Versailles drops out of the Ohio High School Baseball Coaches Association’s state rankings


By Kyle Shaner - kshaner@aimmedianetwork.com



COLUMBUS – Versailles dropped out of the rankings in the Ohio High School Baseball Coaches Association’s second state poll of the 2017 season.

Versailles was ranked No. 10 in Division III in the first poll of the season but dropped completely out of the rankings this week. The Tigers were the lone Darke County baseball team to be ranked this season.

Other teams with Darke County connections ranked in this week’s state poll include Greater Western Ohio Conference member Vandalia-Butler being ranked No. 4 in Division I, GWOC member Lebanon being ranked No. 13 in Division I, GWOC member Tippecanoe being ranked No. 5 in Division II, Midwest Athletic Conference member Coldwater being ranked No. 6 in Division III, Cross County Conference member Newton being ranked No. 2 in Division IV, MAC member Fort Recovery being ranked No. 9 in Division IV, and MAC member Delphos St. John’s being ranked No. 15 in Division IV.

For more information on the OHSBCA and its poll, visit its website at www.ohsbca.org.

OHSBCA state rankings

Division I

1 Jackson (Mass.) 223 12-0

2 Archbishop Moeller 173 13-3

3 St Xavier 113 10-1

4 Butler 104 16-2

5 Loveland 102 15-3

6 Lakota West 100 14-2

7 Steele 99 15-3

8 Avon 97 13-1

9 Mason 40 11-5

9 Olentangy (Lewis Cntr) 40 12-2

11 Fairfield 37 14-3

12 Grove City 30 8-0

13 Lebanon 28 14-1

14 Anthony Wayne 26 10-1

15 Hilliard Darby 17 12-2

16 St Francis de Sales (Tol) 13 5-1

17 Washington 10 8-0

18 Green 9 11-1

18 St Ignatius 9

20 Strongsville 8 10-5

Other teams receiving votes (points): Solon (7), Pickerington Central (5), Gahanna Lincoln (4), Mayfield (4), Twinsburg (3), Big Walnut (2), Hoover (1), St Edward (1)

Division II

1 Jonathan Alder 261 15-1

2 Wapakoneta 240 14-2

3 Chagrin Falls 174 14-4

4 Ross (Hamilton) 157 13-3

5 Tippecanoe 148 15-3

6 Steubenville 135 15-3

7 Van Wert 100 12-2

8 Sheridan 90 13-3

9 Field 50 11-0

10 Taylor 49 11-0

11 Defiance 48 10-3

12 Vermilion 39 11-3

13 Marietta 37 13-3

14 Canfield 36 9-2

15 Celina 34 13-1-1

16 Lakewood (Hebron) 32 14-3

17 St Francis DeSales (Col.) 22 11-5

18 Athens 16 13-1

19 Miami Trace 12 10-2

20 West Branch 10 14-4

Other teams receiving votes (points): Bishop Watterson (8), Waverly (5), Unioto (2)

Division III

1 Hiland 242 16-0

2 Elyria Catholic 208 11-2

3 Edison (Richmond) 197 15-1

4 Seneca East 163 12-1

5 Fairview 161 10-1

6 Coldwater 109 8-3

7 Cincinnati Country Day 106 14-3

8 Kirtland 88 8-1

9 Champion 53 10-1

10 Lima Central Catholic 52 9-4

11 Wheelersburg 32 12-3

12 Summit Country Day 30 14-3

13 Anna 24 8-4

14 St. Thomas Aquinas 12 7-2

15 Hawken 10 12-2

16 Edison (Milan) 9 15-1

17 Trinity Hs 8 12-1

17 Cincinnati Hills Christ. Acad 8 13-3

19 West Jefferson 6 11-5

19 Wickliffe 6 9-6

Other teams receiving votes (points): Eastwood (5), Northeastern (2), Fredericktown (1), Alexander (1), Triway (1), Swanton (1), Ironton (1), Lutheran West (1), Sandy Valley (1), Coshocton (1), Clear Fork (1)

Division IV

1 Toronto 252 16-2

2 Newton Local 187 16-2

3 Mohawk 175 12-1

4 Lehman Catholic 158 9-1

5 Western Reserve 156 10-2

6 St Paul 147 12-2

7 McComb 96 10-2

8 Jackson-Milton 94 10-2

9 Fort Recovery 88 9-4

10 Hillsdale 33 10-2

11 Triad 28 9-1

12 Patrick Henry 18 6-3

13 New Riegel 17 8-4

14Lake Center Christian School 15 7-4

15 St John School (Delphos) 14 9-4

16 Edgerton 13 10-1

17 Newark Catholic 12

18 Riverside 11 10-8

19 Berne Union 6 11-5

20 Strasburg-Franklin 5 10-4

20 Shadyside 5 9-5

Other teams receiving votes (points): Leipsic (4), New London (3), Cuyahoga Heights (1), Grove City Christian (1), Miller City (1)

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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.