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Firecats News

2007-04-18

Florida Firecats Top Coaches Poll for 4th Straight Week

Estero, FL- The Florida Firecats (3-0) received 458 points and 23 out of 30 first place votes to maintain their top spot in the Week 4 Coaches Poll, the arenafootball2 (af2) league office announced today. The high-powered Firecats scored an impressive 61-34 victory over their division rivals the Tennessee Valley Vipers last week.

Both Quad City and Tulsa held serve at the #2 and #3 positions respectively after picking up wins in week 3. The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pioneers moved up to 4th on the strength of their 52-43 win over the Albany Conquest. The Bossier-Shreveport Battlewings also broke into the top 5 with a 52-0 shut out win over the Texas Copperheads, the 1st shutout in af2 history.

Each week during the season af2 coaches will vote for the Top 16 teams in the league by ranking them one through 16. The complete Top 16 is listed below. The number in parentheses indicates the number of first place votes the team received.

Week 4 TOP 16

Rank Team Points
1 Florida 458 (23)
2 Quad City 410 (5)
3 Tulsa 365 (1)
4 W-B/Scranton 343 (1)
5 Bossier-Shrev. 330
6 Bakersfield 296
7 Rio Gr. Valley 279
8 Mah. Valley 272
9 South Georgia 226
10 Central Valley 175
11 Fort Wayne 171
12 Oklahoma City 103
13 Green Bay 93
14 Arkansas 84
15 Amarillo 72
16 Louisville 69


The Florida Firecats host the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pioneers this Saturday April 21st. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30pm. Tickets are on sale now. Call the Firecats box office at 390-CATS (2287). Fans can listen to the game online at www.FloridaFirecats.com, www.NBC-2.com & www.ABC-7.com.