Athens Drive moves into top 5 of boys soccer poll

Raleigh, N.C. — There weren‘t many changes in the HighSchoolOT Top 25 Boys Soccer Poll this week, but one team moved into the top five.

Athens Drive moved up one spot to No. 5, filling the hole left by Enloe which dropped 13 spots to No. 18. Athens Drive reports a record of 10-2-1 on the season.

The rest of the top five remains unchanged. Green Hope is the top-ranked team, followed by Apex Friendship, Heritage and Cardinal Gibbons.

Three new teams jumped into the poll this week. Terry Sanford is ranked No. 22, Roanoke Rapids is No. 24 and Cleveland is No. 25.

Here is the complete poll:

1. Green Hope (14-1-1, LW: 1)
2. Apex Friendship (13-3, LW: 2)
3. Heritage (12-2-4, LW: 3)
4. Cardinal Gibbons (12-2-2, LW: 4)
5. Athens Drive (10-2-1, LW: 6)
6. Leesville Road (9-5-1, LW: 7)
7. Ravenscroft (16-1, LW: 8)
8. Jordan (9-5, LW: 9)
9. Millbrook (10-6-1, LW: 10)
10. Hoggard (6-2, LW: 11)
11. Northern Durham (11-1-2, LW: 12)
12. Panther Creek (8-5-1, LW: 13)
13. East Chapel Hill (10-3-2, LW: 14)
14. Chapel Hill (11-3-1, LW: 15)
15. Broughton (9-6-1, LW: 19)
16. Holly Springs (11-5-1, LW: 23)
17. Wake Forest (12-4-3, LW: 24)
18. Enloe (10-5-1, LW: 5)
19. Wakefield (9-6-1, LW: 20)
20. First Flight (11-1, LW: 21)
21. Pinecrest (15-1, LW: 22)
22. Terry Sanford (15-1, LW: NR)
23. Wayne Country Day (15-0, LW: 25)
24. Roanoke Rapids (12-0-1, LW: NR)
25. Cleveland (12-4-1, LW: NR)

Others considered: Clayton (14-2-1, LW: 16); Durham Academy (10-3, LW: 18); New Hanover (7-2-2); JH Rose (13-2-1); Sanderson (7-9-2, LW: 17); Cary Christian (16-2); Fayetteville Academy (11-2); Fike (12-2-1); North Moore (11-1); Clinton (13-1)