Fort Loramie ranked No. 1 in first AP state poll


Redskins first in Div. IV; Versailles third, Anna 10th in D-III

Staff report



Fort Loramie's Tyler Siegel looks to shoot with pressure from New Knoxville's Nathan Tinnerman during a nonconference game on Dec. 2. The Redskins are ranked No. 1 in Division IV in the Associated Press state poll. Bryant Billing | Sidney Daily News


Fort Loramie is ranked in Division IV and Versailles and Anna are both ranked in Div. III in the first Associated Press state boys basketball poll of the season.

The Redskins are No. 1 in D-IV after amassing a 10-0 record to start the season. Fort Loramie, which averages 59.2 points per game, has every starter back off last season’s regional semifinalist team.

Versailles, which is third in D-III, hasn’t had many challenges in amassing its 9-0 record. One close game the Tigers had, though, was a two-point win over Anna on Dec. 27. The Rockets (9-2) are No. 10 in D-III.

All Division I through IV polls are below, with win-loss record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses). A statewide panel of sports writers and broadcasters rate Ohio high school basketball teams each week.

DIVISION I
1. Upper Arlington (3) 10-0 125
2. Huber Hts. Wayne (4) 10-0 93
3. Cin. Moeller (1) 8-3 79
4. Cin. Princeton (2) 9-0 74
5. Solon (2) 9-1 67
6. Tol. St. John’s (1) 8-2 61
7. Dublin Coffman (1) 10-0 59
8. Garfield Hts. (2) 7-1 58
9. Lakewood St. Edward 11-2 47
10. Logan 9-0 40
(tie) Springfield 9-0 40
Others receiving 12 or more points: Sylvania Southview 30. Pickerington N. 29. Uniontown Lake 26. Sylvania Northview 25. Dresden Tri-Valley 16. Franklin 13.¤
DIVISION II
1. Wauseon (6) 9-0 120
2. Cin. McNicholas (4) 10-0 98
3. Elida 10-0 85
4. Cols. Beechcroft (3) 8-1 76
5. Cin. Indian Hill (1) 8-0 71
6. Mentor Lake Cath. 8-0 67
7. Parma Hts. Holy Name 8-0 56
8. Gnadenhutten Indian Valley (1) 9-0 45
9. Proctorville Fairland 8-3 35
10. Trotwood-Madison 6-2 34
Others receiving 12 or more points: Cols. Eastmoor 33. Cin. Hughes 32. Akr. SVSM (1) 31. Cin. Summit Country Day 29. Gallipolis Gallia 23. Poland Seminary (1) 21. Zanesville 13. Chillicothe Unioto 12.¤
DIVISION III
1. Cols. Ready 10-0 109
2. Canal Winchester Harvest Prep (2) 10-0 106
3. Versailles (4) 10-0 101
4. Ottawa-Glandorf (3) 9-0 99
5. Cin. Deer Park 9-0 72
6. Oregon Stritch (1) 10-1 71
7. Oak Hill (3) 10-0 70
8. Leavittsburg Labrae (2) 7-0 57
9. Galion Northmor 10-1 30
10. Anna 9-2 27
(tie) Archbold 7-2 27
Others receiving 12 or more points: Cin. Country Day 25. Belmont Union Local 24. Gahanna Cols. Academy 21. N. Lima S. Range (2) 20. Tipp City Bethel 15.¤
DIVISION IV
1. Ft. Loramie (8) 10-0 127
2. McDonald (1) 8-1 94
3. Hannibal River (3) 9-0 83
4. Spring. Cath. Cent. 9-1 76
5. Tol. Christian 9-1 63
6. Sugar Grove Berne Union (1) 8-2 56
7. Tree of Life 8-1 49
8. Minster 5-2 48
9. Mansfield St. Peter’s (3) 11-0 39
(tie) Xenia Legacy Christian Academy 9-2 39
Others receiving 12 or more points: Pandora-Gilboa 24. Strasburg-Franklin 21. Ottoville 21. Sarahsville Shenandoah 16. Shekinah Christian 15. Windham 15. Pettisville 15. Cornerstone Christian 15.¤

Fort Loramie’s Tyler Siegel looks to shoot with pressure from New Knoxville’s Nathan Tinnerman during a nonconference game on Dec. 2. The Redskins are ranked No. 1 in Division IV in the Associated Press state poll.

Bryant Billing | Sidney Daily News

http://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2018/01/web1_DSC_4053-Edit-2.jpgFort Loramie’s Tyler Siegel looks to shoot with pressure from New Knoxville’s Nathan Tinnerman during a nonconference game on Dec. 2. The Redskins are ranked No. 1 in Division IV in the Associated Press state poll.

Bryant Billing | Sidney Daily News

Redskins first in Div. IV; Versailles third, Anna 10th in D-III

Staff report