3 Putnam teams remain in Top 10


By Mike Purdy - mpurdy@limanews.com



Rankings

How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school girls basketball teams in the Associated Press polls, by OHSAA divisions, with won-lost record through Monday and total points (first-place votes in parentheses):

Division I

1, Newark (18)`21-0`180

2, W. Chester Lakota W.`18-2`141

3, Tol. Start`17-1`129

4, Can. Glenoak`16-1`107

5, New Carlisle Tecumseh`19-2`77

6, Mason`17-3`66

7, Reynoldsburg`18-2`65

8, Solon`16-2`61

9, N. Can. Hoover`18-2`35

10, Dublin Coffman`17-2`32

Others receiving 12 or more points: Eastlake N. 20. Berea-Midpark 19. Lyndhurst Brush 16.

Division II

1, Ottawa-Glandorf (13)`18-0`154

2, Kettering Alter (3)`18-2`146

3, Day. Carroll`17-3`128

4, Perry`16-1`97

5, Beloit W. Branch (2)`20-2`82

6, Upper Sandusky`19-1`76

7, Tipp City Tippecanoe`17-3`73

8, Trotwood-Madison`14-4`31

9, Elyria Cath.`17-2`23

10, Warren Howland`15-4`21

Others receiving 12 or more points: London 20. Shaker Hts. Laurel 18. Clyde 17. Wilmington 13. Oak Harbor 13. Poland Seminary 12.

Division III

1, Cin. Summit Country Day (13)`20-0`166

2, Archbold (2)`19-0`152

3, Columbiana (2)`22-0`135

4, Ft. Recovery`15-1`89

5, Cols. Africentric`18-3`83

6, Columbus Grove`16-1`80

7, Versailles`16-3`66

8, Waynesville`19-1`39

9, Gates Mills Gilmour (1)`15-4`34

10, Liberty-Benton`15-2`31

Others receiving 12 or more points: Richwood N. Union 22. W. Liberty-Salem 18.

Division IV

1, Berlin Hiland (13)`19-1`165

2, New Madison Tri-Village (4)`19-0`151

3, Fairfield Christian`18-1`124

4, Waterford`16-2`90

5, Arlington`17-2`87

6, Minster`16-2`78

7, Ottoville`16-3`72

8, Haviland Wayne Trace`17-1`65

9, N. Jackson Jackson-Milton`17-2`55

10, Norwalk St. Paul`15-2`34

Others receiving 12 or more points: Jackson Center 16.

Putnam County schools Ottawa-Glandorf, Columbus Grove and Ottoville remain among the Top 10 in each’s respective division in the latest Associated Press Ohio girls high school basketball rankings released Tuesday.

O-G is still No. 1 in D-II, garnering 13 out of a possible 18 first-place votes. Grove is ranked sixth in Division III and Ottoville is seventh in D-IV.

Midwest Athletic Conference members Fort Recovery (fourth in Division III) and Minster (sixth in D-IV) also remain in the Top 10. Jackson Center is 11th in Division IV.

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By Mike Purdy

mpurdy@limanews.com

Rankings

How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school girls basketball teams in the Associated Press polls, by OHSAA divisions, with won-lost record through Monday and total points (first-place votes in parentheses):

Division I

1, Newark (18)`21-0`180

2, W. Chester Lakota W.`18-2`141

3, Tol. Start`17-1`129

4, Can. Glenoak`16-1`107

5, New Carlisle Tecumseh`19-2`77

6, Mason`17-3`66

7, Reynoldsburg`18-2`65

8, Solon`16-2`61

9, N. Can. Hoover`18-2`35

10, Dublin Coffman`17-2`32

Others receiving 12 or more points: Eastlake N. 20. Berea-Midpark 19. Lyndhurst Brush 16.

Division II

1, Ottawa-Glandorf (13)`18-0`154

2, Kettering Alter (3)`18-2`146

3, Day. Carroll`17-3`128

4, Perry`16-1`97

5, Beloit W. Branch (2)`20-2`82

6, Upper Sandusky`19-1`76

7, Tipp City Tippecanoe`17-3`73

8, Trotwood-Madison`14-4`31

9, Elyria Cath.`17-2`23

10, Warren Howland`15-4`21

Others receiving 12 or more points: London 20. Shaker Hts. Laurel 18. Clyde 17. Wilmington 13. Oak Harbor 13. Poland Seminary 12.

Division III

1, Cin. Summit Country Day (13)`20-0`166

2, Archbold (2)`19-0`152

3, Columbiana (2)`22-0`135

4, Ft. Recovery`15-1`89

5, Cols. Africentric`18-3`83

6, Columbus Grove`16-1`80

7, Versailles`16-3`66

8, Waynesville`19-1`39

9, Gates Mills Gilmour (1)`15-4`34

10, Liberty-Benton`15-2`31

Others receiving 12 or more points: Richwood N. Union 22. W. Liberty-Salem 18.

Division IV

1, Berlin Hiland (13)`19-1`165

2, New Madison Tri-Village (4)`19-0`151

3, Fairfield Christian`18-1`124

4, Waterford`16-2`90

5, Arlington`17-2`87

6, Minster`16-2`78

7, Ottoville`16-3`72

8, Haviland Wayne Trace`17-1`65

9, N. Jackson Jackson-Milton`17-2`55

10, Norwalk St. Paul`15-2`34

Others receiving 12 or more points: Jackson Center 16.

The Lima News sports department can be reached at 567-242-0451.

The Lima News sports department can be reached at 567-242-0451.

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