Associated Press Ohio H.S. football poll — Week One


COLUMBUS — How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school football teams in the first weekly Associated Press poll of 2017, by OHSAA divisions, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses):

DIVISION I

1. Cincinnati St. Xavier (7) 3-0 187

2. Cleveland St. Ignatius (11) 3-0 183

3. Stow-Munroe Falls (1) 3-0 96

4. Lakewood St. Edward 3-0 87

5. Canton Mckinley 3-0 81

6. Toledo Whitmer (1) 3-0 80

7. Cincinnati Elder 3-0 69

8. Dublin Coffman (1) 3-0 67

9. Kettering Fairmont 3-0 66

10. Centerville 3-0 55

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11. Hilliard Bradley 36; 12. Lewis Center Olentangy Orange 34; 13. Springfield 29; 13. Thomas Worthington 29; 15. Huber Heights Wayne (1) 25; 16. Massillon Perry 24; 17. Liberty Twp. Lakota East 12; 17. Cincinnati Sycamore 12;

DIVISION II

1. Cincinnati La Salle (12) 3-0 175

2. Avon (1) 3-0 150

3. Cincinnati Anderson (3) 3-0 116

4. Cincinnati Winton Woods (1) 3-0 106

5. Cleveland Benedictine (1) 3-0 95

6. Medina Highland 3-0 81

7. Youngstown Boardman (1) 3-0 67

8. Grafton Midview 3-0 64

9. Columbus Mifflin 3-0 57

10. Sidney 3-0 53

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11. Bedford (1) 43; 12. Barberton 35; 13. Hudson 31; 14. Wadsworth (1) 22; 15. Akron Hoban (1) 21; 16. Columbus Walnut Ridge 18; 16. Ashtabula Lakeside 18; 16. Sylvania Northview 18; 19. Amherst Steele 14; 20. Massillon Washington 13;

DIVISION III

1. Trotwood-Madison (8) 3-0 176

2. Toledo Central Catholic (4) 3-0 118

3. Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary 3-0 110

4. Clyde (4) 3-0 102

5. Columbus DeSales (1) 3-0 90

6. Sandusky 3-0 86

7. Tallmadge (1) 3-0 81

8. Franklin (1) 3-0 80

9. Granville 3-0 72

10. Canfield (2) 3-0 50

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11. Columbus Marion-Franklin 47; 12. Medina Buckeye 35; 13. Dover 25; 13. Jackson 25; 15. Parma Padua 23; 16. Akron Hoban (1) 21; 17. New Philadelphia 19; 18. Columbus Hartley 17;

DIVISION IV

1. Steubenville (15) 3-0 192

2. Perry (1) 3-0 138

3. Germantown Valley View 3-0 119

4. Bellville Clear Fork (1) 3-0 116

5. Poland Seminary (1) 3-0 97

6. Clarksville Clinton-Massie (2) 3-0 72

7. London 3-0 60

8. Cincinnati Wyoming 3-0 55

9. Bloom-Carroll 3-0 54

10. Shelby 3-0 48

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11. Newark Licking Valley 32; 12. Wauseon (1) 31; 13. New Concord John Glenn 27; 13. Girard (1) 27; 15. Oberlin Firelands 25; 16. Struthers 24; 17. Waverly 22; 18. Youngstown Mooney 14; 19. St. Marys Memorial 12.

DIVISION V

1. Pemberville Eastwood (7) 3-0 161

2. Canfield S. Range (3) 3-0 118

3. Anna (2) 3-0 117

4.(tie) Wheelersburg (4) 3-0; Liberty Center (2) 3-0 109

6. Gahanna Columbus Academy (1) 3-0 81

7. Chesapeake 3-0 78

8. Genoa Area 3-0 63

9. Portsmouth West (1) 3-0 62

10. Orwell Grand Valley 3-0 45

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11. Sullivan Black River 31; 12. Greeneview 22; 13. Lewistown Indian Lake 18; 13. Marion Pleasant (1) 18; 15. Camden Preble Shawnee 16; 16. Wickliffe 14; 16. Ottawa-Glandorf 14; 16. Milan Edison 14;

DIVISION VI

1. Maria Stein Marion Local (14) 3-0 168

2. St. Henry 3-0 145

3. Creston Norwayne (6) 3-0 136

4. Kirtland (1) 3-0 114

5. Mogadore 3-0 107

6. Carey 3-0 79

7. Shadyside 3-0 46

8. Smithville 3-0 45

9. Sarahsville Shenandoah 3-0 43

10. Coldwater 1-2 41

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11. West Liberty-Salem 37; 12. Nelsonville-York 29; 13. Mechanicsburg 28; 14. Jeromesville Hillsdale 19; 14. Fort Recovery 19;

DIVISION VII

1. Minster (9) 3-0 169

2. Dalton (4) 3-0 150

3. Cleveland Cuyahoga Heights (3) 3-0 125

4. Danville (2) 3-0 118

5. Leipsic 3-0 94

6. Convoy Crestview 3-0 81

7. Norwalk St. Paul (2) 3-0 71

8. Warren John F. Kennedy 2-1 48

9. Defiance Ayersville 3-0 43

10. Windham 3-0 31

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11. Sycamore Mohawk 29; 11. Canal Winchester Harvest Prep 29; 13. Zanesville Rosecrans 26; 14. Racine Southern 25; 15. Edgerton (1) 22; 16. Vienna Mathews 21; 17. Delphos St. John’s 18; 18. Sidney Lehman 14; 19. Pandora-Gilboa 13.

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Poll courtesy of the Associated Press Ohio news organization.