Oct. 23 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 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. Hidden Valley (10)  7-0 100
2. Santiam Christian  7-0 82
3. Amity  6-1 68
4. Clatskanie  5-2 60
5. Cascade Christian  6-1 57
6. Burns  7-0 52
7. Rainier  5-2 38
8. Yamhill-Carlton  7-0 33
9. Vale  4-3 27
10. St. Mary’s, Medford  5-2 22
First-place votes in parentheses
Last ranking in brackets
Record listed is what’s posted on www.osaa.org.
Others receiving significant votes: none
Notes: St. Mary’s handed Brookings-Harbor its first defeat, winning 14-3 despite playing without quarterback Aliiloa Kaeo-Wailehua, who went down with an injury during the week. Tight end Beau Aldrich filled in at quarterback and threw a 32-yard touchdown pass to Trevahn Foster. … Cascade Christian rolled past Douglas 50-2 as Kiegan Schaan threw four touchdown passes. … Ely Kennel ran for 149 yards and two touchdowns and passed for two scores to lead Santiam Christian past Sutherlin 43-7. … Hidden Valley got three touchdown passes from Sam Vidlak in a 41-7 win over South Umpqua. … Yamhill-Carlton extended its winning streak to 10 games by beating Corbett 34-8, getting three touchdown passes and a touchdown run from Jaime Garcia. … Vale throttled Irrigon 71-19 as Colton Kesey threw three touchdown passes and Jared Fulwyler rushed for 128 yards. … Cody Dyche caught a five-yard touchdown pass from Keenan Graham late in the third quarter, proving to be the difference in Amity’s 24-20 win over Rainier.