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Minford, Jackson, Southeastern all ranked in latest AP football poll

SOSA Staff Report

Three area teams are ranked inside the latest Associated Press football poll.

The area’s lone team ranked in its Division’s top 10 is Minford (5-0), which comes in at No. 7 in the Division V rankings with 65 points, just below No. 6 Ironton at 83.

Southeastern is ranked as Division VI’s 13th best team with 21 points in the latest AP poll.
CREDIT: Jenny Campbell/SOSA

In Division III, Jackson (5-0) is ranked 13th with 21 points behind Aurora (36) and Dayton Chaminade Julienne (35). Coming in at No. 13 in Division VI is Chillicothe Southeastern (5-0) with 21 points, behind Mogadore (22) and Galion Northmor (22).

Also ranked in SOSA’s coverage proximity were Ironton, Gallia Academy and Glouster Trimble. The Blue Devils come in at No. 8 in Division IV with 36 points, the Tigers come in at No. 6 in Division V at 83 points, and the Tomcats come in at No. 5 in Division VI with 106 points.

Here are the complete AP rankings:

DIVISION I

TEAMOVERALL RECORDPOINTS
Mentor (19)5-0209
Cincinnati St. Xavier (2)5-0184
Lakewood St. Edward4-1136
Euclid5-0121
Fairfield5-0110
Toledo Whitmer5-0100
Powell Olentangy Liberty (1)5-086
Cincinnati Elder4-158
Springboro5-032
Dublin Coffman4-125

Others receiving 12 or more votes: Pickerington Central (23), Reynoldsburg (22), Westerville Central (21), Springfield (15), Cleveland St. Ignatius (15)

DIVISION II

TEAMOVERALL RECORDPOINTS
Massillon Washington (3)5-0182
Cincinnati LaSalle (11)5-0178
Akron Hoban (6)4-1148
Toledo Central Catholic5-0133
Avon5-0107
Cincinnati Turpin5-085
Whitehouse Anthony Wayne (1)5-084
Cincinnati Winton Woods4-182
Canal Winchester (1)5-059
Mayfield5-032

Others receiving 12 or more votes: Cleveland Benedictine (22), Massillon Perry (14), Olmstead Falls (13), Uniontown Lake (12)

DIVISION III

TEAMOVERALL RECORDPOINTS
Chagrin Falls Kenston (15)5-0183
Granville5-0138
Plain City Jonathan Alder (3)5-0134
Trotwood-Madison (2)4-193
Kettering Archbishop Alter4-192
Columbus Bishop Hartley (1)4-190
New Philadelphia (1)5-089
Mansfield5-064
Streetsboro5-057
Wapakoneta4-154

Others receiving 12 or more votes: Aurora (36), Dayton Chaminade Julienne (35), Jackson (21), Ravenna (20), Niles McKinley (18), Tiffin Columbian (13)

DIVISION IV

TEAMOVERALL RECORDPOINTS
Cincinnati Wyoming (18)5-0207
Perry (4)5-0188
Newark Licking Valley5-0152
Germantown Valley View5-0111
Clarksville Clinton-Massie4-1110
Indian Valley5-0107
Galion5-044
Gallia Academy5-036
Girard4-133
Milton-Union5-024

Others receiving 12 or more votes: Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy (23), Cincinnati Indian Hill (22), St. Clairsville (19), Canal Fulton Northwest (16), Wintersville Indian Creek (15), Kenton (13)

DIVISION V

TEAMOVERALL RECORDPOINTS
Kirtland (18)5-0216
Orrville (4)5-0177
Pemberville Eastwood5-0140
Oak Harbor5-0123
West Jefferson5-0109
Ironton4-183
Minford5-065
West Lafayette Ridgewood5-061
Sugarcreek Garaway5-042
Rootstown5-035

Others receiving 12 or more votes: Garrettsville Garfield (30), West Liberty-Salem (24), Springfield Shawnee (14), Cincinnati Madeira (13), Mantua Crestwood (12)

DIVISION VI

TEAMOVERALL RECORDPOINTS
Coldwater (18)5-0215
Liberty Center (2)5-0168
New Middletown Springfield (1)5-0118
Archbold5-0116
Glouster Trimble (1)5-0106
Anna4-198
Mechanicsburg5-084
Minster4-165
Beverly Fort Frye5-064
Attica Seneca East5-050

Others receiving 12 or more votes: Mogadore (22), Galion Northmor (22), Chillicothe Southeastern (21), Lima Central Catholic (16)

DIVISION VII

TEAMOVERALL RECORDPOINTS
Maria Stein Marion Local (17)4-1200
McComb (3)5-0170
Lipsic5-0135
Lancaster Fisher Catholic (1)5-0115
Norwalk St. Paul5-090
Canal Winchester Harvest Prep4-186
Fort Loramie4-186
Hamler Patrick Henry4-173
Hamilton New Miami4-054
Cleveland Cuyahoga Heights3-131

Others receiving 12 or more votes: New Bremen (21), Edgerton (15), New Matamoras Frontier (15)

About Derrick Webb

Derrick is SOSA's chief content coordinator and has worked for the Chillicothe Gazette, the Portsmouth Daily Times and Eleven Warriors. He's a 13-time award-winning journalist, a self-proclaimed baseball purist, a suffering Bengals fan and has never met a stranger.
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