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There was some interesting movement in this week’s state football media poll as North Fremont moved into first place in the 2A rankings while Sugar-Salem dropped out of the top spot in 3A.

The Huskies improve to 3-0 with a 44-8 win over Aberdeen this past week to overtake previous No. 1 West Side, although both teams received three first-place votes and West Side won its game 40-8 over Marsh Valley.

Perhaps the most surprising move of the week was Sugar-Salem falling in 3A. The defending state champion dominated its first two games, but fell on the road to Wyoming 3A state champion Star Valley 24-7.

There were no changes in 5A as Rocky Mountain was the unanimous choice at the top. Kuna received all eight first-place votes in 4A to retain the top spot, with Hillcrest is tied for fifth. Skyline and Blackfoot received votes in 4A.

Snake River, at 3-0, tied for fourth place in 3A, while Lost Rivers held onto fifth in 1A Division 1.

STATE MEDIA POLL

Week 3

CLASS 5A

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

1. Rocky Mountain (8) 3-0 40 1

2. Eagle 3-0 29 2

3. Mountain View 2-1 24 3

4. Highland 2-1 17 4

5. Coeur d’Alene 2-1 10 5

Others receiving votes: None.

CLASS 4A

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

1. Kuna (8) 3-0 40 1

2. Nampa 2-1 24 t3

3. Bishop Kelly 2-1 21 t3

4. Vallivue 2-1 16 2

t5. Hillcrest 2-1 7 5

t5. Middleton 2-1 7 —

Others receiving votes: Skyline 3, Blackfoot 1, Minico 1.

CLASS 3A

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

1. Homedale (3) 3-0 35 2

2. Sugar-Salem (5) 2-1 33 1

3. Weiser 3-0 15 —

t4. Timberlake 2-0 13 4

t4. Snake River 3-0 13 5

Others receiving votes: Gooding 11.

CLASS 2A

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

1. North Fremont (3) 3-0 35 2

2. West Side (3) 2-1 33 1

3. McCall-Donnelly (2) 2-0 24 t3

4. Cole Valley Christian 3-0 11 —

t5. St. Maries 2-1 7 t3

t5. Declo 2-1 7 —

Others receiving votes: Grangeville 2, Firth 1.

CLASS 1A DIVISION I

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

1. Oakley (7) 3-0 39 1

2. Valley 2-0 29 2

3. Prairie (1) 2-0 27 3

4. Wilder 3-0 11 4

5. Lost Rivers 2-0 9 5

Others receiving votes: Clearwater Valley 2, Raft River 2, Grace 1.

CLASS 1A DIVISION II

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

1. Lighthouse Christian (7) 3-0 39 2

2. Kendrick (1) 3-0 30 3

3. Carey 2-1 25 1

4. Mullan 3-0 11 5

5. Garden Valley 1-2 9 4

Others receiving votes: North Gem 5, Horseshoe Bend 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