Versailles moves up in state volleyball rankings


By Kyle Shaner - kshaner@aimmedianetwork.com



Versailles’ Taylor Tyo goes for a kill during a volleyball match against Celina on Sept. 12 in Versailles.


Kyle Shaner|The Daily Advocate

COLUMBUS – Versailles moved up one spot to No. 12 this week in the Ohio High School Volleyball Coaches Association state rankings.

After being ranked No. 13 in Division III the past two weeks, Versailles moved up one spot this week by bypassing Miami East. The No. 12 ranking matches a season-best for the Lady Tigers, who also were ranked 12th in the first poll of the season.

Versailles remains ranked behind Gilmour Academy, Huron, Coldwater, Highland, Tuscarawas Valley, Buckeye Trail, Newark Catholic, Utica, St. Henry, Lutheran West and Eastwood in the fourth poll of the 2016 season.

Versailles is the lone Darke County team to be ranked in the OHSVCA state poll this season.

A number of other teams with Darke County connections are ranked in this week’s poll. Coldwater from the Midwest Athletic Conference is ranked No. 3 in Division III, St. Henry from the MAC is ranked No. 9 in Division III, Miami East from the Cross County Conference is ranked No. 13 in Division III, Fort Recovery from the MAC is ranked No. 19 in Division III, Marion Local from the MAC is ranked No. 5 in Division IV, New Bremen from the MAC is ranked No. 7 in Division IV, Minster from the MAC is ranked No. 17 in Division IV, and Delphos St. John’s from the MAC is ranked No. 19 in Division IV.

For more information on the OHSVCA and its state rankings, visit its website at www.ohsvca.org.

OHSVCA state rankings

Division I

1 Ursuline Academy (43) 547

2 St Ursula Academy (Toledo) (5) 385

3 Brecksville-Broadview Hts (5) 336

4 Dublin Coffman (2) 334

5 Mason (1) 323

6 Mount Notre Dame 250

7 Notre Dame Academy 195

8 St Ursula Academy (Cincinnati) (1) 180

9 Avon 116

10 Hilliard Davidson 89

11 Jackson (2) 71

12 Strongsville 70

13 Mother Of Mercy 60

14 Elyria 42

15 St. Francis De Sales 39

16 Turpin 37

17 Solon 30

18 Saint Joseph Academy 29

19 Mentor 24

20 Northwest 22

Division II

1 Lake Catholic (33) 409

2 Ottawa-Glandorf 250

3 Bishop Hartley (2) 227

4 Archbishop Alter 220

5 Padua Franciscan 195

6 Logan Elm (2) 167

7 Benjamin Logan (1) 164

8 Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin (1) 84

9 Gallia Academy (1) 81

10 Southeast 65

11 New Philadelphia 64

11 Granville (1) 64

13 Beaver Local (1) 59

14 Bishop Fenwick 53

15 John Glenn 50

16 Jefferson Area (1) 48

17 Beaumont School 42

18 Archbishop Hoban 41

19 Jonathan Alder 40

20 Norwalk 38

Division III

1 Gilmour Academy (34) 438

2 Huron (4) 339

3 Coldwater 332

4 Highland (7) 312

5 Tuscarawas Valley (2) 254

6 Buckeye Trail (2) 216

7 Newark Catholic (1) 158

8 Utica 143

9 St Henry 106

10 Lutheran West 96

11 Eastwood 94

12 Versailles 69

13 Miami East 53

14 Newton Falls 44

15 Independence 39

15 Adena (1) 39

17 Orrville 31

18 Crestview (Columbiana) (1) 27

19 Fort Recovery 20

20 Columbia 14

Division IV

1 Jackson Center (42) 504

2 Norwalk St. Paul (3) 377

3 McComb 350

4 Arlington 316

5 Marion Local (1) 195

6 Tuscarawas Central Catholic (1) 155

7 New Bremen 139

8 Old Fort 124

9 Notre Dame (2) 121

10 Fort Loramie 99

11 Ottoville 87

12 Leipsic 50

13 Buckeye Central 45

13 Dalton (1) 45

15 Waterford (1) 42

16 South Central 35

17 Minster 26

18 Delaware Christian 23

19 Delphos St. John’s (1) 16

19 St Johns School (Ashtabula) (1) 16

Versailles’ Taylor Tyo goes for a kill during a volleyball match against Celina on Sept. 12 in Versailles.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2016/09/web1_Taylor-Tyo-WEB.jpgVersailles’ Taylor Tyo goes for a kill during a volleyball match against Celina on Sept. 12 in Versailles. Kyle Shaner|The Daily Advocate

By Kyle Shaner

kshaner@aimmedianetwork.com

Kyle Shaner may be reached at 937-569-4316. Follow me on Twitter @KShanerAdvocate or get updates on Facebook by searching Darke County Sports or Advocate 360. For more features online go to dailyadvocate.com.

Kyle Shaner may be reached at 937-569-4316. Follow me on Twitter @KShanerAdvocate or get updates on Facebook by searching Darke County Sports or Advocate 360. For more features online go to dailyadvocate.com.