SBLive Power 10: This week’s No. 3 Highland-No. 4 Rigby showdown highlights high-powered matchups

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 8 rankings (Oct. 12) as compiled by SBLive Sports reporters Andy Buhler and Todd Milles. (Feature photo by Erik Smith)

SBLIVE POWER 10 RANKINGS

Oct. 12, 2020

1. COEUR D’ALENE, 5-0 (5A) beat Lewiston, 56-14

Near-perfect night from QB Jack Prka (405 yards, five TDs) propels Viks.

Up next: Friday vs. Lake City, 7 p.m.

2. ROCKY MOUNTAIN, 4-0 (5A) on bye week

5A SIC ain’t so tough! Grizzlies on 13-game league winning streak.

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

3. HIGHLAND, 6-1 (5A) beat Skyview, 38-23

Are Rams vulnerable? Back-to-back road grinders spell slight concern.

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

4. RIGBY, 6-0 (5A) on bye week

Canceled Blackfoot game (COVID-19) gave Trojans extra week of healing up.

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

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

Bad thing about this crazy regular season – not enough QB Ben Ford games.

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

6. SUGAR-SALEM, 6-0 (3A) beat Teton, 27-7

Diggers will become real scary when WR Crew Clark gets more involved.

Up next: Friday at South Fremont, 7 p.m.

7. CAPITAL, 3-0 (5A) beat Timberline, 25-0

Eagles win 5A SIC East title, but QB Max Clark injury (collarbone) a big blow

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

8. SKYLINE, 6-1 (4A) beat Idaho Falls, 40-9

State’s top 4A squad didn’t mind all the “blue” cheer in Emotion Bowl win.

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

9. BISHOP KELLY, 4-1 (4A) beat Caldwell, 2-0 (forf.)

Some teams OK with getting a win – and rest. But the Knights want action.

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

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

John Zamberlin’s group gets two full weeks to solve Rocky Mountain riddle.

Up next: Friday vs. Rocky Mountain, 7 p.m.

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