The Power Polls…continue. JJHuddle’s weekly state football rankings return with the release of the Ohio National Guard JJHuddle Division III Week 10 Power Poll. Here’s who is where after nine weeks…
The Power Polls…continue. JJHuddle’s immensely popular state football
rankings return today with the release of the Division III 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 season.
OHIO NATIONAL GUARD & JJH POWER POLL
DIVISION III WEEK 10 RANKINGS
*NOTE: Next Week will be the final poll and our Poll Champion will
be announced. The team ranked No. 1 in the final poll will receive a
commemorative championship banner suitable for hanging from the Ohio
1. Dayton Thurgood Marshall (8-1/AP Poll: 3)
Last Week: Senior RB Denzel Norvell ran for five TDs and 158 yards on 22 carries in a 68-0 win over Dunbar. The Cougars have yet to allow a point in Dayton City League play and have outscored Dunbar, Meadowdale and Belmont 205-0. Only Ponitz stands in the way of an outright City League title.
Up Next: vs Ponitz (1-8)
2. Alter (7-1-1/AP Poll: 5)
Last Week: The Knights racked up 513 yards of offense and rallied from a 27-14 halftime deficit to take the lead before falling 35-34 to Fenwick. Alter scored with 1:11 left and opted to go for 2-points and the lead instead of tying the game with a PAT. The attempt failed. Senior QB Malik Zaire accounted for 361 yards of offense.
Up Next: vs Chaminade-Julienne (6-3)
3. Chagrin Falls (8-1/AP Poll: 2)
Last Week: The Tigers rallied from a 13-7 deficit to beat Orange 22-13. K ED Shelley made two FGs and Joey Casarona and Dan Kuenzig each scored a TD.
Up Next: @ Perry (4-5)
4. Bellevue (8-1/AP Poll: 8)
Last Week: The Redmen beat rival Shelby 44-6 to take a one-game lead in the series (34-33-2), which started in 1944. Senior QB Jalen Santoro threw for three TDs and ran for three more.
Up Next: @ Sandusky (3-6)
5. Akron SVSM (7-2/AP Poll: 9)
Last Week: The Irish picked off three Massillon passes in the first half and held a 17-13 lead at the break before the wheels fell off in a 44-24 loss. Parris Campbell’s 93-yard kickoff return for a TD tied the game at 23-23 in the third quarter, but it was all Massillon after that.
Up Next: vs Ursuline (6-3)
6. Watterson (6-3/AP Poll: NR)
Last Week: The Eagles were outgained (272-246) but not outgunned in a 21-17 win over St. Charles. Andy Elberson ran for 96 yards and a TD and Walter Green had 103 yards and a TD in the win.
Up Next: vs Jonathan Alder (4-4)
7. Bryan (8-0/AP Poll: 3)
Last Week: The Golden Bears clinched a share of their first Northwest Ohio Athletic League title since 1986 and set a school record for points in a season (390) with a 60-14 win over Swanton.
Up Next: vs Evergreen (5-4)
8. Napoleon (8-0-1/AP Poll: 1)
Last Week: The
Wildcats (8-0-1) continue to impress and moved one step closer to the
school’s first undefeated season since 1976 with a 48-7 win over
Sylvania Northview. The victory wrapped a Northern Lakes League title as
Up Next: @ Bowling Green (3-6)
9. Steubenville (7-2/AP Poll: NR)
Last Week: Nine players scored TDs as Big Red rolled to a 68-13 win over Sir Wilfrid Laurier Collegiate (Canada). Steubenville ran for 555 yards and eight TDs on 49 carries. Three Big Red backs went over 100 yards.
Up Next: vs Buchtel (4-5)
10. Marlington (8-1/AP Poll: 6)
Last Week: The Dukes lost star RB Dymonte Thomas to a first half injury and then the game as West Branch pulled the 35-14 upset. Thomas rushed for 33 yards and a TD on 11 carries before leaving the game. He did not return.
Up Next: vs West Branch (4-4)
DROPPED OUT: No. 10 Mooney (lost 44-24 to Ursuline
BEST OF THE REST: West Holmes (8-1/AP Poll: 7), Urbana (8-1/AP Poll: 10), Gallia Academy (7-2), Mentor Lake Catholic (6-3), Athens (8-1), Granville (8-1), Sandusky Perkins (8-1), Dover (7-2), Mooney (3-5), Maysville (8-1), Indian Creek (8-1), Columbus DeSales (5-4)
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