Oct. 9 Statewide 3A Football Coaches Poll
OSAAtoday presents its weekly 3A 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 3A football poll every Wednesday during the fall season.
If you are a varsity 3A football coach and would like to vote, please contact John Tawa at email@example.com.
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. Hidden Valley (10)  5-0 100
2. Santiam Christian  5-0 78
3.Clatskanie  3-2 58
4.Amity  4-1 50
5.Rainier  4-1 41
6.Cascade Christian  4-1 40
7. Burns  5-0 39
8.St. Mary’s, Medford  4-1 34
9.Yamhill-Carlton  5-0 31
10.Vale  2-3 30
First-place votes in parentheses
Last ranking in brackets
Record listed is what’s posted on www.osaa.org.
Others receiving significant votes: Sutherlin (16)
Notes: Clatskanie ended Rainier's 17-game winning streak, recording five sacks in a 13-8 win. Cedrix Moses rushed for 132 yards and two touchdowns for the Tigers. ... Hidden Valley won at Cascade Christian as Tobias Powers rushed for 173 yards and three touchdowns on 25 carries and Sam Vidlak completed 17 of 19 passes for 231 yards and one touchdown. The Mustangs had 429 total yards. ... Santiam Christian rolled up 512 yards in a 63-20 win over Pleasant Hill as Marcus Fullbright rushed for 189 yards and six touchdowns on 31 carries and Ely Kennel passed for 232 yards. … Sutherlin outlasted La Pine 29-28 as Jake Merrifield rushed for 171 yards and two touchdowns. Merrifield’s 20-yard scoring run and Reinaldo Alcantar’s extra point put Sutherlin ahead late, and Mason Gill’s red-zone interception sealed the win.