NOTE: The Deseret News top 25 is based on voting by 14 prep football writers. Total points are based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote.

1. Alta (2-0) Class: 5A

Was: 1. Points: 349. Last week: Beat Bingham, 27-19.

Outlook: The inexperienced Hawks kept their poise in the big game and dominated Bingham after the first quarter. Next up: at Kearns, Friday.

2. Timpview (2-0) Class: 4A

Was: 2. Points: 334. Last week: Beat Spanish Fork, 57-12.

Outlook: What a difference a week makes. T-Birds were dominant in Week 2 to run their winning streak to 25, which is the second-longest streak in state history. Next up: at Lone Peak, Friday.

3. Cottonwood (2-0) Class: 4A

Was: 3. Points: 317. Last week: Beat Layton, 40-36.

Outlook: Colts rattled off 14 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to edge last year's 5A runner-up. Next up: vs. Pine View, Friday.

4. Skyline (2-0) Class: 5A

Was: 6. Points: 298. Last week: Beat East, 19-16.

Outlook: For the second week in a row, Skyline High faces a cross-town rival on Friday evening. Next up: at Highland, Friday.

5. Northridge (1-1) Class: 5A

Was: 5. Points: 276. Last week: Lost to Crespi, Calif., 30-13.

Outlook: Poor fourth quarter doomed the Knights against highly-regarded Crespi. Next up: vs. Mountain Crest, Friday.

6. Pine View (2-0) Class: 4A

Was: 8. Points: 268. Last week: Beat Dominguez, Calif., 24-21.

Outlook: Following a narrow win to an out-of-state squad, it doesn't get any easier for Pine View this week. Next up: at Cottonwood, Friday.

7. Layton (1-1) Class: 5A

Was: 3. Points: 266. Last week: Lost to Cottonwood, 40-36.

Outlook: Lancers showed lots of grit and resolve last Friday, and they'll look to display those same characteristics at Jordan High this weekend. Next up: at Jordan, Friday.

8. Jordan (1-1) Class: 5A

Was: 10. Points: 235. Last week: Beat Massillon, Ohio, 27-24.

Outlook: 'Diggers kicked a field goal as time expired to once again net a huge out-of-state victory. Next up: vs. Layton, Friday.

9. Mountain Crest (2-0) Class: 4A

Was: 9. Points: 226. Last week Beat Fremont, 35-28.

Outlook: Friday's win over struggling Fremont doesn't look all that impressive, as a strong Mustang third quarter proved to be the difference. Next up: at Northridge, Friday.

10. Logan (2-0) Class: 3A

Was: 11. Points: 214. Last week: Beat Park City, 35-14.

Outlook: QB Jeff Manning and his men ripped through Park City in what had been billed as a potential revenge game for Park City. So much for that. Next up: at Sky View, Friday.

11. Sky View (2-0) Class: 4A

Was: 12. Points: 206. Last week: Beat Campbell County, Wyo., 55-21.

Outlook: Sky View has been ranked one spot behind Cache County rival Logan in all three polls this year, but it has the chance on Friday to pass the Grizzlies up. Next up: vs. Logan, Friday.

12. Bingham (0-2) Class: 5A

Was: 7. Points: 197. Last week: Lost to Alta, 29-17.

Outlook: Bingham's lines were soundly beaten by Alta's, which is as worrying as anything for the Miners who thought they would be outstanding in that regard back in the preseason. Next up: at Fremont, Friday.

13. Pleasant Grove (1-1) Class: 5A

Was: 13. Points: 182. Last week: Beat Provo, 49-13.

Outlook: Nonregion affairs against Region 3 foes in the next two weeks should tell us quite a bit about the Vikings. Next up: vs. Riverton, Friday.

14. Highland (1-1) Class: 4A

Was: 16. Points: 176. Last week: Beat American Fork.

Outlook: Rams bounced back nicely against American Fork. Next up: vs. Skyline, Friday.

15. Davis (2-0) Class: 5A

Was: 17. Points: 156. Last week: Beat Brighton, 28-6.

Outlook: Darts have only given up six points in two preseason games. Next up: vs. Kamehameha, Hawaii at Weber St., Thursday.

16. Riverton (2-0) Class: 5A

Was: 18. Points: 145. Last week: Beat Taylorsville, 55-16.

Outlook: Riverton has taken care of business early and will look to carry the momentum into bigger contests. Next up: at Pleasant Grove, Friday.

17. East (1-1) Class: 4A

Was: 14. Points: 127. Last week: Lost to Skyline, 19-16.

Outlook: East has won a nail-biter and lost one in its opening two weeks. Next up: vs. American Fork, Friday.

18. Lone Peak (2-0) Class: 5A

Was: 22. Points: 119. Last week: Beat Viewmont, 28-13.

Outlook: This week will certainly tell us whether the upstart Knights are for real. Next up: vs. Timpview, Friday.

19. American Fork (1-1) Class: 5A

Was: 15. Points: 87. Last week: Lost to Highland, 33-15.

Outlook: No time for Cavemen to bemoan Highland loss as they must face East and Skyline over the next two weeks. Next up: at East, Friday.

20. Judge (2-0) Class: 3A

Was: 20. Points: 74. Last week: Beat Ogden, 19-10.

Outlook: Judge didn't exactly light the world on fire with its performance in Week 2. Next up: at Highland, Idaho, Friday.

21. Bountiful (1-1) Class: 4A

Was: 21. Points: 66. Last week: Beat Clearfield, 17-0.

Outlook: Braves looked more like themselves in Week 2 of the preseason. Next up: at Viewmont, Friday.

22. Kearns (2-0) Class: 5A

Was: 24. Points: 62. Last week: Beat Cyprus, 20-0.

Outlook: Kearns has come a long way, but has it come far enough to be competitive against the defending 5A champs? We'll find out this week. Next up: vs. Alta, Friday.

23. Dixie (2-0) Class: 4A

Was: T-25. Points: 43. Last week: Beat Cimarron, Nev., 35-21.

Outlook: Flyers are flying right now as they prepare to play their second of three out-of-state tilts. Next up: vs. La Costa Canyon, Calif., Friday.

24. Viewmont (1-1) Class: 5A

Was: 19. Points: 41. Last week: Lost to Lone Peak, 28-13.

Outlook: Bragging rights will be on the line when neighbor Bountiful visits. Next up: vs. Bountiful, Friday.

25. Juan Diego (2-0) Class: 3A

Was: T-25. Points: 36. Last week: Beat Grantsville, 65-6.

Outlook: Cyprus could potentially pose an interesting test for Soaring Eagle. Next up: at Cyprus, Friday.

Others receiving votes: Orem 15, Bear River 6, Hurricane 5, Timpanogos 4, North Summit 4, Hunter 4, Park City 3, Hillcrest 3, Bonneville 2, Copper Hills 2, West Jordan 1, Syracuse 1.

Dropped out: No. 23 Park City.