The votes are in and the top 10 is set for week 4 and for the 4th consecutive week, the same 10 are in the poll. The order is a little different this week, but not at the top.
Northwestern is still the #1 team in the FFN Top 10 driven by Town and Country Ford, but they did not receive all the 1st place votes. The Trojans would get 8 of the 9 first place votes with the other vote going to the #2 team Mallard Creek.
Butler is back in the top 5 at #5 after an impressive win over Greensboro Page this past Friday 56-14. The Bulldogs will be tested in the next 2 weeks with 2 tough road games. This Friday they are at Mount Tabor and next Friday, they are at Richmond Senior.
Charlotte Christian falls down a spot to #6.
Burns moved up 2 spots to #7 after a very impressive victory over previously unbeaten Freedom 24-6.
The team that took the biggest fall was South Caldwell. The Spartan move from #7 to #9 in this week's poll. South lost leading rusher Zac Pollard in week 2 to a knee injury and even though they beat Alexander Central 17-13 this past Friday, they still dropped 2 spots.
This week will be a big one in the top 10 as quite a few teams will be challenged this week.
#1 Northwestern host nationally ranked Byrnes at District 3 Stadium.
#2 Mallard Creek is at #8 Catholic.
#5 Butler is at 2-1 Mount Tabor.
#4 Independence host (3-0) West Meck on Thursday.
#7 Burns starts conference play at 2-0 Chase.
#10 Davidson Day is at (3-0) Harrells Christian. The team the Patriots put 104 points on last season in a 104-80 win. Yes, Harrells scored 80 in a loss. They certainly will be looking for some revenge.
Here is the complete FFN Top 10 for Week 4.
Other teams receiving votes include West Meck, Richmond Senior, East Lincoln, Crest, Hough, York and Hibriten.
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