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High School Football: State polls for Week 9


Cincinnati Colerain (Division I), Avon (D-II), Columbus St. Francis DeSales (D-III), Johnstown-Monroe (D-IV), Wheelersburg (D-V), Kirtland (D-VI) and Covington (D-VII) are ranked No. 1 in this week’s Associated Press high school football state polls that were released on Monday.

Rankings are determined by a panel of statewide media. Teams are followed by first-place votes in parenthesis, record and total points.

DIVISION I

1. Cin. Colerain (22) 8-0, 248

2. Wayne (1) 7-0-1, 216

3. Powell Olentangy Liberty (1) 8-0, 185

4. Lakewood St. Edward (1) 6-1, 166

5. Pickerington Central 7-1, 138

6. Cle. St. Ignatius (1) 7-1, 134

7. Stow-Munroe Falls 7-1, 74

8. Solon 7-1, 56

9. Hilliard Bradley 7-1, 50

10. Canton McKinley 6-2, 34

Others: Dublin Jerome 32. Hilliard Davidson 26. Massillon Jackson 25. Dublin Coffman 14.

DIVISION II

1. Avon (15) 8-0, 245

2. Cin. Turpin (3) 8-0, 191

(tie) Holland Springfield (3) 8-0, 191

4. Chardon (2) 8-0, 153

5. Warren G. Harding 7-1, 126

6. Cin. La Salle (3) 6-2, 121

7. Troy 7-1, 115

8. Grafton Midview 7-1, 79

9. Aurora 7-1, 78

10. Bedford 7-1, 42

Others: Col. Franklin Heights 21. Massillon Perry 17. Brecksville-Broadview Hts. 14.

DIVISION III

1. Col. St. Francis DeSales (15) 8-0, 235

2. Toledo Central Catholic (7) 8-0, 228

3. Wapakoneta (1) 8-0, 158

4. Akron Hoban (2) 7-1, 157

5. Franklin 8-0, 135

6. Alliance Marlington 8-0, 121

7. St. Marys Memorial 8-0, 95

8. Trotwood-Madison (1) 7-1, 80

9. Col. Bexley 8-0, 71

10. Sandusky 7-1, 49

Others: New Philadelphia 31. Warren Howland 19. Cin. Mount Healthy 18.

DIVISION IV

1. Johnstown-Monroe (13) 8-0, 218

2. Alter (7) 8-0, 208

3. Lima Perry 8-0, 164

4. Plain City Jonathan Alder (1) 8-0, 145

5. Port Clinton (2) 8-0, 136

6. Steubenville (1) 7-1, 108

7. Cin. Wyoming 8-0, 103

8. Col. Bishop Hartley (1) 6-2, 59

9. Mantua Crestwood 8-0, 49

10. Youngstown Cardinal Mooney 5-2, 46

Others: Clinton-Massie 40. Heath 40. Peninsula Woodridge 30. Ottawa-Glandorf 16. Struthers (1) 15.

DIVISION V

1. Wheelersburg (21) 8-0, 240

2. Coldwater (1) 7-1, 208

3. Cin. Hills Christian Academy (1) 8-0, 200

4. Sugarcreek Garaway (1) 8-0, 171

5. Creston Norwayne (1) 7-1, 145

6. Milan Edison 7-1, 98

7. Swanton 7-1, 68

8. Pemberville Eastwood 7-1, 63

9. West Salem Northwestern 7-1, 52

10. Canfield S. Range (1) 7-1, 51

Others: Coshocton 34. Orwell Grand Valley 30. Canton Central Catholic 13. Greeneview 12.

DIVISION VI

1. Kirtland (16) 8-0, 230

2. Marion Local (5) 7-1, 213

3. Hamler Patrick Henry (5) 8-0, 202

4. Cleveland Cuyahoga Heights 8-0, 149

5. Bucyrus Wynford 8-0, 134

6. Mechanicsburg 8-0, 125

7. Liberty Center 7-1, 85

8. Beverly Fort Frye 8-0, 78

9. Louisville St. Thomas Aquinas 7-1, 55

10. Defiance Ayersville 8-0, 37

Others: Delphos Jefferson 27. New Middletown Springfield 23. Hannibal River 17. St. Henry 15.

DIVISION VII

1. Covington (8) 8-0, 209

2. Norwalk St. Paul (5) 8-0, 205

3. Warren John F. Kennedy (12) 8-0, 198

4. Monroeville 8-0, 156

5. Mogadore 7-1, 151

6. McComb 7-1, 149

7. Troy Christian 7-1, 89

8. Waterford 7-1, 81

9. Portsmouth Sciotoville Community 8-0, 26

10. Fort Recovery 5-3, 20

Others: Toronto 13. Glouster Trimble 13. Ada 12. Lucas 12. Hicksville 12.


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