Wins by Dixie College and Snow College have created a three-way tie for second place in the Western State's Football League behind leading Ricks College.

The nationally fourth-ranked Ricks Vikings were beaten at Walla Walla, Wash., 34-31, in a non-league game, but retained the lead with a 5-1 league record.Dixie, ranked 12th last week, and Snow and Glendale, both ranked eighth, are tied a 4-2 in league play.