Tuesday, October 3, 2017
The Canfield, Poland and South Range football teams are in the Top 10 of their regions in this week’s Associated Press poll of state schools.
Canfield (6-0) is ranked third in the state in Division III. The Cardinals received four first-place votes form the media outlets participating in the poll. Friday, Canfield will host winless Niles.
In Div. IV, Poland (6-0) is ranked sixth and received one first-place vote. The Bulldogs will play East (1-5) on Friday at Youngstown’s Rayen Stadium.
South Range (6-0) is the third-ranked team in Division V. The Raiders received two first-place votes. Friday, the Raiders will welcome Sharon to their new football stadium. It’s the first time these two will play each other. The Tigers are 4-2.
Girard, the Mahoning Valley’s other unbeaten team, just missed the Top 10 in Div. IV. The Indians are 11th. Cardinal Mooney (3-3) is 15th.
In Div. VII, Warren JFK (3-3), the defending state champions, is 13th and Lisbon (5-1) is 14th.