It’s another Big Week for the Big Schools – two Top 10 teams in the Muscle Milk and JJHuddle Division I Power
Poll play 5-0 teams and two others face off against 4-1 foes. Here’s how things shake out heading into Week 6…
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& JJHuddle Division I Power Poll: Week 6
1. Lakewood St. Edward (5-0)
The Eagles won a school record 20th straight game with a 52-13 win over Tampa (FL) Jefferson, the reigning Florida Class 3A state champion. St. Edward had 490 yards of offense. Junior RB Dwayne Aaron (180 yards and three TDs on 19 carries) did most of the damage. This week the Eagles travel to Youngstown Ursuline (1-4).
2. Cincinnati Moeller (5-0)
The Crusaders opened up a 27-10 third quarter lead on St. Xavier and held on for a 27-24 win. Junior QB Spencer Icavone and junior RB Keith Watkins each scored two TDs. This week Moeller hosts undefeated LaSalle (5-0).
3. Colerain (4-1)
The Cardinals led from start to finish in a 21-13 win over host Middletown. Junior QB Jackson Sorn led the Cardinals with 98 yards and two TDs on 19 carries. Colerain’s first score came courtesy of a 20-yard fumble return by David Moore. This week the Cardinals host Fairfield (1-4).
4. Mentor (5-0)
The Cardinals beat Parma 49-0 thanks in part to junior QB Mitch Trubisky who completed 11-of-18 passes for 180 yards and three TDs. Defensively, Mentor allowed just 65 yards. This week the Cardinals host unbeaten Brunswick (5-0).
5. Cincinnati St. Xavier (3-2)
The Bombers rally fell short in a 27-24 loss at Moeller. St. X trailed by 17 in the third quarter. Senior RB Conor Hundley had two TDs. This week the Bombers host Elder (2-3).
6. Whitmer (5-0)
The Panthers crushed Toledo St. John’s 35-7 thanks in part to senior RB Jody Webb who ran for 208 yards and two TDs on 14 carries. Michigan-recruit and senior DE Chris Wormley also had a big game with two sacks, a forced fumble and eight tackles. This week Whitmer travels to Clay (1-4).
7. Hilliard Davidson (4-0)
The Wildcats held visiting Thomas Worthington to seven total yards (including minus-30 rushing) in a 33-0 victory. Davidson’s offense was led by senior RB Alex Mickley who ran for 235 yards and three TDs on 25 carries. This week the Wildcats host Central Crossing (0-5).
8. Pickerington Central (2-2)
The Tigers outlasted crosstown-rival Pickerington North 24-21 in a thriller that saw four fourth quarter lead changes. Senior QB Nick Jensen-Clagg hit RB Billy Eakins for the game-winning TD pass with 35.1 seconds left. This week Central is at Gahanna Lincoln (4-1).
9. Canton GlenOak (5-0)
The Eagles make their Power Poll debut after holding Austintown-Fitch to 160 yards in a 21-10 win. A huge test looms this week for GlenOak, which travels to Canton McKinley (4-1).
10. Solon (5-0)
The Comets enter the Power Poll after beating Normandy 48-0. George Berry scored twice for Solon, once on a 1-yard run and again on a 21-yard interception return. This week the Comets travel to Medina (2-3).
DROPPED OUT: No. 6 Middletown (lost 21-13 to Colerain); No. 9 Pickerington North (lost 24-21 to Pickerington Central)
BEST OF THE REST: Pickerington North (4-1), Middletown (4-1), Troy (4-1), St. Ignatius (4-1), LaSalle (5-0), Princeton (5-0), Austintown-Fitch (3-2), Dublin Coffman (5-0), Findlay (5-0), Canton McKinley (4-1)