Boys basketball: Sidney ranked No. 10 in Div. I AP poll


By Bryant Billing - bbilling@sidneydailynews.com



Sidney’s Andre Gordon makes a one-handed dunk during a nonconference game against Lehman Catholic on Monday in Sidney. The Yellow Jackets are ranked No. 10 in Division I this week.

Sidney’s Andre Gordon makes a one-handed dunk during a nonconference game against Lehman Catholic on Monday in Sidney. The Yellow Jackets are ranked No. 10 in Division I this week.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Sidney has entered the top 10 in the Associated Press Division I state boys basketball poll for the second time this season.

The Yellow Jackets (17-3) are No. 10 in Div. I this week, one spot behind Greater Western Ohio Conference American North Division rival Vandalia-Butler (18-2). Sidney will host Butler on Tuesday.

Anna (18-1) moved up one spot in this week’s Division III poll. The Rockets, which have peaked at No. 3 this season, are fifth this week.

No other area teams are ranked or received votes in the 2019’s penultimate polls. 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 (18) 19-0 203
2. Dublin Coffman (2) 19-0 173
3. Pickerington Cent. 20-1 127
4. Sylvania Northview 19-0 123
5. Lorain 17-1 101
6. Hilliard Bradley 18-1 87
7. Akr. SVSM 13-3 78
8. Tol. Whitmer 17-1 67
9. Vandalia-Butler 18-2 61
10. Sidney 17-3 21

Others receiving 12 or more points: Lima Sr. 20. Logan 18. Mentor 15. Lyndhurst Brush 12. Centerville 12. Chillicothe 12.

DIVISION II
1. Trotwood-Madison (9) 18-2 166
(tie) Cols. South (9) 19-1 166
3. Cin. Wyoming (1) 17-1 138
4. Day. Chaminade Julienne (1) 17-3 111
5. Cle. VASJ 13-4 92
6. Poland Seminary (1) 16-2 78
7. Cin. Hughes 16-4 67
8. Thornville Sheridan 16-3 60
9. Wauseon 17-3 51
10. Cin. Taft 15-4 39

Others receiving 12 or more points: Norwalk 33. New Philadelphia 29. Plain City Jonathan Alder 25.

DIVISION III
1. Archbold (15) 19-0 185
2. Wheelersburg (2) 20-0 155
3. Canal Winchester Harvest Prep (1) 16-2 128
4. Genoa Area 17-0 121
5. Anna (2) 18-1 111
6. Cin. Purcell Marian (1)

17-3

80

7. Ashtabula Edgewood 18-1 66
(tie) Beaver Eastern 19-1 66
9. Ottawa-Glandorf 15-3 55
10. Brookville 16-3 33

Others receiving 12 or more points: Worthington Christian 14. New Paris National Trail 13. Cle. Hts. Lutheran E. 13. W. Alexandria Twin Valley S. 12.

DIVISION IV
1. Berlin Hiland (17) 21-1 189
2. Convoy Crestview (1) 18-1 165
3. Toronto 17-1 137
4. St. Henry 16-3 118
5. Zanesville Rosecrans 16-2 90
6. Spring. Cath. Cent. (1) 16-2 88
7. Bristol 14-2 66
8. Sycamore Mohawk 17-1 59
9. Hicksville 16-2 51
10. Glouster Trimble 15-3 28

Others receiving 12 or more points: Greenwich S. Cent. 26. Richmond Hts. (1) 18. Xenia Legacy Christian Academy 14. Maria Stein Marion Local 12.

Sidney’s Andre Gordon makes a one-handed dunk during a nonconference game against Lehman Catholic on Monday in Sidney. The Yellow Jackets are ranked No. 10 in Division I this week.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2019/02/web1_DSC_0584-3.jpgSidney’s Andre Gordon makes a one-handed dunk during a nonconference game against Lehman Catholic on Monday in Sidney. The Yellow Jackets are ranked No. 10 in Division I this week. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

By Bryant Billing

bbilling@sidneydailynews.com

Reach Bryant Billing at 937-538-4818, or follow @SidneyOHSports on Twitter and @BryantBillingSDN on Facebook.

Reach Bryant Billing at 937-538-4818, or follow @SidneyOHSports on Twitter and @BryantBillingSDN on Facebook.