1. Lone Peak (10-1)
Was: 1. Last week: 2-0. Outlook: A 20-point victory over Brighton last week confirms that the Knights are indeed the state's best team. Next up: at Alta, Wednesday.
2. American Fork (9-2)
Was: 3. Last week: 2-0. Outlook: Started region play with two easy wins, but things get much tougher this week with games against Brighton and Lone Peak. Next up: at Brighton, Wednesday.
3. West Jordan (9-1)
Was: 6. Last week: 2-0. Outlook: The Jags are on an eight-game winning streak, and clearly the team to beat in Region 3. Next up: at Herriman, Tuesday.
4. Payson (10-1)
Was: 5. Last week: 2-0. Outlook: Should cruise to the Region 8 title, but Salem Hills could be a factor down the road. Next up: at Maple Mountain, Friday.
5. Highland (9-1)
Was: 7. Last week: 2-0. Outlook: The Rams are hitting their stride, but many tough challenges await in difficult Region 6. Next up: vs. Tooele, Friday.
6. Brighton (8-3)
Was: 2. Last week: 1-1. Outlook: Brighton's up-tempo style backfired as Lone Peak scored 107 in an easy win over the Bengals last week. Next up: vs. American Fork, Wednesday.
7. Viewmont (7-2)
Was: 9. Last week: 2-0. Outlook: If the Vikes can take care of business at Fremont this week, they'll seize early control of the Region 1 race. Next up: at Fremont, Tuesday.
8. Lehi (9-1)
Was: 10. Last week: 1-0. Outlook: The Pioneers host Timpview this Friday in a huge Region 7 game. Next up: vs. Timpview, Friday.
9. Timpview (6-4)
Was: 16. Last week: 1-0. Outlook: For all of Timpview's early struggles, the T-Birds are simply too good to be ignored in 4A. Next up: vs. Timpanogos, Tuesday.
10. West (8-2)
Was: 18. Last week: 2-0. Outlook: Coming off a very impressive week with victories over Woods Cross and Murray. Next up: vs. Cyprus, Tuesday.
11. Bountiful (7-2)
Was: 4. Last week: 0-1. Outlook: Scored 35 points in the fourth quarter at Salem Hills last week, but it still wasn't enough in a 71-66 loss. Next up: at Tooele, Tuesday.
12. Wasatch (11-2)
Was: 15. Last week: 1-1. Outlook: Its 11-game winning streak came to an end in a narrow loss to Payson last week. Next up: vs. American Leadership, Tuesday.
13. Bingham (7-3)
Was: 8. Last week: 0-1. Outlook: Consistency could be a problem for the Miners this year after they dropped their region opener to Kearns. Next up: at Taylorsville, Tuesday.
14. Pleasant Grove (7-4)
Was: 17. Last week: 1-1. Outlook: Despite dropping region opener to Brighton, the Vikings regrouped with much-needed win over Alta. Next up: at Hillcrest, Friday.
15. Murray (7-3)
Was: 13. Last week: 1-1. Outlook: It will be an uphill climb in Region 2 for the Spartans after they dropped region opener to West. Next up: at Cyprus, Friday.
16. Fremont (6-4)
Was: —. Last week: 2-0. Outlook: The 'Wolves are nearing 100 percent, and that's a scary reality for the rest of Region 1. Next up: vs. Viewmont, Tuesday.
17. South Sevier (13-0)
Was: 20. Last week: 2-0. Outlook: At this point it's hard to imagine the Rams not running the table in the regular season. Next up: vs. San Juan, Friday.
18. Riverton (6-3)
Was: 12. Last week: 0-1. Outlook: After staring the year 6-0, suddenly the 'Wolves are in a tailspin with three straight victories. Next up: at Kearns, Tuesday.
19. Woods Cross (6-3)
Was: —. Last week: 1-1. Outlook: Opened region play with a very promising victory over Olympus. Next up: vs. Stansbury, Tuesday.
20. Olympus (6-4)
Was: 11. Last week: 0-2. Outlook: Coming off an awful week in which it lost to both West Jordan and Woods Cross. Next up: vs. East, Tuesday.
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