Seven teams have new spots in the latest Muscle
Milk and JJHuddle Division IV Power Poll. There are two newcomers too…who are they?
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& JJHuddle Division IV Power Poll: Week 8
1. Kenton (7-0, R14)
Senior QB Maty Mauk broke his brother Ben’s state record for career passing TDs by throwing for seven in a 64-42 win over Lima Bath. Mauk now has 181 TDs, while Ben has 178. Against bath, Mauk completed 20-of-28 passes for 411 yards. He also ran for 210 yards and two TDs on 13 carries. This week Kenton travels to Celina (1-6).
2. Columbus Hartley (6-0, R14)
The Hawks beat Elyria Catholic 56-31. Junior RB JaWaun Woodley rushed for 142 yards and four TDs and Alonzo Saxton ran for a 77-yard TD on the game’s second play as Hartley led 35-10 at halftime. The Hawks finished the game with 425 yards of offense. This week Hartley hosts Ironton (4-3).
3. Genoa (7-0, R14)
Led by a ridiculous game from senior RB Brandon Roberts, the Comets won their 46th straight regular season game by beating Elmwood 65-6. Roberts accounted for five TDs. He ran for two, caught one and returned both aunt and kickoff for scores. This week Genoa hosts Woodmore (2-5).
4. Creston Norwayne (7-0, R13)
The Bobcats cruised to a 47-0 halftime lead en route to a 61-8 win over Doylestown Chippewa. Senior QB Adam Wallace completed 10-of-11 passes for 231 yards and four TDs. This week Norwayne hosts Dalton (1-6).
5. Waynesville (7-0, R16)
Senior QB Luke Creditt ran for 208 yards and two TDs on eight carries and threw for 96 yards as the Spartans beat Oakwood 42-21. RB Matt Hussey added two TDs. This week Waynesville travels to Dayton Northridge (0-7).
6. Pemberville Eastwood (7-0, R14)
The Eagles racked up 621 total yards and scored at least 52 points for the fifth straight game with a 63-7 victory over Fostoria. The Eagles ran for 610 yards and all nine TDs. Isaiah Conkle carried the ball 13 times for 236 yards and five TDs, while his brother Zach Conkle finished with 186 yards and three TDs on 12 carries. Eastwood travels to Otsego (3-4) this week.
7. Johnstown-Monroe (7-0, R15)
Senior QB Matt Smith and senior RB Ross Franklin helped the Johnnies to a 56-28 win over Utica. Smith ran for 171 yards and two TDs on three carries and completed 3-of-4 passes for 146 yards and two more TDs, while Franklin added 232 yards rushing and four TDs on 14 carries. Johnstown hosts Danville (5-2) this week.
8. Girard (7-0, R13)
The Indians ran for 334 yards (all by two players) and beat Niles McKinley 31-6. QB Dan Graziano carried the ball 25 times for 186 yards and two TDs, while RB Ahmad Eggleson ran 20 times for 148 yards and a TD. Graziano also threw for a TD and Girard forced turnovers on three consecutive first half possessions. This week the Indians host Campbell Memorial (5-2).
9. Maderia (7-0, R16)
The Mustangs enter the Power Poll after beating Indian Hill 26-15. Senior RB Issac Rupe ran for 210 yards and three TDs as Maderia rallied from a 13-7 halftime deficit. This week the Mustangs can move another step closer to their first outright Cincinnati Hills League title ever with a win over visiting Deer Park (1-6).
10. St. Clairsville (7-0, R15)
The Red Devils enter the Power Poll after generating 503 total yards in a 45-6 win over Richmond Edison. Junior QB Matt Kinnick led the charge by competing 15-of-26 for 297 yards and three TDs. This week St. Clairsville travels to Buckeye Local (5-2).
DROPPED OUT: No. 4 Fenwick (lost 40-23 to Chaminade Julienne); No. 9 Amanda-Clearcreek (lost 27-8 to Teays Valley)
OF THE REST: Fenwick (6-1), North Union (6-1), Chaminade Julienne (5-2), Ottawa-Glandorf (5-2), Coshocton (6-1), Clinton Massie (5-2), Amanda-Clearcreek (5-2), Ironton (4-3), Milton-Union (6-1)