The best of the best in WNC Football - WNC Top 10

The best of the best in WNC Football - WNC Top 10
The best of the best in WNC Football - WNC Top 10(Photo credit: MGN)

1. Reynolds (1-0)

Rockets used big plays to blow out Southern Durham last week. Major test this week against one of the best programs in the state.
Friday’s Game – at Shelby

2. Franklin (1-0)

Impressive 33-8 win at Asheville to open the season. Panthers’ no-fear schedule takes on another perennial WNC power in Week 2.
Friday’s Game – home vs. Murphy

3. Murphy (1-0)

Bulldogs were impressive on both sides of the ball in 30-13 win over Pisgah. WNC’s longest winning streak (16 straight) on the line this week against the last team to beat Murphy.
Friday’s Game – at Franklin.

4. Mountain Heritage (1-0)

Senior quarterback Trey Robinson is 29-11 as a starter after rushing for 312 yards last week in a 30-7 rout of Brevard. Cougars’ defense was also stout, limiting Blue Devils to 215 yards of offense.
Friday’s Game – home vs. Erwin

5. Hendersonville (1-0)

Bearcats may feature WNC’s most explosive offense with a host of big-play athletes led by Tykel Landrum. He caught four passes for 146 yards and a pair of touchdowns in a 58-7 romp over North Henderson.
Friday’s Game – home vs. West Henderson

6. Mitchell (1-0)

After going 2-21 in the two seasons prior to his hiring, the Mountaineers are 36-9 since hiring coach Travise Pittman in 2014. A 21-14 win at Erwin last week is the latest impressive win.
Friday’s Game – home vs. Cannon School

7. Christ School (1-0)

Best WNC debut for his new team? Owen transfer Sidney Gibbs rushed for 270 yards and four scores in win over Christian Academy of Knoxville last week. Young Greenies look solid again under coach Mark Moroz.
Friday’s Game – off this week.

8. Tuscola (1-0)

Quality road win at Swain County (21-14) a good start for young Mountaineers. Now a week off to prepare for rival Pisgah.
Friday’s Game – off this week.

9. Smoky Mountain (1-0)

Mustangs piled up 600 yards of offense in 56-21 rout of Andrews, led by Nate Coffee (283 yards passing), Montrell Turner (227 yards rushing) and Cody Lominac (127 yards receiving).
Friday’s Game – at Swain County.

10. Roberson (0-1)

Tough road loss at Watauga (35-34) last week for the Rams, who took the lead with 3:42 remaining but lost on a trick play with two minutes left to play.
Friday’s Game – home vs. Crest.