Lehman No. 4 in Ohio


Staff report

The Ohio High School Baseball Coaches Association’s latest state baseball rankings have the Lehman Cavaliers in fourth spot in Division 4.

Coach Dave King’s squad is 13-2 on the season going into a big game today at home against Riverside, which is ranked 18th in the latest poll.

And in Division 3, the Anna Rockets, 12-4 on the year, are ranked No. 12 this week.

Following are the latest OHSBCA rankings. Records may not be up to date:

Division 1 — Massillon Jackson 12-0, 2. Cincinnati Moeller 13-3, 3. Cincinnati Xavier 10-1, 4. Vandalia 17-2, 5. Loveland 15-3, 6. Lakota West 14-2, 7. Amherst Steele 15-3, 8. Avon 13-1, 9. (tie) Mason 11-5, Olentangy Lewis Center 12-2.

Division 2 — 1. Jonathan Alder 15-1, 2. Wapakoneta 14-2, 3. Chagrin Falls 14-4, 4. Hamilton Ross 13-3, 5. Tipp city 15-3, 6. Steubenville 15-3, 7. Van Wert 12-2, 8. Sheridan 13-3, 9. Mogadore Field 11-0, 10. Taylor 11-0.

Division 3 — 1. Berlin Hiland 16-0, 2. Elyria Catholic 11-2, 3. Richmond Edison 15-1, 4. Seneca East 12-1, 5. Fairview 10-1, 6. Coldwater 10-4, 7. Cincinnati Country Day 14-3, 8. Kirtland 8-1, 9. Warren Champion 9-4, 10. Lima Catholic 9-4, 11. Wheelersburg 12-3, 12. Cincinnati Summit Country Day 14-3, 13. ANNA 12-4, 14. Louisville St. Thomas Aquinas, 15. Gates Mills Hawken 12-2.

Division 4 — 1. Toronto 16-2, 2. Newton 16-2, 3. Mohawk 12-1, 4. LEHMAN 13-2, 5. Western Reserve 10-2, 6. Norwalk St. Paul 12-2, 7. McComb 10-2, 8. Jackson-Milton 10-2, 9. Fort Recovery 10-5, 10. Hillsdale 10-2, 1. Triad 9-1, 12. Patrick Henry, 13. New Riegel 8-4, 14. Lake Center Christian 7-4, 15. Delphos St. John’s 10-6, 16. Edgerton 10-1, 17. Newark Catholic, 18. RIVERSIDE 12-8, 19. Berne Union 11-5, 20. Strasburg-Franklin 10-4.

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MVBCA rankings

Meanwhile, Anna’s win over Versailles on Saturday hasn’t had an effect on the Miami Valley Baseball Coaches Association rankings, the latest of which came out Tuesday.

Versailles continued to be the top-ranked team in Division 3, with Anna in the No. 2 spot.

In Division 4, Fort Loramie dropped out of the top 5, but Lehman remained tied for No. 1 with Triad, and Russia is third again.

MVBCA rankings

Division 1 — 1. Vandalia, 2. Lebanon, 3. Springboro, 4. Centerville, 5. Fairmont

Division 2 — 1. Tipp City, 2. Kenton Ridge, 3. Middletown Fenwick, 4. Indian Lake, 5. Alter

Division 3 1. Versailles, 2. Anna, 3. Northeastern, 4, West Milton, 5, Northwestern

Division 4 1. (tie) Lehman, Triad, 3. Russia, 4. Tri-County North, 5. Newton