St. Xavier (Cincinnati)
and Archbishop Hoban (Akron)
each jumped two places in this week's Ohio Top 25 high school football rankings. The Bombers (2-1) climbed to No. 2 after a 38-24 win over Elder, which dropped to 1-2 overall and fell two spots to No. 9. The 3-0 Knights are now slotted No. 3 after their 31-24 win Friday over Benedictine.
La Salle (Cincinnati)
(2-1) beat Lakota East 35-14 but still fell three spots to No. 5. The Lancers travel to to DuPont Manual on Friday. St. Edward (Lakewood)
jumped five spots to No. 4 after scoring 15 unanswered fourth-quarter points in a 28-24 win over Mentor on Friday. The Cardinals fell to No. 7.
New to the Top 25 this week are No. 22 Olentangy Liberty (Powell)
(2-1), which climbed five spots this week, and No. 24 Badin (Hamilton)
(3-0). The Rams climbed 12 slots after their 40-14 win over Chaminade-Julienne.
Ohio Top 25