The Power Polls…continue. JJHuddle’s immensely popular state football rankings return with the release of the Ohio National Guard JJHuddle Division I Week 8 Power Poll. Here’s who is where after seven weeks…
The Power Polls…continue. JJHuddle’s immensely popular state football rankings return today with the release of the Division I Week 8 poll. A reminder, JJHuddle is proud to announce that the Ohio National Guard has become the presenting sponsor of the 2012 rankings.
We will release the remaining Ohio National Guard & JJHuddle Power Polls today and tomorrow.
New polls will be unveiled on site every week during the regular season.
OHIO NATIONAL GUARD & JJH POWER POLL
DIVISION I WEEK 8 RANKINGS
1. Cleveland St. Ignatius (7-0/AP Poll: 1)
Last Week: Senior RB Tim McVey ran for three first quarter TDs and the Widlcats defense scored two TDs in a 49-0 win over John Adams. Starting QB Mike LaManna did not play (resting an ankle injury).
Up Next: vs Saint Francis (Athol Springs, N.Y.) (0-6)
2. Colerain (7-0/AP Poll: 2)
Last Week: The Cardinals blocked a punt, recovered three fumbles, had two interceptions and racked up 497 yards of offense in a 41-14 win over Middletown.
Up Next: @ Fairfield (2-5)
3. Cincinnati St. Xavier (5-2/AP Poll: NR)
Last Week: The Bombers overcame six turnovers to beat LaSalle 31-14 and win the GCL South Division title outright. St. X scored two TDs on interceptions returns of its own (by Robby Ries and Justin Hilliard).
Up Next: @ St. Edward (7-0)
4. Lakewood St. Edward (7-0/AP Poll: 3)
Last Week: Senior QB Ryan Fallon tied the school record for TD pass in a game with five in a 54-14 win over Mooney. Fallon completed 16-of-25 passes for 185 yards.
Up Next: vs St. Xavier (5-2)
5. Pickerington North (7-0/AP Poll: 7)
Last Week: The Panthers outgained Reynoldsburg 437-180 in total yards and outscored the Raiders 49-27. QB Mason Olszewski threw three TD passes to TE Jake Butt and RB Godwin Igwebuike ran for three TDs.
Up Next: @ Groveport (1-6)
6. Dublin Coffman (7-0/AP Poll: 4)
Last Week: The Rocks scored 30 second quarter points and outgained Central Crossing 455-145 in total yards en route to a 53-6 win over the Comets. QB James Walsh threw for three TDs, while RB Bilal Williamson ran for four.
Up Next: vs Westland (1-6)
7. Mentor (6-1/AP Poll: 10)
Last Week: Senior QB Mitch Trubisky had 422 yards of offense and threw for a career-high six TDs as the Cardinals beat Solon 56-28. Trubisky threw for 308 yards and ran for 114.
Up Next: @ Medina (2-5)
8. Warren Harding (6-1/AP Poll: NR)
Last Week: RB Leshun Daniels ran for 119 yards and two TDs on 29 carries as the Raiders beat Euclid 28-20.
Up Next: vs Cleveland Heights (6-1)
9. Toledo Whitmer (7-0/AP Poll: 5)
Last Week: QB/DB Nick Holley ran for 324 yards and four TDs on 16 carries, threw for 121 yards and a TD and intercepted a pass in a 56-25 win over Findlay.
Up Next: @ Fremont Ross (3-4)
10. Massillon Washington (6-1/AP Poll: NR)
Last Week: The Tigers dominated previously unbeaten Austintown-Fitch 34-14. Through six games, Fitch had failed to allow more than 10 points. Massillon scored more than that in the first quarter. The Tigers rolled up 533 yards of offense, led by senior QB Kyle Kempt who ended with 308 yards and four TDs on 18-of-26 passing. It was Fitch’s lowest scoring output of the season.
Up Next: vs Pauline Johnson (Ontario, Can.) (0-2-1)
DROPPED OUT: No. 7 Moeller (lost 17-13 to Elder), No. 8 Austintown-Fitch (lost 34-14 to Massillon Washington)
BEST OF THE REST: Hilliard Darby (7-0), Springboro (7-0), North Royalton (7-0), Willoughby South (7-0/AP Poll: 6), Lakota West (7-0/AP Poll: 8), Dublin Scioto (6-1), Moeller (5-2), Elder (4-3), GlenOak (6-1), Nordonia (6-1), Austintown-Fitch (6-1/AP Poll: 9)