High school football: Pleasant Grove, Salem Hills, Sky View, Summit Academy, Duchesne claim top seeds in initial RPI reveal by UHSAA

Action in the Brighton vs. Olympus football game at Olympus High School in Holladay on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020.

Action in the Brighton vs. Olympus football game at Olympus High School in Holladay on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. | Laura Seitz, Deseret News

The UHSAA unveiled the RPI rankings for high school football on Monday with the season hitting the midway point after Week 5 games Friday. These rankings will be updated each week and after Week 10 will be used to seed the playoffs next month.

The top seeds are Pleasant Grove (6A), Salem Hills (5A), Sky View (4A), Summit Academy (3A) and Duchesne (2A).

This is the second year the UHSAA is using the RPI format to seed state tournaments.

Last season, of the five teams who secured the No. 1 seed in the initial RPI reveal, three hdld onto the top spot heading into the playoffs — Corner Canyon (6A), Salem Hills (5A) and Park City (4A).

In 3A, Manti had the top initial RPI seed but North Sanpete was the top team heading into the playoffs. In 2A, Millard was the top seed at the midway point of the season but eventual state champion Beaver was the No. 1 seed for the playoffs.

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