@EFrantzMP’s HS Football Great Lakes Regional Rankings: 10/30

Eric Frantz | MaxPreps.com Wednesday, October 30, 2019 8:30am

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Silos, smokestacks, steeples and stadium lights. The Great Lakes region is molded by its horizon. North Coast communities are defined - in part - by Friday nights.

Here's our latest look at the top prep football teams in a landscape that houses the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Lambeau Field, the Big Ten Conference, Notre Dame and several of the top high school programs in the history of the sport.

State champs, national acclaim, big-time talent. North Coast football is a force. So are the following teams from Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.
Washington (Massillon, Ohio) faces archrival McKinley (Canton, Ohio) for the 130th time on Saturday at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium.
Washington (Massillon, Ohio) faces archrival McKinley (Canton, Ohio) for the 130th time on Saturday at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium.

@EFrantzMP's High School Football Great Lakes Regional Rankings: 10/30

1. Mentor (Ohio) – 9-0
Last Week (1): The Cardinals clinched an OHSAA Division I home playoff game and won the Greater Cleveland Conference championship by dominating their anticipated meeting with Euclid (Ohio) 45-0. Have allowed 21 points the last six games. Remain No. 13 in the MaxPreps Top 25 National Rankings and are No. 10 in the MaxPreps Composite National Rankings.
Next Up: 11/1, 7 p.m. at Strongsville (Ohio) – 5-4

2. St. Joseph's Prep (Philadelphia) – 6-2
Last Week (2):
The Hawks beat Archbishop Ryan (Philadelphia) 65-7. Ranked No. 20 in the MaxPreps Top 25 National Rankings this week.
Next Up: 11/1, 8 p.m. vs Father Judge (Philadelphia) – 2-8

3. Archbishop Hoban (Akron, Ohio) – 8-1
Last Week (3):
Rallied from a 14-0 deficit to beat Walsh Jesuit (Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio) 42-21. Secured a first round OHSAA D-II playoff game with the win.
Next Up: 11/1, 7 p.m. at Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin (Chardon, Ohio) – 3-6

4. Muskegon (Mich.) – 9-0
Last Week (4):
The Big Reds beat Reeths-Puffer (Muskegon, Mich.) 56-0 for their fifth shutout in six games and third in a row. MHSAA D-3 postseason play begins this week.
Up Next: 11/2, 1 p.m. vs Marquette (Mich.) – 5-3 (at Grand Haven HS)

5. East St. Louis (Ill.) – 9-0
Last Week (5):
The Flyers beat Naperville Central (Ill.) 66-21. Have outscored teams 335-55 the last six games. Start IHSA Class 6A postseason play this week.
Next Up: 11/2, 2 p.m. vs Morgan Park (Chicago) – 5-3



6. Washington (Massillon, Ohio) – 9-0
Last Week (6):
The Tigers shut out Louisville 24-0. Now it’s rivalry week. Massillon travels to face McKinley (Canton, Ohio) this week at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in the 130th meeting between the teams. The matchup is arguably the greatest rivalry in high school football. Massillon, 7-1 against the Bulldogs the last eight years, sold out the visitors side of Tom Benson Stadium on Tuesday.
Next Up: 11/2, 2:00 p.m. at McKinley (Canto, Ohio) – 8-1

7. Southern Columbia Area (Catawissa, Pa.) – 10-0
Last Week (7):
The Tigers beat Danville (Pa.) 49-6. Have now outscored opponents a staggering 540-26 this season. Ranked No. 1 in the MaxPreps Small School National Rankings.
Next Up: 11/2, 7 p.m. vs Towanda (Pa.) – 3-7

8. St. Edward (Lakewood, Ohio) – 8-1
Last Week (10):
Senior quarterback Conor O'Malley accounted for four touchdowns and the defense limited Archbishop Moeller (Cincinnati) to 73 total yards in a 34-7 win that clinched a first round OHSAA D-I postseason home game for the Eagles. Ranked No. 23 in the MaxPreps Composite National Rankings.
Next Up: 11/1, 7 p.m. vs National Christian Academy (Fort Washington, Md.) – 6-2

9. Lincoln-Way East (Frankfort, Ill.) – 9-0
Last Week (8):
The Griffins beat Lincoln-Way West (New Lenox, Ill.) 35-3. Begins IHSA Class 8A postseason play this week.
Next Up: 11/1, 6 pm vs Plainfield South (Ill.) – 5-3



10. Muskego (Wis.) – 10-0
Last Week (9):
The Warriors beat Pulaski/Carmen Science & Tech South (Milwaukee, Wis.) 49-0 in the first round of the WIAA D-I postseason
Next up: 11/1, 7 p.m. vs Mukwonago (Wis.) – 7-3
 
Dropped Out:
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The Next Five

Elder (Cincinnati) – 8-1 
Avon (Ind.) – 9-0
New Palestine (Ind.) – 9-0
Kimberly (Wis.) – 10-0
Fairfield (Ohio) – 9-0

Keep An Eye On…
Pickerington Central (Ohio) – 8-1
St. Xavier (Cincinnati) – 7-2
Chippewa Valley (Clinton Township, Mich.) – 9-0
Owatonna (Minn.) – 9-0
Chicago Mt. Carmel (Chicago) – 9-0
Cathedral (Indianapolis) – 7-2
Wayzata (Plymouth, Minn.) – 9-0
Nazareth Academy (LaGrange Park, Ill.) – 9-0
Manheim Township (Lancaster, Pa.) – 9-0
Indianapolis Bishop Chatard (Indianapolis) – 8-1
St. Ignatius (Cleveland) – 4-5
Fond du Lac (Wis.) – 9-1
West Bloomfield (Mich.) – 7-1
Iona Prep (New Rochelle, N.Y.) – 8-0
Springfield (Ohio) – 8-1
Warren Township (Gurnee, Ill.) – 9-0
Colerain (Cincinnati) – 8-1 
Winton Woods (Cincinnati) – 6-3 
La Salle (Cincinnati) – 7-2
Central Catholic (Toledo, Ohio) – 9-0
Pine-Richland (Gibsonia, Pa.) – 9-1
Brownsburg (Ind.) – 6-3
North Allegheny (Wexford, Pa.) – 9-1
Central Catholic (Pittsburgh) – 9-1
Lake Orion (Mich.) – 8-1
Hutchinson (Minn.) – 9-0
Archbishop Stepinac (White Plains, N.Y.) – 7-1