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How the top 20 fared


PZ - square(none)Here is how the top 20 teams in The Prep Zone Power Poll fared this past weekend. The new poll will be released on Wednesday night.

The Prep Zone Power Poll ranks the top 20 high school football, basketball, baseball & softball teams (regardless of FHSAA classification) across 26 counties in North Florida (Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Citrus, Clay, Columbia, Dixie, Duval, Flagler, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Hernando, Jefferson, Lafayette, Lake, Levy, Madison, Marion, Nassau, Putnam, Sumter, St. Johns, Suwannee, Taylor, Union & Volusia counties). It is voted on weekly by sportswriters and sportscasters.

Prep Zone Power Poll – 2014 Football Poll #4
(School, followed by first-place votes, classification, overall record and results)

1. Mainland (Daytona Beach) (7) (6A) (4-0) – d. Pine Ridge (Deltona), 63-0, in a 6A-District 9 game; QB Denzel Houston threw for almost 300 yards and 5 TDs; Buccaneers have outscored their opponents, 199-9

2. Trinity Christian (Jacksonville) (3) (3A) (2-1) – d. #15 Madison County, 42-7; Rasheed Martin had three TDs rushing for the Conquerors, who held the Cowboys to 1.6 yards per carry

3. First Coast (Jacksonville) (8A) (3-0) – OFF; Bucs host Atlantic Coast (Jacksonville) this Friday

4. South Sumter (Bushnell) (5A) (4-0) – d. Zephyrhills, 40-10; Raiders extend winning streak to 27 regular season games in a row for Class 5A’s top-ranked team

5. Bolles (Jacksonville) (4A) (3-1) – LOST to Raines (Jacksonville) (2-2, 1-0), 34-33, in a 4A-District 3 game, on a Vikings’ touchdown with 41 seconds to play; Bulldogs were district runners-up last year when they made a run to the 4A state title game

6. Clay (Green Cove Springs) (5A) (4-0) – d. Ponte Vedra, 48-37; Colin Wilson finished with 197 yards rushing and 5 TDs for the Blue Devils, which rushed for over 400 yards in the game

7. Fletcher (Neptune Beach) (7A) (2-1) – OFF; Next: vs. Creekside (St. Johns)

8. Trinity Catholic (Ocala) (3A) (3-0) – Forfeit win vs. Moore Haven; Celtics host 3A No. 1 Clearwater Central Catholic this Friday

9. St. Augustine (6A) (4-0) – d. #19 Bartram Trail (St. Johns), 10-7, in 6A-District 4; the win was the Yellow Jackets 16th straight in the series

10. Columbia (Lake City) (6A) (3-1) – d. Parker (Jacksonville), 37-0, in 6A-District 3; Tigers win second in a row since home loss to Lincoln (Tallahassee)

11. Dixie County (Cross City) (1A) (4-0) – d. Williston, 37-7, in a 1A-District 7 game; Bears defend No. 1 state ranking, for now. Following a bye week, they will travel to #18 Union County (Lake Butler) on Friday, Oct. 3.

12. North Marion (Citra) (5A) (2-2) – LOST to #17 Suwannee (Live Oak), 30-26, and suffered its first defeat in 5A-District 5; RB James Allen had 159 yards on only 11 carries in the first half but was shut down in the second half

13. Bishop Kenny (Jacksonville) (5A) (2-0) – d. Wolfson (Jacksonville), 41-0, in a 5A-3 district game; QB Jackson Bradley threw for 222 yards and two TDs

14. Trenton (1A) (3-1) – d. Bell, 56-13, in a 1A-6 game; defending state champion Tigers get back on track following the loss to Dixie County

15. Madison County (4A) (3-1) – LOST at #2 Trinity Christian (Jacksonville), 42-7

16. University (Orange City) (8A) (4-0) – d. Lake Brantley, 57-14; Titans give up their first points of the season but continue to roll averaging 47 points per game

17. Suwannee (Live Oak) (5A) (4-0) – d. #12 North Marion (Citra), 30-26, to move to 2-0 in 5A-District 5; Bulldogs rallied with 13 unanswered points and held the Colts scoreless in the second half

18. Union County (Lake Butler) (1A) (4-0) – d. Interlachen, 59-0; junior RB Antwan Durn broke former Tiger C.J. Spiller’s record with seven touchdowns in the game

19. Bartram Trail (St. Johns) (6A) (1-2) – LOST to #9 St. Augustine, 10-7, in a 6A-District 4 game

20. South Lake (Groveland) (6A) (4-0) – d. 6A Lake Region (Eagle Lake), 13-9, in a non-district game

Also receiving votes:

Sandalwood (Jacksonville) (8A) (2-2) – LOST to RV Flagler Palm Coast, 42-14, in the 8A-District 1 opener; Saints have been outscored, 87-28, in their past two games

Flagler Palm Coast (8A) (3-1) – d. RV Sandalwood (Jacksonville), 42-14, in the 8A-District 1 opener

Gainesville (6A) (2-2) – d. Lake Weir (Ocala), 24-6, in 6A-District 5; Hurricanes overcame 14 penalties for 140 yards; Ahmad Ivey had a 30-yard TD catch, with 29 seconds to play in the first half in building a 6-0 lead, and a 23-yard TD run

Ed White (Jacksonville) (6A) (3-1) – d. Englewood (Jacksonville), 61-13, in a 6A-District 3 game; Javarius Davis had a 70-yard kickoff for a score and a 60-yard INT for a TD

Mount Dora (5A) (3-1) – LOST to Bishop Moore (Orlando), 28-13, in a 5A-District 11 match-up; Hurricanes scored a season-low 13 points

Hamilton County (Jasper) (1A) (3-1) – d. Maclay (Tallahassee), 51-17

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