1. Maple Mountain (4A) — Golden Eagles qualify 25 wrestlers for state tourney.
2. Box Elder (4A) — Bees won't give up state title without a fight.
3. Delta (3A) — Rabbits' depth gives them the edge in 3A race.
4. Mountain Crest (4A) — Mustangs still have dreams of 4A gold.
5. Payson (3A) — Lions star power gives them a shot in 3A state meet.
6. Pleasant Grove (5A) — Vikings have plenty of "Levin" to give foes.
7. Millard (2A) — Brenden Turner goes for third state title to lead Eagle attack.
8. Viewmont (5A) — Vikings had excellent Region 2 meet.
9. Alta (5A) — Hawks soared at Region 3 tournament.
10. Fremont (5A) — Silverwolves won very competitive Region 1 tournament.
11. Uintah (3A) — Utes look to regain trophy-winning form.
12. Weber (5A) — Deep Warrior team making strides just at the right time.
13. Syracuse (5A) — Titans hope to improve on 5th place finish in 2011.
14. Layton (5A) — Undefeated Carlos Turner leads Lancer charge.
15. Cedar City (3A) — Redmen want to stay in top three in 3A race.
16. Hurricane (3A) — Brian Scott is a menace on mat and gridiron.
17. Kearns (5A) — Cougars solid second in Region 2 tourney.
18. Wasatch (3A) — Wasatch hopes to “Sweat” out a couple of individual titles.
19. Logan (4A) — Grizzlies look to be top 5 material in 4A.
20. Bear River (3A) — Bears qualified a 3A high 23 wrestlers.
21. Altamont (1A) — Longhorns the favorite to win 1A title.
22. Jordan (5A) — Beetdiggers having a nice season.
23. North Sevier (2A) — Wolves win 2A “B” Division championship.
24. Salem Hills (4A) — Skyhawks flying high in fourth competitive season.
25. Murray (4A) — Spartans won Region 7 title.
Rankings courtesy of Brian E. Preece and www.mettlewrestling.com.
Brian E. Preece is a freelance prep writer who specializes in wrestlling. He was the former head coach of Provo High from 1994-2006 and was the Utah Coach of the Year in 2006 for trhe National Wrestling Coaches Association.