SBLive Power 10: 4A preseason favorite Bishop Kelly moves back into football rankings

Every Monday during the 2020 football season, SBLive Idaho will rank the top 10 high school football teams in the state of Idaho, regardless of classification.

Here are the Week 7 rankings (Oct. 5) as compiled by SBLive Sports reporters Andy Buhler and Todd Milles. (Feature photo by Brian Losness)

SBLIVE POWER 10 RANKINGS

Oct. 5, 2020

1. COEUR D’ALENE, 4-0 (5A) beat then-No. 8 Post Falls, 48-7

QB Jack Prka (five TDs) was sterling, but special teams also came up big.

Up next: Friday at Lewiston, 7 p.m.

2. ROCKY MOUNTAIN, 4-0 (5A) beat Kuna, 54-15

Kavemen scored first, and Grizzlies scored often after that in 5A SIC rout.

Up next: On bye week.

3. HIGHLAND, 5-1 (5A) on bye week

Opened season with six consecutive games. Nice time to catch breath.

Up next: Friday at Skyview, 7 p.m.

4. RIGBY, 6-0 (5A) beat Idaho Falls, 43-20

Trojans really trying to get passing game going, but made mistakes in win.

Up next: Friday at Blackfoot, 7 p.m.

5. EAGLE, 3-1 (5A) beat No. 10 Meridian, 49-21

Defense saved Mustangs from falling into big hole early with key turnover.

Up next: Friday vs. Centennial, 7 p.m.

6. SUGAR-SALEM, 5-0 (3A) beat Preston, 34-22

After week off, passing game was sharp, efficient behind QB Kyzon Garner.

Up next: Friday vs. Teton, 7 p.m.

7. CAPITAL, 2-0 (5A) beat Boise, 48-0

Only one team in Idaho averaging 50 or more points per game. Right here.

Up next: Friday vs. Timberline, 4 p.m.

8. SKYLINE, 4-1 (4A) beat Madison, 46-15

Just feels like this team found itself after Rigby loss. Clear 4A favorite?

Up next: Saturday vs. Idaho Falls, 4 p.m.

9. BISHOP KELLY, 3-1 (4A) beat Middleton, 27-23

Experience teams used to winning don’t panic. Comeback Knights didn’t.

Up next: Friday at Caldwell, 7 p.m.

10. MERIDIAN, 3-1 (5A) lost to No. 5 Eagle, 49-21

Once Warriors lost lead, they lost all momentum. Still a team to watch for.

Up next: On bye week.

Dropped out: No. 8 Post Falls

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