Week 2 Statewide Football Coaches Polls 5A

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.

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.

5A Football

1. Wilsonville (12) [2] 2-0 129

2. Churchill (1) [1] 1-1 102

3. Silverton [4] 2-0 85

4. West Albany [7] 2-0 74

5. Lebanon [3] 2-0 70

6. Pendleton [6] 2-0 53

7. Scappoose [10] 2-0 41

8. Thurston [8] 0-2 32

8. Crescent Valley [5] 1-1 32

10. Eagle Point [nr] 2-0 21

First-place votes in parentheses               

Last ranking in brackets

Record listed is what’s posted on www.osaa.org 

Others receiving significant votes: Crater (19), North Bend (10), South Eugene (10), Central (9)

Notes: Wilsonville beat Churchill 57-50 in a four-hour thriller, getting the go-ahead points with three seconds left on a nine-yard pass from Nathan Overholt to Jonah Gomez. Overholt passed for 452 yards and six touchdowns, giving him 888 yards and 11 touchdowns in two games. Three of his scoring passes went to Sam Westing. Churchill’s Demontre Thomas II passed for 280 yards and three touchdowns and ran for 85 yards and four scores. … West Albany defeated Crescent Valley 20-7 as Cassius McGinty scored on a four-yard run and a fumble recovery. … Levi Nielsen ran for three touchdowns and passed for another to lift Silverton over South Albany 56-23. … Lebanon upended Dallas 37-16 as Colton Shepard threw three touchdown passes to Eddy Kennedy. … Cameron Morgan threw four touchdown passes in Eagle Point’s 40-8 victory at Redmond. … Trent Sorey threw two touchdown passes and ran for a score in Pendleton’s 46-0 win over Hood River Valley. … South Eugene got 252 rushing yards on 28 carries from Isaac Reyna to beat Ridgeview 34-20. … Crater scored touchdowns on a blocked punt, interception return and fumble return in dominating Willamette 58-14. … Scappoose defeated Forest Grove 44-32 as Connor McNabb ran for 182 yards and two touchdowns on 15 carries.