There are a lot of new teams in this week’s Charlotte Observer Sweet 16 boys and girls basketball polls. In the girls poll, East Rutherford and Monroe Parkwood are into the mix and there’s a significant shakeup. There are five new boys teams - Rocky River, Fort Mill Nation Ford, Hickory, Charlotte Catholic and Ardrey Kell. Boys Basketball Sweet 16 Poll Never miss a local story. Sign up today for a free 30 day free trial of unlimited digital access. SUBSCRIBE NOW Rk. School (Class) Rec. Prvs. 1. Concord Cox Mill (3A) 4-0 1 2. North Mecklenburg (4A) 5-0 2 3. Butler (4A) 4-0 4 4. Charlotte Christian (IND) 6-0 5 5. Providence Day (IND) 5-2 3 6. Morganton Freedom (3A) 1-0 6 7. Lincoln Charter (1A) 6-0 7 8. Independence (4A) 3-0 8 9. Mashville Forest Hills (2A) 3-0 12 10. Rocky River (4A) 3-1 NR 11. East Rutherford (2A) 2-0 13 12. Fort Mill Nation Ford (5A) 4-0 NR 13. Hickory (3A) 2-0 NR 14. Charlotte Catholic (3A) 3-1 NR 15. Ardrey Kell (4A) 4-1 NR 16. Concord Cannon School (IND) 4-4 10 Dropped out: West Charlotte (4A, 2-2); Kings Mountain (3A, 1-3); East Lincoln (2A, 0-1); Hough (4A, 3-2). Also receiving consideration: Ashbrook (3A, 3-1); Hopewell (4A, 4-1); Lake Norman (4A, 3-1); Carson (3A, 4-0); R-S Central (2A, 5-0); Salisbury (2A, 3-0) Girls Basketball Sweet 16 Rk. School (Class) Rec. Prvs. 1. Ardrey Kell (4A) 6-1 1 2. Mallard Creek (4A) 3-1 2 3. Hickory Ridge (4A) 3-1 3 4. Gastonia Ashbrook (3A) 4-0 4 5. Providence Day (IND) 6-2 10 6. Hough (4A) 4-1 6 7. Rock Hill (5A) 3-0 8 8. South Mecklenburg (4A) 5-1 11 9. North Iredell (3A) 3-1 5 10. Hickory (3A) 1-1 7 11. Morganton Freedom (3A) 1-0 12 12. East Burke (2A) 4-0 13 13. North Mecklenburg (4A) 4-1 9 14. Fort Mill Nation Ford (5A) 4-0 15 15. East Rutherford (2A) 2-0 NR 16. Monroe Parkwood (3A) 4-0 NR Dropped out: Clover, SC (5A, 4-1); Myers Park (4A, 2-3). Also receiving consideration: Berry (4A, 4-1); Charlotte Latin (IND, 3-1); Gastonia Forestview (3A, 4-1); Hickory Grove (IND, 6-1); Newton-Conover (2A, 2-0); North Gaston (3A, 4-0); Unionville Piedmont (3A, 5-0); Vance (4A, 5-1). Note: The Sweet 16 is a ranking of the top 16 teams in the Charlotte Observer’s coverage area in western North Carolina and upper