So you want a great game? Well this week the No. 1 and 2 teams in the Muscle Milk and JJHuddle Division VI
Power Poll square off when Marion Local travels to Delphos St. John’s. Here’s how the Week 9 rankings look…
The Power Polls…are back. JJHuddle’s immensely popular
rankings continue today with the release of the latest Division VI
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 VI Power Poll: Week 9
1. Marion Local (7-1, R24)
The Flyers managed just seven first downs but sophomore QB Adam Bertke’s 4-yard TD run in the second half was enough in a 7-0 win over Coldwater. Marion Local’s defense forced four turnovers and rose the occasion several times, including three stops in the red zone in the first half and a second half interception in the end zone. This week the Flyers face another huge test at No. 2 Delphos St. John’s (5-3).
2. Delphos St. John’s (5-3, R22)
The Blue Jays beat Fort Recovery 35-14 thanks in part to Tyler Jettinghoff who rushed for 113 yards and a TD on 13 carries and returned a kickoff 68 yards for a TD. This week St. John’s hosts No. 1 Marion Local (7-1) in what shapes up as a MAC title game. Wow is right.
3. Ada (6-1, R24)
The Bulldogs were stopped on fourth and one on their first possession but scored TDs the next eight times they got the ball in a 54-12 win over backyard rival Allen East. It was Ada’s seventh straight win in the series. Senior QB Konnor Baker threw for four TDs and ran for two more in his final regular season home game. This week Ada travels to Delphos Jefferson (4-4).
4. Minster (5-3, R24)
The Wildcats battled back from TD deficits twice only to have a missed PAT with 1:40 left decide the outcome in a 21-20 loss to Versailles. This week Minster is at Parkway (3-5).
5. Thompson Ledgemont (8-0, R21)
The Redskins beat Lutheran East 64-0. Sophomore RB Mike McKeon led the attack by running for five TDs and 103 yards on just five carries. Next up is a visit from Grand Valley (5-3).
6. Fort Loramie (7-1, R24)
The Redskins racked up 471 yards of offense and won their seventh straight with a 55-14 win over Troy Christian. Overall 12 players logged carries for Loramie, which ran for 311 yards and four TDs on 35 carries. Junior QB Seth Guillozet threw for three TDs, giving him seven in two weeks. The Redskins are at Dayton Jefferson (0-7) this week.
7. Malvern (7-1, R21)
Senior QB Shawn ball ran for three TDs and threw for 223 yards and another TD as the Hornets beat Tuscarawas Central Catholic 41-14. Malvern hosts Conotton Valley (2-6) this week.
8. Springfield Catholic Central
Senior QB Brian Kelly broke two of his own school records by throwing for 432 yards and six TDs in a 47-7 win over Greeneview. Kelly’s previous bests were 415 yards and five TDs (twice). This week SCC is at Mechanicsburg (3-5).
9. Edgerton (7-1, R22)
Senior RB Jimmy Radabaugh celebrated his 18th birthday by scoring five TDs and rushing for 156 yards on 31 carries in a 47-26 win over Sherwood Fairview. Radabaugh also kicked five PATs. This week Edgerton is at Hicksville (6-2).
10. Tiffin Calvert (7-1, R22)
The Senecas re-enter the Power Poll after putting together a three-game win streak. Calvert’s latest win was a 28-12 victory over Mohawk in which QB Nathan Ritzler (three TDs) and RBs Daniel Kwiat and Mat Buchman combined for 352 yards rushing. Next up is a huge trip to undefeated Hopewell-Loudon (8-0) in what boils down to a Midland Athletic League championship game.
DROPPED OUT: No. 6 New Washington Buckeye Central (lost 28-19 to Ontario)
OF THE REST: Symmes Valley (7-1), Berlin Center Western Reserve (8-0), Portsmouth Notre Dame (7-1), Tiffin Calvert (7-1), Leipsic (7-1), Newark Catholic (4-4), Youngstown Christian (7-1), Buckeye Central (6-2)