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Oct. 8 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 (15) [1] 5-0 159

2. West Albany (1) [2] 5-0 132

3. Crater [4] 4-1 114

4. Silverton [3] 5-0 111

5. Ashland [5] 5-0 88

6. Pendleton [6] 4-1 62

7. Wilsonville [7] 4-1 60

8. North Bend / Powers [8] 3-2 45

9. Scappoose [nr] 4-1 32

10. Dallas [10] 4-1 26

First-place votes in parentheses

Last ranking in brackets

Record listed is what’s posted on

Others receiving significant votes: South Eugene (17)

Notes: Bryce Boettcher threw four touchdown passes, one to Jake Trone, who had a kickoff return for a score, to lead South Eugene past Eagle Point 36-20. … Thurston remained unbeaten, pulling away in the second half to defeat North Bend 43-17. Cade Crist passed for 239 yards and three touchdowns, two to Dawson Muggy. … Silverton built a 21-0 lead in the first quarter and rolled past Corvallis 34-21 to stay unbeaten. … Zaanan Bane ran for three touchdowns in Pendleton’s 47-0 win over shorthanded Milwaukie. … Jayce Knapp threw two touchdown passes as Wilsonville beat Forest Grove 47-6.