Week 8 Power Rankings: Who are the top high school football teams in the area?

Wayne’s Jaden Hurd (left) chases Jazz Keys of Northmont. Wayne defeated visiting Northmont 49-20 in a Week 5 high school football game on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. MARC PENDLETON / STAFF

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Wayne’s Jaden Hurd (left) chases Jazz Keys of Northmont. Wayne defeated visiting Northmont 49-20 in a Week 5 high school football game on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. MARC PENDLETON / STAFF

The top high school football area teams, compiled by Cox Media Group Ohio. All games on Friday unless otherwise noted.

Division I

1. Wayne (5-2): d. Beavercreek 49-17; hosts Fairmont (6-1).

2. Northmont (6-1): d. Springfield 25-7; at Centerville (0-7).

3. Fairmont (6-1): d. West Carrollton 46-7; at Wayne (5-2).

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4. Miamisburg (6-1): d. Springboro 21-7; at Lebanon (4-3).

5. Springfield (6-1): lost 25-7 at Northmont; at Beavercreek (1-6).

Others: Beavercreek, Centerville, Lebanon, Springboro.

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HIghlights of the Warriors 49-20 win over the T-Bolts.

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Division II

1. Troy (6-1): d. Butler 25-0; hosts Sidney (4-3).

2. Xenia (4-3): d. Stebbins 52-10; at West Carrollton (1-6).

3. Sidney (4-3): d. Tippecanoe 16-10; at Troy (6-1).

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4. Tecumseh (4-3): lost 21-0 to Bellefontaine; hosts Benjamin Logan (2-5).

5. Belmont (2-5): lost 42-8 at Col. Hartley; at Cin. Dohn Community (0-4) on Thu.

Others: Fairborn, Stebbins.

Division III

1. Alter (6-1): d. Carroll 54-7; hosts Hamilton Badin (5-2) at Fairmont.

2. Trotwood-Madison (5-2): d. Fairborn 42-6; at Stebbins (0-7).

3. Fenwick (5-2): d. CJ 34-19; hosts Cin. Purcell Marian (4-3).

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4. Chaminade Julienne (6-1): lost 34-19 at Fenwick; hosts Cin. McNicholas (1-6).

5. Bellbrook (7-0): d. Eaton 41-6; hosts Brookville (6-1).

Others: Bellefontaine, Butler, Carroll, Dunbar, Franklin, Greenville, Monroe, Piqua, Ponitz, Thurgood Marshall, Tippecanoe, West Carrollton, Wilmington.

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Northwestern’s Eli Berner runs for a first down at Northeastern. BILL LACKEY/STAFF

Northwestern’s Eli Berner runs for a first down at Northeastern. BILL LACKEY/STAFF

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Northwestern’s Eli Berner runs for a first down at Northeastern. BILL LACKEY/STAFF

Division IV

1. Clinton-Massie (6-1): d. Western Brown 70-0; hosts Goshen (5-2).

2. Valley View (3-4): lost 31-10 at Franklin; hosts Milton-Union (4-3).

3. Kenton Ridge (4-3): lost 38-26 at Jonathan Alder; hosts Springfield Shawnee on Thu.

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4. Springfield Shawnee (4-3): lost 47-12 at Urbana; at Kenton Ridge (4-3) on Thu.

5. Northwestern (5-2): d. Benjamin Logan 44-12; hosts Indian Lake (2-5).

Others: Eaton, Graham, Meadowdale, Northridge, Oakwood, Urbana.

Division V

1. Middletown Madison (7-0): d. Carlisle 54-0; at Northridge (4-3).

2. Anna (5-2): d. Fort Recovery 39-34; at Coldwater (7-0).

3. Greeneview (6-1): d. Southeastern 42-14; at Cedarville (1-6).

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4. Brookville (6-1): d. Monroe 21-13; at Bellbrook (7-0).

5. Miami East (5-2): d. Bradford 63-0; hosts Arcanum (1-6).

Others: Carlisle, Greenon, Indian Lake, Milton-Union, Preble Shawnee, Versailles, Waynesville.

Division VI

1. Marion Local (7-0): d. Versailles 49-14; at Minster (5-2).

2. Coldwater (7-0): d. Delphos St. John’s 41-0; hosts Anna (5-2).

3. St. Henry (5-2): d. Minster 34-14; at Fort Recovery (3-4).

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4. Mechanicsburg (6-1): d. West Jefferson 23-19; hosts Triad (5-2).

5. Covington (4-3): d. Bethel 54-7; hosts Bradford (0-7).

Others: Arcanum, Bethel, Dayton Christian, Dixie, Fort Recovery, National Trail, Northeastern, Parkway, Tri-County North, Troy Christian, Twin Valley South, West Liberty-Salem.

Division VII

1. Minster (5-2): lost 34-14 at St. Henry; hosts Marion Local (7-0).

2. Fort Loramie (6-1): d. Mississinawa Valley 64-20; at Tri-Village (3-4).

3. Lehman Catholic (4-3): d. Waynesfield-Goshen 22-3; hosts Upper Scioto Valley (2-5).

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4. Ansonia (5-2): d. National Trail 20-17; hosts Twin Valley South (4-3).

5. New Bremen (4-3): d. Parkway 33-13; at Versailles (2-5).

Others: Bradford, Catholic Central, Cedarville, Jefferson, Mississinawa Valley, Southeastern, Tri-Village, Triad.

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