How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school football teams in the third weekly Associated Press poll of 2013, by OHSAA divisions, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses):
CANTON So, Chance Young, your team is trailing in the final minutes, your star player is hobbled and your coach puts the ball in your hands to win the game.
It’s not so much three yards and a cloud of dust.
It’s more like 50 yards and a vapor trail.
NORTH CANTON The defending champions were quickly behind the 8-ball on opening night in the Federal League.
CANTON Todd Filtz seems to be the high school football head coach with everything.
WHEN 7 p.m., Friday
The Massillon Tigers’ first year as a Division II team already has produced its first No. 1 ranking in the initial Associated Press state football poll.
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