AP releases state's sixth 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 sixth 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 8-0; 248, (22)

2. Huber Heights Wayne 7-0-1; 216, (1)

3. Powell Olentangy Liberty 8-0; 185, (1)

4. St. Edward 6-1; 166, (1)

5. Pickerington Central 7-1; 138

6. St. Ignatius 7-1; 134

7. Stow-Munroe Falls 7-1; 74

8. Solon 7-1; 56

9. Hilliard Bradley 7-1; 50

10. Canton McKinley 6-2; 34

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11. Dublin Jerome; 32. 12. Hilliard Davidson; 26. 13. Massillon Jackson; 25. 14. Dublin Coffman; 14.

Division II

1. Avon 8-0; 245, (15)

2. Cincinnati Turpin 8-0; 191, (3)

2. Holland Springfield 8-0; 191, (3)

4. Chardon 8-0; 153, (2)

5. Warren G. Harding 7-1; 126

6. Cincinnati La Salle 6-2; 121, (3)

7. Troy 7-1; 115

8. Midview 67-1; 79

9. Aurora 7-1; 78

10. Bedford 7-1; 42

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11. Columbus Franklin Heights; 21. 12. Massillon Perry; 17. 13. Brecksville-Broadview Heights; 14

Division III

1. Columbus St. Francis DeSales 8-0; 235, (15)

2. Toledo Central Catholic 8-0; 228, (7)

3. Wapakoneta 8-0; 158, (1)

4. Archbishop Hoban 7-1; 157, (2)

5. Franklin 8-0; 135

6. Alliance Marlington 8-0; 121

7. St. Marys Memorial 8-0; 95

8. Trotwood-Madison 8-0; 80, (1)

9. Columbus Bexley 8-0; 71

10. Sandusky 7-1; 49

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11. New Philadelphia; 31. 12. Warren Howland; 19. 13. Mount Healthy; 18.

Division IV

1. Johnstown-Munroe 8-0; 218, (13)

2. Kettering Archbishop Alter 8-0; 208, (7)

3. Perry 8-0; 164, (1)

4. Plain City Jonathan Alder 8-0; 145, (1)

5. Port Clinton 8-0; 136, (2)

6. Steubenville 7-1; 108, (1)

7. Cincinnati Wyoming 8-0; 103

8. Columbus Bishop Hartley 6-2; 59, (1)

9. Crestwood 8-0; 49

10. Cardinal Mooney 5-2; 46

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11. Clarksville Clinton-Massie; 40. 11. Heath; 40. 13. Woodridge; 30. 14. Ottawa-Glandorf; 16. 15. Struthers; 15, (1).

Division V

1. Wheelersburg 8-0; 240, (21)

2. Coldwater 7-1; 208, (2)

3. Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy 8-0; 200, (1)

4. Sugarcreek Garaway 8-0; 171, (1)

5. Norwayne 7-1; 145

6. Milan Edison 7-1; 98

7. Swanton 7-1; 68

8. Pemberville Eastwood 7-1; 63

9. West Salem Northwestern 7-1; 52

10. Canfield South Range 7-1; 51, (1)

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11. Coshocton; 34. 12. Orwell Grand Valley; 30. 13. Canton Central Catholic; 13. 14. Jamestown Greeneview; 12.  

Division VI

1. Kirtland 8-0; 230, (16)

2. Maria Stein Marion Local 7-1; 213, (5)

3. Hamler Patrick Henry 8-0; 192, (3)

4. Cuyahoga Heights 8-0; 149

5. Bucyrus Wynford 8-0; 34, (1)

6. Mechanicsburg 8-0; 125

7. Liberty Center 7-1; 85

8. Beverly Fort Frye 8-0; 78

9. St. Thomas Aquinas 7-1; 55

10. Defiance Ayersville 8-0; 37

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11. Delphos Jefferson; 27. 12. New Middletown Springfield; 23. Hannibal River; 17. St. Henry; 15.  

Division VII

1. Covington 8-0; 209, (8)

2. Norwalk St. Paul 8-0; 205, (5)

3. Warren John F. Kennedy 8-0; 198, (12)

4. Monroeville 8-0; 156

5. Mogadore 7-1; 151

6. McComb 7-1; 149

7. Troy Christian 7-1; 89

8. Waterford 7-1; 81

9. Portsmouth Sciotoville 8-0; 26

10. Fort Recovery 5-3; 20

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11. Toronto; 13. Glouster-Trimble; 13. Ada; 12. Lucas; 12. Hicksville; 12.

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