Article Photo

Oct. 13 2021 2A football coaches poll

OSAAtoday presents its 2021 statewide 2A football poll following the conclusion of Week 6. Thanks to all the coaches who took the time and had the expertise to contribute their opinions to this endeavor.

Look for the 2A football poll every Wednesday 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 2A coaches polls going forward but did not receive notice to vote in this one, please email [email protected]

1. Heppner (8) [1] 6-0 96

2. Kennedy (2) [2] 5-1 92

3. Bandon [5] 5-1 63

4. Lakeview [3] 5-1 62

5. Knappa [8] 4-1 42

6. Toledo [9] 3-3 39

7. Oakland [nr] 2-3 28

8. Monroe [nr] 5-1 26

9. Weston-McEwen [nr] 5-1 24

10. Gaston [10] 4-1 20

Dropped out:

Former No. 4 Creswell 4-2

Former No. 6 Coquille 1-2

Former No. 7 Regis 4-2

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 6 highlights: Monroe defeated Lowell 38-28 behind Brody Ballard, who ran for 166 yards and two touchdowns and threw for a score. Lowell's Austin Smith ran for 142 yards and one touchdown. … Blane Peal threw two touchdown passes, recovered a blocked punt in the end zone and ran for a score to spark Weston-McEwen's 41-8 win over Irrigon. … Heppner extended its winning streak to 24 with a 61-0 win over Riverside. Landon Mitchell threw two touchdown passes and the Mustangs held Riverside to eight total yards and three first downs. … Baker Brooksby rushed for 188 yards and three touchdowns as Oakland blasted Creswell 41-7. ... Kennedy rolled over Regis 34-14, getting 102 rushing yards and two touchdowns from William Schaecher.