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Springfield (7-1) climbed one spot to No. 6 in D-I. That’s the highest the Wildcats have ranked since the North/South merger. Springfield has clinched a D-I, Region 2 playoff spot. Fairfield defeated Springfield 16-12 in Week 2.
No. 4 Trotwood-Madison (7-1) and No. 8 Chaminade Julienne (7-1) both improved their positions in the D-III state poll. CJ has clinched a D-III, Region 12 playoff spot and Trotwood can do the same by winning at Springboro (7-1) on Friday.
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In D-IV, Clinton-Massie (7-1) improved one spot to No. 3 and Waynesville (7-1) remained at No. 8. Both will clinch D-IV, Region 16 playoff spots with Week 9 wins. Waynesville is at Northridge (6-2) on Thursday.
West Liberty-Salem (7-1) handed West Jefferson its first loss, 42-39, and improved three spots to No. 7 in D-V. Springfield Shawnee (7-1) won its seventh straight and improved to No. 8. WL-Salem and Shawnee will secure D-V, Region 20 playoff spots with wins on Friday. Shawnee is at Jonathan Alder (8-0).
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Mechanicsburg (7-1) maintained its No. 9 position in D-VI. The Indians are No. 9 in the D-VI, Region 24 computer rankings and end the regular season at Fairbanks (6-2) and at WL-Salem.
Fort Loramie (7-1) won its seventh straight and improved to No. 3 in the D-VII state poll. The Redskins can secure a D-VII, Region 28 playoff spot by defeating Twin Valley South (2-6) in Week 9. New Miami (7-0) is No. 6 in the D-VII poll. The Vikings are atop the Region 28 computer ratings and can clinch a playoff spot with a win over Cincinnati Country Day (2-5) on Friday.
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New Miami (7-0) received one first-place vote and jumped two spots to No. 6 in D-VII. The Vikings are No. 1 in the D-VII, Region 28 computer rankings and can clinch a playoff spot by beating Cincinnati Country Day (2-5) on Friday.
The Ohio High School Athletic Association will release the Week 9 computer rankings on Tuesday.
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