Grand Junction Cracks 5A Poll
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.--Grand Junction High School cracked into the Class 5A poll at No. 10 after a 42-17 victory at Rocky Mountain.
The Tigers (3-0) have put up 152 points this season and will host No. 6 Ralston Valley Saturday night.
On the 4A level, Montrose moved up a spot to No. 4 following a 38-24 home win over Delta. The Indians are 3-0 and have scored 133 points this season.
Rifle stays at No. 3 in the 3A poll, while Palisade jumps two spots to No. 6. The Bears are outscoring their opponents 116-6 through just two weeks of action.
Cedaredge falls to No. 3 in Class 1A, despite a 34-20 victory over 3A Olathe.
The Bruins suffered a heartbreaking loss with the passing of senior running back Reid Gates.
Gates, along with Aaron Henrie and Tyler Cooper, were flown to Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children after a carbon monoxide poisoning accident over the weekend.