Two years removed from winning the Division I state title but one season after not even making the playoffs, Hilliard Davidson blasted what was supposed to be an improved Westerville South. The Wildcats were rewarded with a move from No. 6 to No. 3. Below is the poll as selected by the ThisWeek sports staff. A unanimous selection is 77 points:

1. PICKERINGTON CENTRAL (1-0), 77 points. 11 first-place votes. Last week: Def. Upper Arlington 23-6. Next: Friday at Springfield. Last ranking: No. 1

2. DeSALES (1-0), 50 points. Last week: Def. Lima Shawnee 28-0. Next: Friday at Toledo St. John's. Last ranking: No. 3

3. HILLIARD DAVIDSON (1-0), 45 points. Last week: Def. Westerville South 35-0. Next: Friday vs. Brookhaven. Last ranking: No. 6

4. DUBLIN COFFMAN (1-0), 35 points. Last week: Def. Olentangy Liberty 10-7. Next: Friday vs. Lima Senior. Last ranking: No. 4 (tied)

5. DUBLIN SCIOTO (1-0), 30 points. Last week: Def. Grove City 27-0. Next: Friday vs. Toledo Central Catholic. Last ranking: No. 7

6. WORTHINGTON KILBOURNE (1-0), 25 points. Last week: Def. Groveport 35-25. Next: Friday vs. Grove City. Last ranking: Not ranked

7. UPPER ARLINGTON (0-1), 14 points. Last week: Lost to Pickerington Central 23-6. Next: Friday vs. Gahanna. Last ranking: No. 2

Dropped out: No. 4 (tied) Licking Valley

Also received votes: Gahanna (10), Big Walnut (8), Brookhaven (3), Hilliard Darby (3), Canal Winchester (1)