There wasn't a ton of movement in the power rankings this week, but there was certainly enough to keep things interesting. A special shoutout goes to Folsom's senior Kaiden Bennett, who scored six total touchdowns in the team's most recent match.
Can't Touch This
Placer's 48 - 23 win over Rio Linda last week had a lot to do with the leadership of junior Hans Grassmann. Grassmann rushed for 239 yards and four touchdowns. In fact, our algorithms singled out Grassmann as one of the top players in the power rankings for the week.
This Week's Big Showdown
The showdown between Del Oro (2nd in the power rankings) and Oak Ridge (4th) shaped up to be more of a takedown. Del Oro put the hurt on Oak Ridge with a conclusive 56 - 21 victory. One of the main ringleaders for Del Oro was senior Carson Jarratt, who tossed the ball for 195 yards and five TDs.
No Stoppin 'Em
90. That was the combined point total for Vacaville and Vanden when they went head to head last week, and it set the benchmark for all power ranking teams. Vacaville scooted by Vanden with a score of 55 - 35. Vacaville saw its record improve to 3-4 and its power rank jump six places as a result.
Next Week's Big Game
The big showdown in the power rankings this week is between Granite Bay (13th in the power rankings) and Folsom (1st). This will be the second home game in a row for Folsom. Only one team will win this week, so we'll find out which team fails to repeat its success.
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