CHICAGO - The Spokane Shock have maintained the No. 1 ranking of the Weekly Coaches Poll for the 11th straight week, the arenafootball2 (af2) league office announced Wednesday. Spokane collected 382 of the 384 points possible and 23-of-25 first place votes in securing the top position. The Shock remain undefeated in 2009 (8-0) after a, 43-22, Week 9 home win against West Division rival Central Valley.
The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pioneers (7-1, 347 points, 2 first place votes) maintained their spot at No. 2 for the fourth straight week after their 69-19 home win against Green Bay. The Pioneers have won five straight contests overall and 22 consecutive regular season home games at Wachovia Arena. Tulsa (7-1, 345 points) remained at No. 3 during the team's bye week. South Division teams Tennessee Valley (6-2, 289 points) and South Georgia (7-2, 276 points) round out the Top-5 this week. Both clubs enjoyed a bye in Week 9. WEEK 10 TOP 16