Greenville softball team ranked 7th in OHSFSCA state poll


By Kyle Shaner - kshaner@aimmedianetwork.com



Greenville’s Karsyn Shaffer throws out a Vandalia-Butler runner during a softball game on April 12 in Greenville.

Greenville’s Karsyn Shaffer throws out a Vandalia-Butler runner during a softball game on April 12 in Greenville.


Kyle Shaner|The Daily Advocate

GREENVILLE – The Greenville softball team is ranked seventh in Division II in the first Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association statewide poll of the 2016 season.

Greenville, which received 25 points in the season’s inaugural poll, is ranked behind Hebron Lakewood, Jonathon Alder, LeGrange Keystone, Granville, Oak Harbor and Jefferson Area in Division II. Kenton Ridge, Archbishop Hoban and Akron St. Vincent–St. Mary trail the Lady Wave in the rankings.

Greenville is the lone Darke County team to be ranked in the OHSFSCA poll this week. The Lady Wave have been ranked in 72 of the last 73 state polls.

Other teams with Darke County connection ranked in the poll include Greater Western Ohio Conference member Centerville being ranked No. 8 in Division I, Midwest Athletic Conference member Parkway being ranked No. 2 in Division IV and Cross County Conference member Covington being ranked No. 5 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 Gahanna Lincoln 3 105

2 Mason 1 85

3 Delaware Hayes 2 79

4 Massillon Perry 4 63

5 Teays Valley 1 53

6 Mount Notre Dame 0 46

7 Anthony Wayne 1 44

8 Centerville 0 35

9 Canfield 0 27

10 Walsh Jesuit 1 23

Division II

1 Hebron Lakewood 4 52

2 Jonathon Alder 0 50

3 LeGrange Keystone 1 42

4 Granville 1 31

5 Oak Harbor 1 28

6 Jefferson Area 0 27

7 Greenville 0 25

8 Kenton Ridge 0 24

9 Archbishop Hoban 0 21

9 Akron St. Vincent/St. Mary 0 20

Division III

1 North Union 3 76

1 Wheelersburg 3 76

3 Warren Champion 3 71

4 Cardington Lincoln 0 58

5 Sugarcreek Garaway 1 47

6 Sandy Valley 0 31

6 Buckeye Trail 0 31

8 Hamilton Badin 0 28

9 Bellaire 0 24

10 Middletown Madison 0 18

Division IV

1 Symmes Valley 5 83

2 Rockford Parkway 2 82

3 Danville 1 61

4 Vienna Mathews 0 56

5 Covington 1 50

6 Convoy Crestview 1 48

7 Leesburg Fairfield 0 47

8 Williamsburg 0 32

9 Windham 0 31

10 Shadyside 2 30

Greenville’s Karsyn Shaffer throws out a Vandalia-Butler runner during a softball game on April 12 in Greenville.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2016/04/web1_Karsyn-Shaffer-WEB.jpgGreenville’s Karsyn Shaffer throws out a Vandalia-Butler runner during a softball game on April 12 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.