Greenville ranked No. 6 in Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association state poll


By Kyle Shaner - kshaner@aimmedianetwork.com



Greenville’s Lani Shilt makes a diving catch during a softball game against Fairborn on April 14 in Greenville.


Kyle Shaner | The Daily Advocate

COLUMBUS – Greenville is ranked sixth in Division II in the first Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association state poll of the 2017 season.

Greenville is ranked behind Hebron Lakewood, LeGrange Keystone, Clinton Massie, Kenton Ridge and Oak Harbor in the state poll. Graham, Granville, Maumee and Springfield Shawnee trail the Lady Wave in the rankings.

Greenville is the lone Darke County team to be ranked in the OHSFSCA poll this season. The Lady Wave have been ranked in 78 of the last 79 state polls.

Other teams with Darke County connections ranked in the poll include Greater Western Ohio Conference member Lebanon being ranked No. 2in Division I, Midwest Athletic Conference member New Bremen is ranked No. 4 in Division IV, Cross County Conference member Newton is ranked No. 7 in Division IV, and MAC member Parkway is ranked No. 9 in Division IV.

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

OHSFSCA state rankings

Division I

Place School First place votes Total points

1. Gahanna Lincoln (9) 124

2. Lebanon (3) 97

3. Elyria (0) 65

4. Hilliard Davidson (0) 60

5. Louisville (0) 53

6. Pickerington Central (0) 45

6. Lakota East (0) 45

8. McAuley (0) 33

9. Perrysburg (1) 32

10. Teays Valley (0) 31

Division II

Place School First place votes Total points

1. Hebron Lakewood (8) 98

2. LeGrange Keystone (1) 79

3. Clinton Massie (1) 60

4. Kenton Ridge (0) 51

5. Oak Harbor (0) 46

6. Greenville (0) 40

7. Graham (0) 35

8. Granville (0) 18

9. Maumee (0) 15

10. Springfield Shawnee (0) 14

Division III

Place School First place votes Total points

1. Wheelersburg (3) 76

2. Warren Champion (1) 72

3. North Union (2) 63

4. Sugarcreek Garaway (2) 60

5. Canfield South Range (1) 53

6. Sandy Valley (0) 26

6. Cardington Lincoln (0) 26

8. New Middletown Springfield (0) 21

9. West Salem (0) 17

10. Buckeye Trail (0) 12

Division IV

Place School First place votes Total points

1. Danville (2) 62

2. Gibsonburg (1) 59

3. Jeromesville Hillsdale (2) 58

4. New Bremen (0) 37

5. Portsmouth Clay (0) 33

6. Reedsville Eastern (0) 32

7. Newton (0) 27

8. Convoy Crestview (0) 24

9. Rockford Parkway (0) 23

10. Carey (0) 20

Greenville’s Lani Shilt makes a diving catch during a softball game against Fairborn on April 14 in Greenville.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2017/04/web1_Lani-Shilt-WEB.jpgGreenville’s Lani Shilt makes a diving catch during a softball game against Fairborn on April 14 in Greenville. 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.