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Oct. 22 Statewide 4A Football Coaches Poll

OSAAtoday presents its weekly 4A 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 4A football poll every Tuesday during the fall season.

If you are a varsity 4A 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. Banks (12) [1] 7-0 147

2.La Grande (3) [2] 7-0 136

3. Marist Catholic [3] 6-1 1111

4.Mazama [4] 6-1 84

5.Henley [6] 7-0 72

6.North Marion [8] 5-2 69

7.Gladstone [5] 5-2 61

8.Cascade [6] 6-1 60

9.Baker [9] 5-2 25

10.Marshfield [10] 5-2 20

First-place votes in parentheses

Last ranking in brackets

Record listed is what’s posted on

Others receiving significant votes: none

Notes: Marshfield got a 78-yard punt return for a touchdown from Sam Grayson in beating Elmira 16-0. … Marist Catholic thumped Junction City 49-14 as Lucas Tuski ran for three touchdowns and the Spartans had seven sacks, three by Kenny Weber. … Mazama broke from a 0-0 halftime tie to blank Klamath Union 28-0, limiting the Pelicans to 55 total yards. Charlie Baker ran for 147 yards for the Vikings. … Tim Orr threw two touchdown passes and John Tacchini ran for two scores in Henley’s 26-6 win over North Valley. … North Marion beat Gladstone 26-20 on an eight-yard touchdown pass from Sergio Jimenez to Johnny Page with 2:01 left. … Martial Stegemeir rushed for 106 yards and two touchdowns as reigning state champion Banks defeated Seaside 34-6 in a rematch of last year’s 4A final.