Greenville softball team moves up to No. 5 in OHSFSCA state poll

COLUMBUS – Greenville moved up two spots to No. 5 in the second Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association statewide poll of the 2016 season.

Greenville passed Granville and Jefferson Area in this week’s Division II state rankings. The Lady Wave remain remained behind Hebron Lakewood, Jonathon Alder, LeGrange Keystone and Oak Harbor.

Greenville is the lone Darke County team to be ranked in the OHSFSCA poll this season. The Lady Wave have been ranked in 73 of the last 74 state polls.

Other teams with Darke County connections ranked in the poll include Greater Western Ohio Conference member Centerville being ranked No. 7 in Division I, Midwest Athletic Conference member Parkway being ranked No. 3 in Division IV and Cross County Conference member Covington being ranked No. 6 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 1st place votes Total points

1 Massillon Perry 6 107

2 Delaware Hayes 3 90

3 Mason 2 87

4 Gahanna Lincoln 0 77

5 Amherst Steele 0 52

6 Lakota East 0 47

7 Centerville 0 35

8 Teays Valley 1 32

9 Anthony Wayne 0 27

10 Hilliard Davidson 0 24

Division II

Place School 1st place votes Total points

1 Hebron Lakewood 5 87

2 Jonathon Alder 0 78

3 LeGrange Keystone 2 62

4 Oak Harbor 0 41

5 Greenville 0 36

6 Jefferson Area 1 34

7 Kenton Ridge 0 32

8 St. Clairsville 1 29

9 Granville 0 23

10 Clinton Massey 1 20

Division III

Place School 1st place votes Total points

1 Wheelersburg 4 96

2 North Union 4 91

3 Cardington Lincoln 0 74

4 Warren Champion 2 68

5 Sugarcreek Garaway 1 67

6 Sandy Valley 0 43

7 Hamilton Badin 0 32

8 Buckeye Trail 0 28

9 Bellaire 0 25

9 Worthington Christian 0 25

10 Middletown Madison 0 13

Division IV

Place School 1st place votes Total points

1 Danville 5 100

2 Symmes Valley 4 91

3 Rockford Parkway 1 67

4 Convoy Crestview 0 59

5 Vienna Mathews 0 47

6 Covington 1 46

7 Leesburg Fairfield 0 40

8 Williamsburg 0 27

8 Hannibal River 0 27

10 Windham 0 24

Greenville’s Makayla Hanes hits a pitch during a Greater Western Ohio Conference softball game against Vandalia-Butler on April 12 in Greenville.
https://www.dailyadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/web1_Makayla-Hanes-WEB-2.jpgGreenville’s Makayla Hanes hits a pitch during a Greater Western Ohio Conference softball game against Vandalia-Butler on April 12 in Greenville. Kyle Shaner|The Daily Advocate

By Kyle Shaner

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