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…
The Power Polls…are back. JJHuddle’s immensely popular
rankings continue today with the release of the latest Division I
Also this year, JJHuddle is proud to announce that Muscle Milk has
become a co-sponsor of the rankings.
New polls will be
unveiled on site every
Tuesday-Wednesday during the season.
& JJHuddle Division I Power Poll: Week 7
1. Lakewood St. Edward (6-0, R1)
Junior RB Dwayne Anderson ran for 155 yards on 35 carries and the Eagles held Youngstown Ursuline to 64 yards rushing in a 20-7 win. This week St. Edward faces a big road test at New Jersey’s Don Bosco Prep (4-0), which is ranked No. 1 nationally by MaxPreps.com.
2. Cincinnati Moeller (6-0, R4)
The Crusaders beat previously undefeated LaSalle 35-13. Junior QB Spencer Icavone completed 14-of-22 passes for 215 yards and two TDs and also rushed for 159 yards and an other TD on 22 carries. Senior Monty Madaris had three TD catches and 197 yards on eight receptions. This week Moeller is at Elder (2-4).
3. Colerain (5-1, R4)
The Cardinals opened up a 43-0 halftime lead en route to a 56-0 win over Fairfield. Colerain rolled up 428 yards, while Fairfield managed just 73. This week Colerain is at Lakota West (1-5).
4. Mentor (6-0, R1)
The Cardinals scored two TDs in 68 seconds late in the second quarter to open up a 24-6 halftime lead en route to beating previously unbeaten Brunswick 38-14. Junior QB Mitch Trubisky threw for 320 yards and three TDs. This week Mentor travels to No. 10 Solon (6-0).
5. Cincinnati St. Xavier (4-2, R4)
The Bombers beat Elder 21-6 as two fourth quarter TD runs by senior Connor Hundley broke open a close game. Hundley finished with 131 yards on 23 carries. As a team, St. x had 10 sacks (Bryson Albright had four and Nathan Gerbus had three). This week the Bombers host LaSalle (5-1).
6. Whitmer (6-0, R2)
Jody Webb ran for two TDs and scored on a fumble return as the Panthers beat Toledo Clay 54-7. This week Whitmer travels to undefeated Findlay (6-0) for a Three Rivers Athletic Conference showdown.
7. Hilliard Davidson (5-0, R3)
The Wildcats had no trouble with Central Crossing, winning 49-7. This week Davidson travels to Worthington Kilbourne (2-4). A match-up with fellow unbeaten Dublin Coffman looks in Week 8.
8. Pickerington Central (3-2, R3)
The Tigers beat Gahanna Lincoln 28-7. Ohio State recruit Roger Lewis returned a kickoff 98 yards for a TD and the Tigers scored 21 points off Gahanna turnovers. This week Pickerington Central travels to Groveport-Madison (3-3).
9. Canton GlenOak (6-0, R2)
Senior RB Brionte Dunn came up with a huge fourth quarter as GlenOak beat host Canton McKinley 16-7. Dunn, who was nursing an injury and had just two carries in the first three quarters, finished the night with 71 yards and a TD on 17 carries as the Eagles rallied from a 7-3 deficit. This week GlenOak host Lake (2-4).
10. Solon (6-0, R1)
QB Tres Barksdale threw a first quarter TD pass to Ryan Schwenke and George Berry ran for a fourth quarter TD as the Comets shutout Medina 17-0. This week Solon hosts No. 4 Mentor (6-0).
DROPPED OUT: None
BEST OF THE REST: Pickerington North (5-1), Middletown (5-1), Troy (5-1), St. Ignatius (5-1), Dublin Coffman (6-0), Findlay (6-0), Wadsworth (6-0), Massillon Washington (5-1), Toledo St. John’s (5-1), Sycamore (6-0)