Oct. 27 2021 1A-8 football coaches poll
OSAAtoday presents its 2021 statewide 1A-8 football poll following the conclusion of Week 8. Thanks to all the coaches who took the time and had the expertise to contribute their opinions to this endeavor.
Look for the 1A-8 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.
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1. Adrian (10)  8-0 109
2. Powder Valley (1)  7-1 96
3. St. Paul  7-1 92
4. Waldport  6-1 63
5. Lost River  7-1 62
6. Crane  6-2 56
7. Dufur  5-3 30
8. Myrtle Point  6-2 24
9. Enterprise [nr] 5-3 22
10. Gold Beach  5-2 21
Former No. 10 Imbler 4-4
First-place votes in parentheses
Last ranking in brackets
Record listed is what’s posted on www.osaa.org (maximum eight results after eight weeks).
Others receiving significant votes: None
Week 8 highlights: Trenton Storns rushed for 158 yards and three touchdowns and passed for 163 yards and one score for Gold Beach, which brushed aside Camas Valley 34-8. … Reece Dixon threw four touchdown passes, three to Cole Martin, as Powder Valley dropped Crane 36-20. Case Olson ran for 150 yards and a touchdown, caught a scoring pass and had two interceptions for Powder Valley. … Jacob Jones rushed for 122 yards and two touchdowns for Dufur, which beat Imbler 32-14. … St. Paul rushed for 469 yards to blast Perrydale 58-22. Clancy Koch had 18 carries for 251 yards and three touchdowns. ... Lost River overran Glendale 60-8 as Connor Dunlea and Cody Lyman each ran for two touchdowns. … Waldport quarterback Zak Holsey had a monster game in beating Mohawk 62-28. He ran for 326 yards and five touchdowns, threw for two scores and collected 15 tackles. Levi Fruechte added 101 rushing yards. ... Logan Backman threw four touchdown passes, two to Jacob Koser, and rushed for 105 yards as Myrtle Point throttled Falls City 54-6. Andreas Villanueva had a touchdown catch and returned two punts for scores for Myrtle Point. ... Adrian used a 56-point first quarter -- four off the state record for points in a quarter (60, Camas Valley, 2019) -- to cruise to a 76-8 win over Union. Seven players scored touchdowns for the Antelopes.