Greenville moves up to No. 3 in Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association state poll


By Kyle Shaner - kshaner@aimmedianetwork.com



Greenville catcher Alli Hill prepares to throw the ball during a softball game against Piqua on Monday in Greenville.


Kyle Shaner | The Daily Advocate

COLUMBUS – Greenville moved up three spots to No. 3 in the second Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association state poll of the 2017 season.

After being ranked No. 6 in Division II in the first poll of the season, Greenville moved ahead of Clinton Massie, Kenton Ridge and Oak Harbor and into the No. 3 spot this week. The Lady Wave remained behind Hebron Lakewood and LeGrange Keystone.

Greenville is the lone Darke County team to be ranked in the OHSFSCA poll this season. The Lady Wave have been ranked in 79 of the last 80 state polls.

Other teams with Darke County connections ranked in the poll include Greater Western Ohio Conference member Lebanon being ranked No. 1in Division I, Midwest Athletic Conference member Parkway being ranked No. 5 in Division IV, MAC member New Bremen being ranked No. 6 in Division IV, and Cross County Conference member Newton being ranked No. 10 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. Lebanon (4, 100)

2. Gahanna Lincoln (3/77)

3. Anthony Wayne (2/62

4. Teays Valley (0/58)

5. Milford (0/56)

6. Lakota East (0/55)

7. Walsh Jesuit (4/54)

8. Pickerington Central (0/52)

9. Louisville (0/45)

10. Hilliard Davidson (0/32)

Division II

Place School First place votes Total points

1. Hebron Lakewood (7/88)

2. LeGrange Keystone (1/79)

3. Greenville (0/58)

4. Kenton Ridge (0/51)

5. Clinton Massie (1/50)

6. Oak Harbor (0/45)

7. Archbishop Hoban (0/29)

8. Graham (0/24)

9. Jonathan Alder (0/21)

10. Wapakoneta (0/16)

Division III

Place School First place votes Total points

1. Wheelersburg (4/69)

2. Warren Champion (1/64)

3. North Union (1/45)

3. Canfield South Range (1/45)

5. West Salem (1/38)

6. Sugarcreek Garaway (0/36)

6. New Middletown Springfield (0/34)

8. Hamilton Badin (0/29)

9. Cardington Lincoln (0/16)

10. Buckeye Trail (0/8)

Division IV

Place School First place votes Total points

1. Danville (3/75)

2. Gibsonburg (2/66)

3. Jeromesville Hillsdale (1/62)

4. Portsmouth Clay (0/52)

5. Rockford Parkway (1/51)

6. New Bremen (0/39)

7. Williamsburg (3/37)

8. Leesburg Fairfield (0/32)

9. New Reigel (0/29)

10. Newton (0/24)

Greenville catcher Alli Hill prepares to throw the ball during a softball game against Piqua on Monday in Greenville.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2017/04/web1_Alli-Hill-WEB-2.jpgGreenville catcher Alli Hill prepares to throw the ball during a softball game against Piqua on Monday 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.