The Ohio High School Athletic Association released its next to last official weekly football computer ratings on Tuesday. The computer ratings are released each week 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.

As expected, there were changes in the position for local teams after the latest ratings were announced on Tuesday. The Galion Tigers have secured a position in post-season play, and face River Valley on Friday. River Valley has an identical 5-4 record and sits at #14 in Division IV, Region 14, three below Galion. Colonel Crawford and Northmor High Schools also have a chance at postseason play.

Area teams and positions:

Galion (5-4): Ranked #11 in Division IV, Region 14 between Wauseon and Shelby (no change from last week)

Colonel Crawford (7-2): Ranked #8 in Division VI, Region 22 between Hopewell-Loudon and Castaila Margaretta (no change from last week)

Crestline: Not ranked

Northmor (5-4): Ranked #14 in Division VI, Region 23 between West Jefferson and Grove City Christian (no change from last week)