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Versailles girls fall 2 spots in state rankings

Kyle Shaner Sports Editor

January 16, 2014

COLUMBUS — Versailles fell two spots to No. 9 in this week’s Associated Press girls basketball poll.


After being ranked seventh in the first poll of the season, Versailles slipped two spots this week to No. 9 in Division III. Versailles is the lone Darke County girls basketball team to be state ranked this season.


Ottawa-Glandorf and Beverly Ft. Frye moved ahead of the Lady Tigers this week into seventh and eighth place, respectively. Remaining ahead of Versailles in the Division III rankings were Oak Hill, Columbus Africentric, Andover Pymatuning Valley, Archbold, Doylestown Chippewa and Miami East.


Several teams with local connections are ranked in this week’s poll. Greater Western Ohio Conference member Fairmont is ranked third in Division I, Cross County Conference member Miami East is sixth in Division III, Midwest Athletic Conference member Marion Local is eighth in Division IV, and MAC member Minster is 10th in Division IV.


Below are the top 10 teams in the second Associated Press Ohio high school basketball polls of the 2013-14 season with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record and total points:

DIVISION I
1, Mason (10) 12-0 190
2, Wadsworth (5) 11-0 180
3, Kettering Fairmont (5) 13-1 156
4, Tol. Notre Dame 8-0 133
5, N. Can. Hoover (1) 12-1 113
6, Reynoldsburg 13-1 93
7, Cin. Princeton 9-1 91
8, Stow-Munroe Falls 12-0 59
9, Berea Midpark 13-0 41
10, Canton McKinley 11-2 32


Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Middleburg Hts. Midpark 25. 12, Perrysburg 19.

DIVISION II
1, Millersburg W. Holmes (5) 12-0 179
(tie) Clyde (11) 12-0 179
3, Kettering Alter (2) 12-0 154
4, Akr. SVSM 11-0 121
5, Clarksville Clinton-Massie (1) 13-0 101
6, Athens 14-0 88
7, Steubenville 12-0 84
8, Tol. Rogers 9-2 73
9, Spring. Kenton Ridge (1) 14-1 45
10, Willard 9-1 28


Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Beloit W. Branch 19. 12, Cortland Lakeview (1) 17. 13, Lima Bath 13.

DIVISION III
1, Oak Hill (9) 10-0 186
2, Cols. Africentric (8) 12-1 178
3, Andover Pymatuning Valley (2) 11-0 151
4, Archbold 11-1 127
5, Doylestown Chippewa 12-1 105
6, Casstown Miami E. (1) 12-1 95
7, Ottawa-Glandorf 9-2 89
8, Beverly Ft. Frye 9-1 75
9, Versailles (1) 11-2 72
10, Findlay Liberty-Benton 10-1 33


Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Proctorville Fairland 12.

DIVISION IV
1, Newark Cath. (8) 10-1 160
2, Berlin Hiland (4) 10-1 154
3, Reedsville Eastern (3) 9-0 122
4, Ft. Loramie (3) 10-1 120
5, Fayetteville-Perry (1) 11-0 116
6, Bridgeport (1) 13-0 115
7, Bowerston Conotton Valley 9-0 81
8, Maria Stein Marion Local (1) 11-2 73
9, Arlington 11-1 56
10, Minster 10-2 40


Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Holgate 21. 12, Peebles 17. 12, Zanesville Rosecrans 17. 14, Carey 15. 15, Convoy Crestview 12.