• 46°

Three area teams among early computer ratings leaders

Jim Walker

jim.walker@irontontribune.com

 

Early results have three area teams listed as contenders.

The Ironton Fighting Tigers in Division V, the Coal Grove Hornets in Div. VI, and the Symmes Valley Vikings in Div. VII are among the top 12 teams in their respective regions of the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s first weekly football computer ratings.

The top eight teams in each region of each division at the end of the regular season qualify for the postseason playoffs.

Ironton (3-1) is third in Region 17 with a 7.375 average. Columbus Eastmoor — who was dropped two divisions into the region a few weeks ago due to a recount after the closing of Columbus Brookhaven — leads the region. Eastmoor (4-0) has an 8.7 average.

Wheelersburg (4-0) is second at 7.725. Coshocton (4-0) is fourth at 6.775 followed by St. Clairsville (4-0) 6.7, Bishop Hartley (2-2) 5.1, Liberty Union (3-1) 4.4, Martins Ferry (3-1) 4.3346, River Valley (3-1) 4.325, and Waverly (2-2) at 3.95 is 10th.

Coal Grove (2-2) is 12th with a 3.725 average in Region 21. The Hornets host Waverly on Friday in a key point game.

Lucasville Valley (4-0) leads the region at 8.675. Fredericktown is second followed by Grandview Heights, Nelsonville-York, Columbus Bishop Ready, Oak Hill, Centerburg and tied for eighth is West Lafayette Ridgewood and Cardington Lincoln.

Oak Hill (3-1) has a 5.375 average, Centerburg (3-1) 5.025, Ridgewood (3-1) and Cardington (3-1) are at 4.325, Newark Catholic (3-1) is 10th at 4.275, and Columbus Academy (2-1) is 11th with a 4.1667 average.

Symmes Valley (2-2) is sitting at No. 11 in Region 25 with a 3.075 average ahead of South Gallia (2-2) at 2.575. The Vikings beat South Gallia last week.

State runner-up Trimble (4-0) leads the region with a 6.9 average followed by Shadyside (4-0) with a 6.4 average and Caldwell (4-0) at 6.225.

Tuscarawas Catholic (4-0) is fourth at 4.1376, then Millersport (4-0) at 5.0391, New Matamoras Frontier (4-0) 4.85, Paint Valley (2-2) 4.125, Harvest Prep (3-1) 3.6, Bellaire St. John (3-1) 3.325, and Danville (3-1) 10th at 3.25.

 

Division I

(Top 16 from both regions will qualify for the playoffs)

Region 1 – 1. Hudson (4-0) 11.4, 2. Solon (4-0) 10.175, 3. Westerville Central (4-0) 9.85, 4. Massillon Jackson (4-0) 9.3, 5. Stow-Munroe Falls (4-0) 9.2, 6. Findlay (4-0) 9.175, 7. Mentor (4-0) 9.15, 8. Strongsville (3-1) 7.675, 9. Brunswick (3-1) 7.625, 10. Powell Olentangy Liberty (3-1) 7.575, 11. Austintown-Fitch (3-1) 7.4293, 12. Cle. St. Ignatius (3-1) 7.352, 13. Lakewood St. Edward (3-1) 7.1071, 14. Wadsworth (3-1) 6.975, 15. Berea-Midpark (3-1) 6.925, 16. Marysville (3-1) 6.75, 17. Lorain (3-1) 6.65, 18. Warren G. Harding (2-2) 5.675, 19. Tol. Whitmer (2-2) 5.275, 20. Canton GlenOak (3-1) 5.175

Region 2 – 1. Cin. Archbishop Moeller (4-0) 12.45, 2. Centerville (4-0) 12.4, 3. Pickerington Central (4-0) 10.6888, 4. Liberty Twp. Lakota East (4-0) 10.525, 5. Dublin Coffman (4-0) 10.0, 6. Huber Hts. Wayne (4-0) 9.8119, 7. Miamisburg (4-0) 8.875, 8. Cin. Elder (3-1) 8.475, 9. Westerville South (3-1) 7.35, 10-tie. Springboro (3-1) 7.325, 10-tie. Hilliard Darby (3-1) 7.325, 12. Cin. St. Xavier (3-1) 6.475, 13. Milford (3-1) 6.25, 14. Gahanna Lincoln (2-2) 6.2, 15. Hilliard Davidson (2-2) 5.9031, 16. Clayton Northmont (2-2) 5.425, 17. Upper Arlington (3-1) 5.15, 18. West Chester Lakota West (2-2) 5.025, 19. Grove City Central Crossing (2-2) 4.625, 20. Lebanon (2-2) 4.575

Division II

(Top eight from each region will qualify for the playoffs in Divisions II through VII)

Region 3 – 1. Madison (4-0) 9.6837, 2. Bedford (4-0) 9.175, 3. North Olmsted (3-1) 7.075, 4. Painesville Riverside (3-1) 6.35, 5. Mayfield (3-1) 6.2, 6. Brecksville-Broadview Hts. (3-1) 6.125, 7. Cle. Rhodes (3-1) 5.9, 8. Garfield Hts. (3-1) 5.8, 9. Westlake (2-2) 5.525, 10. Maple Hts. (2-2) 3.6, 11. Cle. Glenville (2-2) 3.425, 12. Cle. John Marshall (1-3) 2.9

Region 4 – 1. Grafton Midview (4-0) 10.925, 2. Massillon Washington (4-0) 10.3546, 3. Perrysburg (4-0) 9.875, 4. Macedonia Nordonia (4-0) 9.65, 5. Avon (4-0) 8.575, 6. Copley (4-0) 7.85, 7. North Ridgeville (3-1) 7.65, 8. Akron Ellet (3-1) 6.5, 9. Holland Springfield (3-1) 5.275, 10. Sylvania Southview (2-2) 5.0, 11. Fremont Ross (2-2) 4.575, 12. Cuyahoga Falls Walsh Jesuit (2-2) 4.2917

Region 5 – 1. Lewis Center Olentangy (4-0) 10.95, 2. Pataskala Watkins Memorial (4-0) 8.5332, 3. Dublin Scioto (2-2) 6.775, 4. Lewis Center Olentangy Orange (2-2) 6.675, 5. Worthington Kilbourne (3-1) 6.225, 6. Mount Vernon (3-1) 6.075, 7. Ashville Teays Valley (3-1) 5.95, 8. Hilliard Bradley (3-1) 5.925, 9. Pataskala Licking Hts. (3-1) 5.325, 10. New Albany (2-2) 5.025, 11. Ashland (2-2) 4.625, 12. Cols. Hamilton Township (2-2) 4.375

Region 6 – 1. Cin. LaSalle (4-0) 11.3, 2. Lima Senior (4-0) 9.35, 3. New Carlisle Tecumseh (4-0) 9.125, 4. Kings Mills Kings (4-0) 8.825, 5. Harrison (4-0) 8.575, 6. Cin. Mount Healthy (4-0) 7.975, 7. Xenia (3-1) 6.65, 8. Cin. Northwest (3-1) 5.925, 9. Batavia Amelia (3-1) 5.35, 10. Piqua (2-2) 4.45, 11. Loveland (2-2) 4.375, 12. Cin. Winton Woods (2-2) 4.375

Division III

Region 7 – 1. Tallmadge (4-0) 10.525, 2. Hubbard (4-0) 9.45, 3. Aurora (4-0) 8.2, 4. Poland Seminary (4-0) 7.975, 5. Chardon (4-0) 7.775, 6. Akron Archbishop Hoban (4-0) 6.475, 7. Warren Howland (3-1) 6.0, 8. Louisville (3-1) 5.9, 9. Richfield Revere (3-1) 5.2, 10. Akron East (2-2) 4.45, 11. Chesterland West Geauga (2-2) 4.35, 12. Geneva (2-2) 4.2

Region 8 – 1. Clyde (4-0) 10.325, 2. Norwalk (4-0) 7.175, 3. Napoleon (4-0) 6.925, 4. Sandusky Perkins (3-1) 5.9, 5. Tol. Central Catholic (2-2) 5.475, 6. Tiffin Columbian (2-2) 5.225, 7. Mansfield Madison Comp. (2-2) 4.55, 8. Rocky River (3-1) 4.5, 9. Hunting Valley University School (2-2) 4.45, 10. Maumee (2-2) 4.2, 11. Painesville Harvey (2-2) 4.0, 12. Mentor Lake Catholic (1-3) 2.925

Region 9 – 1. Circleville Logan Elm (4-0) 8.95, 2. Jackson (4-0) 8.075, 3. The Plains Athens (4-0) 7.975, 4. Dresden Tri-Valley (4-0) 7.45, 5. Thornville Sheridan (4-0) 7.2, 6. Cols. St. Francis DeSales (3-1) 6.95, 7. Granville (3-1) 6.475, 8. Carrollton (4-0) 6.025, 9. Sunbury Big Walnut (2-2) 4.75, 10. Cols. Briggs (3-1) 4.45, 11. New Philadelphia (2-2) 4.15, 12. Chillicothe (2-2) 4.125

Region 10 – 1. Wapakoneta (4-0) 8.95, 2. Mount Orab Western Brown (4-0) 7.7992, 3. Trotwood-Madison (3-1) 7.675, 4. Wilmington (4-0) 7.4407, 5. Tipp City Tippecanoe (4-0) 6.775, 6. Bellefontaine (3-1) 6.65, 7. Springfield Kenton Ridge (4-0) 6.475, 8. Celina (3-1) 5.425, 9. Day. Thurgood Marshall (2-2) 5.025, 10. St. Marys Memorial (2-2) 4.625, 11. Springfield Shawnee (2-2) 4.525, 12. New Richmond (2-2) 4.5

Division IV

Region 11 – 1. Perry (3-1) 8.375, 2. Jefferson Area (4-0) 7.725, 3. Bay Village Bay (3-1) 6.55, 4. Chardon Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin (3-1) 6.475, 5. Cle. Benedictine (3-1) 6.225, 6. Mantua Crestwood (4-0) 6.2, 7. Pepper Pike Orange (3-1) 5.525, 8. Youngstown Cardinal Mooney (3-1) 5.35, 9. Mogadore Field (3-1) 5.3, 10. Streetsboro (4-0) 5.05, 11. Canal Fulton Northwest (3-1) 4.975, 12. Peninsula Woodridge (3-1) 4.675

Region 12 – 1. Wooster Triway (4-0) 7.475, 2. Bellevue (3-1) 7.375, 3. Galion (3-1) 6.6, 4. Wauseon (4-0) 6.25, 5. Sheffield Brookside (3-1) 5.25, 6. Port Clinton (3-1) 5.05, 7. Genoa Area (3-1) 4.975, 8. Millbury Lake (4-0) 4.9, 9. Oberlin Firelands (3-1) 4.725, 10. Bryan (3-1) 4.55, 11. LaGrange Keystone (3-1) 4.35, 12. Kenton (2-2) 4.2

Region 13 – 1. Johnstown-Monroe (4-0) 8.925, 2. Cols. Beechcroft (4-0) 8.4, 3. Bexley (4-0) 7.9, 4. Steubenville (4-0) 7.8, 5. Zanesville Maysville (4-0) 6.825, 6. Cols. Marion-Franklin (3-1) 6.25, 7. Wintersville Indian Creek (4-0) 6.0, 8. Amanda-Clearcreek (3-1) 5.975, 9. Carroll Bloom-Carroll (3-1) 5.55, 10. Newark Licking Valley (3-1) 5.425, 11. Gnadenhutten Indian Valley (3-1) 5.2, 12. Lancaster Fairfield Union (2-2) 3.775

Region 14 – 1. Kettering Archbishop Alter (4-0) 9.25, 2. Cin. Archbishop McNicholas (4-0) 8.925, 3. Cleves Taylor (4-0) 8.025, 4. Clarksville Clinton-Massie (4-0) 7.15, 5. Cin. Wyoming (3-1) 6.475, 6. Circleville (3-1) 5.9, 7. Minford (3-1) 5.375, 8. Monroe (3-1) 4.875, 9. Washington C.H. Miami Trace (2-2) 4.6, 10. Chillicothe Unioto (3-1) 4.5, 11. Urbana (2-2) 4.35, 12. Germantown Valley View (3-1) 4.3

Division V

Region 15 – 1. Canton Central Catholic (4-0) 9.6, 2. Gates Mills Gilmour Acad. (4-0) 7.225, 3. Cadiz Harrison Central (3-1) 6.175, 4. Middlefield Cardinal (3-1) 5.25, 5. Youngstown Liberty (3-1) 5.075, 6. Hanoverton United (3-1) 4.725, 7. Youngstown Ursuline (2-2) 4.575, 8. Independence (2-2) 4.55, 9. Girard (3-1) 4.225, 10. Magnolia Sandy Valley (3-1) 3.75, 11. Columbiana Crestview (2-2) 3.625, 12. Leavittsburg LaBrae (3-1) 3.575

Region 16 – 1. Coldwater (4-0) 8.425, 2. Ottawa-Glandorf (4-0) 8.175, 3. Delta (4-0) 7.25, 4. Marion Pleasant (4-0) 7.075, 5. Findlay Liberty-Benton (4-0) 6.975, 6. Elyria Catholic (3-1) 6.675, 7. Doylestown Chippewa (4-0) 6.5, 8. Columbia Station Columbia (3-1) 6.025, 9. Huron (3-1) 5.75, 10. Creston Norwayne (3-1) 5.725, 11. Pemberville Eastwood (3-1) 5.25, 12. Apple Creek Waynedale (2-2) 3.825

Region 17 – 1. Cols. Eastmoor Acad. (4-0) 8.7, 2. Wheelersburg (4-0) 7.725, 3. Ironton (3-1) 7.375, 4. Coshocton (4-0) 6.775, 5. St. Clairsville (4-0) 6.7, 6. Cols. Bishop Hartley (2-2) 5.1, 7. Baltimore Liberty Union (3-1) 4.4, 8. Martins Ferry (3-1) 4.3346, 9. Bidwell River Valley (3-1) 4.325, 10. Waverly (2-2) 3.95, 11. Portsmouth West (2-2) 3.15, 12. Piketon (2-2) 3.0

Region 18 – 1. Cin. Hills Christian Acad. (4-0) 7.9823, 2. Cin. Mariemont (4-0) 7.4482, 3. Hamilton Badin (4-0) 7.325, 4. Richwood North Union (3-1) 6.05, 5. Day. Chaminade Julienne (3-1) 6.0177, 6. Jamestown Greeneview (4-0) 5.9, 7. Waynesville (3-1) 5.65, 8. Cin. Madeira (3-1) 5.6, 9. Cin. Shroder (3-1) 5.1907, 10. Reading (3-1) 4.5, 11. Cin. Purcell Marian (2-2) 3.9, 12. Bethel-Tate (3-1) 3.7

Division VI

Region 19 – 1. Sugarcreek Garaway (4-0) 9.075, 2. Mogadore (4-0) 8.325, 3. McDonald (4-0) 7.45, 4. Loudonville (4-0) 7.35, 5. Kirtland (4-0) 6.725, 6. Louisville St. Thomas Aquinas (3-1) 6.25, 7. New Middletown Springfield (3-1) 5.575, 8. Cuyahoga Hts. (3-1) 5.075, 9. Dalton (3-1) 5.0, 10. Columbiana (3-1) 4.95, 11. Cle. Villa Angela-St. Joseph (2-2) 4.675, 12. Jeromesville Hillsdale (3-1) 4.6

Region 20 – 1. Defiance Tinora (4-0) 7.25, 2. Convoy Crestview (4-0) 6.375, 3. Bucyrus Wynford (3-1) 6.025, 4. Spencerville (4-0) 5.8, 5. Delphos Jefferson (4-0) 5.45, 6. Lima Central Catholic (3-1) 5.4, 7. Gibsonburg (4-0) 5.05, 8. Defiance Ayersville (4-0) 4.875, 9. Van Buren (3-1) 4.55, 10. Haviland Wayne Trace (3-1) 4.125, 11. Carey (3-1) 3.975, 12. North Robinson Colonel Crawford (3-1) 3.8

Region 21 – 1. Lucasville Valley (4-0) 8.675, 2. Fredericktown (4-0) 7.55, 3. Grandview Hts. (3-1) 5.8, 4. Nelsonville-York (3-1) 5.725, 5. Cols. Bishop Ready (3-1) 5.5947, 6. Oak Hill (3-1) 5.375, 7. Centerburg (3-1) 5.025, 8-tie. West Lafayette Ridgewood (3-1) 4.325, 8-tie. Cardington-Lincoln (3-1) 4.325, 10. Newark Catholic (3-1) 4.275, 11. Gahanna Cols. Acad. (2-1) 4.1667, 12. Coal Grove Dawson-Bryant (2-2) 3.725

Region 22 – 1. Cin. Country Day (4-0) 5.8, 2. West Liberty-Salem (4-0) 5.7, 3. Cin. Summit Country Day (4-0) 5.4912, 4. Versailles (3-1) 5.375, 5. Lewisburg Tri-County North (4-0) 5.125, 6. Anna (3-1) 5.05, 7. Casstown Miami East (4-0) 4.9091, 8. St. Henry (3-1) 4.825, 9. London Madison Plains (3-1) 4.025, 10. West Alexandria Twin Valley South (3-0) 3.8333, 11. Mechanicsburg (3-1) 3.6, 12. Minster (2-2) 3.45

Division VII

Region 23 – 1. Berlin Center Western Reserve (4-0) 6.85, 2. Plymouth (3-1) 5.675, 3. Norwalk St. Paul (3-1) 5.0, 4. Ashland Mapleton (2-2) 3.925, 5. Richmond Hts. (3-1) 3.9, 6. Sandusky St. Mary Central Catholic (2-2) 3.8, 7. Cle. Hts. Lutheran East (2-1) 3.7778, 8. Garfield Hts. Trinity (2-2) 3.3346, 9. Toronto (3-1) 3.325, 10. Sebring McKinley (3-1) 2.975, 11-tie. Wellsville (2-2) 2.8, 11-tie. Lowellville (2-2) 2.8

Region 24 – 1. Arlington (4-0) 6.95, 2. North Baltimore (3-1) 4.6, 3-tie. Tiffin Calvert (3-1) 4.375, 3-tie. Columbus Grove (3-1) 4.375, 5. Delphos St. John’s (2-2) 4.125, 6. Tol. Christian (3-1) 3.55, 7. McComb (3-1) 3.5, 8. New Washington Buckeye Central (3-1) 3.275, 9. Edgerton (2-2) 2.9, 10. Leipsic (2-2) 2.85, 11. Oregon Cardinal Stritch (2-2) 2.725, 12. Arcadia (2-2) 2.575

Region 25 – 1. Glouster Trimble (4-0) 6.9, 2. Shadyside (4-0) 6.4, 3. Caldwell (4-0) 6.225, 4. New Philadelphia Tuscarawas Central Catholic (4-0) 5.0896, 5. Millersport (4-0) 5.0391, 6. New Matamoras Frontier (4-0) 4.85, 7. Bainbridge Paint Valley (2-2) 4.15, 8. Canal Winchester Harvest Prep. (3-1) 3.6, 9. Bellaire St. John Central (3-1) 3.325, 10. Danville (3-1) 3.25, 11. Willow Wood Symmes Valley (2-2) 3.075, 12. Crown City South Gallia (2-2) 2.575

Region 26 – 1. Fort Recovery (3-1) 6.95, 2. Maria Stein Marion Local (4-0) 6.425, 3. North Lewisburg Triad (3-1) 5.075, 4. Covington (3-1) 4.1376, 5. DeGraff Riverside (3-1) 4.0896, 6. Cin. Miami Valley Christian Acad. (3-1) 3.675, 7. Hamilton New Miami (3-1) 3.325, 8-tie. Troy Christian (2-2) 2.8, 8-tie. Ridgeway Ridgemont (2-2) 2.8, 10. Cin. Riverview East Acad. (3-1) 2.75, 11. Sidney Lehman Catholic (2-2) 2.6, 12. Fort Loramie (2-2) 2.35.