The Galion Tigers experienced a bit of a bump this week in the OHSAA computer ratings after their win over Shelby last week.

The Ohio High School Athletic Association released its third official weekly football computer ratings Tuesday. The computer ratings are released every Tuesday leading up to the final report on Sunday, Oct. 23, when 448 schools – the top 16 in each region – will qualify for the playoffs.

There are 711 schools in this week’s 11-player football computer ratings. The 72 largest schools are in Division I, while the remaining schools are divided equally in Divisions II through VII (approximately 106 schools in each division).

The top 20 schools in each region are listed below by division and region with record and average points. The football page at includes an explanation of how the ratings are calculated.

The top 16 teams in each region in the final report will qualify for the playoffs.

Galion are teams were ranked as follows:

GALION TIGERS – #10 in Division IV, Region 14, between River Valley and Wauseon (up from #14)

COLONEL CRAWFORD EAGLES – #5 in Division VI, Region 22, between West Salem Northwestern and Columbus Grove (down from #1)

NORTHMOR GOLDEN KNIGHTS – #10 in Division VI, Region 23, between Ironton Rock Hill and Newcomerstown (down from #3)


The Tigers host the Ontario Warriors Friday in a MOAC contest. Kickoff time is 7:00 P.M.