Greenville maintains No. 3 ranking in Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association state poll


By Kyle Shaner - kshaner@aimmedianetwork.com



Greenville’s Morgan Gilbert lays down a bunt during a Greater Western Ohio Conference softball game against Sidney on May 1 in Greenville.


Kyle Shaner | The Daily Advocate

COLUMBUS – For a third consecutive week Greenville is ranked third in Division II in the Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association’s state poll.

Greenville has been ranked behind Hebron Lakewood and LaGrange Keystone in each of the past three polls. The Lady Wave were ranked sixth in the state in the first rankings of the 2017 season.

Greenville is the lone Darke County team to be ranked in the OHSFSCA poll this season. The Lady Wave have been ranked in 81 of the last 82 state polls.

Other teams with Darke County connections ranked in the poll include Greater Western Ohio Conference member Lebanon being ranked No. 1 in Division I, Midwest Athletic Conference member Parkway being ranked No. 4 in Division IV, Cross County Conference member Newton being ranked No. 9 in Division IV, and MAC member New Bremen 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 (5-95)

2. Teays Valley (2-91)

3. Pickerington Central (1-85)

4. Anthony Wayne (3-83)

5. Perrysburg (0-62)

6. Lakota East (0-49)

7. Milford (0-46)

8 Walsh Jesuit (2-40)

9. Mason (0-34)

10. Central Crossing (0-33)

Division II

Place School First place votes Total points

1. Hebron Lakewood (11-110)

2. LaGrange Keystone (0-97)

3. Greenville (0-68)

4. Oak Harbor (0-64)

5. Archbishop Hoban (0-45)

5. Clinton Massie (0-45)

7. Wapakoneta (0-43)

8. Kenton Ridge (0-42)

9. Jonathan Alder (0-29)

10. St. Paris Graham (0-14)

Division III

Place School First place votes Total points

1. Wheelersburg (5-80)

1. Warren Champion (2-80)

3. North Union (0-54)

4. Sugarcreek Garaway (0-47)

5. Springfield Northwestern (2-43)

6. Canfield South Range (0-41)

7. Hamilton Badin (0-38)

8. Cardington Lincoln (0-36)

9. West Salem Northwestern (0-22)

10. New Middletown Springfield (0-18)

Division IV

Place School First place votes Total points

1. Gibsonburg (5-93)

2. Danville (4-74)

3. Jeromesville Hillsdale (0-67)

4. Rockford Parkway (0-62)

5. Portsmouth Clay (0-53)

6. Williamsburg (1-47)

7. Leesburg Fairfield (0-34)

8. New Riegel (0-28)

9. Newton (0-14)

10. New Bremen (0-12)

10. Strasburg Franklin (0-12)

Greenville’s Morgan Gilbert lays down a bunt during a Greater Western Ohio Conference softball game against Sidney on May 1 in Greenville.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2017/05/web1_Morgan-Gilbert-WEB.jpgGreenville’s Morgan Gilbert lays down a bunt during a Greater Western Ohio Conference softball game against Sidney on May 1 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.