The Ohio High School Athletic Association has announced the regional assignments for the upcoming football season, with the top 16 teams in each region at the end of the regular season advancing to the postseason.
D-II, REGION 8
Piqua and Troy return to D-II, Region 8.
Also competing in that region will be Anderson, Belmont, Edgewood, Fairborn, Harrison, Kings, LaSalle, Lima Senior, Little Miami, Loveland, Northmont, Northwest, Ross, Sidney, Stebbins, Talawanda, Turpin, Winton Woods, Withrow and Xenia.
D-III, REGION 12
Tippecanoe returns to D-III, Region 12 after advancing to the state semifinals a year ago.
Also competing in that region will be Aiken, Carroll, Badin, Bellbrook, Butler, Celina, Chaminade-Julienne, Elida, Franklin, Goshen, Greenville, Hillsboro, Hughes, Meadowdale, Monroe, Mount Healthy, New Richmond, Oakwood, Shawnee, Tecumseh, Thurgood Marshall, Trotwood-Madison, Wapakoneta, West Carrollton, Western Brown, Wilmington and Woodward.
D-IV, REGION 16
Bethel will compete in D-IV, Region 16.
Joining them in that regional will be Alter, McNicholas, Batavia, Fenwick, Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy, Clinton-Massie, Dunbar, Eaton, Graham, Indian Hill, Kenton Ridge, McClain, Northridge, Ponitz Tech, Reading, Roger Bacon, Springfield Shawnee, Shroder, Taft, Taylor, Unioto, Urbana, Washington Court House Washington, Waverly and Wyoming.
D-V, REGION 20
Miami East and Milton-Union will compete in D-V, Region 20.
Joining them in the regional will be Bethel-Tate,Blanchester, Brookville, Carlisle, Clark-Montessori, Clermont Northeastern, East Clinton, Finneytown, Gamble Montessori, Greeneview, Greenon, Madeira, Middletown Madison, Madison-Plains, Mariemont, North College Hill, Northeastern, Northwestern, Norwood, Preble Shawnee, Purcell-Marian, Summit Country Day, Valley View Waynesville, Westfall and Zane Trace.
D-VI, REGION 24
Troy Christian is in D-VI, Region 24.
Joining them in the region are Adena, Allen East, Anna, Arcanum, Cincinnati Country Day, Dayton Christian, Deer Park, Dixie, Fairbanks, Huntington, National Trail, Paint Valley, Parkway, Riverview East Academy, Chillicothe Southeastern, Tri-Village, Triad, Twin Valley South, Lucasville Valley, Versailles, West Liberty-Salem and Williamsburg.
D-VII, REGION 28
Bradford, Covington and Lehman Catholic will compete in D-VII, Regional 28.
Joining them in the region are Ansonia, Catholic Central, Cedarville, Cincinnati College Prep, Fayetteville, Fort Loramie, Fort Recovery, Lockland, Marion Local, Mechancisburg, Miami Valley Christian Academy, Minster, Mississinawa Valley, New Bremen, New Miami, Riverside, South Charleston Southeastern, St. Bernard-Elmwood Place, St. Henry and Tri-County North.
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