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How the top 20 fared

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PZ - square(none)Here’s a look at how all the ranked teams fared this past weekend, along with this week’s opponent. The new poll , our final poll until the last poll in December, will be released on Wednesday night.

Prep Zone Power Poll – 2014 Football Poll #11

(School, followed by classification, overall record, results, and this week’s opponent)

1. Mainland (Daytona Beach) (6A) (10-0) – d. Fort Pierce Central 28-17; Having already clinched the 6A-9 district title, Mainland finished it’s first undefeated season since 2008 with a tough road win. Kyle Oliver’s 30 yard INT return with 2:39 left put the game away. UP NEXT: vs. RV South Lake (Groveland) in 6A, Region 3 Quarterfinals.

2. First Coast (Jacksonville) (8A) (10-0) – d. #10 Ed White (Jacksonville) 19-14; Buccaneers celebrated 8A-1 district championship by rallying past Commanders in Thursday night showdown of top ten teams; QB Deandre Johnson broke John Wolford’s Jacksonville record for passing yards and finished career 38-1 in regular season games. UP NEXT: vs. #20 DeLand in 8A, Region 1 Quarterfinals.

3. South Sumter (Bushnell) (5A) (10-0) – d. Leesburg 34-28; Raiders are 5A-6 district champs and finished off third straight undefeated regular season with close win against Yellow Jackets. UP NEXT: vs. #13 North Marion (Citra) in 5A, Region 2 Quarterfinals.

4. Trinity Christian (Jacksonville) (3A) (7-2) – d. Vanguard (Ocala) 48-19; Defending 3A state champs finished off up-and-down regular season with easy home win over 6A Knights; 3A-1 district champs outscored district rivals Providence and Episcopal 91-10 in only games against 3A teams in 2014. UP NEXT: vs. Maclay (Tallahassee) in 3A, Region 1 Semifinals.

5. Clay (Green Cove Springs) (5A) (9-1) – d. Middleburg 56-36; Last year’s 5A state runner-up rolled past another Clay County rival in season finale; Blue Devils only loss is to undefeated #7 Oakleaf. UP NEXT: vs. Westside (Jacksonville) in 5A, Region 1 Quarterfinals.

6. Suwannee (Live Oak) (5A) (9-1) – LOST at #17 Columbia (Lake City) 42-14; Bulldogs bid for their first undefeated season since 1962 came to an end as Columbia beat Suwannee and won the Old Oaken Bucket for the seventh straight year; Bulldogs are 5A-5 district champs, first district title since 2003. UP NEXT: vs. Zephyrhills in 5A, Region 2 Quarterfinals.

7. Oakleaf (Orange Park) (7A) (10-0) – d. Menendez (St. Augustine) 21-12; Knights finish first undefeated season in school history with win over Menendez; 7A-3 district champs have wins over #5 Clay, Fletcher, and Atlantic Coast on the way to first district title. UP NEXT: vs. Wekiva (Apopka) in 7A, Region 1 Quarterfinals.

8. St. Augustine (6A) (9-1) – d. Palatka 38-0; Yellow Jackets win easily on the road to finish another 9 win season under coach Joey Wiles; St. Augustine won another 6A-4 district title. UP NEXT: vs. #17 Columbia (Lake City) in 6A, Region 1 Quarterfinals.

9. Trinity Catholic (Ocala) (3A) (8-1) – OFF; Celtics took week off after clinching seventh straight district title a week earlier with 58-13 win over Father Lopez. UP NEXT: vs. Providence (Jacksonville) in 3A, Region 1 Semifinals.

10. Ed White (Jacksonville) (6A) (8-2) – LOST at #2 First Coast (Jacksonville) 19-14; Commanders lost close game in final minute at #2 First Coast, breaking eight-game winning streak; Commanders won second consecutive 6A-4 district title and hope to advance in playoffs after first round exit in 2013. UP NEXT: vs. Creekside (St. Johns) in 6A, Region 1 Quarterfinals.

11. Dixie County (Cross City) (1A) (9-0) – d. RV Lafayette (Mayo) 38-20; 1A-7 district champ Bears finish undefeated regular season with win over rival Lafayette. UP NEXT: vs. Taylor (Pierson) in 1A, Region 4 Semifinals.

12. Bolles (Jacksonville) (4A) (8-2) – d. 7A Niceville 31-14; runner-up to Raines in District 4A-3, Bulldogs avenged last season’s loss to eventual 7A state runner-up Niceville. UP NEXT: at RV Umatilla in 4A, Region 2 Semifinals.

13. North Marion (Citra) (5A) (8-2) – d. West Port (Ocala) 46-10; Colts finished runner-up to Suwannee in District 5-5A and are in playoffs for 15th consecutive season. UP NEXT: at #3 South Sumter (Bushnell) in 5A, Region 2 Quarterfinals.

14. Raines (Jacksonville) (4A) (7-3) – d. Ribault (Jacksonville) 19-6 (Sat.); Vikings prepared for playoffs with another win over neighborhood rival Ribault in Northwest Classic. Raines clinched District 3-4A title for third time in four years a week earlier. UP NEXT: vs. The Villages in 4A, Region 2 Semifinals.

15. Trenton (1A) (9-1) – OFF; Defending 1A state champion Tigers took week off after clinching District 6-1A title with 38-0 win over Bronson; Trenton’s only loss is to #11 Dixie County. UP NEXT: vs. RV Lafayette (Mayo) in 1A, Region 3 Semifinals.

16. Flagler Palm Coast (8A) (8-2) – d. Spruce Creek (Port Orange) 49-34; Bulldogs finished regular season with win over rival Spruce Creek after clinching District 1-8A runner-up position with win over Mandarin the previous week. UP NEXT: at Lake Mary in 8A, Region 1 Quarterfinals.

17. Columbia (Lake City) (6A) (8-2) – d. #6 Suwannee (Live Oak) 42-14; Tigers tuned up for state playoffs by ending Suwannee’s undefeated season. Columbia beat Suwannee and won the Old Oaken Bucket for the seventh straight year. UP NEXT: at #8 St. Augustine in 6A, Region 1 Quarterfinals.

18. Hamilton County (Jasper) (1A) (7-3) – LOST to Taylor County (Perry) 33-12; Trojans were blown out at home but are still District 5-1A champs and start the playoffs at home Friday. UP NEXT: vs. Hilliard in 1A, Region 3 Semifinals.

19. Bishop Kenny (Jacksonville) (5A) (8-1) – d. Episcopal (Jacksonville) 31-14; Crusaders clinched fourth district title in five years by beating Westside 22-0 in Monday’s District 3-5A shootout, before knocking off rival Episcopal on Friday. UP NEXT: vs. Palatka in 5A, Region 1 Quarterfinals.

20. DeLand (8A) (7-3) – OFF; DeLand has won six in a row after 1-3 start to qualify for playoffs as District 2-8A runner-up. UP NEXT: at #2 First Coast (Jacksonville) in 8A, Region 1 Quarterfinals.

Also receiving votes:

Mount Dora (5A) (8-2) – OFF; Hurricanes finished as District 11-5A runner-up behind Bishop Moore (Orlando). UP NEXT: at Merritt Island in 5A, Region 3 Quarterfinals.

University (Orange City) (8A) (8-2) – OFF; Titans miss out on playoffs after finishing third in District 2-8A behind Lake Mary and DeLand. UP NEXT: SEASON OVER.

Madison County (4A) (7-3) – d. North Miami Beach 40-12; Cowboys back in postseason after missing playoffs in 2013 for the first time in 19 years. UP NEXT: vs. Walton (DeFuniak Springs) in 4A, Region 1 Semifinals.

Umatilla (4A) (8-2) – d. Deltona 34-21; Bulldogs clinched District 4-4A title previously but finished off regular season with win over Deltona; Umatilla has tough road to Orlando with Bolles and Raines looming. UP NEXT: vs. #12 Bolles (Jacksonville) in 4A, Region 1 Semifinals.

Lafayette (Mayo) (1A) (6-4) – LOST at #11 Dixie County (Cross City) 38-20; Hornets lost to Dixie County despite another big game from QB Brycen Lee; playoff road isn’t easy with first game at defending 1A state champion and rival Trenton. UP NEXT: at #15 Trenton in 1A, Region 3 Semifinals.

South Lake (Groveland) (6A) (8-2) – d. Gateway (Kissimmee) 47-6; Eagles finished off season with easy win after clinching district runner-up position in 6A-10 weeks earlier. UP NEXT: at #1 Mainland (Daytona Beach) in 6A, Region 3 Quarterfinals.

On the bubble:

Atlantic Coast (Jacksonville) (7A) (7-3) – d. Mandarin (Jacksonville) 28-20; Stingrays just missed out on playoffs as they finished third in District 3-7A. Atlantic Coast lost on a Hail Mary to Oakleaf, knocking them out of postseason play. UP NEXT: SEASON OVER.

Crescent City (1A) (7-3) – LOST to 3A The First Academy (Orlando) 38-34; Raiders suffered tough loss at home one week after clinching 1A-8 district title. UP NEXT: vs. Union County (Lake Butler) in 1A, Region 4 Semifinals.

Duval Charter (Jacksonville) (2A) (8-1) – d. First Baptist Academy (Naples) 17-14; Panthers clinched first playoff appearance a week earlier with 35-0 win over Harvest Community; Duval Charter is runner-up in District 2-2A, with only loss 20-7 to district champ University Christian. UP NEXT: at North Florida Christian (Tallahassee) in 2A, Region 1 Semifinals.

Fletcher (Neptune Beach) (7A) (6-4) – d. Wolfson (Jacksonville) 41-6; Despite disappointing regular season, Senators qualified for playoffs for the eighth consecutive year as runner-up in 7A-3 after loss to undefeated Oakleaf. UP NEXT: at Oak Ridge (Orlando) in 7A, Region 1 Quarterfinals.

Providence (Jacksonville) (3A) (8-2) – d. Leon (Tallahassee) 30-17; Stallions get road win in Tallahassee over 7A playoff team Leon after loss to Trinity Christian previous week; Providence is runner-up in District 1-3A. UP NEXT: at #9 Trinity Catholic (Ocala) in 3A, Region 1 Semifinals.

Ribault (Jacksonville) (5A) (7-3) – LOST at #15 Raines (Jacksonville) 19-6; Trojans lost to neighborhood rival Raines after being eliminated from playoff contention with 6-0 loss to Westside in District 3-5A shootout. UP NEXT: SEASON OVER

The Villages (4A) (8-2) – d. Hawthorne 41-16; The Buffalo clinched 4A-4 district runner-up position with win over Interlachen in the previous week, but has extremely tough road to Orlando in Class 4A. UP NEXT: at #14 Raines (Jacksonville) in 4A, Region 2 Semifinals.

Union County (Lake Butler) (1A) (8-2) – d. Wildwood 60-6; Tigers roll to easy win as tune-up for 1A playoffs. Union County finished as runner-up to Dixie County in District 7-1A. UP NEXT: at Crescent City in 1A, Region 4 Semifinals.

University Christian (2A) (Jacksonville) (7-3) – d. Arlington Country Day (Jacksonville) 50-8; Christians won another District 2-2A title and will open 2A playoffs at home this Friday. UP NEXT: vs. FAMU (Tallahassee) in 2A, Region 1 Semifinals.

Westside (Jacksonville) (5A) (6-4) – OFF; Wolverines qualified for playoffs with win over Ribault in District 3-5A shootout opening quarter, but then lost starting quarterback Amari Dubose to injury in 22-0 loss to Bishop Kenny in the second quarter of shootout; Westside is runner-up in 5A-3. UP NEXT: at #5 Clay (Green Cove Springs) in 5A, Region 1 Quarterfinals.

Santa Fe (Alachua) (5A) (7-3) – d. Keystone Heights, 41-14; finished third in 5A-District 5 behind #6 Suwannee (Live Oak) & #13 North Marion (Citra); SEASON OVER

 

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