Fun start to the 2020 season in the High School Football America Ohio Top 25 statewide rankings

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Two big head-to-head head matchups in the High School Football America Ohio Top 25 lived-up to there billings

No. 2 St. Edward nipped No. 5 Massillon Washington 24-23 and defending Division II champ La Salle, ranked No. 3 in our preseason rankings also picked-up a one-point victory (53-52) over No. 8 Elder.

Former Colerain head coach Tom Bolden is smiling this week after his new team Lakota West topped No. 13 Colerain 10-0. The win snapped Colerain’s 83-game Greater Miami Conference win streak. Lakota West moves-up to No. 10 this week.

In the two other Top 25 head-to-heads, No. 4 Pickerington Central beat No. 19 Pickerington North 35-9 and No. 18 Springfield beat No. 21 Wayne (Huber Heights) 21-14.

Shaping next week’s rankings created with our proprietary algorithm will be the showdown between No. 2 St. Ed and No. 6 Archbishop Hoban.

High School Football America Ohio Top 25

No. 1 Mentor (1-0), LW: #1

No. 2 St. Edward (1-0), LW: #2

No. 3 La Salle (1-0), LW: #3

No. 4 Pickerington Central (1-0), LW: #4

No. 5 Massillon Washington (0-1), LW: #5

No. 6 Archbishop Hoban (1-0), LW: #6

No. 7 St. Xavier (0-1), LW: #7

No. 8 Elder (0-1), LW: #8

No. 9 St. Ignatius (0-0), LW: #9

No. 10 Lakota West (1-0), LW: #12

No. 11 Toledo Central Catholic (1-0), LW: #10

No. 12 Canton McKinley (1-0), LW: #11

No. 13 Dublin Coffman (1-0), LW: #14

No. 14 Olentangy Liberty (1-0), LW: #15

No. 15 Northmont (1-0), LW: #16

No. 16 Winton Woods (1-0), LW: #17

No. 17 Springfield (1-0), LW: #18

No. 18 Massillon Perry (1-0), LW: #20

No. 19 Westerville South (1-0), LW: #22

No. 20 Colerain (0-1), LW: 13

No. 21 Wayne (Huber Heights) (0-1), LW: #21

No. 22 Avon (1-0), LW: #23

No. 23 Perrysburg (1-0), LW: #24

No. 24 Pickerington North (0-1), LW: #19

No. 25 Trotwood-Madison (0-0), LW: #25

Editor’s Note: The High School Football America national, regional and state rankings are developed using our proprietary algorithm.

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Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.