The Mercer County Golden Eagles football team was ranked second in the state Tuesday by the Associated Press with Rockridge right behind Mercer County at number three.
Maroa-Forsyth (8-0) remained the top ranked team in the state with the 54-13 victory over Moweaqua Central A & M.
The Golden Eagles will close out their season Friday against Annawan-Wethersfield. Rockridge faces Kewanee in their season finale.
Fellow Lincoln Trail Conference team Stark County is ranked sixth in 1A after beating West Central 40-8.