Its welcome back week in the Super 7. Losses by previous No. 6 Olentangy and previous No. 7 Watterson last Friday opened the door for the return of Licking Valley and Worthington Kilbourne, tied at No. 6. Both eams previously has been as high as No. 4.

Below is the poll as selected by the ThisWeek sports staff. A unanimous selection is 77 points:


1. PICKERINGTON CENTRAL (6-0), 77 points. 11 first-place votes. Last week: Def. Gahanna 40-7. Next: Friday Friday vs. Groveport. Last ranking: No. 1.


2. DeSALES (6-0), 58 points. Last week: Def. St. Charles 20-10. Next: Friday vs. Watterson in Crew Stadium. Last ranking: No. 2.


3. HILLIARD DAVIDSON (6-0), 50 points. Last week: Def. Central Crossing 38-0. Next: Friday vs. No. 6 (tie) Worthington Kilbourne. Last ranking: No. 3.


4. DUBLIN COFFMAN (6-0), 49 points. Last week: Def. Thomas Worthington 49-6. Next: Friday at Hilliard Darby. Last ranking: No. 4.


5. UPPER ARLINGTON (5-1), 35 points. Last week: Def. Hilliard Darby 24-14. Next: Friday vs. Central Crossing. Last ranking: No. 5.


6. (tie) LICKING VALLEY (5-1), 12 points. Last week: Def. Whitehall 69-0. Next: Friday vs. Granville. Last ranking: Not ranked.


6. (tie) WORTHINGTON KILBOURNE (5-1), 12 points. Last week: Def. Westland 45-17. Next: Friday at No. 3 Hilliard Davidson. Last ranking: Not ranked.


Dropped out: No. 6 Olentangy, No. 7 Watterson


Also received votes: Brookhaven (8), Marion-Franklin (3), Canal Winchester (1), Eastmoor (1)