The 2017-18 girls basketball season will bring change to Union Co. rivalries along with conferences. 4A Porter Ridge will stay in the SW4A conference but will see Hickory Ridge join the conference.
Southwestern 4A: Porter Ridge, Myers Park, Butler, East Meck, Garinger, Hickory Ridge, Independence, Rocky River, Myers Park
The 3A Southern Carolina Conference will see a lot of changes with Monroe and Parkwood move into the SCC and by moving up a class from 2A to 3A and Charlotte Catholic drops down from the So. Meck 4A. Monroe 23-5 & (9-1) won the Rocky River and Parkood finished 2nd (17-9 & 7-3) last year. Catholic finished 13-14 last season and 8-6 in their old conference. Anson Co. moves down to the 2A Rocky River.Sun Valley won the SCC last season and return the SCC player of they year in Amanda Cherry.
3A SCC: Marvin Ridge, Monroe, Parkwood, Piedmont, Sun Valley, Weddington, Charlotte Catholic
The Rocky River Conference is where you see a lot of change with Forest Hills, C.A.T.A., West Stanly and Mt. Pleasant all staying in the Rocky River. They will be joined by with Anson Co. (14-9 & 4-6) dropping down from the 3A SCC and East Montgomery (5-13 & 4-8) moving in from the 1A Yadkin Valley Conference, Monroe and Parkwood moving up to the 3A SCC.
2A Rocky River: Forest Hills, Anson Co. CATA, East Montgomery, Mt. Pleasant, West Stanly
Union Academy moves over to the 1A PAC-7 from the 1A Yadkin Valley where they were 8-15 & 2-8 in 2016. Mt. Island Charter and Pine Lake Prep move in from the Southern Piedmont. .
1A Southern Piedmont: Union Academy, Bessemer City, Cherryville, Community School of Davidson, Mountain Island Charter, Pine Lake Prep, Highland Tech, Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy.