Franklin Monroe boys soccer team moves up in Miami Valley rankings


By Kyle Shaner - kshaner@civitasmedia.com



Franklin Monroe’s Nico Garcia-Ramos battles a Lehman Catholic player for the ball during a boys soccer game on Saturday in Pitsburg.


Dale Barger|For The Daily Advocate

COLUMBUS – The Franklin Monroe boys soccer team moved up one spot in this week’s Miami Valley rankings.

After being ranked fourth in Division III in last week’s Miami Valley Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association rankings, the Jets moved into a tie with Yellow Springs for third in the Miami Valley this week. The third-place ranking in the third weekly poll matches a season high for Franklin Monroe.

For a second consecutive week the Franklin Monroe boys didn’t receive any votes in the Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association state rankings. The Jets were ranked No. 10 in Division III in the season’s first poll.

The Franklin Monroe boys soccer team is the only Darke County team ranked in either the local or state soccer rankings.

The Greater Western Ohio Conference’s Beavercreek boys are ranked third in the Division I state rankings, and the GWOC’s Lebanon boys also received votes in Division I.

The GWOC’s Springboro girls are fifth in the Division I state rankings, and the Lebanon girls from the GWOC also received votes in Division I.

For more information on the MVSSCA and OSSCA rankings, visit the OSSCA website at www.ossca.org.

OSSCA state polls

Boys Division I

1. St. Ignatius (Cleveland) 6-0-0 100

2. Jerome (Dublin) 5-0-0 84

3. Beavercreek 5-0-0 79

4. Mason 3-0-1 69

5. Coffman (Dublin) 2-0-1 39

6. Berea-Midpark 6-0-0 36

6. Findlay 5-0-2 36

8. Medina 4-1-0 32

9. Olentangy Liberty (Powell) 3-0-0 22

10. Copley 3-1-1 19

Receiving votes: Solon, Lebanon, Green, Elder (Cincinnati), St. Francis DeSales (Toledo), St. Johns Jesuit (Toledo)

Boys Division II

1. St. Francis DeSales (Columbus) 4-0-1 92

2. Carroll (Dayton) 4-1-0 78

3. Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy (Cuyahoga Falls) 2-1-1 70

3. Lake Catholic (Mentor) 6-0-0 70

5. Revere (Richfield) 4-0-1 69

6. Bay (Bay Village) 5-1-1 52

7. Memorial (St. Mary’s) 6-0-0 30

8. Archbishop McNicholas (Cincinnati) 2-2-2 22

9. Archbishop Alter (Kettering) 4-1-0 19

9. Bishop Hartley (Columbus) 3-0-0 19

Receiving votes: Bellbrook, Wyoming (Cincinati), Canfield, Lexington, Orange (Pepper Pike), Brookside (Sheffield), Minerva

Boys Division III

1. Mansfield Christian School 7-0-0 94

2. Cincinnati Country Day School 4-0-1 90

3. Summit Country Day School (Cincinnati) 3-2-0 82

4. Worthington Christian School 1-3-1 67

5. Beachwood 4-0-2 59

6. South Range (Canfield) 5-0-0 40

7. Ottawa Hills 5-1-0 38

8. Greeneview (Jamestown) 5-0-0 27

9. Columbus Academy (Gahanna) 2-3-1 22

10. Roger Bacon (Cincinnati) 5-0-0 14

Receiving votes: Independence, Bishop Rosecrans (Zanesville), Dayton Christian School, Crestview (Columbiana)

Girls Division I

1. Medina 5-0-1 100

2. Walsh Jesuit (Cuyahoga Falls) 5-0-1 82

3. Mason 3-0-1 69

4. Coffman (Dublin) 4-0-1 67

5. Perrysburg 4-0-0 56

5. Springboro 5-0-1 56

7. Magnificat (Rocky River) 4-1-1 32

8. Jerome (Dublin) 3-0-1 27

9. Loveland 5-0-0 20

10. Twinsburg 4-1-1 17

Receiving votes: Hudson, Canfield, St. Ursula Academy (Toledo), Brecksville-Broadview Heights, Lebanon, Zanesville

Girls Division II

1. Archbishop Hoban (Akron) 4-1-1 98

2. Bay (Bay Village) 4-0-1 90

3. Archbishop McNicholas (Cincinnati) 2-2-1 68

4. Archbishop Alter (Kettering) 3-0-2 63

5. Granville 3-1-1 58

6. Rocky River 5-1-1 41

7. Indian Hill (Cincinnati) 5-0-0 38

8. Clear Fork (Bellville) 5-1-0 32

9. Lake Catholic (Mentor) 3-0-1 22

10. Tippecanoe (Tipp City) 3-0-1 20

Receiving votes: Wapakoneta, Big Walnut (Sunbury), Ottawa-Glandorf, Lakeview (Cortland), Ontario, John Glenn (New Concord)

Girls Division III

1. Summit Country Day School (Cincinnati) 6-0-0 99

2. Fairbanks (Milford Center) 5-0-0 69

3. Lehman Catholic (Sidney) 4-1-1 62

4. Badin (Hamilton) 3-2-0 61

5. Manchester (Akron) 7-0-0 53

6. Hawken (Chesterland) 5-2-0 49

7. Grandview Heights (Columbus) 6-0-0 35

8. Cincinnati Country Day School 4-0-1 28

9. Bishop Rosecrans (Zanesville) 6-1-0 23

10. Gilmour Academy (Gates Mills) 6-0-0 19

Receiving votes: Lynchburg-Clay, Mapleton (Ashland), Chippewa (Doylestown), Cardinal Mooney (Youngstown), Milton-Union, Archbold, Loudonville, St. Joseph Central (Ironton)

MVSSCA local polls

Boys Division I

1. Beavercreek 50

2. Lebanon 43

3. Butler (Vandalia) 37

4. Springboro 34

5. Troy 30

6. Centerville 26

7. Xenia 13

8. Northmont (Clayton) 10

9. Fairmont (Kettering) 9

9. Wayne (Huber Heights) 9

Boys Division II

1. Carroll (Dayton) 78

2. Archbishop Alter (Kettering) 68

3. Bellbrook 66

4. Tippecanoe (Tipp City) 59

5. Bishop Fenwick (Middletown) 38

6. Chaminade Julienne (Dayton) 37

7. Monroe 31

8. Oakwood 24

9. Valley View (Germantown) 15

10. Indian Lake (Lewistown) 6

Boys Division III

1. Greeneview (Jamestown) 75

2. Dayton Christian 71

3. Franklin-Monroe (Pitsburg) 58

3. Yellow Springs 58

5. Bethel (Tipp City) 51

6. Newton (Pleasant Hill) 34

7. Miami East (Casstown) 31

8. Catholic Central (Springfield) 29

9. Troy Christian 20

10. Miami Valley 7

Girls Division I

1. Springboro 69

2. Lebanon 62

3. Beavercreek 57

4. Centerville 50

5. Wayne (Huber Heights) 38

6. Sidney 27

7. Northmont 26

8. Troy 24

9. Butler (Vandalia) 18

10. Piqua 7

Girls Division II

1. Archbishop Alter (Kettering) 46

2. Tippecanoe (Tipp City) 45

3. Carroll (Dayton) 40

4. Monroe 35

5. Bellbrook 32

6. Chaminade Julienne (Dayton) 22

7. Bishop Fenwick (Middletown) 18

8. Oakwood 16

9. Valley View (Germantown) 13

10. Kenton Ridge (Springfield) 4

Girls Division III

1. Lehman Catholic (Sidney) 58

2. Milton-Union 51

3. Waynesville 41

4. Northwestern (Springfield) 38

5. West Liberty-Salem 28

6. Preble Shawnee (Camden) 27

7. Catholic Central (Springfield) 24

7. Troy Christian 24

9. Miami East (Casstown) 13

10. Greeneview (Jamestown) 12

Franklin Monroe’s Nico Garcia-Ramos battles a Lehman Catholic player for the ball during a boys soccer game on Saturday in Pitsburg.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2015/09/web1_Nico-Garcia-Ramos-web.jpgFranklin Monroe’s Nico Garcia-Ramos battles a Lehman Catholic player for the ball during a boys soccer game on Saturday in Pitsburg. Dale Barger|For The Daily Advocate

By Kyle Shaner

kshaner@civitasmedia.com

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