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Area high school football power rankings: Week 5

Division I

1. Centerville (4-0); beat Lebanon 42-14, at Naples (Fla.) today.

2. Fairfield (4-0); beat Princeton 42-27, at Oak Hills today.

3. Lakota West (3-1); beat Hamilton 42-7, hosts Sycamore today.

4. Wayne (3-1); beat Xenia 49-20, at Vandalia Butler today.

5. Northmont (3-1); beat Fairborn 63-7, vs. Dunbar today.

Others: Beavercreek, Fairmont, Hamilton, Lakota East, Lebanon, Mason, Miamisburg, Middletown, Springboro, Springfield.

Division II

1. Kings (3-1); beat Turpin 12-9, at Loveland today.

2. Vandalia Butler (2-2); lost 14-6 to Miamisburg, hosts Wayne today.

3. Troy (2-2); beat Springfield 21-14, hosts Miamisburg today.

4. Tecumseh (1-3); lost 42-28 to Urbana, hosts Graham today.

5. Piqua (1-3); lost 35-7 to Beavercreek, hosts Springboro today.

Others: Edgewood, Fairborn, Little Miami, Sidney, Stebbins, West Carrollton, Xenia.

Division III

1. Trotwood-Madison (2-1); beat Fairmont 22-6, hosts West Carrollton today.

2. Thurgood Marshall (2-1); did not play, hosts Winton Woods on Thu.

3. Spg. Shawnee (4-0); beat Northwestern 73-3, hosts Greenon today.

4. Tippecanoe (4-0); beat Indian Lake 56-6, hosts Ben Logan today.

5. Franklin (3-1); beat Monroe 31-12, hosts Bellbrook today.

Others: Bellbrook, Bellefontaine, Belmont, Carroll, Graham, Greenville, Kenton Ridge, Meadowdale, Ponitz Tech, Ross, Talawanda.

Division IV

1. Alter (3-1); beat Roger Bacon 9-0, vs. Purcell Marian today at Fairmont.

2. Urbana (4-0); beat Tecumseh 42-28, at Stebbins today.

3. Valley View (4-0); beat Oakwood 42-14, at Monroe today.

4. Fenwick (3-1); lost 13-7 to Badin, hosts McNicholas today.

5. Eaton (3-1); lost 21-18 to Brookville, hosts Oakwood today.

Others: Carlisle, Dunbar, Greenon, Indian Lake, Monroe, Northwestern, Oakwood.

Division V

1. Badin (4-0); beat Fenwick 13-7, at Carroll today.

2. Coldwater (3-1); beat Delphos St. John’s 41-6, hosts Minster today.

3. Chaminade Julienne (3-1); lost 12-9 to Purcell Marian, hosts Roger Bacon today at Wayne.

4. Brookville (3-1); beat Eaton 21-18, at Dixie today.

5. Waynesville (2-2); lost 7-0 to Carlisle, at Preble Shawnee today.

Others: Greeneview, Madison, Milton-Union, Northeastern, Northridge, Preble Shawnee.

Division VI

1. West Liberty-Salem (4-0); beat Catholic Central 47-6, at Northeastern today.

2. Tri-County North (4-0); beat Mississinawa Valley 34-0, hosts Bethel today.

3. Miami East (4-0); beat Arcanum 49-13, hosts Mississinawa Valley today.

4. Minster (2-2); beat St. Henry 7-0, at Coldwater today.

5. Versailles (1-3); beat Anna 28-6, at Marion Local today.

Others: Anna, Arcanum, Bethel, Dayton Christian, Dixie, Mechanicsburg, National Trail, St. Henry, Twin Valley South, Mississinawa Valley, New Bremen, New Miami, Versailles.

Division VII

1. Marion Local (4-0); beat Fort Recovery 33-0, hosts Versailles today.

2. Covington (4-0); beat Bethel 54-7, hosts Bradford today.

3. Triad (4-0); beat Northeastern 53-19, hosts Greeneview today.

4. Fort Loramie (3-1); beat Ada 14-8, at Waynesfield-Goshen today.

5. Lehman Catholic (3-1); beat Lima Perry 33-0, at Riverside today.

Others: Ansonia, Bradford, Catholic Central, Cedarville, Cin. Christian, Fort Recovery, Jefferson, Southeastern.

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