East takes on Arizona school in Week 2's Tailgate Tour Game of the Week

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) — With Week 2 of Alaska Prep Football upon us it’s time to choose the KTUU Tailgate Tour Game of the Week. It will be East High School hosting Cesar Chavez High School from Phoenix, Arizona on August 17 at 6:00 PM at East.

The Thunderbirds are coming off a 47-0 shutout victory over Chugiak. East comes into week two ranked No. 1 overall for large schools in the latest Alaska Sports Broadcaster poll. Their competition will be no slouch as Chavez won its district in Arizona in 2017, and the school's enrollment is 200-300 students more than East High.

Make sure to follow KTUU Sports' coverage all week on the Late Edition as this week’s game of the week approaches.

ASBN Week 2 Poll

The Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network releasing its Week 2 polls, turning a lot of heads in the Div. II/III poll, not even ranking Soldotna after its loss to West to start the season. The Stars came into the season No. 1 in the preseason poll before losing on a last-second play to Div. I opponent West.

In the Div. I poll there was shuffling among the top three teams as Bartlett dropped from No. 1 to No. 2 after a Week 1 win in Hawaii. West dropped as well after snapping Soldotna’s 59-game win streak. East actually moved up to No. 1 after its dominating performance against Chugiak on the road.

Div. I

1. East
2. Bartlett
3. West
4. Colony
5. Dimond

1. Palmer
2. Eielson
3. Barrow
4. Lathrop
5. West Valley

Week 2 Schedule

Cesar Chavez vs. East 6:00 p.m. East High School (KTUU Tailgate Tour Game of the Week)
South vs. Bartlett 7:00 p.m. Bartlett High School
Juneau Unified vs. West 7:00 p.m. West High School
Colony vs. Palmer 7:00 p.m. Palmer High School

Seward vs. Redington 7:00 p.m. Redington High School
Chugiak vs. Service 6:00 p.m. Service High School
Dimond vs. Lathrop 5:00 p.m. Lathrop High School

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