There wasn’t much movement – just a lot of winning – in the latest Muscle
Milk and JJHuddle Division IV Power Poll. There is however a new entrant at No. 10…who is it?
The Power Polls…are back. JJHuddle’s immensely popular
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& JJHuddle Division IV Power Poll: Week 7
1. Kenton (6-0)
The Wildcats survived Elida 30-28. Senior QB Maty Mauk completed 35-of-53 passes for 375 yards and three TDs and ran for another TD. This week Kenton hosts Bath (4-2).
2. Columbus Hartley (5-0)
The Hawks had a bye. This week Hartley hosts Elyria Catholic (2-4).
3. Genoa (6-0)
Head coach Mike Vicars won his 150th career game and the Comets moved to 45-1 in the regular season under him by beating Ostego 43-12. Genoa lost to Oak Harbor in Vicars first regular season game as coach and hasn’t lost since (45 straight). RB Kyle Nutter paved the way by carrying the ball 34 times for 191 yards and three TDs. This week Genoa hosts Elmwood (3-3).
4. Fenwick (6-0)
The Falcons have scored more points than any Greater Catholic League team (288). Their latest victim? Roger Bacon, which fell 30-15. Despite not completing a pass and turning the ball over three times, Fenwick remained unbeaten by rushing for 282 yards and forcing three turnovers of its own. The falcons have a big test this week at Chaminade-Julienne (4-2).
5. Creston Norwayne (6-0)
The Bobcats continue to roll. Norwayne beat Waynedale 46-0 and is now averaging 48.8 points per game. Senior QB Adam Wallace threw for 167 yards and two TDs and ran for 77 yards and another TD. This week Norwayne travels to winless Doylestown Chippewa (0-6).
6. Waynesville (6-0)
DB Ty Black had two interceptions as the Spartans beat Dixie 21-0. This week Waynesville hosts winless Oakwood (0-6).
7. Pemberville Eastwood (6-0)
The Eagles scored on their first 10 possessions and dominated Rossford 69-14. Eastwood scored TDs on two interception returns and a blocked punt and led 55-0 at the half. The Eagles had 567 yards of offense. Eastwood travels to Fostoria (2-4) this week.
8. Johnstown-Monroe (6-0)
The Johnnies 41-7 win over Fredericktown did two tings. For one, it pushed head coach Mike Carter into a tie atop the program’s list for coaching victories with 71. Carter (71-31) is now tied at No. 1 with Tim Kidwell (who went 71-68-1 from 1974-1987). The win also made Johnstown 6-0 for the first time since 2002, which just happens to be Carter’s first year as head coach. This week the Johnnies are at Utica (2-4).
9. Amanda-Clearcreek (5-1)
That’s not a misprint, the Aces beat Hamilton Township 6-2. Senior RB Chet Saum’s third quarter TD run was the difference. Saum finished with 118 yards on 21 carries. HT managed just 36 yards in the first half. This week A-C is at Teays Valley (2-4).
10. Girard (6-0)
The Indians enter the Power Poll after a 48-13 win over Hubbard. Senior QB Dan Graziano ran for 191 yards and four TDs and completed 8-of-15 passes for 203 yards and a TD. This week Girard hosts Niles McKinley (4-2).
DROPPED OUT: No. 9 Ironton (lost 17-0 to Jonathan Alder)
OF THE REST: North Union (5-1), Maderia (6-0), Martins Ferry (5-1), Orrville (4-2), St. Clairsville (6-0), Ottawa-Glandorf (4-2), Coshocton (5-1), Clinton Massie (4-2), Ironton (4-2), Labrae (5-1)