Franklin Monroe reenters OSSCA state soccer rankings


By Kyle Shaner - kshaner@civitasmedia.com



Franklin Monroe’s Colby Chrisman dribbles the ball during a boys soccer game against Lehman Catholic on Sept. 12 in Pitsburg.


Dale Barger|For The Daily Advocate

COLUMBUS – The Franklin Monroe boys soccer team moved back into the state rankings in this week’s Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association state poll.

After two weeks of being unranked in the state poll, Franklin Monroe was one of the 16 Division III teams listed as receiving votes in this week’s state rankings. The FM boys were ranked No. 10 in the first OSSCA poll of the season.

Also, Franklin Monroe maintained its No. 3 spot in the Miami Valley Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association rankings. The third-place ranking in the fourth weekly poll matches a season high for Franklin Monroe.

The Jets were tied with Yellow Springs last week in the Miami Valley rankings but this week hold the No. 3 spot alone. FM is ranked behind Greeneview and Dayton Christian.

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 fourth in the Division I state rankings, and the GWOC’s Lebanon boys are ranked ninth in the in Division I rankings.

The GWOC’s Springboro girls are fourth 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) 8-0-1 97

2. Jerome (Dublin) 8-0-0 92

3. Mason 6-0-2 81

4. Beavercreek 6-0-1 61

5. Berea-Midpark 8-0-0 50

6. Elder (Cincinnati) 7-0-1 45

7. Copley 5-1-1 33

8. Coffman (Dublin) 2-1-1 28

9. Lebanon 5-0-2 22

10. Medina 4-1-0 15

Receiving votes: Davidson (Hilliard), Solon, Howland (Warren), Green

Boys Division II

1. Lake Catholic (Mentor) 8-0-0 93

2. St. Francis DeSales (Columbus) 4-2-2 87

3. Carroll (Dayton) 5-1-0 75

4. Revere (Richfield) 6-0-2 68

5. Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy (Cuyahoga Falls) 3-2-1 43

6. Bay (Bay Village) 6-2-1 41

7. Bellbrook 6-1-0 34

8. Memorial (St. Mary’s) 7-0-1 32

9. Wyoming (Cincinnati) 5-2-2 17

10. Bishop Hartley (Columbus) 3-1-1 14

Receiving votes: Archbishop Alter (Kettering), Lexington, Ottawa-Glandorf, Canfield, Orange (Pepper Pike), Triway (Wooster), Archbishop McNicholas (Cincinnati), Oak Harbor, Athens

Boys Division III

1. Mansfield Christian School 8-0-1 99

2. Beachwood 6-0-3 81

3. Worthington Christian School 3-2-1 74

4. Ottawa Hills 6-1-0 63

5. Greeneview (Jamestown) 8-0-0 50

6. South Range (Canfield) 6-1-0 45

7. Columbus Academy (Gahanna) 2-4-2 29

8. Dayton Christian School 5-3-0 27

9. Independence 6-0-1 17

10. Bishop Rosecrans (Zanesville) 7-1-0 16

Receiving votes: Central Christian School (Kidron), Franklin-Monroe (Pitsburg), Alexander (Albany), Grandview Heights (Columbus), Van Buren, Crestview (Columbiana)

Girls Division I

1. Walsh Jesuit (Cuyahoga Falls) 7-0-1 100

2. Medina 6-0-2 84

3. Jerome (Dublin) 7-0-1 77

4. Springboro 7-0-1 69

5. Magnificat (Rocky River) 5-1-1 51

5. Mason 4-0-3 51

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

8. Loveland 6-0-1 35

9. Twinsburg 5-1-2 19

10. Hudson 8-0-1 15

Receiving votes: Lebanon, Canfield, Mount Notre Dame (Cincinnati), Zanesville

Girls Division II

1. Archbishop Hoban (Akron) 6-1-1 94

2. Bay (Bay Village) 5-0-1 91

3. Archbishop McNicholas (Cincinnati) 3-2-2 73

4. Archbishop Alter (Kettering) 3-0-3 70

5. Granville 6-1-1 68

6. Rocky River 6-1-1 47

7. Indian Hill (Cincinnati) 6-0-0 35

8. Lake Catholic (Mentor) 5-0-2 18

9. Wapakoneta 7-0-1 16

10. Ontario 8-1-0 14

Receiving votes: Tippecanoe (Tipp City), Jonathan Alder (Plain City), McKinley (Niles), Chillicothe, Ottawa-Glandorf

Girls Division III

1. Summit Country Day School (Cincinnati) 8-0-0 100

2. Grandview Heights (Columbus) 8-0-0 81

3. Lehman Catholic (Sidney) 6-1-1 68

4. Cincinnati Country Day School 5-0-1 63

5. Manchester (Akron) 8-0-0 53

6. Bishop Rosecrans (Zanesville) 8-1-0 50

7. Hawken (Chesterland) 6-2-0 44

8. Badin (Hamilton) 4-2-0 36

9. Gilmour Academy (Gates Mills) 8-0-0 23

10. Eastwood (Pemberville) 6-0-1 13

Receiving votes: Chippewa (Doylestown), Cardinal Mooney (Youngstown), Fairbanks (Milford Center)

MVSSCA local polls

Boys Division I

1. Beavercreek 69

2. Lebanon 60

3. Butler (Vandalia) 54

4. Troy 47

5. Centerville 41

6. Springboro 38

7. Fairmont (Kettering) 18

8. Xenia 13

9. Wayne (Huber Heights) 12

10. Sidney 11

Boys Division II

1. Carroll (Dayton) 87

2. Bellbrook 77

3. Archbishop Alter (Kettering) 76

4. Tippecanoe (Tipp City) 60

5. Bishop Fenwick (Middletown) 45

6. Chaminade Julienne (Dayton) 35

6. Monroe 35

8. Oakwood 25

9. Waynesville 23

10. Valley View (Germantown) 18

Boys Division III

1. Greeneview (Jamestown) 95

2. Dayton Christian 90

3. Franklin-Monroe (Pitsburg) 79

4. Yellow Springs 67

5. Bethel (Tipp City) 59

6. Miami East (Casstown) 50

7. Catholic Central (Springfield) 46

8. Newton (Pleasant Hill) 27

9. Troy Christian 15

10. Miami Valley 7

West Liberty-Salem 7

Girls Division I

1. Springboro 57

2. Lebanon 56

3. Beavercreek 48

4. Centerville 41

5. Butler (Vandalia) 32

6. Sidney 24

6. Wayne (Huber Heights) 24

8. Troy 23

9. Northmont (Clayton) 17

10. Miamisburg 6

Girls Division II

1. Archbishop Alter (Kettering) 49

2. Tippecanoe (Tipp City) 46

3. Carroll (Dayton) 39

4. Monroe 34

5. Bellbrook 32

6. Chaminade Julienne (Dayton) 21

7. Bishop Fenwick (Middletown) 15

7. Oakwood 15

9. Valley View (Germantown) 14

10. Kenton Ridge (Springfield) 7

Girls Division III

1. Lehman Catholic (Sidney) 57

2. Milton-Union 45

3. Waynesville 42

4. West Liberty-Salem 40

5. Miami East (Casstown) 30

6. Northwestern (Springfield) 29

7. Preble Shawnee (Gratis) 27

8. Catholic Central (Springfield) 14

8. Troy Christian 14

10. Greeneview (Jamestown) 13

Franklin Monroe’s Colby Chrisman dribbles the ball during a boys soccer game against Lehman Catholic on Sept. 12 in Pitsburg.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2015/09/web1_Colby-Chrisman-web.jpgFranklin Monroe’s Colby Chrisman dribbles the ball during a boys soccer game against Lehman Catholic on Sept. 12 in Pitsburg. Dale Barger|For The Daily Advocate

By Kyle Shaner

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