Article Photo

Week 4 Statewide Football Coaches Poll 3A

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.

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. Rainier (6) [2] 4-0 120

2. Amity (5) [2] 4-0 110

3. Burns [4] 4-0 81

4. Cascade Christian (2) [5] 3-1 75

5. Vale [nr] 2-2 67

6. Clatskanie [1] 3-1 64

7. Santiam Christian [8] 3-1 32

8. Nyssa [9] 3-1 29

9. Harrisburg [7] 3-1 28

10. Dayton [nr] 2-2 19

First-place votes in parentheses               

Last ranking in brackets

Record listed is what’s posted on 

Others receiving significant votes:  Scio (15), Madras (11)

Notes: Vale took down No. 1 Clatskanie 20-14, building a 20-0 lead and holding on late. Quarterback Colton Kesey ran for two touchdowns and had two interceptions for the Vikings. … Harrisburg’s Dax Bennett rushed for 258 yards and four touchdowns and threw two touchdown passes to Jimmy Holland in a 54-20 win over Douglas. … Rainier shut down Corbett 48-0 as Joey Tripp ran for 124 yards and two touchdowns and passed for a score. David Katon ran for a touchdown and returned an interception 37 yards for a score for the Columbians. … Cascade Christian’s Kiegan Schaan passed for 240 yards and four touchdowns and ran for 57 yards and two scores as the Challengers racked up 493 yards in rolling past Pleasant Hill 52-13. ... Amity built a 42-0 lead at half on its way to a 48-0 win over Coquille. The Warriors ran for 522 yards, getting 226 yards and five touchdowns on 16 carries from West Streeter. Russel Brown added three tackles for loss. ... Josh Reagle ran for three touchdowns and Burns held Lost River to two rushing yards in a 25-10 win.