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Big upsets in 5A lead to big changes in KSL Coaches' Poll

Big upsets in 5A lead to big changes in KSL Coaches' Poll

By Jeremiah Jensen, KSL Sports Reporter | Posted - Sep. 8, 2010 at 2:07 p.m.



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Surprising results last Friday have opened the door for two new schools to debut in this week's KSL Coaches' Poll.

Northridge moves from unranked to 4th after a 4th quarter rally gave them a 13-9 victory over cross-town rival Layton and a 3-0 start to the season. Jordan is also 3-0 after a 63-21 win over Sky View. The Knights and Beetdiggers moved into the top five after Lone Peak was stunned at home by previously winless Highland and Hunter was held to just 3 points in a loss to Brighton.

Bingham continues to be a unanimous pick at No. 1 followed by Davis and Cottonwood who are both off to 3-0 starts.

Last week's Top 5 performances
Slade Moyle, QB, Enterprise
The Wolves senior quarterback had the game of his life Friday. He accounted for nine touchdowns, six passing and three on the ground .... read more

QB Steve Bate and WR Jaylon Miyasaki, Springville
You can't honor one without the other. This tandem hooked up for four touchdowns in one half Friday against Mountain View as the Red Devils cruised .... read more

Stefan Cantwell, QB, Bingham
The Miners rolled over Pleasant Grove thanks to the arm and legs of Cantwell. He passed for three touchdowns and ran for two more .... read more

The Skyline Eagles
The Eagles made history on Friday becoming the first team from Utah to win a high school football game in Hawaii .... read more

McCoy Hill, QB, Jordan
The Beetdiggers signal caller has made this list two weeks in a row but how can you leave him off after he throws for 389 yards and six touchdowns .... read more

For the first time this season, the top five in 4A remain unchanged. Teams 1 through 5 took care of business on Friday night to maintain a hold on their ranking. Timpview continues to be a unanimous No. 1 selection by 4A coaches after a victory over 5A powerhouse Alta. They were followed in the poll by Springville, Mountain Crest, Bountiful and East.

Hurricane holds onto the top spot in 3A as they went out of state to claim their third victory of the season, 42-7 over Moapa Valley, NV. Juan Diego moves past Morgan to reclaim the No. 2 spot after a convincing victory over 5A Cyprus 43-10. Morgan is No. 3 followed by Cedar and Judge.

In 2A, South Summit and San Juan are tied for No. 1 in the voting. They are followed by Beaver, Millard and Grand.

Rich continues to claim the top spot in 1A followed by Duchesne, Layton Christian, Altamont and Monticello.

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