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Two weeks into the high school football season, the weekly state media poll is starting to take shape.

Perennial 4A power Bishop Kelly is back in the top-5 after falling out after a loss in its opener. Defending champ Hillcrest, which had jumped to No. 2, slid to No. 5 after a loss. In fact, 4A may be the most topsy-turvy classification with 12 different teams receiving votes. Only new No. 1 Kuna, at 2-0, is unbeaten among the top-5.

Sugar-Salem retained its No. 1 spot in 3A after opening the season with a pair of convincing wins over Declo and rival Shelley.

North Fremont received four first-place votes in 2A, but still came in second behind West Side, despite the Pirates’ loss to 3A Snake River last week.

Lost Rivers, the 1A Division 1 co-op with Mackay and Butte County players, made its debut in the state poll this week, coming at No. 5.

Sugar-Salem, along with Rocky Mountain in 5A, and Oakley in 1A Division 1 were each unanimous No. 1 picks.

STATE MEDIA POLL

Week 2

CLASS 5A

Rk Team (1st-place votes) W-L Pts Pvs

1. Rocky Mountain (8) 2-0 40 1

2. Eagle 2-0 25 t4

3. Mountain View 1-1 21 2

4. Highland 1-1 15 t4

5. Coeur d’Alene 1-1 14 3

Others receiving votes: Capital 4, Rigby 1.

CLASS 4A

Rk Team (1st-place votes) W-L Pts Pvs

1. Kuna (5) 2-0 32 t4

2. Vallivue (1) 1-1 18 1

t3. Nampa 1-1 17 3

t3. Bishop Kelly (2) 1-1 17 —

5. Hillcrest 1-1 13 2

Others receiving votes: Middleton 10, Moscow 3, Columbia 3, Pocatello 3, Blackfoot 2, Skyline 1, Minico 1.

CLASS 3A

Rk Team (1st-place votes) W-L Pts Pvs

1. Sugar-Salem (8) 2-0 94 0

2. Homedale 2-0 31 2

3. Gooding 2-0 20 3

4. Timberlake 1-0 12 4

5. Snake River 2-0 10 5

Others receiving votes: Kellogg 4, South Fremont 2, Weiser 1.

CLASS 2A

Rk Team (1st-place votes) W-L Pts Pvs

1. West Side (3) 1-1 34 1

2. North Fremont (4) 2-0 56 14

t3. McCall-Donnelly (1) 1-0 20 3

t3. St. Maries 2-0 20 4

5. Grangeville 1-1 6 5

Others receiving votes: Firth 4, Cole Valley Christian 3, Declo 2, Malad 2, Bear Lake 1.

CLASS 1A DIVISION I

Rk Team (1st-place votes) W-L Pts Pvs

1. Oakley (8) 2-0 40 1

2. Valley 2-0 30 2

3. Prairie 1-0 24 3

4. Wilder 2-0 9 4

5. Lost Rivers 1-0 6 —

Others receiving votes: Clearwater Valley 3, Notus 3, Raft River 2, Potlatch 2, Troy 1.

CLASS 1A DIVISION II

Rk Team (1st-place votes) W-L Pts Pvs

1. Carey (7) 2-0 39 1

2. Lighthouse Christian 2-0 30 2

3. Kendrick (1) 2-0 27 3

4. Garden Valley 0-2 8 4

5. Mullan 2-0 5 —

Others receiving votes: Salmon River 3, North Gem 3, Dietrich 2, Horseshoe Bend 2, Murtaugh 1.

VOTERS: Byron Edelman, Lewiston Tribune; Mark Nelke, Coeur d’Alene Press; Madison Guernsey, Idaho State Journal; Brandon Walton, Idaho Press; Michael Lycklama, Idaho Statesman; Ben Jones, (Twin Falls) Times-News; Allan Steele, (Idaho Falls) Post Register; Paul Kingsbury, IdahoSports.com.

Allan Steele is Sports Editor of the Post Register. Reach him at 208 542-6772 and follow on Twitter at asteele12000