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& JJHuddle Division II Power Poll: Week 4
1. Trotwood-Madison (3-0)
The Rams handled host Beavercreek 47-24. Senior QB Michael Simpson completed 10-of-19 passes for 154 yards and three TDs and RBs Isreal Green and Ashton Jackson each scored two TDs. Trotwood has a huge test this week when it hosts Wayne (1-2).
2. Kings (3-0)
The Knights outgained Harrison 488-101 in total yards en route to a 30-14 win. Senior RB Jamire Westbrook did most of the damage 928 carries, 239 yards and two TDs). Defensively Kings allowed three yards rushing on 23 attempts. This week the Knights host Loveland (1-2).
3. Maple Heights (3-0)
The Mustangs overcame a 13-12 fourth quarter deficit and ran their win streak to 18 games with a 26-13 win over host Chardon. QB Da’Junn Graham threw for 180 yards and rushed for 59 more. He also accounted for four TDs (threw and ran for two each). This week Maple Heights travels to Warrensville Heights (1-2).
4. Howland (3-0)
Led by junior RB De’Veon Smith who carried the ball 33 times for 245 yards and two TDs, the Tigers beat Warren Harding 16-15. This week Howland hosts Canfield (3-0).
5. Marion-Franklin (3-0)
The Red Devils survived again – scoring two TDs in the final minutes to pull out a 20-17 road win over Canal Winchester. A 78-yard punt return for a TD by junior Joe Alverson with 2:18 left was the game-winner. M-F has won its three games by a combined nine points. This week the Red Devils are at Briggs (1-2).
6. Avon (3-0)
The Eagles eked out a 24-21 win over visiting Lorain. Senior WR/DB Jacob Mullins scored two TDs, including one on a 16-yard fumble return. This week Avon hosts North Ridgeville (3-0).
7. Zanesville (3-0)
The Blue Devils beat visiting Hamilton Ross 55-14. Zanesville held the Rams to 22 yards and forced four turnovers en route to a 34-0 halftime lead. This week the Blue Devils face a huge test in visiting Youngstown Ursuline (0-3).
8. Fremont Ross (3-0)
The Little Giants trailed 16-12 in the second quarter but rallied for a 32-16 win over Toledo Rogers 32-16. Junior QB Tyler Wolf ran for three TDs and threw for another. This week Fremont Ross hosts Toledo St. John’s (3-0).
9. Walsh Jesuit (2-1)
Following a two-point loss to Akron SVSM, the Warriors rebounded for a two-point win (26-24) over visiting Columbus Watterson. Walsh, which led 17-7 in the third quarter, was outgained 379-278 in total yards but QB Nick Wargo’s fourth quarter TD pass to Crissean Carver with under a minute to go was the difference. This week the Warriors have a bye. They travel to Mentor Lake Catholic (3-0) in Week 5.
10. Madison (3-0)
The Blue Streaks scored 24 points off four TOs and regained the Little Brown Jug traveling trophy with a 34-6 win over rival Perry. Junior RB mark Murray led the way with 121 yards rushing. This week Madison is at University School (3-0).
DROPPED OUT: No. 8 Winton Woods (lost 21-14 to Middletown)
OF THE REST: Vandalia Butler (3-0), Tri-Valley (3-0), Aurora (3-0), Canfield (3-0), Tiffin Columbian (3-0), Anderson (0-3), Canal Winchester (2-1), Winton Woods (1-2), Maumee (2-1), New Albany (2-1)