EF’s Ohio hs football Fab 5 Rankings and poll comparisons

Our weekly take on who we think the top teams in Ohio are and who others do. Enjoy as we highlight and compare the MaxPreps computer rankings, the AP poll and Drew Pastuer’s Fantastic 50 poll against our own opinion.

Heading into Week 6…

DIVISION I FAB 5

1. St. Xavier (Cincinnati) – 5-0
MaxPreps: 1
AP: 2
Fantastic 50: 2

2. St. Ignatius (Cleveland) 5-0
MaxPreps: 2
AP: 1
Fantastic 50: 1

3. St. Edward (Lakewood) 5-0
MaxPreps: 3
AP: 3
Fantastic 50: 3

4. Whitmer (Toledo) 5-0
MaxPreps: 10
AP: 6
Fantastic 50: 10

5. Centerville 5-0
MaxPreps: 4
AP: 5
Fantastic 50: 7

Dropped Out:
None

Others:
Wayne (Huber Heights) (4-1)
Pickerington Central (4-1)
Pickerington North (4-1)
Mentor (4-1)
Colerain (Cincinnati) (3-2)
Hilliard Bradley (5-0)
Lincoln (Gahanna) (4-1)
Archbishop Moeller (Cincinnati) (3-2)
Elder (Cincinnati) (3-2)
Olentangy (Lewis Center) (4-1)
Reynoldsburg (4-1)
McKinley (Canton) (5-0)

DIVISION II FAB 5

1. Anderson (Cincinnati) 5-0
MaxPreps: 5
AP: 3
Fantastic 50: 10

2. Winton Woods (Cincinnati) 5-0
MaxPreps: 1
AP: 2
Fantastic 50: 2

3. La Salle (Cincinnati) 4-1
MaxPreps: 2
AP: 5
Fantastic 50: 3

4. Archbishop Hoban (Akron) 4-1
MaxPreps: 3
AP: 13
Fantastic 50: 1

5. Barberton 5-0
MaxPreps: 13
AP: 12
Fantastic 50: 14

Dropped Out:
None

Others:
Sidney (5-0)
Hudson (4-1)
Avon (5-0)
Belmont (Dayton) (5-0)
Washington (Massillon) (4-1)
Benedictine (Cleveland) (4-1)
Walnut Ridge (Columbus) (5-0)
Wadsworth (5-0)

DIVISION III FAB 5

1. Trotwood-Madison 5-0
MaxPreps: 1
AP: 1
Fantastic 50: 3

2. Central Catholic (Toledo) 5-0
MaxPreps: 2
AP: 2
Fantastic 50: 1

3. Bishop Hartley (Columbus) 4-1
MaxPreps: 3
AP: 12
Fantastic 50: 4

4. St. Vincent-St. Mary (Akron) 4-1
MaxPreps: 5
AP: 7
Fantastic 50: 5

5. Canfield 5-0
MaxPreps: 4
AP: 4
Fantastic 50: 6

Dropped Out:
No. 4 Franklin (lost 34-3 to Valley View)

Others:
Clyde (5-0)
Archbishop Alter (Kettering) (4-1)
Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin (Chardon) (5-0)
Sandusky (5-0)
Padua Franciscan (Parma) (5-0)
Marion-Franklin (Columbus) (5-0)
Franklin (4-1)
Bellefontaine (4-1)

DIVISION IV FAB 5

1. Steubenville 5-0
MaxPreps: 2
AP: 1
Fantastic 50: 1

2. Valley View (Germantown) 5-0
MaxPreps: 1
AP: 2
Fantastic 50: 2

3. Shelby 5-0
MaxPreps: 3
AP: 8
Fantastic 50: 7

4. Perry 5-0
MaxPreps: 6
AP: 3
Fantastic 50: 5

5. Wyoming (Cincinnati) 5-0
MaxPreps: 9
AP: 10
Fantastic 50: 8

Dropped Out:
None

Others:
Clinton-Massie (Clarksville) (5-0)
Clear Fork (Bellville) (5-0)
Licking Valley (Newark) (5-0)
London (5-0)
Firelands (Oberlin) (5-0)
Poland Seminary (Poland) (5-0)

DIVISION V FAB 5

1. Wheelersburg 5-0
MaxPreps: 1
AP: 4
Fantastic 50: 1

2. Eastwood (Pemberville) 5-0
MaxPreps: 3
AP: 1
Fantastic 50: 2

3. Anna 5-0
MaxPreps: 2
AP: 3
Fantastic 50: 3

4. Liberty Center
5-0
MaxPreps: 6
AP: 5
Fantastic 50: 5

5. South Range (Canfield) 5-0
MaxPreps: 4
AP: 2
Fantastic 50: 4

Dropped Out:
None

Others:
Pleasant (Marion) (4-0)
Archbold (4-1)
Columbus Academy (Gahanna) (4-1)
Greeneview (Jamestown) (5-0)
Grand Valley (Orwell) (5-0)
Miami East (Casstown) (4-1)
Portsmouth West (West Portsmouth) (5-0)

DIVISION VI FAB 5

1. Marion Local (Maria Stein) 5-0
MaxPreps: 1
AP: 1
Fantastic 50: 1

2. Kirtland 5-0
MaxPreps: 5
AP: 3
Fantastic 50: 3

3. Mogadore 5-0
MaxPreps: 10
AP: 2
Fantastic 50: 9

4. Coldwater 3-2
MaxPreps: 2
AP: 7
Fantastic 50: 2

5. Fort Recovery 3-2
MaxPreps: 4
AP: NR
Fantastic 50: 5

Dropped Out:
No. 3 St. Henry (lost 13-10 to Coldwater)

Others:
Nelsonville-York (5-0)
St. Henry (4-1)
Shadyside (4-1)
Shenandoah (Sarahsville) (5-0)
Smithville (5-0)
Liberty-Benton (Findlay) (4-1)

DIVISION VII FAB 5

1. Cuyahoga Heights (Cleveland) 4-0
MaxPreps: 6
AP: 2
Fantastic 50: 1

2. St. Paul (Norwalk) 5-0
MaxPreps: 7
AP: 4
Fantastic 50: 7

3. Dalton 5-0
MaxPreps: 1
AP: 1
Fantastic 50: 3

4. Minster 3-2
MaxPreps: 2
AP: 9
Fantastic 50: 2

5. Pandora-Gilboa 5-0
MaxPreps: 4
AP: 7
Fantastic 50: 6

Dropped Out:
No. 3 Leipsic (lost 39-20 to Pandora-Gilboa)

Others:
Harvest Prep (Canal Winchester) (4-1)
Crestview (Convoy) (5-0)
Lehman Catholic (Sidney) (4-1)
Danville (4-1)
Leipsic (4-1)

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