Lady Panthers ranked No. 10 in state by AP


The Miami Trace Lady Panthers are ranked No. 10 in the state in Division II in the latest Assocatied Press basketball poll released Monday afternoon.

Miami Trace was No. 7 in last week’s poll.

The Washington Lady Blue Lions, ranked No. 11 in the state in Division II last week, are not ranked in this week’s poll despite a 60-43 win Saturday over Chesapeake in the Ironton Shoot-Out to improve to 18-2 on the season.

Miami Trace is now 17-3 after a 44-27 loss to George Rogers Clark in the Ironton Shoot-Out.

Associated Press girls state basketball poll

The Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Ohio high school basketball poll with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record and total points:

DIVISION I

1. Newark (16) 19-0 171

2. W. Chester Lakota W. (2) 19-1 158

3. Canton McKinley 17-1 121

4. Dublin Coffman 19-1 108

5. Solon 17-2 104

6. Pickerington Cent. 17-2 80

7. Stow-Munroe Falls 18-2 62

8. Wadsworth 17-2 55

9. Mason 17-3 30

10. Cin. Mt. Notre Dame 15-4 22

Others receiving 12 or more points: Tol. Notre Dame 15. Canfield 14. Beavercreek 13.

DIVISION II

1. Beloit W. Branch (16) 18-0 178

2. Germantown Valley View 19-1 129

3. Bellevue 18-1 119

4. Gates Mills Gilmour (2) 14-2 114

5. Tipp City Tippecanoe 18-2 102

6. Trotwood-Madison 16-2 82

7. Tol. Rogers 15-3 57

8. Zanesville Maysville 17-2 48

9. McArthur Vinton County 17-1 44

10. Miami Trace 17-3 38

Others receiving 12 or more points: none.

DIVISION III

1. Versailles (10) 19-1 162

2. Cin. Summit Country Day (1) 17-0 126

3. Kirtland (1) 20-0 112

4. Cols. Africentric (4) 18-2 97

5. Doylestown Chippewa 18-0 83

6. Archbold (1) 17-1 75

7. Findlay Liberty-Benton 17-1 60

8. Waynesville 18-1 44

9. Minford 20-0 41

10. Ottawa-Glandorf 15-2 40

Others receiving 12 or more points: Proctorville Fairland 25. Cardington-Lincoln 15. Berlin Hiland 13.

DIVISION IV

1. Waterford (11) 18-1 161

2. Ottoville (5) 18-1 150

3. Portsmouth Notre Dame 21-0 119

4. Fairfield Christian 16-2 102

5. Minster 15-3 98

6. N. Jackson Jackson-Milton (1) 17-1 89

7. Ft. Recovery 14-3 57

8. Sugar Grove Berne Union 16-3 44

(tie) Steubenville Cath. Cent. 15-3 44

10. Cornerstone Christian (1) 14-5 21

(tie) New Madison Tri-Village 16-3 21

Others receiving 12 or more points: Pitsburg Franklin Monroe 19. N. Ridgeville Lake Ridge 12.