0 130.1 10. Bertie 10 2 0 121.7
11. East Mecklenburg 13 1 0 129.9 11. High Point Central 9 4 0 121.1
12. New Bern 9 4 0 128.5 12. Franklin 9 2 0 120.1
13. Davie County 9 2 0 127.4 13. Clayton 9 3 0 119.2
14. Mount Tabor 10 3 0 126.3 14. Ben Smith 7 5 0 119.1
15. North Davidson 11 2 0 126.1 15. Mooresville 8 4 0 118.5

2A Football W L T Rating 1A Football W L T Rating
1. Clinton 15 0 0 137.0 1. Albemarle 15 1 0 125.6
2. Cummings 13 2 0 132.6 2. Murphy 10 2 0 117.8
3. Lincolnton 11 4 0 125.0 3. Maiden 11 2 0 116.9
4. Graham 10 3 0 124.0 4. Perquimans 11 3 0 114.6
5. Western Alamance 9 2 0 123.3 5. Thomasville 10 3 0 114.3
6. Shelby 10 4 0 122.6 6. Wallace-Rose Hill 13 2 0 114.1
7. T.W. Andrews 11 2 0 120.0 7. Swain County 13 2 0 114.0
8. Reidsville 9 2 0 119.2 8. Farmville Central 11 3 0 113.9
9. East Duplin 12 3 0 119.1 9. East Surry 14 1 0 113.8
10. Brevard 10 2 0 117.0 10. Williamston 11 4 0 109.9
11. North Rowan 11 3 0 115.7 11. North Edgecombe 11 4 0 109.1
12. West Wilkes 11 2 0 114.8 12. Midway 9 2 0 108.0
13. Ledford 10 3 0 114.8 13. Plymouth 10 3 0 108.0
14. North Pitt 9 4 0 113.6 14. Louisburg 10 3 0 104.2
15. East Rutherford 8 5 0 113.2 15. North Duplin 10 2 0 103.6

Team records and ratings by conference

Each team is listed by their class and conference with records and power ratings.  Numbers in 
parentheses by conference names are playoff spots available this season.  If a star appears
between the conference record and the overall record displayed, it means they have played games
against teams not in the NCHSAA.  Overall records shown are only against NCHSAA competitors.

ALL CAPS-clinched conference title
x-clinched playoff spot
z-Lift Academy's football team disbanded

4A FOOTBALL
EASTERN 4A
Big East(2) W L W L T Rating
NORTHERN NASH 4 1 10 1 0 135.0
x-NEW BERN 4 1 9 4 0 128.5
x-HAVELOCK 4 1 9 3 0 125.8
Rose 1 4 4 7 0 110.6
Conley 1 4 4 7 0 105.9
Rocky Mount 1 4 3 8 0 103.8

Cap 6(2) W L W L T Rating
x-MILLBROOK 5 0 9 3 0 121.2
x-Leesville Road 4 1 6 5 0 115.9
Broughton 2 3 7 4 0 109.0
Wake Forest-Rolesville 2 3 5 6 0 101.7
Wakefield 2 3 5 6 0 95.6
Sanderson 0 5 0 11 0 80.3

TAAC(3) W L W L T Rating
x-GARNER 5 0 12 1 0 131.4
x-Southeast Raleigh 4 1 9 3 0 118.2
x-East Wake 3 2 6 6 0 109.5
Enloe 2 3 4 7 0 96.0
Athens Drive 1 4 1 10 0 79.3
South Johnston 0 5 1 9 0 72.7

Tri-Seven(2) W L W L T Rating
x-APEX 4 1 9 3 0 120.9
x-Lee County 3 2 8 4 0 120.2
Fuquay-Varina 3 2 4 6 0 105.8
Cary 3 2 5 6 0 104.7
Western Harnett 1 4 * 1 9 0 94.8
Green Hope 1 4 2 9 0 93.1

Mid-Southeastern(3) W L W L T Rating
x-RICHMOND COUNTY 6 1 12 2 0 137.7
x-SCOTLAND COUNTY 6 1 * 9 2 0 135.5
x-BYRD 6 1 11 2 0 131.9
Britt 4 3 7 4 0 125.9
Hoke County 2 5 4 7 0 109.5
Seventy-First 3 4 3 8 0 104.2
Pinecrest 1 6 3 8 0 96.5
Westover 0 7 0 11 0 93.2

Two Rivers(2) W L W L T Rating
x-SOUTH VIEW 6 0 12 2 0 132.1
x-Smith 5 1 8 4 0 124.2
Cape Fear 3 3 6 5 0 116.0
Pine Forest 2 4 5 6 0 114.6
Swett 4 2 4 6 0 109.0
Lumberton 1 5 4 7 0 108.6
Sanford 0 6 2 9 0 95.7

WESTERN 4A
PAC-6(2) W L W L T Rating
x-NORTHERN DURHAM 4 1 11 3 0 130.1
x-Person 4 1 * 5 5 0 116.7
Jordan 2 3 6 4 0 114.6
Chapel Hill 2 3 6 5 0 110.5
Riverside 1 4 4 7 0 102.6
Orange 2 3 3 8 0 99.7

Central Piedmont(2) W L W L T Rating
DAVIE COUNTY 4 1 9 2 0 127.4
x-NORTH DAVIDSON 4 1 11 2 0 126.1
x-SOUTH ROWAN 4 1 8 5 0 120.7
West Forsyth 2 3 3 8 0 105.5
RJ Reynolds 0 5 1 10 0 100.3
South Iredell 1 4 * 3 7 0 98.5

Metro(2) W L W L T Rating
x-MOUNT TABOR 5 0 10 3 0 126.3
x-Page 4 1 * 7 3 0 119.0
Northwest Guilford 2 3 6 5 0 109.1
North Forsyth 2 3 4 6 0 105.2
East Forsyth 2 3 3 7 0 99.5
Grimsley 0 5 1 10 0 94.1

MECA-8(4) W L W L T Rating
x-INDEPENDENCE 7 0 * 15 0 0 148.9
x-West Charlotte 5 2 8 3 0 119.1
x-North Mecklenburg 4 3 7 5 0 118.3
West Mecklenburg 3 4 6 5 0 108.6
x-Central Cabarrus 4 3 6 6 0 105.9
Vance 3 4 4 7 0 102.1
Harding 2 5 4 7 0 99.6
Hopewell 0 7 0 10 0 70.0

Southwestern(3) W L W L T Rating
x-EAST MECKLENBURG 7 0 * 13 1 0 129.9
x-Butler 6 1 10 3 0 122.2
x-Providence 5 2 7 5 0 117.9
Myers Park 4 3 5 6 0 106.1
South Mecklenburg 2 5 2 8 0 93.1
Garinger 2 5 3 8 0 92.2
Olympic 2 5 3 8 0 91.7
Waddell 0 7 2 8 0 86.2

Northwestern(3) W L W L T Rating
x-AC REYNOLDS 6 0 12 1 0 137.4
x-Freedom 4 2 9 3 0 122.3
x-McDowell 5 1 7 5 0 107.4
South Caldwell 2 4 4 7 0 96.7
Watauga 2 4 5 6 0 94.9
East Burke 1 5 2 8 0 94.3
Alexander Central 1 5 2 9 0 88.1

4A/3A(EASTERN)
Mideastern
4A Division(2) W L W L T Rating
x-LANEY 7 0 15 1 0 141.9
x-Hoggard 6 1 9 3 0 122.0
New Hanover 4 3 5 5 0 108.1
Jacksonville 3 4 3 7 0 98.8
Ashley 0 7 0 11 0 64.2
3A Division(1) W L W L T Rating
x-Pender 3 4 * 6 6 0 104.7
White Oak 2 5 6 5 0 99.7
West Brunswick 3 4 4 7 0 93.6

3A FOOTBALL
EASTERN 3A
Eastern Carolina(3) W L W L T Rating
x-West Craven 6 1 11 3 0 124.3
x-WASHINGTON 7 0 9 2 0 118.0
x-Southern Wayne 5 2 7 5 0 107.5
Goldsboro 2 5 5 6 0 103.0
Eastern Wayne 3 4 4 6 0 99.4
Aycock 3 4 4 7 0 96.8
Kinston 2 5 2 9 0 92.7
West Carteret 0 7 2 9 0 85.3

Big Eight(4) W L W L T Rating
x-HUNT 6 1 11 3 0 124.7
x-Clayton 6 1 9 3 0 119.2
Beddingfield 3 4 6 4 0 113.1
x-Fike 4 3 5 7 0 108.8
Triton 1 6 5 6 0 104.5
x-Harnett Central 4 3 5 6 0 103.4
Smithfield-Selma 2 5 5 6 0 102.7
Southern Nash 2 5 3 8 0 95.1

Five County(3) W L W L T Rating
x-SOUTHERN DURHAM 6 0 12 2 0 128.4
x-Williams 5 1 6 6 0 106.4
x-East Chapel Hill 4 2 5 7 0 99.8
Southern Alamance 2 4 3 8 0 95.6
Hillside 2 4 3 8 0 92.1
Bartlett-Yancey 2 4 4 6 0 85.9
Webb 0 6 2 9 0 83.9

Piedmont Triad(4) W L W L T Rating
x-PARKLAND 7 1 15 1 0 132.2
x-Northeast Guilford 6 2 10 3 0 125.8
x-Smith 6 2 7 5 0 119.1
x-Dudley 6 2 8 4 0 116.8
Carver 4 4 6 5 0 114.4
Glenn 4 4 * 6 4 0 113.5
Southwest Guilford 2 6 3 8 0 99.4
Morehead 0 8 1 10 0 82.0
Rockingham 1 7 1 10 0 79.4

WESTERN 3A
Tri-County(3) W L W L T Rating
x-RAGSDALE 7 0 13 1 0 139.9
x-Eastern Randolph 5 2 9 3 0 127.2
x-High Point Central 5 2 9 4 0 121.1
Asheboro 3 4 7 4 0 109.0
Trinity 3 4 7 4 0 109.0
Southeast Guilford 4 3 4 7 0 103.9
Southwest Randolph 1 6 2 9 0 89.2
Union Pines 0 7 1 9 0 70.8

North Piedmont(2) W L W L T Rating
x-A.L. BROWN 6 0 10 4 0 124.2
x-Mooresville 4 2 8 4 0 118.5
West Rowan 3 3 * 5 4 0 112.1
Statesville 3 3 6 5 0 111.0
Northwest Cabarrus 1 5 5 6 0 97.6
East Rowan 2 4 4 7 0 94.4
North Iredell 2 4 5 6 0 93.9

South Piedmont(3) W L W L T Rating
x-PIEDMONT 6 0 * 12 1 0 117.7
x-Concord 5 1 9 3 0 111.9
x-Anson County 4 2 6 5 0 111.2
Weddington 3 3 * 5 3 0 98.6
Parkwood 2 4 * 3 7 0 95.5
Robinson 1 5 2 9 0 83.1
Sun Valley 0 6 1 10 0 78.7

Big South(3) W L W L T Rating
x-South Point 5 1 7 5 0 116.2
NORTH GASTON 5 1 7 3 0 114.8
x-Forestview 4 2 7 5 0 111.1
Huss 2 4 * 5 4 0 99.1
Ashbrook 1 5 * 3 6 0 98.2
x-East Lincoln 3 3 4 8 0 93.9
East Gaston 1 5 2 8 0 87.8

SW Foothills(2) W L W L T Rating
x-CREST 6 0 14 1 0 139.9
x-Hickory 5 1 9 4 0 116.4
Burns 3 3 6 5 0 115.9
Kings Mountain 3 3 6 4 0 115.9
St. Stephen's 3 3 7 4 0 108.3
Foard 1 5 2 9 0 80.3
R-S Central 0 6 0 10 0 73.5

Mountain Athletic(3) W L W L T Rating
x-FRANKLIN 8 0 * 9 2 0 120.1
Erwin 4 4 * 5 4 0 110.6
x-Asheville 6 2 6 5 0 110.5
Roberson 5 3 6 4 0 109.0
Enka 3 5 5 5 0 105.7
x-Smoky Mountain 5 3 5 7 0 104.4
East Henderson 3 5 4 7 0 98.3
Tuscola 2 6 2 8 0 96.1
North Buncombe 0 8 2 8 0 84.3

3A/2A(EASTERN)
Northeastern-Coastal
3A Division(1) W L W L T Rating
x-BERTIE 6 0 10 2 0 121.7
Manteo 4 2 8 3 0 107.8
Hertford County 4 2 6 5 0 105.9
2A Division(2) W L W L T Rating
x-Northeastern 3 3 7 5 0 99.9
x-Holmes 3 3 5 6 0 99.0
Pasquotank 1 5 2 9 0 79.4
Currituck 0 6 0 11 0 69.6

2A FOOTBALL
EASTERN 2A
Eastern Plains(3) W L W L T Rating
x-North Pitt 4 1 9 4 0 113.6
x-TARBORO 5 0 8 4 0 108.8
x-Greene Central 3 2 5 7 0 104.5
North Lenoir 1 4 5 6 0 97.4
Southwest Edgecombe 2 3 2 9 0 85.7
South Lenoir 0 5 3 8 0 75.4

East Central(2) W L W L T Rating
x-EAST DUPLIN 5 1 12 3 0 119.1
x-RICHLANDS 5 1 11 2 0 109.6
SOUTHWEST ONSLOW 5 1 8 3 0 108.2
Croatan 3 3 5 6 0 82.0
Swansboro 2 4 3 8 0 80.2
East Carteret 1 5 1 10 0 70.9
Northside(Jacksonville) 0 6 2 8 0 65.5

Northern Carolina(3) W L W L T Rating
x-SOUTHERN VANCE 7 0 9 3 0 107.8
x-Bunn 6 1 9 3 0 107.6
x-Northern Vance 5 2 * 6 4 0 104.0
Warren County 4 3 * 5 4 0 98.7
Roanoke Rapids 2 5 6 5 0 91.0
South Granville 2 5 5 6 0 85.1
Southeast Halifax 2 5 3 8 0 79.8
Northwest Halifax 0 7 0 10 0 56.4

Tri-Six(2) W L W L T Rating
x-CLINTON 5 0 15 0 0 137.0
x-South Robeson 4 1 9 2 0 111.3
West Bladen 3 2 8 2 0 108.2
Fairmont 2 3 4 6 0 91.0
St. Paul's 1 4 2 9 0 85.4
Red Springs 0 5 * 0 9 0 71.5

Waccamaw(2) W L W L T Rating
x-SOUTH COLUMBUS 5 0 * 8 2 0 112.3
x-East Bladen 4 1 9 4 0 110.9
East Columbus 3 2 5 6 0 93.5
Whiteville 1 4 2 8 0 84.8
West Columbus 2 3 3 7 0 81.4
South Brunswick 0 5 1 9 0 71.1

Mid-State(2) W L W L T Rating
x-Graham 4 1 10 3 0 124.0
x-ANDREWS, TW 5 0 11 2 0 120.0
Eastern Alamance 3 2 7 4 0 105.5
Southern Guilford 2 3 6 5 0 103.6
Northwood 1 4 5 6 0 88.9
Randleman 0 5 1 10 0 80.1
WESTERN 2A
North State(2) W L W L T Rating
x-CUMMINGS 5 0 14 2 0 132.6
Western Alamance 3 2 9 2 0 123.3
x-Reidsville 4 1 * 9 2 0 119.2
Western Guilford 2 3 * 2 8 0 96.3
Eastern Guilford 1 4 3 8 0 96.2
McMichael 0 5 3 8 0 78.5

Central Carolina(2) W L W L T Rating
x-North Rowan 6 1 11 3 0 115.7
x-LEDFORD 7 0 10 3 0 114.8
Lexington 5 2 5 6 0 101.9
Central Davidson 4 3 6 5 0 99.5
East Davidson 2 5 2 9 0 84.6
West Iredell 2 5 2 9 0 80.9
Salisbury 1 6 1 10 0 77.6
West Stokes 1 6 3 8 0 76.8

Rocky River(3) W L W L T Rating
x-FOREST HILLS 6 0 * 9 3 0 113.0
Monroe 3 3 * 6 4 0 101.7
x-Mount Pleasant 5 1 7 5 0 96.0
x-Charlotte Catholic 4 2 * 4 4 0 94.0
West Stanly 2 4 3 8 0 83.2
West Montgomery 1 5 2 9 0 81.5
North Stanly 0 6 0 11 0 67.2

Midwest(3) W L W L T Rating
x-Lincolnton 6 1 11 4 0 125.0
x-SHELBY 7 0 10 4 0 122.6
x-East Rutherford 5 2 8 5 0 113.2
Bandys 4 3 6 5 0 106.4
Newton-Conover 3 4 6 5 0 104.7
Chase 2 5 4 6 0 92.2
West Lincoln 0 7 4 7 0 87.9
Bunker Hill 1 6 2 9 0 84.7

Mountain Valley(3) W L W L T Rating
x-WEST WILKES 7 0 11 2 0 114.8
x-West Caldwell 5 2 8 4 0 102.5
x-North Surry 5 2 5 7 0 94.4
Ashe County 3 4 * 6 4 0 87.6
Hibriten 3 4 3 7 0 85.5
North Wilkes 2 5 3 8 0 78.8
Forbush 3 4 3 8 0 76.0
Wilkes Central 0 7 0 11 0 66.0

Western Highlands(3) W L W L T Rating
x-BREVARD 8 0 10 2 0 117.0
x-Pisgah 6 2 8 4 0 109.4
x-West Henderson 6 2 8 3 0 106.4
Owen 5 3 5 5 0 99.8
Mitchell 2 6 4 7 0 87.1
Avery 4 4 4 7 0 84.4
Mountain Heritage 2 6 2 8 0 80.9
North Henderson 2 6 2 8 0 80.6
Madison 1 7 1 10 0 60.3

1A FOOTBALL
EASTERN 1A
Atlantic 7(5) W L W L T Rating
x-CAMDEN 5 0 9 4 0 91.0
x-Columbia 4 1 7 6 0 83.1
x-Mattamuskeet 2 3 * 4 5 0 66.7
x-Jamesville 3 2 4 8 0 66.3
x-Cape Hatteras 1 4 * 2 5 0 57.9
Creswell 0 5 1 9 0 52.6

Four Rivers(6) W L W L T Rating
x-Perquimans 4 2 11 3 0 114.6
x-WILLIAMSTON 6 0 11 4 0 109.9
x-Plymouth 5 1 10 3 0 108.0
x-Gates 2 4 9 6 0 101.6
x-Roanoke 2 4 7 6 0 97.4
x-Northside 1 5 3 9 0 86.2
Southside 1 5 3 8 0 80.7

Tar-Roanoke(5) W L W L T Rating
x-North Edgecombe 4 1 11 4 0 109.1
x-LOUISBURG 5 0 10 3 0 104.2
x-Northampton-West 2 3 5 7 0 83.5
x-Franklinton 3 2 4 8 0 80.2
x-Weldon 1 4 2 9 0 72.1
Northampton-East 0 5 2 9 0 64.8

Coastal Plains(5) W L W L T Rating
x-Pamlico 4 1 9 3 0 99.7
x-NORTH BRUNSWICK 4 1 8 5 0 92.5
x-Topsail 2 3 6 6 0 90.5
x-Lejeune 3 2 6 5 0 89.0
x-Jones 2 3 3 8 0 71.3
Dixon 0 5 0 11 0 56.7

Carolina(6) W L W L T Rating
x-Farmville Central 5 1 11 3 0 113.9
x-NORTH DUPLIN 6 0 10 2 0 103.6
x-Ayden-Grifton 4 2 7 5 0 91.0
x-Rosewood 3 3 6 7 0 86.9
x-North Johnston 2 4 3 8 0 68.8
x-Spring Creek 1 5 * 1 9 0 65.2
Princeton 0 6 0 10 0 54.2

Super Six(5) W L W L T Rating
x-WALLACE-ROSE HILL 5 0 13 2 0 114.1
x-Midway 4 1 * 9 2 0 108.0
x-Lakewood 3 2 8 4 0 95.0
x-Hobbton 1 4 7 6 0 91.8
x-James Kenan 2 3 4 8 0 86.1
Union 0 5 2 9 0 68.1

WESTERN 1A
Yadkin Valley(9) W L W L T Rating
x-Albemarle 7 1 15 1 0 125.6
x-THOMASVILLE 8 0 10 3 0 114.3
x-West Davidson 6 2 7 5 0 95.6
x-Jordan-Matthews 4 4 5 7 0 89.3
x-East Montgomery 4 4 6 6 0 86.7
x-South Davidson 4 4 * 5 6 0 83.5
x-South Stanly 2 6 3 9 0 72.9
x-Chatham Central 1 7 * 1 10 0 58.1
x-North Moore 0 8 0 11 0 51.0

Northwest(9) W L W L T Rating
x-EAST SURRY 8 0 14 1 0 113.8
x-Elkin 7 1 11 2 0 102.8
x-Starmount 5 3 8 5 0 100.6
x-Mount Airy 5 3 9 4 0 97.7
x-Surry Central 2 6 5 7 0 85.6
x-East Wilkes 3 5 5 7 0 84.5
x-Alleghany 3 5 * 3 8 0 79.6
x-North Stokes 2 6 3 9 0 78.4
x-South Stokes 1 7 1 11 0 70.6

Southern Foothills(5) W L W L T Rating
x-MAIDEN 4 0 * 11 2 0 116.9
x-Hendersonville 3 1 7 5 0 100.5
x-Bessemer City 2 2 * 4 7 0 80.0
x-Cherryville 0 4 0 12 0 66.6
x-Polk County 1 3 * 1 8 0 66.6

Smoky Mountain(7) W L W L T Rating
x-MURPHY 6 0 * 10 2 0 117.8
x-Swain County 5 1 * 13 2 0 114.0
x-Rosman 3 3 9 4 0 101.3
x-Hayesville 3 3 * 7 4 0 101.1
x-Cherokee 3 3 * 9 5 0 97.7
x-Robbinsville 1 5 * 2 7 0 81.6
x-Andrews 0 6 * 1 9 0 71.0

Independent(1) W L T Rating
z-Lift Academy * 1 3 0 72.8