April 24, 2024
Week 4 SISN Top 25

Week 4 SISN Top 25

Week 4 of Southern Indiana Football. We have looked over most Southern Indiana football team and provided a brief look at their success, as well as how well they are holding up against teams in their IHSAA sectionals. Each team is ranked in their sectional. We also include a Top 25 SISN football list. Please enjoy and be sure to scroll as there are a lot of sectional pairings included in this post. Be sure to also cast your vote for player of the week for Week 4.

Top 25 Southern Indiana Football Teams Week 4

Written by Corey Hall and Chris Marshall

Week 4 of Southern Indiana Football. We have looked over most Southern Indiana football team and provided a brief look at their success, as well as how well they are holding up against teams in their IHSAA sectionals. Each team is ranked in their sectional. We also include a Top 25 SISN football list. Please enjoy and be sure to scroll as there are a lot of sectional pairings included in this post. Be sure to also cast your vote for player of the week for Week 4.

Polls do not mean much beyond our recognition and some fun for the fans and players. We may not get it right every time, and we may be completely off from what the Coach’s Polls and others are saying. Our polls are based off current records, points differential, and our own knowledge of the teams to put these together.

  1. Charlestown (3A)
  2. Linton (2A)
  3. Owen Valley (3A)
  4. Evansville Reitz (4A)
  5. Bloomington South (5A)
  6. Castle (5A)
  7. Gibson Southern (3A)
  8. Southridge (3A)
  9. East Central (4A)
  10. South Dearborn (3A)
  11. Scecina (2A)
  12. Perry Central (2A)
  13. North Harrison (3A)
  14. Brownstown Central (2A)
  15. Tri (1A)
  16. West Washington (1A)
  17. Providence (1A)
  18. Martinsville (4A)
  19. Southmont (2A)
  20. Tecumseh (1A)
  21. Triton Central (2A)
  22. North Decatur (1A)
  23. Edinburgh (1A)
  24. Evansville Mater Dei (2A)
  25. Boonville (4A)

The Charlestown Pirates are our pick for the number one spot in Week 4. The Pirates, a 3A team just north of Louisville, have been good this year. Looking at the most recent coach’s poll update, we noticed Charlestown wasn’t even ranked in 3A yet. I’m not sure if we’re missing something, of if the polls just aren’t reaching all the way to the Ohio yet. We think these Pirates are good and deserve the top spot.

Linton-Stockton and Owen Valley both would like to be involved in that top spot discussion though. Like a lot of teams on this list, they’ve had a great opening to their seasons. Simply steam rolling their opponents. Should be interesting to see how the season pans out. What do you think of our list for Southern Indiana Top 25 High School Football teams?

Some sectionals may not have blurbs written for them. Please enjoy the charts and rankings and let us know what you think about these teams!


Sectional 15

Columbus East, Bloomington South, Bloomington North, Seymour

“Monroe Bowl”

SISN Ranking

  1. Bloomington South
  2. Columbus East (3)
  3. Bloomington North (2)
  4. Seymour

Bloomington South continues to be the front runner for the Sectional 15 crown. After watching them in our SISN Game of the Week at Bloomington North it’s hard to see any other school in this sectional challenging them. at this point in the season


Sectional 16

Castle, Evansville North, Floyd Central, New Albany

SISN Ranking

  1. Castle
  2. Evansville North
  3. Floyd Central (4)
  4. New Albany (3)

There’s not much movement in this sectional pairing as Castle continues to dominate with a victory over a sound Evansville Harrison squad at home.


Sectional 23

Bedford North Lawrence, East Central, Edgewood, Greenwood, Jennings County, Martinsville, Shelbyville, Silver Creek

“Crossroads Bowl”

BNL wins another one against Ohio River foes and climbs up the rankings in this sectional pairing. Bedford North Lawrence Sophomore Cal Gates had a big game over New Albany. Gates carried the ball 19 times for 270 yards and 3 touchdowns.

East Central continues to blow teams out of the water, but I’m not sure they’ve been the best teams on the block. Silver Creek is starting to make a come back after a slow start.

Martinsville suffers its first loss of the season, knocking them down in the rankings slightly.

Week 2 SISN Ranking

  1. East Central (2)
  2. Martinsville (1)
  3. BNL (4)
  4. Silver Creek (7)
  5. Greenwood (3)
  6. Jennings County (6)
  7. Shelbyville (8)
  8. Edgewood (5)

Sectional 24

Boonville, Evansville Bosse, Evansville Central, Evansville Harrison, Evansville Memorial, Evasnville Reitz, Jasper

“Evans Bowl”

Evansville Reitz continues to win big this. This time over Evansville North, 38 to 15. In week 4, Reitz was led by Sophomore QB Ben Davies, who completed 21/30 passes for 287 yards and 3 touchdowns. Xavier Thomas hauled in 8 of those passes for 121 yards and a touchdown.   

Boonville gets their third win over slumping North Knox, behind the legs of QB Clay Conner and RB Reece Wilder.

Evansville Memorial continues to turn its season around with a win over Mater Dei. Memorial was lead by a strong arm Sophomore Matthew Fisher who completed 16/22 passes for 254 yards and 2 touchdowns.

Memorial earns the second spot as we think they’d probably give Boonville a loss.    

SISN Ranking

  1. Evansville Reitz (1)
  2. Evansville Memorial (4)
  3. Boonville (2)
  4. Jasper (3)
  5. Evansville Harrison (5)
  6. Evansville Central (6)
  7. Evansville Bosse (7)

Sectional 29

Crawfordsville, Danville, Monrovia, North Montogmery, Speedway, Tri-West Hendricks, Western Boone

Tri-West Hendricks takes over Sectional 29 rankings after they hand Western Boone football their first loss.  Ty Owens led Tri-West, rushing 10 times for 122 yards and 2 touchdowns, Ty also threw 11 passes for 160 yards and 2 pass TDs.   

SISN Ranking

  1. Tri-West Hendricks (2)
  2. Western Boone (1)
  3. Speedway (6)
  4. Monrovia (3)
  5. North Montgomery (4)
  6. Danville (7)
  7. Crawfordsville (5)

Sectional 30

Gibson Southern, Mt. Vernon, Pike Central, Princeton, Owen Valley, Vincennes Lincoln, West Vigo

Owen Valley and Gibson Southern are some of the best in the state. Owen Valley played their closest rivals, Edgewood, and put a hurting on them. OV’s Seth Brewster had 2 fumble recoveries & 3 Interceptions, 2 of which were a pick-6 in a 57-7 win over the rival Edgewood Mustangs.

Senior Running back Devan Roberts led Gibson Southern to win over South Warren Kentucky, with 15 rushes for 104 yards and 2 touchdowns.

SISN Ranking

  1. Owen Valley
  2. Gibson Southern
  3. Vincennes Lincoln
  4. Mt. Vernon
  5. West Vigo
  6. Pike Central
  7. Princeton
  8. Washington

Sectional 31

Batesville, Centerville, Franklin County, Greensburg, Indian Creek, Lawrenceburg, Rushville, South Dearborn

SISN Ranking

  1. South Dearborn
  2. Lawrenceburg
  3. Centerville
  4. Indian Creek
  5. Franklin County
  6. Rushville
  7. Greensburg
  8. Batesville

Sectional 32

Charlestown, Corydon Central, Heritage Hills, Madison, North Harrison, Salem, Scottsburg, Southridge

“Heritage Bowl”

The Charlestown Pirates get a big win over North Harrison in week 4. QB Clay McClelland has been performing at the next level since the season began. Against North Harrison he completed 12 for 14 passes for 247 yards and 3 TDs. Senior RB Chris Graham rushed 9 times for 102 yards and 1 touchdown.

With the win Charlestown takes over SISN Top 25 Number 1 spot. Even though we’re far from this team, we can see that they’re good, regardless of what the other polls are saying. We see them going undefeated this year and going far in the IHSAA tournament in the 3A class.  

Southridge continues their undefeated run. Junior RB Yamil Arroyo ran 3 times for 108 yards and 1 touchdown in Southridge’s blow out win over Pike Central. Southridge has a big game coming up in Week 5 against Gibson Southern.

SISN Ranking

  1. Charlestown (2)
  2. Southridge (3)
  3. North Harrison (1)
  4. Heritage Hills (4)
  5. Corydon Central (5)
  6. Salem (6)
  7. Scottsburg
  • Madison (Data N/A at this time)

Sectional 37

Cascade, Greencastle, Linton-Stockton, North Knox, North Putnam, South Vermillion, Southmont, Sullivan

“Coal Bowl”

SISN Ranking

  1. Linton-Stockton
  2. Southmont
  3. South Vermillion
  4. Cascade (7)
  5. Greencastle (4)
  6. Sullivan
  7. North Knox
  8. North Putnam

Sectional 39

Brown County, Brownstown Central, Christel House Manual, Clarksville, Eastern (Pekin), Switzerland County, Triton Central

“Hilltop Bowl”

Silver Creek defeated Eastern Pekin over the weekend. Even in the loss, Sophomore RB, Brayden Jones, rushed for 180 yards and 7 Touchdowns, in Eastern Pekin’s loss. Awesome numbers in the loss.

SISN Ranking

  1. Scecina
  2. Brownstown Central
  3. Triton Central
  4. Christel House Manual (7)
  5. Switerland County
  6. Clarksville
  7. Eastern (Pekin)
  8. Brown County

Sectional 40

Crawford County, Evansville Mater Dei, Forest Park, Mitchell, North Posey, Paoli, Perry Central, Tell City

“Patoka Bowl”

Perry Central showed they were the real deal with a win over Paoli. Sawyer Guillaume ran where he wanted, carrying the ball 19 times for 277 yards and 5 touchdowns. The Commodores take the top spot in Sectional 40 after Mater Dei suffers a second straight loss.

North Posey downs sectional 40 rivals Tell City. Tell City has been on the cusps of breaking out. We’re waiting to determine if they’ll take the 4 spot from Paoli once they play in a couple weeks.

SISN Ranking

  1. Perry Central (2)
  2. Mater Dei (1)
  3. North Posey (5)
  4. Paoli (3)
  5. Tell City (4)
  6. Forest Park (6)
  7. Mitchell (7)
  8. Crawford County

Sectional 46

Cambridge City Lincoln, Edinburgh, Knightstown, Milan, North Decatur, South Decatur, Tri

Edinburgh continues to win, bringing them up to their first 4 and 0 start since 1961. Their success is coming behind QB Caleb Murphy and RB Jarrett Turner, but their whole team is full of strong players that are gritting it out. A lot of big things are happening in Edinburgh and their fanbase is exciting about win streak, but are they as stong as Tri or North Decatur.

Tri’s point differential is the greatest among all teams. Steamroll.

SISN Ranking

  1. Tri
  2. North Decatur
  3. Edinburgh
  4. Milan
  5. South Decatur
  6. Knightstown
  7. Cambridge City Lincoln

Sectional 48

Eastern Greene, North Daviess, Providence, Rock Creek Academy, South Spencer, Springs Valley, Tecumseh, West Washington

“Backwoods Bowl”

Sectional 48 is shaping up to be a really touch Sectional to play in. Tecumseh, West Washington, and Providence are all undefeated and probably some of the toughest 1A teams out there. North Daviess has also climbed back into the picture after their week 1 loss. Springs Valley is slumping, but I see them being a tough team come October as well.

A fan told me we were crazy not to pick Providence to win this sectional, and they may have been right. Only time will tell.    

My old school, Eastern Greene gets their first win of the season behind an explosvie performance from RB James Lewis who carried for 33 times 372 yards and 7 touchdowns.

SISN Ranking

  1. Tecumseh
  2. West Washington
  3. Providence (4)
  4. North Daviess (5)
  5. Springs Valley (3)
  6. Eastern Greene (7)
  7. South Spencer (6)

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