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


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.

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.

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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