Poland tops Valley teams in AP Poll

Poland celebrates after taking the lead over Marlington as the Bulldogs would grab a win on the opening night of the season.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school football teams in the fifth weekly Associated Press poll of 2015, by OHSAA divisions, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses). Five Valley teams are receiving points with four teams in the top ten.

DIVISION I
1, Lakewood St. Edward (19) 6-1 256
2, Huber Heights Wayne (6) 7-0 236
3, Cincinnati Colerain (1) 6-1 209
4, Westerville Central (1) 7-0 169
5, Hilliard Darby 7-0 132
6, Hilliard Davidson 6-1 94
7, Cincinnati St. Xavier 5-2 85
8, Stow-Munroe Falls 7-0 80
9, Lancaster 6-1 61
10, Gahanna Lincoln 6-1 44
Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Cincinnati Elder 31. 12, Powell Olentangy Liberty 29. 13, Cincinnati Moeller 14. 14, Springboro 12. 14, Beavercreek 12.

DIVISION II
1, Perrysburg (12) 7-0 235
2, Grafton Midview (6) 7-0 220
3, Cincinnati La Salle (7) 6-1 213
4, Worthington Kilbourne 7-0 162
5, Mayfield (2) 7-0 155
6, Cincinnati Turpin 7-0 127
7, Avon 6-1 72
8, Cleveland Glenville 6-1 58
9, Aurora 6-1 32
10, Copley 7-0 28
Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Kings Mills Kings 26. 12, Dresden Tri-Valley 20. 13, Madison 16. 13, Holland Springfield 16. 15, Wooster 14. 16, Trenton Edgewood 13. 16, Hudson 13.

DIVISION III
1, Cleveland Benedictine (17) 7-0 252
2, Akron Hoban (6) 7-0 233
3, Wapakoneta (1) 7-0 200
4, Poland Seminary (3) 7-0 183
5, Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary 6-1 135
6, Medina Buckeye 7-0 116
7, Columbus St. Francis DeSales 6-1 67
8, Ashland 6-1 55
9, Zanesville 6-1 38
(tie) Clyde 6-1 38
Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Trotwood-Madison 34. 12, Toledo Central Catholic 33. 13, Jackson 28. 14, Sandusky Perkins 14.

DIVISION IV
1, Steubenville (17) 7-0 240
2, Middletown Bishop Fenwick (8) 7-0 229
3, Johnstown-Monroe (1) 7-0 177
4, Perry (1) 6-0 172
5, St. Clairsville 6-0 160
6, Kettering Archbishop Alter 6-1 126
7, Cincinnati Indian Hill 7-0 110
8, Peninsula Woodridge 7-0 91
9, Clarksville Clinton-Massie 6-1 63
10, Hamilton Badin 5-2 19
Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Salem 18. 12, Cincinnati Wyoming 14. 13, Byesville Meadowbrook 13.

DIVISION V
1, Coldwater (27) 7-0 270
2, Wheelersburg 7-0 216
3, Chillicothe Zane Trace 7-0 184
4, Millbury Lake 7-0 165
5, Brookville 7-0 155
6, Swanton 7-0 127
7, Columbiana Crestview 6-1 77
8, Cadiz Harrison Central 6-1 57
9, Milan Edison 6-1 54
10, Doylestown Chippewa 6-1 49
Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Creston Norwayne 36. 12, Magnolia Sandy Valley 20. 13, Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy 17. 14, Canton Central Catholic 15.

DIVISION VI
1, Maria Stein Marion Local (16) 6-1 216
2, Cincinnati Country Day (5) 7-0 201
3, Columbia Station Columbia (1) 7-0 174
4, Spencerville 7-0 160
5, Lucasville Valley (2) 7-0 146
6, Cleveland Cuyahoga Heights 7-0 113
7, Mechanicsburg (1) 7-0 94
8, Lisbon David Anderson (2) 7-0 85
9, Defiance Ayersville 7-0 64
10, Defiance Tinora 6-1 40
Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Bucyrus Wynford 32. 12, Kirtland 27. 13, Beverly Fort Frye 20. 14, Bainbridge Paint Valley 16. 15, St. Henry 13. 15, Columbus Grandview Heights 13. 17, Delphos Jefferson 12.

DIVISION VII
1, Danville (19) 7-0 249
2, Caldwell (4) 7-0 205
3, Lucas 7-0 171
4, Mogadore 6-1 151
5, Warren John F. Kennedy (1) 6-1 139
6, Minster (2) 5-2 132
7, McComb (1) 6-1 118
8, Norwalk St. Paul 6-1 85
9, Fort Recovery 6-1 77
10, Glouster Trimble 6-1 44
Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Covington 41. 12, Monroeville 20.

(Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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