Franklin Monroe, Versailles volleyball teams ranked in OHSVCA state poll


Versailles 10 in D III, FM 17th in D IV

By Kyle Shaner - kshaner@dailyadvocate.com



Franklin Monroe’s Brigette Filbrun passes the ball during a Cross County Conference volleyball match against Miami East on Tuesday in Pitsburg.


Dale Barger | For The Daily Advocate

COLUMBUS – Both Franklin Monroe and Versailles are ranked in the Ohio High School Volleyball Coaches Association’s first state rankings of the 2017 season.

Versailles is ranked 10th in the Division III state poll while Franklin Monroe is ranked 17th in the Division IV poll.

Versailles, which received 50 points, is ranked behind Coldwater, Utica, Tuscarawas Valley, Ottawa-Glandorf, Eastwood, Independence, Miami East, Meadowbrook and Fairbanks in Division III.

Franklin Monroe, which received 24 points, is ranked behind New Bremen, Norwalk St. Paul, St. Henry, Leipsic, Marion Local, Fort Recovery, Ottoville, Dalton, Buckeye Central, Columbus Grove, Arlington, Fort Loramie, Southern Local, Jackson Center, Russia and Delphos St. John’s in Division IV.

A number of other teams with Darke County connections are ranked in this week’s poll. Centerville from the Greater Western Ohio Conference is ranked No. 8 in Division I, Coldwater from the Midwest Athletic Conference is ranked No. 1 in Division III, Miami East from the Cross County Conference is ranked No. 7 in Division III, New Bremen from the MAC is ranked No. 1 in Division IV, St. Henry from the MAC is ranked No. 3 in Division IV, Marion Local from the MAC is ranked No. 5 in Division IV, Fort Recovery from the MAC is ranked No. 6 in Division IV, and Delphos St. John’s from the MAC is ranked No. 16 in Division IV.

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

OHSVCA state rankings

Division I

1 Mount Notre Dame (15) 332

2 Ursuline Academy (12) 281

3 Dublin Coffman (1) 221

4 Brecksville-Broadview Hts (8) 155

5 Mason 120

6 Mother of Mercy 103

7 St Francis De Sales 68

8 Centerville 68

9 Notre Dame Academy 66

10 St Joseph Academy 66

11 St Ursula Academy (Cincinnati) 62

12 Mentor 60

13 St Ursula Academy (Toledo) 57

14 Olentangy Orange 34

15 Strongsville 31

16 Bishop Hartley 31

17 Jackson 26

18 Steele 22

19 Loveland 18

20 Avon 15

Division II

1 Archbishop Alter (6) 227

2 Logan Elm (8) 219

3 Padua Franciscan (4) 165

4 Lake Catholic (4) 151

5 Highland (2) 115

6 Unioto (1) 101

7 Oak Harbor (2) 92

8 Gilmour Academy (6) 79

9 Marlington (1) 56

10 Gallia Academy 44

11 Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin 44

12 Triway 44

13 East Liverpool 43

14 Bishop Fenwick 38

15 London 37

16 Granville 35

17 New Philadelphia 26

18 Norwalk 24

19 Big Walnut 20

20 Hubbard 19

Division III

1 Coldwater (25) 324

2 Utica (1) 188

3 Tuscarawas Valley (6) 179

4 Ottawa-Glandorf 143

5 Eastwood 133

6 Independence (2) 131

7 Miami East (1) 128

8 Meadowbrook 69

9 Fairbanks (1) 67

10 Versailles 50

11 Southeastern 45

12 Huron 44

13 Alexander 44

14 Liberty-Benton 37

15 Buckeye Trail 31

16 Newark Catholic 27

17 Waynedale 25

18 Hiland 23

19 Berkshire 23

20 Canton Central Catholic 20

Division IV

1 New Bremen (14) 273

2 St Paul (Norwalk) (12) 268

3 St Henry (5) 250

4 Leipsic 145

5 Marion Local 96

6 Fort Recovery 94

7 Ottoville 91

8 Dalton 81

9 Buckeye Central 75

10 Columbus Grove 47

11 Arlington 43

12 Fort Loramie 39

13 Southern Local 39

14 Jackson Center (2) 30

15 Russia 28

16 St John’s (Delphos) (1) 26

17 Franklin Monroe 24

18 Notre Dame (Portsmouth) 24

19 Lehman Catholic 23

20 New Riegel 22

20 Carey 22

Franklin Monroe’s Brigette Filbrun passes the ball during a Cross County Conference volleyball match against Miami East on Tuesday in Pitsburg.
http://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2017/09/web1_Brigette-Filbrun-WEB-1.jpgFranklin Monroe’s Brigette Filbrun passes the ball during a Cross County Conference volleyball match against Miami East on Tuesday in Pitsburg. Dale Barger | For The Daily Advocate
Versailles 10 in D III, FM 17th in D IV

By Kyle Shaner

kshaner@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.

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.