1. Highland (4-0) Class: 4A

Was: 2. Last week: 2-0. Outlook: The Rams will take the following week off before heading off to San Diego to test itself against several teams from around the country. Next up: at Holiday Tournament in San Diego, Dec. 27.

2. Riverton (7-0) Class: 5A

Was: 4. Last week: 1-0. Outlook: The 'Wolves 22-point average margin of victory is the third highest in the state, second only to Salt Lake Lutheran and Bingham. Next up: vs. Layton, Thursday.

3. Davis (6-1) Class: 5A

Was: 41. Last week: 1-1. Outlook: Despite loss to Alta, the Darts are still one of the elite teams in Utah. Next up: at Bountiful, Thursday.

4. Bingham (5-1) Class: 5A

Was: 5. Last week: 1-0. Outlook: After its game with American Fork this week, the Miners will head to San Diego after Christmas to test itself against some national competition. Next up: vs. American Fork, today.

5. Timpview (5-0) Class: 4A

Was: 6. Last week: 2-0. Outlook: The T-Birds are putting their undefeated record on the line all week at a tournament in San Luis Obispo, Calif. Next up: at Mission Prep Classic, today.

6. Alta (6-2) Class: 5A

Was: 9. Last week: 3-0. Outlook: With wins over Fremont, Davis and Olympus last week, the Hawks solidified themselves as one of 5A's elite teams. Next up: at Viewmont, today.

7. Orem (5-3) Class: 4A

Was: 7. Last week: 2-1. Outlook: The Tigers probably can't wait for their schedule to lighten up after a brutal opening month of the season that included games against Davis, Riverton and nationally-ranked Modesto Christian, Calif. Next up: at Mountain View, today.

8. Provo (6-2) Class: 4A

Was: 12. Last week: 3-0. Outlook: With three wins at the Maui Invitational, the Bulldogs can relax for a few weeks before they return to action on Jan. 4. Next up: vs. Timpanogos, Jan. 4.

9. Judge (6-1) Class: 3A

Was: 10. Last week: 1-1. Outlook: Fresh off a loss to No. 1 Highland, it doesn't get any easier for the Bulldogs who will hit the road for four straight games before region play begins. Next up: at East, today.

10. Hillcrest (6-1) Class: 5A

Was: 19. Last week: 2-0. Outlook: The Huskies have won six straight since a season-opening 25-point loss to Riverton. Next up: at Northridge, today.

11. Jordan (4-2) Class: 5A

Was: 8. Last week: 0-1. Outlook: The 'Diggers will be a busy team this week with three games on the schedule, including two at Dixie State College. Next up: at Cottonwood, today.

12. Olympus (4-1) Class: 4A

Was: 11. Last week: 0-1. Outlook: The Titans' lack of interior presence definitely caught up with them in a loss to Alta last week. Next up: at Skyline, Thursday.

13. Spanish Fork (6-1) Class: 5A

Was: 14. Last week: 1-0. Outlook: Despite impressive record, many of the Dons' victories have come over soft teams. Next up: vs. Hunter, today.

14. Payson (6-2) Class: 4A

Was: —. Last week: 2-0. Outlook: The youthful Lions are on a three-game win streak, and starting to round into form. Next up: at Timpanogos, today.

15. Bonneville (6-1) Class: 4A

Was: 18. Last week: 3-0. Outlook: The jury is still out on just how good the Lakers are, but a game against Fremont this week will go a long way in answering those questions. Next up: at Fremont, Wednesday.

16. Fremont (3-3) Class: 5A

Was: 13. Last week: 0-2. Outlook: Six games into the season, there's no question that the defending 5A champs are struggling to reinvent themselves after graduating four starters. Next up: vs. Bonneville, Wednesday.

17. Emery (6-1) Class: 3A

Was: —. Last week: 2-0. Outlook: Since a season-opening loss to Union, the Spartans have racked up six-straight victories. Next up: at Dixie, today.

18. Northridge (3-3) Class: 5A

Was: 15. Last week: 1-1. Outlook: With region play just two weeks ago, the Knights need to start establishing some consistency. Next up: vs. Hillcrest, today.

19. Mtn. Crest (4-1) Class: 5A

Was: 10. Last week: 1-1. Outlook: The Mustangs face some tough competition at the Dixie College Tournament this week. Next up: vs. Pine View at Dixie College, Thursday.

20. Tooele (7-1) Class: 3A

Was: —. Last week: 3-0. Outlook: The defending 3A champions have won seven straight since dropping a 34-33 game to Juan Diego to open the season. Next up: at Union, Wednesday.

Dropped out: No. 16 American Fork, No. 17 Pleasant Grove, No. 20 Logan.