St. Edward finishes No. 1 in final regular season Ohio Top 25 high school football rankings

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For the second straight year, St. Edward heads into the postseason as the No. 1 team in the High School Football America Ohio Top 25 powered by NFL Play Football. A week after losing to Archbishop Moeller in overtime, the Eagles closed-out the regular season by beating defending Division II champ Archbishop Hoban to finish 9-1.

St. Ed will open the Division I playoffs against Lorain, which will bring a 1-9 mark into the game. You know Eagles fans are hoping for a possible playoff rematch against No. 10 Medina. In 2020, Medina upset St. Ed 35-31 in the second round.

Related: Ohio 1st Round Playoff matchups

On the national scene, St. Ed is the highest ranked team from Ohio in the High School Football America 100. The Eagles are ranked No. 26 in the country.

Related: High School Football America 100 national rankings

Below is where other teams from the Buckeye State are ranked nationally:

  • No. 26 St. Edward
  • No. 35 St. Xavier
  • No. 72 Pickerington Central
  • No. 74 Springfield
  • No. 75 Lakota West
  • No. 83 Archbishop Moeller
  • No. 85 St. Ignatius
  • No. 106 Archbishop Hoban
  • No. 111 Massillon Washington
  • No. 119 Medina
  • No. 145 La Salle
  • No. 195 Marysville

Receiving Honorable Mention honors on the national scene are: Charldon, New Albany and Toledo Central Catholic.

High School Football America Ohio Top 25

TeamRecordLast Week
No. 1 St. Edward(9-1)1
No. 2 St. Xavier(8-2)2
No. 3 Pickerington Central(9-1)4
No.  4 Springfield(8-1)5
No. 5 Lakota West(9-1)6
No. 6 Archbishop Moeller(7-3)3
No. 7 St. Ignatius(5-4)7
No. 8 Archbishop Hoban(7-3)8
No. 9 Massillon Washington(8-2)9
No. 10 Medina(10-0)10
No. 11 La Salle(5-5)11
No. 12 Marysville(9-0)12
No. 13 Toledo Central Catholic(8-2)14
No. 14 Chardon(10-0)16
No. 15 New Albany(10-0)17
No. 16 Elder(4-5)18
No. 17 Kings(10-0)19
No. 18 Upper Arlington(10-0)20
No. 19 Wayne (Huber Heights)(8-2)21
No. 20 Pickerington North (7-3)13
No. 21 Walsh Jesuit(8-2)22
No. 22 Princeton(9-1)23
No. 23 Anderson(8-2)24
No. 24 Benedictine(6-2)15
No. 25 Avon(8-2)25

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

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