Week 2: State Rankings Released

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The Ohio High School Athletic Association has released its state rankings for the second week. This football season 16 teams will make the playoffs from each region.

In Division I Region 3

Newark sits in the 16th spot, which is where they were last week. The Wildcats were shut-out by New Albany this week 77-0 and are winless this season.

Division 3 Region 11:

For the second straight week Granville takes the top spot. They beat Johnstown Monroe 47-16. The Blue Aces have Licking Heights this week.

Tri-Valley moves up a spot to 5th after a win over New Lexington last Friday night. The Scotties play Columbus Briggs on Friday.

Zanesville moved up two spots to 15th with their convincing win over the 3-2 Heath Bulldogs 48-7.

Division IV Region 15:

4-1 Meadowbrook slides up two spots to fifth winning 42-34 over River View.

4-1 Philo fell in the ranking from fourth to eighth, despite its 45-0 win over Crooksville.

John Glenn remained in the 9th spot for the second straight week. The Muskies did not play last week after they saw their game with Coshocton.

3-2 Heath fell to 12th from their fourth spot.

2-2 Licking Valley, who will play Zanesville this week, is now in the 14th spot. Their latest win came over Northridge 55-7.

3-2 Cambridge is in the 15th spot. They fell from the 11th they were at the previous week. They lost to Bellaire 45-14 this week.

Maysville’s win over West Muskingum last week moves them from 22nd to 17th.

River View at 19th and Lakewood at 25th.

Division V Region 19:

Ridgewood stays steady at number 2. They defeated East Canton.

West Muskingum is now 11th. They fell five spots from the previous week.

New Lexington is down two spots to 14th following their loss to Tri-Valley and Morgan is at 19. Coshocton is at 20th.

Division VI Region 23

Buckeye Trail is 16th. Shenandoah 21st and 23 is Crooksville.

DVII Region 27

5-0 Newark Catholic is in first this week. They defeated Licking Heights this past week.

Caldwell moves up two spots from the week before to 10th.

Miller’s win over Millersport puts them at 12th.

Rosecrans who has lost their last two games is at 22nd.

Nichole Hannahs
Nichole is WHIZ’s News Director/Anchor. She joined the WHIZ family while attending high school at Bishop Rosecrans, before taking a full-time position in 2005. Nichole is no stranger to the area. She grew up in Corning, Ohio and and graduated from Waynesburg College, where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications emphasizing in Sports Broadcasting/Sports Information and Journalism.When not at work Nichole enjoys watching St. Louis Blues hockey, enjoying time with family, spending time outdoors and reading.If Nichole wasn't in broadcasting she'd probably have become a teacher.Nichole is married to a fellow sports fan Brandon. They have two sons Cameron and Xavier.