East finishes No. 1 in High School Football America Alaska Top 5

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Congratulations to all three Alaska high school football state champs. Division I champ East finishes No. 1 in the High School Football America Alaska Top 5 that is created with our proprietary algorithm.

The T-birds began the season ranked No. 4 in our first statewide poll. East spent the entire season in the Top 5. The T-birds did fall to No. 5 after its Week 2 loss to Arizona’s Cesar Chavez, but after that, the climb to the top began.

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Division I runner-up West finishes No. 2, followed by seven-time Division II champ Soldotna, which opened the season with a last second loss to West. Bartlett and Colony round-out the Top 5 at No. 4 and No. 5 respectively.

High School Football America Alaska Top 5

No. 1 East (10-1), LW: #1

No. 2 West (6-5), LW: #5

No. 3 Soldotna (9-1), LW: #3

No. 4 Bartlett (8-2), LW: #2

No. 5  Colony (7-2), LW: #4

Editor’s Note: The High School Football America national, regional and state rankings are developed using our proprietary algorithm.

Previous 2018 rankings

Week 10  Top 5

Week 9 Top 5

Week 8 Top 5

Week 7 Top 5

Week 6 Top 5

Week 5 Top 5

Week 4 Top 5

Week 3 Top 5

Week 2 Top 5

Week 1 Top 5

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