High school football: Week 6 Power Rankings

Credit: David Jablonski

Credit: David Jablonski

With one week until the high school football playoffs begin, here is a look at which teams have risen to the top locally.

Some traditional powers are on the rise in Division III, while a big battle of unbeaten teams looms in Division VII this week.

Division I

1. Northmont (5-0) d. Miamisburg 40-34 in overtime; plays host to Wayne on Friday night

2. Springfield (4-1) d. Springboro 41-0; plays at Beavercreek on Friday night

3. Wayne (4-1) d. Fairmont 31-24; plays at Northmont on Friday night

4. Springboro (2-2) d. Centerville 35-22; play at Springfield on Friday night

5. Centerville (2-3) d. Beavercreek 49-10; plays host to Miamisburg on Friday night

Others: Lebanon, Fairmont, Beavercreek, Miamisburg

Division II

1. Piqua (5-0) d. Tippecanoe 28-3; plays at Sidney on Friday night

2. Stebbins (4-1) d. Fairborn; plays host to Troy on Friday night

3. Sidney (3-2) d. West Carrollton 32-20; plays at Piqua on Friday night

4. Fairborn (2-1) L. to Stebbins 29-21; plays host to Butler on Friday night

5. Troy (3-2) d. Greenville 42-6; plays at Stebbins on Friday night

Others: Belmont, Tecumseh, West Carrollton, Xenia

Division III

1. Bellbrook (5-0) d. Brookville 42-21 on Friday night; plays host to Oakwood on Friday night

2. Trotwood-Madison (2-0) d. Thurgood Marshall 38-6; plays at Belmont on Friday night

3. Alter (3-2) d. Cincinnati McNicholas 28-7; plays host to Chaminade Julienne on Friday night

4. Tippecanoe (3-1) L. to Piqua 28-3; plays at Xenia on Friday night

5. Franklin (3-1) L. Eaton 7-0; plays at Brookville on Friday night

Others: Bellefontaine, Butler, Carroll, Chaminade Julienne, Dunbar, Fenwick, Greenville, Monroe

Division IV

1. Graham (5-0) d. Indian Lake 28-27 in overtime; plays at Northwestern on Friday night

2. Waynesville (4-1) d. Carlisle 28-6; plays host to Northridge on Friday night

3. Valley View (3-2) d. Milton-Union 57-14; plays host to Eaton on Friday night

4. Milton-Union (3-2) L. to Valley View 57-14; plays host to Dixie on Friday night

5. Eaton (2-3) d. Franklin 7-0; plays at Valley View on Friday night

Others: Kenton Ridge, Northridge, Northwestern, Thurgood Marshall, Oakwood, Ponitz, Urbana

Division V

1. Brookville (4-1) L. to Bellbrook 42-21; plays host to Franklin on Friday night

2. Versailles (4-1) d. Fort Recovery 49-28; plays at New Bremen on Friday night

3. Greenon (4-1) d. Southeastern 42-0; plays at Greeneview on Friday night

4. West Liberty-Salem (3-2) d. Northeastern 42-41 in overtime; plays at Mechanicsburg on Friday night

5. Springfield Shawnee (3-2) L. to Jonathan Alder 38-31; plays at Kenton Ridge on Friday night

Others: Benjamin Logan, Bethel, Carlisle, Indian Lake, Madison, Meadowdale, Preble Shawnee

Division VI

1. Coldwater (5-0) d. Delphos St. John 57-13; plays host to Anna on Friday night

2. Mechanicsburg (5-0) d. Fairbanks on Friday night; plays host to West Liberty-Salem on Friday night

3. Greeneview (4-1) d. Madison Plains on Friday night; plays host to Greenon on Friday night

4. Covington (4-1) d. Tri-County North 26-0; No game as of press time

5. Arcanum (3-2) d. Bradford 62-12; plays host to Miami East on Friday night

Others: Anna, Arcanum, Dayton Christian, Dixie, Fort Recovery, Miami East, Minster, National Trail, Northeastern, Parkway, Triad

Division VII

1. Marion Local (5-0) d. Minster 28-0; plays host to Delphos St. John’s on Friday night

2. Fort Loramie (5-0) d. Twin Valley South 64-0; plays host to Tri-Village on Friday night

3. Tri-Village (5-0) d. Mississinawa Valley 58-0; plays at Fort Loramie on Friday night

4. New Bremen (3-2) d. Anna 38-7; plays host to Versailles on Friday night

5. Tri-County North (3-1) L. to Covington 26-0; plays host to Ansonia on Friday night

Others: Ansonia, Lehman Catholic, Bradford, Catholic Central, Southeastern, St. Henry, Cedarville, Mississinawa Valley, Jefferson*, Troy Christian

*Currently not active

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