State football poll: Liberty Center moves up again

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Just one week remains before champions are crowned in the Associated Press Ohio high school state football poll.

There was some change this week for Defiance six-county area teams with just one week remaining. Liberty Center and Leipsic both moved up, with the unbeaten Tigers climbing to No. 5 from No. 6 in Division V, while Leipsic moved from No. 9 to No. 8 in Division VI after knocking off Liberty-Benton.

Ottawa-Glandorf, a week after falling out of the poll, is back in at No. 11 in D-IV, while Edgerton fell out in D-VI after losing to Hicksville. Kenton is still No. 1 in D-IV this week, while Wapakoneta held steady at No. 7 in D-II.

COLUMBUS (AP) -- How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school football teams in the seventh weekly Associated Press poll of 2011, by OHSAA divisions, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses):

DIVISION I

1. Mentor (29) 9-0 324

2. Hilliard Davidson 9-0 245

3. Tol. Whitmer (4) 9-0 244

4. Cin. Colerain 8-1 181

5. Middletown 8-1 157

6. Cin. St. Xavier 8-1 152

7. Lakewood St. Edward 7-2 144

8. Can. GlenOak 8-1 95

9. Cin. Moeller 7-2 87

10.Cle. St. Ignatius 7-2 54

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Solon 46. 12, Sylvania Southview 23. 13, Troy 16. 14, Dublin Coffman 14.

DIVISION II

1. Avon (14) 9-0 283

2. Trotwood-Madison (10) 9-0 263

3. Maple Hts. (5) 9-0 261

4. Kings Mills Kings 9-0 232

5. Warren Howland (2) 9-0 187

6. Cols. Marion-Franklin 9-0 155

7. Wapakoneta (2) 9-0 133

8. Tipp City Tippecanoe 9-0 89

9. Aurora 9-0 67

10.Cuy. Falls Walsh Jesuit 7-1 59

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Dresden Tri-Valley 25. 11, Franklin 25. 13, Madison 14.

DIVISION III

1. Steubenville (22) 9-0 305

2. Kettering Alter (4) 9-0 252

3. Jonathan Alder (3) 9-0 251

4. Chagrin Falls (1) 9-0 232

5. Mentor Lake Cath. 8-1 166

6. Minerva (2) 9-0 156

7. Spring. Shawnee 9-0 95

8. Akr. SVSM (1) 8-1 89

9. Circleville Logan Elm 9-0 39

10.Thornville Sheridan 8-1 35

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Jackson 31. 12, Dover 27. 13, Day. Thurgood Marshall 26. 14, Youngs. Mooney 25. 15, Alliance Marlington 18. 16, Athens 16.

DIVISION IV

1. Kenton (21) 9-0 308

2. Cols. Hartley (9) 9-0 292

3. Genoa Area 9-0 235

4. Waynesville (1) 9-0 211

5. Cin. Madeira 9-0 184

6. Pemberville Eastwood 9-0 170

7. Johnstown-Monroe (1) 9-0 134

8. Girard (1) 8-1 78

9. St. Clairsville 8-1 54

10.Day. Chaminade-Julienne 7-2 37

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Ottawa-Glandorf 20. 12, Creston Norwayne 18. 13, Middletown Fenwick 12. 13, Martins Ferry 12.

DIVISION V

1. Lima Cent. Cath. (14) 9-0 277

2. Kirtland (8) 9-0 270

3. Marion Pleasant (4) 9-0 231

4. Hopewell-Loudon (2) 9-0 216

5. Liberty Center (1) 9-0 179

6. Bucyrus Wynford (1) 9-0 168

7. Coldwater (1) 7-2 134

8. Nelsonville-York (1) 9-0 101

9. W. Liberty-Salem (1) 9-0 71

10.Lucasville Valley 9-0 38

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Woodsfield Monroe Cent. 19. 12, Jeromesville Hillsdale 18. 13, Cols. Grandview Hts. 14. 13, Covington 14. 15, Findlay Liberty-Benton 13.

DIVISION VI

1. Western Reserve (24) 9-0 307

2. Thomp. Ledgemont (6) 9-0 264

3. Ada 8-1 205

4. Delphos St. John's (1) 6-3 189

5. Malvern 8-1 176

Marion Local (1) 7-2 176

7. Ft. Loramie 8-1 146

8. Leipsic (1) 8-1 124

9. Youngs. Christian 8-1 67

10.Tiffin Calvert 7-2 46

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Willow Wood Symmes Valley 39. 12, Spring. Cath. Cent. 21. 13, Danville 14.

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