Posted: 10:05 am Wednesday, September 16th, 2009

Three area teams in Beef O’Brady’s top 14 

By Jason Lieser

This week’s Beef O’Brady’s statewide, all-classification poll has Pahokee and Glades Central at No. 4 and 5, respectively.

Dwyer checks in at No. 14. The Panthers get their shot at Pahokee on Friday, which could ruffle the state rankings.

A few teams that are not ranked but could be if they string together a few more wins are Atlantic, Palm Beach Lakes and Jupiter Christian.

Here are the full poll results with local teams in bold (first-place votes in parenthesis):

1. Fort Lauderdale-St. Thomas Aquinas, 2-0 (10)
2. Miami Northwestern, 1-0
3. Miami Central, 2-0
4. Pahokee, 2-0
5. Glades Central, 2-0
6. Jacksonville-Bolles, 1-0
7. Seffner-Armwood, 1-0
8. Lakeland, 2-0
9. Bradenton-Manatee, 2-0
10. Niceville, 2-0
11. Miami-Washington, 2-0
12. Punta Gorda-Charlotte, 2-0
13. Orlando-Dr. Phillips, 2-0
14. Dwyer, 1-1
15. St. Augustine, 2-0
16. Tampa Bay Tech, 1-0
17. Apopka, 2-0
18. Daytona Beach-Mainland, 1-1
19. Miami-Columbus, 2-0
20. Tallahassee-North Florida Christian, 2-0
21. Jacksonville-Andrew Jackson, 2-0
22. Tampa-Plant, 0-1
23. Madison Couty, 2-0
24. Tampa Catholic, 1-0
25. Tampa-Jefferson, 2-0

Others receiving votes: Largo (2-0), Kissimmee-Osceola (1-1), Tampa-Hillsborough (0-1), Miramar (2-0), Miami-Monsignor Pace (1-1), Naples-Barron Collier (2-0), Cocoa (1-0), Venice (1-1), Tallahassee-Lincoln (1-1), Naples (1-1).