Southern Durham, Wake Forest and Orange continue to hold the top three spots in The News & Observer high school football rankings. Orange stays at No. 3 despite dropping a 27-23 decision to No. 1 Southern Durham.
Garner moves up a spot as a result of Panther Creek’s 17-7 loss to Green Hope. The Catamounts slide to No. 10 and Lee County, which had been No. 9, falls to No. 14.