Was: 17. Last week: 2-0. Outlook: Lacks a marquee preseason win, but night after night the Grizzlies know how to win basketball games. Next up: at Uintah, Wed., Jan. 4.
13. Timpview (5-2)
Was: -. Last week: 2-1. Outlook: Lost to Bountiful in St. George, but victories over Desert Hills and Snow Canyon were definitely quality wins. Next up: at Mountain View, Friday, Jan. 6.
14. Desert Hills (9-1)
Was: 6. Last week: 2-1. Outlook: Dropped its first game of the year against Timpview after fourth quarter rally resulted in an overtime loss to the T-Birds. Next up: vs. Cedar, Wed., Jan. 4.
15. Northridge (4-3)
Was: 18. Last week: 1-0. Outlook: Have won four straight since starting the year 0-3, and will face tough tests in Wyoming this week. Next up: at Gillette, Wyo. tournament, Wednesday.
16. Brighton (3-3)
Was: 11. Last week: 0-1. Outlook: Since 2-0 start, the Bengals have lost three of their last four games against quality 5A competition, and things certainly don't get easier in this week's tournament. Next up: at Gillette, Wyo. tournament, Wednesday.
17. Springville (5-1)
Was: 19. Last week: 1-0. Outlook: In midst of two-week break before wrapping up preseason against Westlake on Jan. 3. Next up: at Westlake, Tues., Jan. 3.
18. South Sevier (8-1)
Was: 15. Last week: 1-0. Outlook: Struggled to get by Gunnison last week in a surprisingly defensive battle. Next up: vs. Liahona, Thursday.
19. Hurricane (6-2)
Was: -. Last week: 2-0. Outlook: Has shaken off the football rust, and looking like a very scary team heading into Region 9 play. Next up: vs. Dixie, Wed., Jan. 4.
20. Highland (5-2)
Was: -. Last week: 1-0. Outlook: There's nothing flashy about the Rams, but the defense has been very impressive in last four games. Next up: at Juan Diego, Friday.
Dropped Out: No. 13 Wasatch Academy, No. 14 Cedar, No. 20 Payson
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