The Sun Valley Spartans start the 2018 at the #1 position in the pre season Fab-5. The Spartans return 2-time UCHSF Player of the Year & future FSU Seminiol QB Sam Howell. The Spartans lost to AC Reynolds in the 3A state semi finals 28-25 in 2017. Sun Valley opens up at Forest Hills on Aug. 17th.
2018 PRE SEASON FAB-5 POLL
Sun Valley (11-4, 3-3)
Weddington (10-4, 4-2)
The Weddington Warriors (10-4) open up the 2018 pre season Fab-5 poll at the #2 spot. The Warriors return senior QB Whinter Litton, senior WR Max Brimigion and sophomore RB Will Shipley. Defense will be the key for new NC Andy Capone. The Warriors lost to Charlotte Catholic 42-7 in the 3rd round of the state playoffs. Weddington opens up at Ardrey Kell on Aug. 17th.
Porter Ridge (8-5, 4-2)
The Porter Ridge Pirates (8-5) start the 2018 pre season Fab-5 poll at the #3 spot. The Pirates return 3-year starter QB Grayson McCall and senior RB Jaylan Coleman. Coleman and senior Malcom Hines each rushed over 1000 yards in 2017. The Pirates open the 2018 season at #4 Cuthbertson on Aug. 17th.
Cuthbertson (5-8, 3-3)
The Cuthbertson Cavaliers open the 2018 pre season Fab-5 poll at the #4 spot. The Cavs return 3 key seniors in QB Davis Walker, RB Myler Wallace and WR Trevor Grant on offense. The Cavs defense will be led by LB Josh Sepe and DB Chris Panko. The Cavs will open up the 2018 season hosting #3 Porter Ridge Aug. 17th.
Marvin Ridge (10-2, 6-1)
The Mavericks will open the 2018 pre season ranked #5 in the Fab-5 poll. Marvin Ride will need to replace alot of offense in 2018. A starting QB and RB to replace 1500 passing and 1800 rushing yards in the staring backfield. WR Devin Powell returns, as does RB Caleb Wookley. DB Carson Cross is a D-Player of the Year candidate after leading Union Co. with 7 interceptions in 2017. The Mavs open up at South Meck on Aug. 17th.