Bison top High Five poll
High Point Central’s 27-7 victory over T.W. Andrews on Friday night gave the Bison more than a second straight triumph over their crosstown rival.
It earned the Bison unanimous acclaim atop the first High Five prep football poll of the season.
Central received all three first-place votes from The High Point Enterprise sports staff to collect 15 points.
Eight schools in our coverage area opened with week-one victories, and all eight garnered votes.
Southwest Guilford and Ledford share second place with eight points.
The Cowboys kicked off the Eric Rainey coaching era with a 28-14 win at Rockingham County. The Panthers cruised past West Davidson 34-14 in Wallburg.
Glenn took fourth place with four points following a 36-0 romp past Parkland.
The Red Raiders round out the High Five with three points.
Three teams secured two poll points apiece — Trinity, Bishop McGuinness and High Point Christian Academy. East Davidson netted one point.
The Bulldogs thumped North Moore 46-14 in Clayton Trivett’s head coaching debut, while the Villains defeated Community School of Davidson Charter 34-16.
The Golden Eagles blanked South Davidson 44-0 in Vance Hanner’s head coaching debut. The Cougars tamed Village Christian 60-0.
All five ranked teams are in action on Friday night.
Central travels to Asheboro, while Andrews battles Southwest at Simeon Stadium, Ledford welcomes North Davidson and Glenn visits West Forsyth.
Also Friday, it’s Lake Norman Charter at HPCA, Trinity at Bishop, Providence Grove at East, Dudley at Ragsdale, Southern Guilford at Grimsley, Mount Airy at Thomasville and Wheatmore at Central Davidson.
THE HIGH POINT ENTERPRISE HIGH FIVE
Voting in The High Point Enterprise High Five prep football poll in balloting by the three-member Enterprise sports staff. Five points for first place, four points for second and so on. First-place votes in parenthesis.
1. HP Central (3) 15
2T. SW Guilford 8
2T. Ledford 8
4. Glenn 4
5. T.W. Andrews 3
Others receiving votes: Trinity 2, Bishop McGuinness 2, High Point Christian Academy 2, East Davidson 1