Lady Panthers No. 10, Lady Lions No. 12 in new AP poll


For perhaps the first time in history, the Washington Lady Blue Lions and Miami Trace Lady Panthers basketball teams are both State-ranked in the same poll.

In the latest Associated Press poll, the third of the season, Miami Trace (13-2) dipped from No. 7 last week to No. 10 after a 51-36 loss at home to Ottawa-Glandorf. The Titans (14-1) are ranked No. 3 this week in Division III.

The Lady Blue Lions are now 12-1 on the season after a 60-10 blowout of Jackson on Saturday.

The Lady Lions are ranked No. 12 in the state this week in Division II.

Associated Press girls state basketball poll

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 and total points (first-place votes in parentheses):

DIVISION I

1. Newark (16) 14-0 191

2. W. Chester Lakota W. (2) 15-1 146

3. Pickerington Cent. (1) 16-1 134

4. Dublin Coffman 15-1 126

5. Solon (1) 13-2 105

6. Canton McKinley 14-1 93

7. Cin. Mt. Notre Dame 13-3 56

8. Dresden Tri-Valley 11-2 40

9. Stow-Munroe Falls 14-2 36

10. Wadsworth 14-2 29

Others receiving 12 or more points: Canfield 23. Mason 22. Tol. Notre Dame 21. Geneva 17. Berea-Midpark 16.

DIVISION II

1. Beloit W. Branch (16) 13-0 187

2. Gates Mills Gilmour (3) 12-2 135

3. Germantown Valley View 14-1 114

4. Bellevue 14-1 108

5. Tipp City Tippecanoe (1) 13-2 98

6. Zanesville Maysville 12-1 94

7. Trotwood-Madison 11-2 69

8. McArthur Vinton County 12-0 67

9. Tol. Rogers 13-3 50

10. Miami Trace 13-2 30

Others receiving 12 or more points: Shaker Hts. Laurel 28. Washington C.H. 24. London 20. Warren Howland 15. Poland Seminary 13. Akr. SVSM 12.

DIVISION III

1. Versailles (4) 16-1 159

2. Cols. Africentric (11) 13-1 144

3. Ottawa-Glandorf (1) 14-1 124

4. Cin. Summit Country Day (1) 13-0 114

5. Kirtland 15-0 96

6. Waynesville (1) 15-0 73

7. Archbold 12-1 70

8. Findlay Liberty-Benton 13-1 56

9. Cardington-Lincoln 16-1 34

10. Doylestown Chippewa 13-0 33

Others receiving 12 or more points: Rocky River Lutheran W. 25. Elyria Cath. (1) 23. Minford 18. Proctorville Fairland 13. Seaman N. Adams 12.

DIVISION IV

1. Minster (13) 14-1 183

2. Waterford (4) 10-1 166

3. Ottoville 14-1 123

4. Fairfield Christian 12-2 115

5. Sugar Grove Berne Union 12-1 111

6. N. Jackson Jackson-Milton (2) 13-0 108

7. Ft. Recovery 11-2 45

8. N. Ridgeville Lake Ridge 9-4 35

9. Portsmouth Notre Dame 15-0 34

10. Steubenville Cath. Cent. 11-2 31

Others receiving 12 or more points: Dalton 29. Cornerstone Christian (1) 28. New Bremen 27. New Boston Glenwood 16.

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