The following are area high school football rushing leaders through Week 5.
Greater Western Ohio Conference: Sincere Wells, sr., Xenia, 122 rushes, 972 yards (8.0), 11 TDs.
Ohio Heritage Conference: Dylan Rice, sr., Triad, 70 rushes, 828 yards (11.8), 14 TDs.
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Midwest Athletic Conference: Zach Niekamp, sr., St. Henry, 112 rushes, 796 yards (7.1), 14 TDs.
Southwest Ohio Conference: Wade Phillips, sr., Edgewood, 81 rushes, 788 yards (9.7), 8 TDs.
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Greater Miami Conference: Jutahn McClain, jr., Fairfield, 99 rushes, 736 yards (7.4), 13 TDs.
Central Buckeye Conference: Nic Dorsey, sr., Urbana, 83 rushes, 719 yards (8.7), 8 TDs.
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Greater Catholic League Co-Ed North: Branden McDonald, so., Alter, 60 rushes, 636 yards (10.6), 8 TDs.
Southwestern Buckeye League: Ben Brophy, sr., Brookville, 69 rushes, 486 yards (7.0), 5 TDs.
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