CLEVELAND - With just four weeks remaining in the regular season in high school football, the battle for playoff positioning is well underway. Positions are changing in News Channel 5 high school football insider Jack "The Breeze" O'Breza's top-15 poll as well.
Two new teams enter the poll, Columbia and Villa Angela Saint Joseph. One team falls out of the poll as Willoughby South lost at Chardon Friday night, and a familiar top five team, Mentor is back after a three week absence.
Here is "The Breeze's" Top-15 poll for week 7 of the 2013 high school football season.
1. St. Edward (6-0)
2. Massillon Washington (6-0)
3. Glenville (5-1)
4. St. Ignatius (4-2)
5. Mentor (5-1)
6. Canton McKinley (6-0)
7. Akron St. Vincent/St. Mary (6-0)
8. Avon (6-0)
9. Hudson (6-0)
10. Highland (6-0)
11. Nordonia (6-0)
12. Cleveland Heights (5-1)
13. Avon Lake (5-1)
14. Columbia (6-0)
T-15. Kirtland (6-0)
T-15 Villa Angela-Saint Joseph (6-0)
As for games to watch in week 7. Here are the Breeze's best.
Massillon Washington @ Austintown Fitch
Brunswick @ Mentor
Brecksville @ Avon Lake
Madison @ Willoughby South
Hudson @ Solon
Nordonia @ Tallmadge
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