October 5 2021 4A football coaches poll
OSAAtoday presents its 2021 statewide 4A football poll following the conclusion of Week 5. Thanks to all the coaches who took the time and had the expertise to contribute their opinions to this endeavor.
Look for the 4A football poll every Tuesday during the fall 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 4A coaches polls going forward but did not receive notice to vote in this one, please email [email protected].
1. Marshfield (12)  5-0 129
2. Estacada (1)  5-0 109
3. Marist Catholic  5-0 103
4. Cascade  5-0 101
5. Mazama  3-2 72
6. Banks  3-1 59
7. La Grande  3-1 37
8. Hidden Valley [nr] 3-1 27
9. Seaside  3-1 23
10. Tillamook  3-2 20
Former No. 7 Henley 4-1
First-place votes in parentheses
Last ranking in brackets
Record listed is what’s posted on www.osaa.org.
Others receiving significant votes: None
Week 4 highlights: La Grande trailed 12-0 before pulling away to beat Burns 35-20. The Tigers got fourth-quarter touchdown runs of 27 and 20 yards from Brody MacMillan. … Cascade got three touchdown runs from Blake Lewis in dropping Woodburn 64-0. … Cory James and Jake Behrman each ran for two touchdowns in Estacada's 43-18 win over Gladstone. … Banks trailed 17-14 at half before pulling away to beat Astoria 42-17. … Quarterback Trent Buchler had 142 of Tillamook's 297 rushing yards in a 42-28 win over Milwaukie. … Mazama handed rival Henley its first defeat, winning 41-14 for its fifth consecutive victory in the South-Side Series. With star tailback Zeke Heaton out, Mazama sophomore quarterback Tyson Van Gastel threw for three touchdowns and ran for 65 yards. … Dom Montiel passed for 368 yards and six touchdowns, three to DJ Daugherty and two to Maddux Mateski, as Marshfield blew past Stayton 57-0. … Marist Catholic's Lucas Tuski rushed for 125 yards and three touchdowns and returned a blocked punt for a score in a 56-14 win over North Eugene. … Hidden Valley blanked Phoenix 45-0 behind Noah Stone, who threw three touchdown passes, ran for a score and returned a punt for a touchdown. … Seaside's Carson Kawasoe passed for three touchdowns to lead a 69-0 win over Valley Catholic.