Three Teams Enter Top 20 In Latest KSLSports.com Game Night Live Power Rankings
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Three new teams entered the top 20 after their performances in week five.
New to the rankings are the Bonneville Lakers, Weber Warriors, and Skyline Eagles.
The Corner Canyon Chargers remain in atop the rankings for the sixth straight week after winning their 31st consecutive game with a 56-6 victory over Alta Hawks.
Each week the KSL Sports team votes on the top 20 schools in the state across all classifications.
Here is the Game Night Live Top 20 power rankings in the state of Utah as voted on by the KSL Sports team entering the sixth week of the season.
20. Wasatch Wasps (4-1)
The Wasps had a minor setback to their season when they suffered their first loss of the season on the road against undefeated Pleasant Grove to start September. Wasatch rebounded with a win over Spanish Fork on September 11.
Previously ranked: 18
Up Next: vs. No. 13 Maple Mountain (4-1) on Friday, September 18 at 7 p.m. (MDT).
19. Bonneville Lakers (4-1)
After starting the season 1-1, the Lakers have won three straight games to enter the top 20. Bonneville has scored 37 or more points in each of its last three contests.
Previously ranked: NR
Up Next: vs. Bountiful (3-2) on Friday, September 18 at 7 p.m. (MDT).
18. Weber Warriors (4-0)
The Warriors offense has been stellar and their defense has been lights out through the first four weeks on the school’s schedule. Weber has scored more than 28 points in every game and has limited their four opponents to a combined 16 points.
Previously ranked: NR
Up Next: at Layton (0-5) on Friday, September 18 at 7 p.m. (MDT).
T-16. Skyline Eagles (5-0)
After crushing Hillcrest 52-0 on September 11, the Skyline Eagles entered the top 20. The Eagles have posted shutouts and scored 121 combined points in their last two games.
Previously ranked: NR
Up Next: at Murray (0-5) on Friday, September 18 at 7 p.m. (MDT).
T-16. Ridgeline RiverHawks (4-0)
After starting the season 3-0, the RiverHawks beat the Bear River Bears to remain undefeated. Ridgeline has scored more than 24 points in every game this season.
Previously ranked: 20
Up Next: vs. No. 9 Sky View (5-0) on Thursday, September 17 at 7 p.m. (MDT).
15. Salem Hills SkyHawks (4-0)
The SkyHawks remained undefeated with a 33-point victory over the Highland Rams. Salem Hills has scored more than 27 points in each contest this season.
Previously ranked: 15
Up Next: at Spanish Fork (2-3) on Friday, September 18 at 7 p.m. (MDT).
14. Lehi Pioneers (3-2)
After a disappointing shutout loss to American Fork to open the season, Lehi won three straight games. The Pioneers’ winning streak came to an end in a close loss to the undefeated Pleasant Grove Vikings.
Previously ranked: 13
Up Next: at Provo (2-2) on Friday, September 18 at 7 p.m. (MDT).
13. Maple Mountain Golden Eagles (4-1)
The Golden Eagles’ only loss this season was in Week 2 at Pleasant Grove. Since then, Maple Mountain has won their last three contests. The Golden Eagles’ lastest win came with a 35-9 performance over Murray.
Previously ranked: 14
Up Next: at No. 20 Wasatch (4-1) on Friday, September 18 at 7 p.m. (MDT).
12. Orem Tigers (3-2)
The No. 12 Tigers dropped their second game of the season with a 24-7 loss to the undefeated Lone Peak Knights. Orem has a chance to rebound against nearby Timpview in its next game.
Previously ranked: 9
Up Next: at Timpview (1-3) on Friday, September 18 at 7 p.m. (MDT).
11. Bingham Miners (2-2)
After dropping its first two contests of 2020, Bingham bounced back with back-to-back wins over Timpview and Westlake. The Miners can improve their winning streak to three games with a win over the Herriman Mustangs in their next game.
Previously ranked: 12
Up Next: vs. Herriman (2-3) on Friday, September 18 at 7 p.m. (MDT).
T-9. Sky View Bobcats (5-0)
The Bobcats beat the Green Canyon Wolves to improve to 5-0 on the season. It was Sky View’s 17th straight win dating back to last season. Sky View quarterback Kasen Carlsen threw three touchdown passes. Walter Collins ran back a pick-six in the first half and Isaac Larsen took an interception to the house in the fourth quarter.
Previously ranked: 11
Up Next: at No. 16 Ridgeline RiverHawks (4-0) on Thursday, September 17 at 7 p.m. (MDT).
T-9. Roy Royals (5-0)
The Royals remained undefeated with a 30-15 win over Syracuse. Parker Kingston threw one touchdown pass to Colby Dickson. The Roy quarterback also ran in a TD. Cade Harris and Izzy Gordon also scored on the ground.
Previously ranked: 10
Up Next: at No. 6 Davis (5-0) on Friday, September 18 at 7 p.m. (MDT).
8. Kearns Cougars (5-0)
The Cougars ran past Riverton 44-19 to improve to 5-0 this season. Iosefa Toia’ivao threw two touchdowns to Jeff Bassa and Naki Leha. Leha added 3 rushing touchdowns on the ground. Charles Henderson ran back a 102-yard pick-six.
Previously ranked: 8
Up Next: vs. West Jordan (1-4) on Friday, September 18 at 7 p.m. (MDT).
7. Brighton Bengals (5-0)
Brighton improved to a perfect 5-0 record with the seven-point victory over Olympus. Mason Young ran for a pair of touchdowns to lead the Bengals. After the game was tied 14-14 at haltime, the Bengals pitched a shutout on defense in the second half. Young scored the go-ahead touchdown late in the third quarter and the Bengals’ defense did the rest.
Previously ranked: 7
Up Next: at Springville (2-3) on Friday, September 18 at 7 p.m. (MDT).
6. Davis Darts (5-0)
The Darts stayed perfect on the season with a 40-7 win over Layton. Chance Trujillo connected with David Spjut for a pair of touchdown passes. Spencer Ferguson ran in two touchdowns, while Caden Blackner added one on the ground.
Previously ranked: 6
Up Next: vs. No. 9 Roy (5-0) on Friday, September 18 at 7 p.m. (MDT).
5. Pleasant Grove Vikings (5-0)
The Vikings remained perfect with an overtime win over the Lehi Pioneers. Sam Leavitt threw a 40-yard TD pass to Darrius Clemons with 27 seconds left in regulation. The Vikings made the two-point conversion to tie the game at 29. In overtime, Spencer Tauteoli ran in a one-yard touchdown to give the Vikings the win.
Previously ranked: 5
Up Next: at No. 1 Corner Canyon (5-0) on Friday, September 18 at 7 p.m. (MDT).
4. Lone Peak Knights (5-0)
The Knights improved to 5-0 with a 24-7 win over the Orem Tigers. Luke Romney threw two touchdowns, connecting with Crew McChesney and Weston Covey. Luke Durfey had a rushing TD.
Previously ranked: 4
Up Next: at Westlake (3-2) on Friday, September 18 at 7 p.m. (MDT).
3. Skyridge Falcons (5-0)
The Falcons remained undefeated with a 68-7 win over Jordan. Skyridge has scored 110 combined points in its last two games. The Falcons have scored more than 33 points in every game this season.
Previously ranked: 3
Up Next: vs. No. 2 American Fork (5-0) on Friday, September 18 at 7 p.m. (MDT) on KSLSports.com or the KSL TV app.
2. American Fork Cavemen (5-0)
The Cavemen moved to 5-0 this season with a 56-6 victory over Herriman. American Fork has scored more than 31 points in every game this season, including 43 or more in four contests.
Previously ranked: 2
Up Next: at No. 3 Skyridge (5-0) on Friday, September 18 at 7 p.m. (MDT) on KSLSports.com or the KSL TV app.
1. Corner Canyon Chargers (5-0)
Another week and another win for Corner Canyon. They have now won 31 straight games after their 56-6 victory over Alta. Jaxson Dart had 7 total touchdowns, 4 passing and 3 rushing. All of his four TD’s through the air were to different receivers. Cody Hagen, Jett Meine, Noah Kjar and Talmage Handley each hauled in a touchdown. Harrison Taggart added a 25-yard pick-six.
Previously ranked: 1
Up Next: vs. No. 5 Pleasant Grove (5-0) on Friday, September 18 at 7 p.m. (MDT).
Dropped out of rankings: Westlake, Olympus, Herriman