MOLINE (JG-TC) -- Shelbyville moved up two positions in the latest Associated Press football rankings to number six in Class 1A. The Rams are 5-1 after downing Meridian 44-7 in a Central Illinois Conference game.
Two other teams in the CIC are ranked as Decatur St. Teresa is number five in Class 3A, while Tuscola is number two in Class 1A.
In the Apollo Conference, the same one that Mattoon and Charleston compete in, Effingham is number seven in Class 4A, while Taylorville is number 12.
Red Hill, a member of the Little Illini Conference along with area team Casey-Westfield, is ranked number 10 in Class 1A. Newton is number 16 in Class 3A.