Corner Canyon is nearing the Duchesene state record

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After five weeks, the landscape of high school football in Utah comes into focus.

The Corner Canyon Chargers are officially on #StreakWatch after beating another opponent to stay at the top of the high school power rankings for a fifth straight week. You are only three wins away from breaking Duchesne’s state record of 48 straight wins and four from overtaking him.

Five teams that have not yet been rated are now competing in the ranking for the first time. You may be thinking, “Five teams? Why so many? ”Explanation follows.

To date, 10 teams across the state are unbeaten. Four of these teams were previously unrecognized and are now in the top 10. As with the first round of the state’s best teams ranking, more weight was given to the defending champions, runners-up, and teams that made decent playoffs.

But now it is becoming clear that teams that do not fit these descriptions make themselves known.

Take Tooele. That team went 2-8 last year but haven’t lost a game this year. Similar story for Provo and West Jordan.

Ridgeline, like Springville last week, passed the committee of one.

As for some of the dramatic moves this week, as the number of regional games increases, more weight is given to a team’s record in those games. Regional rankings may not matter from an RPI perspective, but they will play a significant role from week to week.

Without further ado, here are the Salt Lake Tribune’s top 25 prep soccer power rankings for week 5.

1. Corner canyon (5-0)

Previous week: 1

#StreakWatch: 45.

2. Sky Ridge (5-0)

Previous week: 2

Finally someone scored points on the Falcons, but they still got a touchdown against No. 11 Enforce Timpview.

3. American fork (4-0)

Previous week: 4

The Cavemen remained undefeated after betting 28 points on Bingham in the second half.

4. Ridge (5-0)

Previous week: 7

The Sentinels beat Westlake with a low score, putting her in the top 5.

5. Timpanogos (5-0)

Previous week: 14

The Timberwolves fought their way back after falling behind in the fourth quarter, beating Payson 51-48 and remaining flawless halfway through the regular season. Sophomore Luke Livingston had a huge game of 251 yards in 10 catches.

6. Fool (5-0)

Last week: Without rank

The Buffaloes have been smoking opponents all season and have now won three games in a row against teams in their region.

7. Provo (5-0)

Last week: Without rank

The Bulldogs took their first win in the region over the weekend to continue a solid season.

8. West Bank (4-0)

Last week: Without rank

Any 6A team that goes undefeated in the first five weeks of the season deserves a spot on the leaderboard, and the Jaguars are spot on. They said goodbye on Friday.

9. Beaver (5-0)

Previous week: 9

The Beavers only scored two touchdowns, but that was all it took them to win their fifth game in a row.

10. Ridgeline (5-0)

Last week: Without rank

The Riverhawks not only won their first regional game on Friday, but also beat each of their first five opponents by double digits.

11. Wasatch (4-1)

Previous week: 10

The Wasps won their second straight game behind second quarterback Quezon Villa, who threw four touchdown passes and 329 yards.

12. Lonely Summit (2-1)

Previous week: 6

After a week of bye, the Knights gave a game to Bishop Gorman of Las Vegas. Lone Peak didn’t score after the first quarter.

13. Timpview (3-2)

Previous week: 11

The Thunderbirds had snapped their three-game winning streak from the state’s second best team.

14. Syracuse (4-1)

Previous week: 5

The Titans lost their first game of the season, trailing Weber only two points. Three different running backs scored touchdowns for Syracuse, while second quarterback Jake Hopkins threw for 132 yards and a touchdown.

15. Pine view (4-1)

Previous week: 8

The Panthers were kept goalless by Dixie in the fourth quarter and lost their first regional game of the season.

16. Springville (4-1)

Previous week: 13

Addressed in the opening of this top 25 article.

17. Olympus (4-1)

Previous week: 25

The Titans beat No. 12 Brighton and brought them 2-0 in their region. Olympus is now in a four-game winning streak.

18. Layton (4-1)

Last week: Without rank

The Lancers make their debut in the rankings after four straight wins, most recently over No. 19 Fremont.

19. Duchesne (4-1)

Previous week: 16

The Titans beat No. 12 Brighton and brought them 2-0 in their region. Olympus is now in a four-game winning streak.

20. Logan (4-1)

Last week: 17

Senior running back Matthew Mason ran for two touchdowns to help the Grizzlies get back into the Victory Column.

21. North ridge (4-1)

Previous week: 23

The Knights scored their third straight win behind quarterback Maximus Fonoti-maikui and his two passing touchdowns and two rushing touchdowns. He passed for 304 yards.

22. Juan Diego (2-1)

Previous week: 18

The Soaring Eagle came by a goodbye week to defeat the winless Eastern Leopards. Senior quarterback Diego Valdez threw a touchdown and stormed in two more.

23. Orem (3-2)

Previous week: 3

The Tigers hosted Desert Pine from Las Vegas and paid the prize by losing their second game in a row.

24. Brighton (3-2)

Previous week: 12

Bengal’s second quarterback Jack Johnson threw three touchdowns and four interceptions, but the team couldn’t beat an Olympus team, which were 25th in Week 5.

25. Fremont (3-2)

Previous week: 19

The Silverwolves lost to a very hot Layton team playing in their region.

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