Cesar Chavez of Phoenix is in Alaska to take on the East T-birds, who rose to the top of the Division I rankings after Bartlett, the previous No. 1 team, posted a 19-point victory in Hawaii.
Teams that capture the meet's traveling trophies get to paint them in school colors.
Three Bartlett running backs rushed for more than 200 yards apiece in the 74-55 victory.
By rallying past Wasilla 35-21 on Saturday, the Lynx ended a seven-game losing streak.
The Knights scored with 41 seconds left in Friday's game to beat South 27-26.
West Valley beat Service 40-35 in Fairbanks, while East pummeled Chugiak and Eagle River topped Houston.
The Eagles drove 93 yards in the game's final three minutes to take a 18-13 victory. It was Soldotna's first loss since the first game of the 2012 football season.
The season started Friday with three meets in Anchorage.
Four Anchorage schools have new coaches, and Bartlett is no longer a member of Anchorage's Cook Inlet Conference.
Both teams captured state championships last season.
Entering her senior year, Pili is a nine-time state champion with titles in four different sports.
Juneau-Douglas edged South 3-2 Saturday night in the championship game of the state tournament.
Daisy Page scored four times, struck out nine batters and delivered a pivotal defensive play to help East beat Dimond in Saturday's title game in Fairbanks.
East and Dimond both won twice to secure first-round byes when bracket play begins Friday at South Davis Park in Fairbanks.
In the day's first three games, South, Ketchikan and Juneau outscored their opponents a combined 41-4. Then Colony and Chugiak staged a thriller.
Dimond junior Niko Latva-Kiskola delivered the decisive penalty kick in his team's title-match victory Saturday night.
The Wolverines ended Dimond's 56-match unbeaten streak in the semifinals, and then handed Wasilla a 1-0 loss in Saturday's title match.