Sidney girls move up in rankings


Unbeaten Lady Jackets 6th in Division 1

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Staff report

The unbeaten Sidney High girls basketball team moved up two spots this week in the Associated Press girls state basketball poll.

The Lady Jackets, 16-0 going into a game Wednesday night against Greenville, are ranked No. 6 in Division 1 this week. They were No. 8 in the first rankings a week ago.

In Division 3, the once-beaten Anna Lady Rockets remained in the same spot, holding down the No. 4 spot in the state. They are 14-1 on the season and received one first-place vote this week.

In Division 4, Fort Loramie dropped one spot to No. 9 this week, and Minster dropped four places to No. 10.

Loramie is 10-4 on the year and Minster 13-3. Minster lost to No. 7 Ottoville on Saturday but came back to edge Fort Loramie on Monday night. Minster also owns the only win this season over Anna.

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 poll, by OHSAA divisions (first-place votes in parentheses, not all the records were provided):

DIVISION 1 — 1, Wadsworth (16), 2. Lakota West (2) 15-1, 3. Pickerington Cent., 4. Powell Olentangy Liberty, 5. Mason (4) 14-2, 6. Sidney 16-0, 7. Canton McKinley, 8. Wayne 14-1, 9. Louisville, 10. N. Can. Hoover.

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Reynoldsburg 16. 12, Canfield 15. 13, Mentor 13.

DIVISION 2 — 1, Kettering Alter (10) 14-2, 2. Oak Harbor (6), 3. Bellbrook (1) 16-0, 4. Millersburg W. Holmes (1), 5. Ottawa-Glandorf (2) 14-1, 6. Bellevue, 7. Steubenville, 8. Tol. Rogers 10-5, 9. Clinton-Massie 11-3, 10. Zanesville Maysville.

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Washington C.H. Miami Trace (1) 23. 12, Circleville 20. 13, Cortland Lakeview (1) 18. 14, Cambridge 17.

DIVISION 3 — 1. Ashland Crestview (7), 2. Cin. Summit Country Day (4) 14-1, 3. Doylestown Chippewa (4), 4. Anna (1) 14-1, 5. Archbold, 6. Sugarcreek Garaway (2), 7. Marion Pleasant, 8. Columbus Grove (1), 9. Lynchburg-Clay, 10. Cols. Africentric.

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Ironton (2) 22. 12, Newton Falls 18. 13, Metamora Evergreen 17. 14, Brookfield 16. 15, Orrville 13. 16, Cardington-Lincoln 12.

DIVISION 4 — 1. Waterford (14), 2. Arlington (6), 3. Berlin Hiland (1) 14-2, 4. Tri-Village (1) 14-1, 5. Fairfield Christian, 6. Haviland Wayne Trace, 7. Ottoville 13-2, 8. Carey, 9. Fort Loramie 10-4, 10. Minster 13-3.

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Hannibal River 23. 12, Bellaire St. John 18.

Unbeaten Lady Jackets 6th in Division 1

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