Greenville still ranked No. 3 in Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association state poll


By Kyle Shaner - kshaner@aimmedianetwork.com



Greenville’s Sydney Grote hits a pitch during a Greater Western Ohio Conference softball game against Sidney on May 1 in Greenville.


Kyle Shaner | The Daily Advocate

COLUMBUS – Greenville is ranked third in Division II for a fourth consecutive week 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 four 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 82 of the last 83 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. 3 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 (5 – 102)

2. Teays Valley (4 – 101)

3. Milford (1 – 66)

4. Pickerington Central (59)

5. Perrysburg (55)

6. Lakota East (51)

7. Mason (38)

8. Walsh Jesuit (2 – 37)

9. Massillon Perry (28)

10. Anthony Wayne (25)

Division II

Place School First place votes Total points

1. Hebron Lakewood (11 – 110)

2. LaGrange Keystone (96)

3. Greenville (73)

4. Oak Harbor (72)

5. Archbishop Hoban (55)

6. Clinton Massie (51)

7. Kenton Ridge (37)

8. Wapakoneta (36)

9. Jonathan Alder (31)

10. Springfield Shawnee (13)

Division III

Place School First place votes Total points

1. Wheelersburg (5 – 81)

2. Warren Champion (1 – 80)

3. Springfield Northwestern (2 – 58)

4. North Union (47)

5. Canfield South Range (41)

6. Hamilton Badin (40)

7. Cardington Lincoln (36)

8. Sugarcreek Garaway (29)

9. New Middletown Springfield (20)

10. West Salem Northwestern (15)

10. Buckeye Trail (1 – 12)

Division IV

Place School First place votes Total points

1. Gibsonburg (5 – 77)

2. Danville (2 – 61)

3. Rockford Parkway (1 – 60)

4. Jeromesville Hillsdale (46)

5. Williamsburg (43)

6. Portsmouth Clay (37)

7. Strasburg Franklin (34)

8. Leesburg Fairfield (26)

9. Old Fort (21)

10. Newton (10)

Greenville’s Sydney Grote hits a pitch 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_Sydney-Grote-WEB.jpgGreenville’s Sydney Grote hits a pitch 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.

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