The Midwest Athletic Conference matched the GWOC’s seven teams in top-8 contention. Joining Anna and Marion Local were St. Henry (No. 3), Coldwater (No. 7) and Fort Recovery (No. 8), all in D-VI, Region 24. In D-VII, Region 24, the MAC was represented by Delphos St. John’s (No. 3) and Minster (No. 4).
Anna is at Marion Local in a Week 6 game on Friday.
Computer points are awarded for victories and second-level points are earned for wins by defeated opponents.
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• Centerville (5-0) soared to No. 5 in this week’s Associated Press D-I state poll ranking and Wayne (4-1) climbed to No. 8. Yet another GWOC National East team, Beavercreek (5-0) ranks No. 11.
In D-II, Sidney (5-0) improved one spot to No. 6. Trotwood-Madison (5-0) retained its top spot in D-III, but Franklin (4-1) fell from sixth to No. 10 following a 34-3 loss at Valley View. That Spartans’ win improved their D-IV ranking to No. 2 behind leader Steubenville. Valley View (5-0) was No. 3 last week.
In D-V, Anna (5-0) retained its No. 3 spot and Greeneview (5-0) moved into the No. 10 position, the first time the Rams have cracked the top 10. Marion Local (5-0) remains No. 1 in D-VI with Midwest Athletic Conference rivals Coldwater (3-2) No. 7 and St. Henry (4-1) No. 8. In D-VII, Minster (3-2) fell from No. 4 to No. 9 following a 28-27 loss to Fort Recovery and Lehman Catholic (4-1) is No. 10.
• There are three games on Thursday: Brookville at Oakwood, Fairfield at Sycamore (Spectrum Sports, Ch. 1311 HD, 311 and 99) and Stebbins at Fairborn (ABC 22 / FOX 45, Ch. 45.2, Ch. 995 Spectrum, mytvdayton.com). All start at 7 p.m.