High school soccer: Boys top 20

Published: Sunday, March 27 2011 9:00 p.m. MDT

Oscar Zamudio, left,  of Copper Hills and Josh Hicks of Brighton fight for a header. (Ravell Call, Deseret News) Oscar Zamudio, left, of Copper Hills and Josh Hicks of Brighton fight for a header. (Ravell Call, Deseret News)

1. Davis (4-0-0)

Class: 5A

Was: 1. Last week: 2-0-0. Outlook: Despite graduating great attacking player, the defending champs have scored at least 3 goals in every game. Next up: at Weber, Thursday.

2. Alta (6-0-0)

Class: 5A

Was: 2. Last week: 2-0-0. Outlook: The Hawks are the second-highest scoring team in 5A right now with four goals per game. Next up: vs. Lone Peak, Tuesday.

3. Brighton (4-0-1)

Class: 5A

Was: 3. Last week: 3-0-0. Outlook: Stout defense has been very impressive this year with just one goal allowed. Next up: vs. Hillcrest, Tuesday.

4. Viewmont (3-0-0)

Class: 5A

Was: 4. Last week: 2-0-0. Outlook: Coach Dave Wigham believes this is the best team he's had in four years as Viewmont's head coach. Next up: vs. Northridge, Tuesday.

5. Woods Cross (4-0-0)

Class: 4A

Was: 5. Last week: 1-0-0. Outlook: In four games so far this season, the Wildcats have scored 20 and surrendered none. Next up: at Highland, Tuesday.

6. Bonneville (2-0-0)

Class: 4A

Was: 6. Last week: 0-0. Outlook: It's been a slow preseason for the Lakers who've only played twice. Next up: at

7. Copper Hills (3-1-0)

Class: 5A

Was: 9. Last week: 2-0-0. Outlook: Since dropping season opener to Brighton, the Grizzlies have settled in very nicely offensively and defensively. Next up: at West Jordan, Thursday.

8. Mountain View (5-1-0)

Class: 4A

Was: 7. Last week: 1-1-0. Outlook: Couldn't break down Brighton's defense in a 2-0 loss last week, but bounced back with four-goal win over Westlake. Next up: at Lehi, Tuesday.

9. Bingham (4-0-1)

Class: 5A

Was: 8. Last week: 1-0-0. Outlook: Needed OT to survive a scare from Taylorsville are earning impressive tie with Brighton the week before. Next up: at Riverton, Tuesday.

10. Lehi (6-1-0)

Class: 4A

Was: 11. Last week: 2-0-0. Outlook: The defending 4A champs are off to a great start despite a brief hiccup in 2-1 loss to Copper Hills. Next up: vs. Mountain View, Tuesday.

11. Murray (3-2-0)

Class: 5A

Was: 13. Last week: 1-0-0. Outlook: Since back-to-back losses to Lehi and Bingham to open season, it is outscoring opponents 13-2. Next up: at Granger, Tuesday.

12. East (4-1-0)

Class: 4A

Was: 18. Last week: 1-0-0. Outlook: Stagnant offense has scored just six goals, but the defense has been superb with one goal against. Next up: vs. Stansbury, Tuesday.

13. Cyprus (5-0-0)

Class: 5A

Was: -. Last week: 2-0-0. Outlook: Coming off a four-win season last year, the undefeated Pirates are the feel-good story of the spring. Next up: vs. Skyline, Tuesday.

14. Desert Hills (8-0-0)

Class: 3A

Was: 14. Last week: 2-0-0. Outlook: The defense continues to impress as the Thunder recorded a pair of 1-0 victories last week. Next up: at Dixie, Friday.

15. Weber (3-1-0)

Class: 5A

Was: 12. Last week: 1-1-0. Outlook: Hosts Davis this Thursday in a game that will reveal just how good the Warriors really are. Next up: at Syracuse, Tuesday.

16. Bountiful (3-0-1)

Class: 4A

Was: -. Last week: 0-0-0. Outlook: Taylor Egbert's five goals have helped the Braves get off to a solid 3-0-1 start to the campaign. Next up: vs. Olympus, Tuesday.

17. Ogden (4-0-0)

Class: 4A

Was: 19. Last week: 1-0-0. Outlook: Showdown with Woods Cross was snowed out, but many more tough games await the Tigers. Next up: vs. Box Elder, Wednesday.

18. Highland (3-1-0)

Class: 4A

Was: 20. Last week: 1-0-0. Outlook: Had it not been for one momentary lapse against East, the Rams would still be unbeaten. Next up: vs. Woods Cross, Tuesday.

19. Fremont (2-2-0)

Class: 5A

Was: 16. Last week: 0-1-0. Outlook: Expectations were high coming into the season, the the 'Wolves aren't living up to them so far. Next up: at Layton, Tuesday.

20. Mountain Crest (4-1-0)

Class: 4A

Was: 13. Last week: 3-0-0. Outlook: Since a 1-0 loss to East to start the season, the Mustangs haven't conceded a goal. Next up: vs. Lehi, Saturday.

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