Springfield junior Larry Stephens. Springfield defeated host Hudson 16-10 in a Week 3 high school football game on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. K.M. KLEMENCIC / CONTRIBUTED

Unbeaten Springfield No. 4 in first football computer ratings

Unbeaten Springfield High School (4-0) was among the top Division I, Region 3 teams in the first Ohio High School Athletic Association football computer ratings.

The Wildcats were No. 4 in the region and were among five GWOC teams among Region 3’s top 10.

The highest rated Springfield-area team was undefeated Mechanicsburg (4-0), No. 3 in D-VI, Region 24. The Indians vaulted to that spot following last week’s 7-0 defeat of previously unbeaten Greeneview (3-1) in a key Ohio Heritage Conference contest.

Greeneview was No. 7 in D-V, Region 20.

Central Buckeye Conference rivals Northwestern (3-1), Kenton Ridge (3-1) and Shawnee (3-1) all were among the top 10 in D-IV, Region 16. The Warriors were No. 7, Cougars No. 9 and Braves No. 10.

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