JJHuddle’s Division I Power Poll: Middletown in, Moeller out


JJHuddle Power Poll Division I

Here’s what you need to know about this week’s JJHuddle Division I Power Poll. Last week these 10 teams outscored their opponents 406-57. Wow is right…




1. Colerain (6-0)
The Cardinals surrendered 17 points, the most they’ve given up this season, but they still managed to blast Lakota East 49-17. Senior QB Tyler Williams ran for 180 yards and three TDs on 17 carries, while sophomore RB Chris Davis added 166 yards on 10 carries. This week the Cardinals host Hamilton (4-2). Previous: 1

2. Glenville (6-0)
Since their Week 2 win over Dwyer (Fla.), the Tarblooders have won the last four games 185-25. Their most recent victim was Cleveland JFK who they pummeled 51-12. Senior QB Cardale Jones completed 10-of-14 passes against JFK for four TDs. This week Glenville is at winless Lincoln West. Previous: 2

3. Centerville (6-0)
The Elks dominated neighboring rival Kettering Fairmont 59-0. How bad was it? Centerville outgained the Firebirds 537-39 in total yards and had 32 first downs to Fairmont’s three. Senior QB Jon Overstreet accounted for four TDs (two rushing, two passing). This week the Elks host Clayton Northmont (4-2). Previous: 3

4. Pickerington Central (5-0)
The Tigers fell just short of their fourth shutout in five games, beating Gahanna Lincoln 45-2. Offensively Pick Central averaged over 10 yards a carry as it tallied 318 yards rushing on 29 carries. Addison Clopton and Devone Penick each scored two TDs. Kris Strange returned an interception 71 yards for a score as well. This week the Tigers host Groveport-Madison (5-1). Previous: 4

5. Lakewood St. Edward (6-0)
The defense continues to shine for the Eagles. St. Edward recorded its first shutout of the season with a 45-0 win over Benedictine and has allowed just 12 points in its last four wins (which include Mooney, Inkster (Mich.) and Elder). This week the Eagles hit the road for a big test at D-III power Columbus DeSales (4-2). Previous: 6

6. Solon (6-0)
The Comets passed a huge road test by blasting Mayfield 48-14. Kyle Hammonds ran for 162 yards and two TDs in the win, while Chris Humphrey’s added 113 yards and three TDs. Another tough road test awaits this week with a trip to Brunswick (4-2). Previous: 7

7. Hilliard Davidson (6-0)
Try this on for size: In the last three weeks, the Wildcats have outscored their opponents 173-6. No joke. Davidson blasted Central Crossing 51-0 last week as Nick Seiffert rushed for 123 yards and two TDs. This week the Wildcats host Worthington Kilbourne (2-4) before facing a season-ending gauntlet of Dublin Coffman, Upper Arlington and Hilliard Darby.  Previous: 8

8. Cincinnati LaSalle (6-0)
Following an impressive 33-7 win over Walsh Jesuit, the Lancers are 6-0 for the first time in school history. Now things get interesting with Moeller, St. Xavier, Elder and Columbus DeSales left on the schedule. This week the Lancers begin GCL South play by hosting St. X (4-2). Previous: 9

9. Austintown-Fitch (6-0)
The Falcons defense was strong in a 35-7 win over Massillon Jackson. This week Fitch hosts North Canton Hoover. Previous: 10

10. Middletown (6-0)
The Middies make their Power Poll debut after dismantling Sycamore 38-12. Four different players scored TDs for Middletown, which had two TDs over 75 yards. This week the Middies host Mason (4-2). Previous: NR

DROPPED OUT: No. 5 Cincinnati Moeller (lost 35-10 to Indianapolis Cathedral)

Moeller (5-1), Springfield (5-1), St. Xavier (4-2), Twinsburg (6-0), Hilliard Darby (6-0), Amherst Steele (6-0), Sylvania Southview (6-0), Toledo Whitmer (5-1), Anderson (5-1), Willoughby South (5-1), Warren Harding (5-1), Massillon Washington (5-1)






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