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Oct. 20 2021 1A-8 football coaches poll

OSAAtoday presents its 2021 statewide 1A-8 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 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.

If there are any varsity football head coaches who would like to vote in 1A-8 coaches polls going forward but did not receive notice to vote in this one, please email [email protected].

1. Adrian (11) [1] 7-0 128

2. Powder Valley (2) [2] 6-1 113

3. St. Paul [3] 6-1 108

4. Waldport [6] 5-1 74

5. Lost River [5] 6-1 58

6. Crane [4] 6-1 52

7. Myrtle Point [8] 5-2 26

8. Dufur [7] 4-3 28

9. Gold Beach [9] 4-2 23

10. Imbler [10] 4-3 20

Dropped out:

Former No. 10 Enterprise 4-3

First-place votes in parentheses              

Last ranking in brackets

Record listed is what’s posted on (maximum seven results after seven weeks).

Others receiving significant votes: Enterprise 4-3 18; Perrydale 4-2 16; Camas Valley 2-4 16

Week 7 highlights: Cedrick Dayandante ran for 322 yards and four touchdowns in Ione/Arlington's 46-6 win over Dufur. … St. Paul racked up 543 yards in beating Camas Valley 58-26. Lance Tuck ran for two scores and passed for three touchdowns, two to Clancy Koch, who rushed for 207 yards and two scores on 12 carries. … Lost River stopped a two-point conversion attempt in the final minute to hold on for a 24-22 win over Bonanza in the Spud Bowl. Lost River rallied from a 16-0 deficit and took the lead 24-16 on Nathan Dalton's 1-yard run in the fourth quarter. … Powder Valley opened a 34-0 lead in the first quarter on its way to a 62-24 victory over Wallowa. Freshman Tucker Martin ran for two touchdowns and returned a punt for a score for the Badgers. ... Trenton Storns rushed for 102 yards and four touchdowns and completed 6 of 7 passes for 139 yards and two scores for Gold Beach, which stopped Days Creek 54-14.