Greenville softball team drops to No. 6 in OHSFSCA state rankings


By Kyle Shaner - kshaner@aimmedianetwork.com



Greenville’s Cassie Cromwell hits a pitch during a softball game against Fairborn on April 15 in Greenville.

Greenville’s Cassie Cromwell hits a pitch during a softball game against Fairborn on April 15 in Greenville.


Kyle Shaner|The Daily Advocate

COLUMBUS – Greenville fell one spot to No. 6 in the third Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association statewide poll of the 2016 season.

Kenton Ridge moved ahead of Greenville in this week’s Division II state rankings, moving from seventh to fifth. Hebron Lakewood, LeGrange Keystone, Jonathon Alder and Oak Harbor also remained ahead of the Lady Wave.

Greenville has been ranked in all three of this season’s state pols, ranging for a season-best of fifth last week to a season-low of seventh in the season’s first poll.

Greenville is the lone Darke County team to be ranked in the OHSFSCA poll this season. The Lady Wave have been ranked in 74 of the last 75 state polls.

Other teams with Darke County connections ranked in the poll include Greater Western Ohio Conference member Northmont being ranked No. 9 in Division I, Midwest Athletic Conference member Parkway being ranked No. 3 in Division IV and Cross County Conference member Covington being ranked No. 5 in Division IV.

OHSFSCA state rankings

Division I

Place School 1st place votes Total points

1 Mason 4 113

2 Delaware Hayes 5 108

3 Massillon Perry 4 100

4 Lakota East 0 80

5 Gahanna Lincoln 0 64

6 Amherst Steele 0 49

7 Hilliard Davidson 0 47

8 Teays Valley 0 34

9 Anthony Wayne 0 22

9 Northmont 0 22

Division II

Place School 1st place votes Total points

1 Hebron Lakewood 7 72

2 LeGrange Keystone 0 60

3 Jonathan Alder 0 57

4 Oak Harbor 0 40

5 Kenton Ridge 0 34

6 Greenville 0 31

7 Fairfield Union 0 28

8 Jefferson Area 0 23

9 Clinton Massey 1 22

10 Wapakoneta 0 13

Division III

Place School 1st place votes Total points

1 Wheelersburg 4 94

2 North Union 2 82

2 Cardington Lincoln 2 82

4 Warren Champion 1 67

5 Sugarcreek Garaway 1 65

6 Hamilton Badin 0 40

7 Sandy Valley 0 31

8 Buckeye Trail 0 22

9 Worthington Christian 0 16

10 Fredericktown 0 14

10 Eastwood 1 14

Division IV

Place School 1st place votes Total points

1 Danville 7 103

1 Symmes Valley 3 103

3 Rockford Parkway 1 78

4 Convoy Crestview 0 57

5 Covington 0 55

6 Vienna Mathews 0 54

7 Hannibal River 1 43

8 Leesburg Fairfield 0 26

9 Williamsburg 0 24

10 Portsmouth Clay 0 19

Greenville’s Cassie Cromwell hits a pitch during a softball game against Fairborn on April 15 in Greenville.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2016/05/web1_Cassie-Cromwell-WEB.jpgGreenville’s Cassie Cromwell hits a pitch during a softball game against Fairborn on April 15 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.