The AP Poll shows no love for winless Ursuline – but we do. So…did Ursuline’s third straight loss drop them out of the top spot in the Muscle Milk and JJHuddle Division V Power Poll? And if so, who filled it…
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& JJHuddle Division V Power Poll: Week 4
1. Ursuline (0-3)
The Irish are still searching for their first win after losing 9-0 at Mentor Lake Catholic. They’ve also lost to Red Lion (Del.) Christian and Mentor. Against MLC, Ursuline managed just 186 yards rushing, led by senior Jesse Curry who had 133 yards on 27 carries. This week the Irish travel to Zanesville (3-0). After that back-to-back games against Steubenville and St. Edward await.
2. Coldwater (2-1)
The Cavaliers capitalized on three turnovers and shut out visiting and then-No. 4 Anna 17-0. This week the Cavs face rival St. Henry (1-2) on the road.
3. Lima Central Catholic (3-0)
The Thunderbirds shut out visiting Paulding 49-0 and have now outscored the competition 128-21 this year. RB John Washington led the T-Birds with 131 yards rushing and two TDs. This week LCC hosts Columbus Grove (3-0).
4. Kirtland (3-0)
Led by senior RB Christian Hauber (148 yards and four TDs), the Hornets beat host Pepper Pike Orange 42-16. This week Kirtland hosts Gates Mills Hawken (2-1).
5. Marion Pleasant (3-0)
The Spartans notched a big road win at North Union, ending the hosts 22-game regular season win streak with a 21-19 win. Pleasant led 21-0 at half but had to hold on for the victory. This week the Spartans host Sparta Highland (1-2).
6. Anna (2-1)
The Rockets outgained host Coldwater but produced zero points in three trips inside the 20 and turned the ball over three times in a 17-0 loss to the Cavaliers. This week things don’t get any easier with Delphos St. John’s (1-2) coming to town.
7. Cuyahoga Heights (3-0)
The Redskins jumped out to a 30-0 lead at halftime and shut out visiting Bedford Chanel 43-0. Senior RB Troy Janashak ran for four TDs and kicked a 41-yard FG. This week CH hosts Newbury (0-3).
8. Wynford (3-0)
The Royals ran the state’s top regular season winning streak to 51 games with a 40-0 win over Riverdale. Senior QB Zach Chatlain completed 11-of-15 passes for 155 yards and two TDs in two quarters. Next up is a stiff test and visit from undefeated Buckeye Central (3-0).
9. Columbiana (3-0)
The Clippers beat visiting Newton Falls 27-21. Senior QB Austin Barbato led the charge by throwing for 105 yards and two TDs and rushing for 124 yards. This week Columbiana hosts David Anderson (1-2).
10. Patrick Henry (2-1)
The Patriots re-enter the Power Poll after outgaining host Montpelier 397-23 in total yards in a 47-0 win. RB Lucas Rosebrook led the way by rushing for 84 yards and four TDs. This week the Patriots face a huge test with a trip to Liberty Center (3-0).
DROPPED OUT: No. 10 Fredericktown (lost 10-6 to Ashland Crestview 10-6)
BEST OF THE REST: Versailles (3-0), Covington (3-0), Mariemont (3-0), West Jefferson (3-0), Grandview Heights (3-0), Nelsonville-York (3-0), Ridgewood (3-0), Monroe Central (2-1), West Liberty-Salem (3-0), Columbus Grove (3-0), Fredericktown (1-2), Liberty Center (3-0)