Boys basketball: Anna stays No. 3 in Div. III state AP poll


Sidney receives votes in D-I, Minster gets votes in D-IV

By Bryant Billing - bbilling@sidneydailynews.com



Anna’s Justin Murray shoots with pressure from Russia defenders during a Shelby County Athletic League game on Jan. 22 in Anna. The Rockets are ranked No. 3 in Division III in this week’s Associated Press poll.

Anna’s Justin Murray shoots with pressure from Russia defenders during a Shelby County Athletic League game on Jan. 22 in Anna. The Rockets are ranked No. 3 in Division III in this week’s Associated Press poll.


Bryant Billing | Sidney Daily News

Anna remained No. 3 in Division III in this week’s Associated Press state boys basketball poll. The Rockets (15-0) were also ranked No. 3 last week.

Sidney received votes in Division I after not receiving any last week. The Yellow Jackets peaked at No. 10 two weeks ago.

Minster (10-5) received votes in Division IV.

Complete polls are below.

How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school boys 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. Cin. Moeller (24) 15-0 248
2. Hilliard Bradley (1) 17-0 197
3. Dublin Coffman 17-0 188
4. Pickerington Cent. 17-1 141
5. Sylvania Northview 16-0 138
6. Akr. SVSM 11-2 135
7. Lima Sr. 14-1 86
8. Lorain 12-1 84
9. Tol. Whitmer 12-1 65
10. Logan 11-2 28

Others receiving 12 or more points: Youngs. Boardman (1) 19. Vandalia Butler 15. Sidney 13. Liberty Twp. Lakota E. 13.

DIVISION II
1. Day. Chaminade-Julienne (9) 15-1 221
2. Cin. Taft (4) 13-1 205
3. Trotwood-Madison (9) 12-2 195
4. Cols. South (2) 14-1 158
5. Cle. VASJ (1) 11-3 132
6. Cin. Wyoming 12-1 123
7. Cin. Hughes 11-2 98
8. Thornville Sheridan 14-2 89
9. Wauseon 12-3 36
10. Poland Seminary (1) 11-2 31

Others receiving 12 or more points: New Philadelphia 29. Cin. Aiken 26.

DIVISION III
1. Archbold (15) 14-0 227
2. Wheelersburg (3) 16-0 186
3. Anna (3) 15-0 174
4. Canal Winchester Harvest Prep 12-2 156
5. Cin. Purcell Marian (2) 14-2 136
6. Genoa Area (1) 13-0 134
7. Ottawa-Glandorf 11-1 105
8. Beaver Eastern 15-1 53
9. Brookville 14-2 42
10. Ashtabula Edgewood (2) 14-0 29

Others receiving 12 or more points: Albany Alexander 24. Sugarcreek Garaway 19. Cle. Hts. Lutheran E. 17. Leavittsburg Labrae 12. Metamora Evergreen 12.

DIVISION IV
1. Berlin Hiland (22) 18-1 250
2. Convoy Crestview (2) 14-1 209
3. Toronto 15-1 154
4. St. Henry 12-3 144
5. Bristol (1) 13-2 132
6. Hicksville (1) 13-0 113
7. Zanesville Rosecrans 13-2 112
8. Spring. Cath. Cent. 12-2 93
9. Sycamore Mohawk 14-1 49
10. Glouster Trimble 11-3 26

Others receiving 12 or more points: Xenia Legacy Christian Academy 21. Minster 20. New Middletown Spring. 17. Tol. Christian 17. Sarahsville Shenandoah 14.

Anna’s Justin Murray shoots with pressure from Russia defenders during a Shelby County Athletic League game on Jan. 22 in Anna. The Rockets are ranked No. 3 in Division III in this week’s Associated Press poll.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2019/01/web1_BPB_1213-Edit_ne201912220304354-2.jpgAnna’s Justin Murray shoots with pressure from Russia defenders during a Shelby County Athletic League game on Jan. 22 in Anna. The Rockets are ranked No. 3 in Division III in this week’s Associated Press poll. Bryant Billing | Sidney Daily News
Sidney receives votes in D-I, Minster gets votes in D-IV

By Bryant Billing

bbilling@sidneydailynews.com