Article Photo

Oct. 20 2021 3A football coaches poll

OSAAtoday presents its 2021 statewide 3A football poll following the conclusion of Week 7. 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 regular season.

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.

If there are any varsity football head coaches who would like to vote in 3A coaches polls going forward but did not receive notice to vote in this one, please email [email protected]

1. Rainier (5) [1] 6-0 100

2. Siuslaw (4) [2] 6-0 94

3. South Umpqua (2) [3] 7-0 86

4. Cascade Christian [4] 3-2 67

5. Junction City [5] 5-0 58

6. Vale [6] 6-1 55

7. La Pine [8] 3-3 51

8. Warrenton [7] 4-2 45

9. Dayton (1) [10] 6-1 35

10. Santiam Christian [9] 3-3 24

Dropped out:

Former No. 10 Philomath 5-2

First-place votes in parentheses              

Last ranking in brackets

Record listed is what’s posted on www.osaa.org (No more than seven results through seven weeks).

Others receiving significant votes: None

Week 7 highlights: Vale scored touchdowns on six of its 13 first-half plays en route to a 39-8 win over McLoughlin. Nathan Kimball had three touchdowns on three carries, totaling 63 yards. … South Umpqua's Caj Simmons ran for 108 yards and two touchdowns in a 35-6 win over Sutherlin. … Rainier's Stone Ware rushed for 314 yards and four touchdowns on 22 carries – his second 300-yard game this season – as the Columbians downed Warrenton 32-12. ... Junction City routed Sisters 50-22 as Gabriel Ward rushed for 143 yards and two touchdowns on 21 carries and Colby Evans completed 12 of 15 passes for 161 yards and three scores. ... Logan Grove had 118 of Amity's 328 rushing yards in a 20-6 win over Philomath. He also had a team-high eight tackles and an interception. ... Keith Reed threw two touchdown passes to Austin Waits to lead Cascade Christian past 5A Springfield 28-0. The Challengers held the Millers to 149 yards.