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& JJHuddle Division IV Power Poll: Week 3
1. Kenton (2-0)
The Wildcats scored 24 points in the third quarter en route to a 40-7 win over visiting St. Marys. Senior QB Maty Mauk was 20-of-35 for 271 yards and four TDs. He also carried the ball eight times for 118 yards and one TD. This week Kenton is at Van Wert (0-2).
2. Orrville (2-0)
The Red Riders beat rival Wooster Triway for the third time in 15 months 52-7. The pair met in the playoffs last year. Orrville outgained the Titans 472-141 in total yardage and junior QB Kyle Lichti was 13-of-26 for 217 yards and three TDs. This week Orrville hosts Copley (1-1).
3. Columbus Hartley (2-0)
The Hawks beat visiting Columbus Academy 28-7 on a night they dedicated their revamped stadium – Jack Ryan Field. Six RBs combined for 255 yards and three TDs. Hartley travels to East Knox (0-2) this week.
4. Ironton (2-0)
The Fighting Tigers survived Russell (KY) 20-14 in a game that had just 11 total possessions and one punt. Ironton led 20-0 in the fourth. This week the Tigers host Chillicothe (0-2).
5. Genoa (2-0)
RB Kyle Nutter ran for 152 yards and three TDs in the first half as the Comets beat host Oak Harbor 51-13. It was Genoa’s 41st straight regular season win. This week the Comets are at Port Clinton (2-0).
6. Creston Norwayne (2-0)
Senior QB Adam Wallace ran for two TDs and threw for three more as the Bobcats used a 20-point second quarter to run away from host CVCA. This week Norwayne travels to Collins Western Reserve (1-1).
7. Fenwick (2-0)
The Falcons put a hurting on host Oxford Talawanda, beating the Braves 79-20. Fenwick outgained Talawanda 551-180 in total yards and had seven different players score. Fourteen players had at least one carry. This week the Falcons host Valley View (1-0).
8. Waynesville (2-0)
The Spartans snapped an eight-game losing streak to Clinton-Massie and snapped the Falcons 33-game regular season win streak in the process. Led by a school record 85-yard interception return for a TD by Ty Black, Waynesville beat Massie 17-2. This week things get even tougher with a trip to Eaton (2-0) on the docket.
9. Pemberville Eastwood (2-0)
The Eagles followed up their Week 1 win over Patrick Henry with a hard-fought 35-32 victory over visiting Clyde. Eastwood had four TD runs that were 34 yards or longer and rushed for 387 yards. Marquise Pitts led the way with 195 yards and a TD on 16 carries. This week the Eagles host Oak Harbor (1-1).
10. Johnstown-Monroe (2-0)
Senior RB Ross Franklin went over 300 yards for the second straight game and the Johnnies beat visiting Heath 34-19. After running for 327 yards and six TDs in a Week 1 win over Granville, Franklin went for 309 yards and three TDs on 29 carries against the Bulldogs. Johnstown is at Hebron Lakewood (1-1) this week.
DROPPED OUT: No. 9 Clinton-Massie (lost 17-2 to Waynesville)
OF THE REST: Streetsboro (2-0), North Union (2-0), Maderia (2-0), Martins Ferry (2-0), Chesapeake (2-0), St. Clairsville (2-0), Elyria Catholic (2-0), Ottawa-Glandorf (2-0), Columbus Ready (2-0), Badin (1-1)