AP releases state's second prep football polls of 2016 season

Here is how a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters ranks Ohio high school football teams in the second weekly Associated Press poll of the 2016 season. The poll is arranged by Ohio High School Athletic Association divisions, with won-lost record and total points. First-place votes are in parentheses.

Division I

1. Cincinnati Colerain 4-0; 235, (21)

2. Pickerington Central 4-0; 159, (1)

3. Stow-Munroe Falls 4-0; 158, (1)

4. Huber Heights Wayne 3-1; 146, (2)

5. St. Edward 3-1; 97

6. Massillon Jackson 4-0; 79

7. Hilliard Bradley 4-0; 73

8. Cincinnati Elder 3-1; 71

9. St. Ignatius 3-1; 69

10. Pickerington North 4-0; 62

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11. Powell Olentangy Liberty; 47. 12. Dublin Jerome; 18. 13. Cincinnati Moeller; 14.

Division II

1. Avon 4-0; 214, (13)

2. Warren G. Harding 4-0; 180, (4)

3. Bedford 4-0; 169, (3)

4. Uniontown Lake 4-0; 146

5. Troy 4-0; 124

6. Worthington Kilbourne 4-0; 93

7. Holland Springfield 4-0; 72, (2)

8. Cincinnati La Salle 2-2; 66, (1)

9. Wooster 4-0; 49

10. Cincinnati Turpin 4-0; 31, (1)

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11. Toledo St. John’s; 28. 11. Cincinnati Princeton; 28. 13. Dresden Tri-Valley; 18. 14. Chardon; 16. 14. Akron Ellet; 16. 16. Midview; 14. 17. Hudson; 12.

Division III

1. Columbus St. Francis DeSales 4-0; 196, (13)

2. Toledo Central Catholic 4-0; 192, (2)

3. Archbishop Hoban 3-1; 140, (5)

4. Wapakoneta 4-0; 137, (1)

5. Franklin 4-0; 126, (1)

6. Alliance Marlington 4-0; 110, (1)

7. Sandusky 4-0; 104

8. Trotwood-Madison 3-1; 76, (1)

9. St. Marys Memorial 4-0; 45

10. Columbus Bexley 4-0; 30

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11. Cincinnati Mount Healthy; 22. 12. Columbus Beechcroft; 21. 12. New Philadelphia; 21. 14. Bellbrook; 12.            

Division IV

1. Steubenville 4-0; 203, (14)

2. Johnstown-Munroe 4-0; 178, (4)

3. Kettering Archbishop Alter 4-0; 153, (3)

4. Perry 4-0; 128

5. Plain City Jonathan Alder 4-0; 103, (1)

6. Germantown Valley View 4-0; 95, (1)

7. Shelby 4-0; 80

8. Crestwood 4-0; 56

9. Port Clinton 4-0; 56

10. Cardinal Mooney 3-1; 45

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11. Ottawa-Glandorf; 29. 12. Columbus Bishop Ready; 27. 13. Hubbard; 34, (1). 14. Woodridge 20. 15. Clarksville Clinton-Massie; 15. 16. Bellevue; 13. 17. Cincinnati Wyoming; 12.

Division V

1. Coldwater 4-0; 228, (21)

2. Wheelersburg 4-0; 180, (1)

3. Cincinnati Hills Christian 4-0; 152

4. Milan Edison 4-0; 150

5. Garrettsville Garfield 4-0; 122, (1)

6. West Salem Northwestern 4-0; 106

7. Sugarcreek Garaway 4-0; 101

8. Swanton 4-0; 70

9. Warrensville Heights 3-1; 32

10. West Lafayette Ridgewood 4-0; 31

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11. Belmont Union Local; 25. 12. Richwood North Union; 24. 13. Canfield South Range; 18, (1). 14. Wickliffe; 16. 15. Canton Central Catholic; 15.    

Division VI

1. Kirtland 4-0; 213, (15)

2. Maria Stein Marion Local 3-1; 181, (5)

3. Hamler Patrick Henry 4-0; 161, (3)

4. Cuyahoga Heights 4-0; 157

5. Mechanicsburg 4-0; 156

6. Beverly Fort Frye 4-0; 71

7. Liberty Center 3-1; 63

8. Bucyrus Wynford 4-0; 54

9. Lisbon David Anderson 4-0; 41, (1)

10. Delphos Anderson 3-1; 29

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11. Newark Catholic; 28. 12. Defiance Ayersville; 27. 13. Jeromesville Hillsdale; 18. 14. Barnesville; 15. Louisville St. Thomas Aquinas; 15.

Division VII

1. Mogadore 4-0; 224, (17)

2. Warren John F. Kennedy 4-0; 198, (4)

3. Covington 4-0; 168, (1)

4. Norwalk St. Paul 4-0; 123

5. Fort Recovery 3-1; 104, (1)

6. Toronto 4-0; 98

7. Convoy Crestview 4-0; 97

8. Shadyside 4-0; 70

9. Monroeville 4-0; 42

10. Delphos St. John’s 3-1; 37

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11. McComb; 34. 12. Troy Christian; 28, (1). 13. Edgerton; 21. 14. Racine Southern; 17. 15. Lucas; 14.

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