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Girls Coaches Poll – Week 4 – March 27, 2012

Jordan and Bingham flip flop in the standings this week but are still separated by one point. Park City and Alta both move up one spot with Brighton falling two spots. Riverton, Skyline and Olympus round out the Top 8.

Rank Team Points Movement
1 Jordan (2) 37 +1
2 Bingham (3) 36 -1
3 Park City 26 +1
4 Alta 25 +1
5 Brighton 22 -2
6 Riverton 18
7 Skyline 11
8 Olympus 3

Teams Receiving Votes:
Juan Diego (1 pt), Lone Peak (1 pt)
How the Poll Works:
Each week Coaches vote on their Top 8. The first place team is given 8 points and the 10th place team gets 1 point. The teams are then ordered by how many points they get.
Comment below and let us know what you think of the Top 8 poll. Who would be your Top 8?

  1. I think that Alta will end up being better than most people are currently giving them credit for. They have a history of proving themselves; however, I do not believe that they will be able to beat Bingham or Jordan this season. Those two teams are too deep and have significantly better coaches that Alta does this year. We all knew that Alta would have a drop off in coaching with Megan gone, but I don’t believe anyone thought that it would be this big of a drop off. I would predict that playoff standings will be:
    1. Jordan
    2. Bingham
    3. Alta
    4. Riverton
    1. Park City
    2. Brighton
    3. Skyline
    4. Olympus
    Final four- 
    Jordan v Alta
    Bingham v Park City
    Jordan v Bingham (Jordan wins by 3)

  2. alta is were they deserve to be you didint give them much more cred than anyone else as far as coaching i think the change is laterial not a down grade. having seen all the top teams play and coach aginst them I feel park city is up there with bingham and jordan in third with alta, riverton, skyline, brighton,oly.

  3. Park City beat Alta, Alta beat Brighton, Brighton beat Park City(in the GOTTribes), Riverton beat Skyline, Skyline beat Olympus (in the GOTTribes) and Olympus beat Riverton.  Juan Diego beat Olympus and barley lost to Park City and Skyline.  WOW!!!  What a great year for Girls Lacrosse.  Jordan and Bingham have shown that they are the teams to beat, but after that, it is very even 3-9.

  4. Coaching is a huge part of the game at the high school level and only increases in input at the college level. Anyone who disagrees with that is a novice to the sport. Alta definitely saw a downgrade at the coaching position, not lateral (not laterial sp). There are easily three levels in this years league. The top level consists of Bingham and Jordan, the two only undefeated team outside of Tournaments. The second level consists of Park City, Brighton, and Alta. They are the middle of the pack sort of teams. The third level would consists of the teams that will most likely make the playoffs but get out the first round: Skyline, Riverton, and Olympus. 

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