Three local soccer teams are in the top 15 in the newest state soccer poll by EurosportScoreboard.com — and they might not be the three you expect.
Perennial power Apex (6-1) is the highest-ranked Tri-Nine team at No. 5, but is followed closely by No. 6 Fuquay-Varina (7-0). Middle Creek (4-1-2) is the conference's third team to crack this week's rankings. coming in at No. 13.
Green Hope (3-2-2) and Athens Drive (4-1-1) are in the "others receiving votes" category.
Current Tri-Nine Conference standings, with overall and conference records are posted below.