2011 Muscle Milk & JJHuddle Division III Power Poll: Final

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2011 Muscle Milk/JJHuddle Ohio HS Football Power Polls

There are some big names in contention for the top spot in the final Muscle Milk & JJHuddle D-III Power Poll. Steubenville, Mooney, Alter, Lake Catholic, Jonathan Alder…So, who finished first?


There are some big names in contention for the top spot in the final Muscle Milk & JJHuddle D-III Power Poll. Steubenville, Mooney, Alter, Lake Catholic, Jonathan Alder…So, who finished first?

2011 Muscle
Milk
& JJHuddle Division III Power Poll: Final

1. Steubenville (10-0, R11)
Big Red racked up 318 yards and notched its seventh unbeaten season in nine years with a 39-0 shutout win over Tonawanda (NY) Cardinal O’Hara. Steubenville hosts Indian Creek (8-2) in the regional quarterfinals.
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2. Mentor Lake Catholic (9-1, R9)
RB Evan Gormley ran for 169 yards, including 120 in the second half, as the Cougars rallied from a double-digit second quarter deficit to beat Avon 25-21. QB Marck Baniewicz threw a 10-yard TD pass to Richie Miller with 33 seconds left for the game-winning score. MLC hosts a rematch with Cleveland Benedictine (7-3) in the regional quarterfinals. The Cougars beat the Bengals 30-6 in Week 6.   
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3. Kettering Alter (10-0, R12)
The Knights ran out to a 17-0 halftime lead and made it stick in a 17-7 win over archrival Chaminade Julienne. Alter forced two turnovers and junior QB Malik Zaire threw for 50 yards and a TD and ran for 88 and another score. The Knights face No. 10 Dayton Thurgood Marshall (9-1) in the regional quarterfinals. 
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4. Youngstown Mooney (6-3, R11)
Marcus McWilson ran for two TDs and QB P.J. Quinn hooked up with Quincy Jones for two more TDs as the Cardinals beat Uniontown Lake 48-14. Mooney opens postseason play against Canal Fulton Northwest (8-2).
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5. Jonathan Alder (10-0, R12)
The Pioneers – powered by two TD runs from Nick Wrightsell – beat Watterson 27-14 and wrapped up their first undefeated regular season since 1973. Alder hosts Logan Elm (9-1) in the regional quarterfinals.    
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6. Springfield Shawnee (10-0, R12)
The Braves racked up 475 yards and allowed just 72 in a 49-7 win over previously unbeaten Tippecanoe. Senior QB Brad Jarzab threw for 133 yards and two TDs and ran for 148 yards and two TDs. Junior RB Alex McCrory added 145 yards and three TDs on 27 carries. Shawnee opens postseason play at home against Cincinnati Taft (7-3). 
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7. Chagrin Falls (10-0, R9)
RB Jack Campbell ran for 115 yards and three TDs and QB Tommy Iammarino threw for 228 yards and a TD as the Tigers beat Perry 56-41. CF opens postseason play against undefeated Oberlin Firelands (10-0).
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8. Dover (9-1, R11)
The Tornadoes defense held on a 2-point conversion and Dover beat New Philadelphia (21-20) for the seventh straight season in a rivalry that’s been contested 108 times. The Tornadoes also won the East Central Ohio League Scarlet Division outright. Dover opens postseason play against Thornville Sheridan (9-1). 
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9. Minerva (10-0, R11)
The Lions enter the Power Poll after capping the program’s first undefeated regular season since 1997 with a 55-29 win over Carrollton. Senior RB Zach Wade led with 153 yards and three TDs on 14 carries. He also caught two passes for 77 yards and a another TD. Both Wade (1,016 yards) and fellow RB Jake Riley (1,171 yards) have over 1,000 yards on the season. Minerva opens postseason play against Poland Seminary (7-3).
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10. Dayton Thurgood Marshall (9-1, R12)
The Cougars make their Power Poll debut after wrapping up an outright Dayton City League title with a 50-0 win over Ponitz Tech. Marshall followed up its lone loss – to Trotwood-Madison in the season opener – with back-to-back wins over playoff teams Chaminade Julienne (21-0) and Columbus Eastmoor (7-6). Since Week 4 the Cougars have averaged 50.8 points per game. Marshall hosts No. 3 Alter (10-0) in the regional quarterfinals at Welcome Stadium.    
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DROPPED OUT:  No. 5 Akron SVSM (lost 42-31 to Youngstown Ursuline); No. 6 Ravenna (lost 42-35 to Kent Roosevelt)

BEST
OF THE REST:
Columbus DeSales (6-3), Columbus Eastmoor (8-2), Marlington (8-2), Cleveland Benedictine (7-3), Thornville Sheridan (9-1), University School (9-1), Clyde (8-2), Ravenna (8-2), Akron SVSM (8-2), Logan Elm (9-1), Athens (10-0), Jackson (10-0)

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