POWER RANKINGS: High School Football

September 17, 2006

1 HOOVER (Ala.)The Bucs improved to 3-0 by beating Carver (Ala.) 45-12 last Friday. Seniorquarterback Ross Wilson threw three touchdown passes, and sophomore runningback Jemeriz Owens had a 17-yard rushing TD and an 85-yard kickoff return foranother score. Hoover travels to rival Spain Park (Ala.) on Friday.

2 LAKELAND (Fla.)On the strength of senior running back Chris Rainey's 126 rushing yards, theDreadnaughts (3-0) drubbed Winter Haven (Fla.) 34-7 last Saturday. Next up: No.10 St. Xavier of Cincinnati on Saturday (box, below left).

3 OAKS CHRISTIAN(Westlake Village, Calif.) The Lions (2-0) routed Muir (Calif.) 60-6 lastFriday as senior quarterback Jimmy Clausen completed 7 of 8 passes for 275yards and four touchdowns. Senior running back-linebacker Marc Tyler ran fortwo TDs and returned a fumble for another. After a bye week, Oaks Christianvisits ninth-ranked St. Bonaventure, of Ventura, Calif., on Sept. 22.

4 WARREN CENTRAL(Indianapolis) With a whopping 523 yards on the ground, the Warriors (4-0)crushed Ben Davis of Indianapolis 76-7. Senior running back Darren Evans (sixTDs) led the attack. Warren Central is at North Central of Indianapolis onFriday.

5 CARROLL(Southlake, Texas) The Dragons (1-0) opened with a 49-13 win over LakeHighlands of Dallas, their 33rd consecutive victory and 64th in 65 games.Carroll hosts Evangel Christian, of Shreveport, La., on Thursday.

 

THREE ILLUSTRATIONS

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)