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Sept. 17 Statewide 5A Football Coaches Poll

OSAAtoday presents its weekly 5A Football Coaches Poll. Thanks to all the coaches who took the time and had the expertise to contribute their opinions to this endeavor.

Look for the 5A football poll every Tuesday during the fall season.

If you are a varsity 5A football coach and would like to vote, please contact John Tawa at [email protected].

Please note: these polls are for generating interest and discussion only and have no impact on the OSAA’s RPI and Colley ratings that form the basis of the OSAA’s rankings for playoff purposes.

1. Thurston (16) [1] 2-0 178

2.West Albany [3] 2-0 147

3.Crater (1) [2] 2-0 127

4.Silverton [4] 2-0 117

5.Lebanon [5] 2-0 95

6.Wilsonville [6] 1-1 53

7.Scappoose [8] 2-0 52

8.North Bend / Powers [7] 2-0 47

9.South Eugene (1) [nr] 2-0 36

10.Ashland [nr] 2-0 33

First-place votes in parentheses

Last ranking in brackets

Record listed is what’s posted on

Others receiving significant votes: Dallas (28)

Notes: Cade Crist completed 25 of 33 passes for 328 yards and four touchdowns, two to senior Santino Stranieri, and senior Wesley Kommer ran for 159 yards and one touchdown as Thurston beat 6A Sheldon 34-19. ... Quarterback Bryce Boettcher ran for 249 yards and three touchdowns to lead South Eugene past Ridgeview 34-12. … North Bend blocked three punts, two by Sidon Green, in beating North Eugene 51-0. Divenson Willis rushed for three touchdowns. … West Albany beat Crescent Valley 41-0 as Carson Van Dyke passed for two touchdowns and ran for a score. … Ashland’s Rieger Sayre completed 20 of 24 passes for 215 yards and four touchdowns with two interceptions in beating Springfield 49-0. Logan Sanford caught two touchdown passes and had three sacks.