Jackson ranked No. 2 in firstvolleyball state coaches poll


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Staff report

The unbeaten Jackson Center Lady Tigers are ranked No. 2 in the first Ohio High School Volleyball Coaches Association state rankings, announced this week.

The Lady Tigers received 10 first-place votes. They are 9-0 on the season heading into a match today with Lima Catholic, and trail only McComb in the rankings. McComb is the team Fort Loramie defeated in the Division 4 state championship game last fall.

Jackson is one of four Shelby County teams to be ranked. Lehman is 9-3 and ranked No. 6 in D-4, and defending state champion Fort Loramie is 7-5 on the season and ranked right behind Lehman in the No. 7 spot.

And the Anna Lady Rockets, 8-3 after falling to Jackson Center Thursday, are ranked 20th in D-3.

Marion Local is ranked No. 5 in D-4, and New Bremen and New Knoxville are tied for the No. 13 spot. New Bremen defeated Marion Local Thursday night.

In D-3, the Versailles Lady Tigers are ranked 12th, one spot behind 11-0 St. Henry.

Ohio High School Volleyball

Coaches Association

Coaches Poll

DIVISION 1 — 1. Toledo St. Ursula, 2. Mount Notre Dame, 3. Dublin Coffman, 4. (tie) Wadsworth, Ursuline Academy, 6. Columbus De Sales, 7. Olmsted Falls, 8. Jackson, 9. Cin. St. Ursula, 10. North Royalton, 11. Troy, 12. (tie) Solon, Columbus Watterson, 14. Brunswick, 15. Mason, 16. Steele, 17. Notre Dame Academy, 18. (tie) Mother of Mercy, Avon, 20. Broadbview Heights.

DIVISION 2 — 1. Notre Dame Cathedral Latin, 2. Lake Catholic, 3. Jonathan Alder, 4. Padua Franciscan, 5. Kettering Alter, 6. Unioto, 7. Columbus Hartley, 8. Southeast, 9. Ottawa-Glandofrdf, 10. Middletown Fenwick, 11. (tie) Lexington, West Holmes, 13. Cincinnati McNicholas, 14. (tie) Greenville, Norwalk, 16. (tie) Marietta, Meadowbrook, 18. (tie) Gallia Acadmey, Holy Name, 20. Upper Sandusky.

DIVISION 3 — 1. Gilmour Academy, 2. Huron, 3. Highland, 4. Coldwater, 5. Newakr Catholic, 6. (tie)

Adena, Orville, 8. Tuslaw, 9. Buckeye Trail, 10. Milan Edison, 11. St. Henry, 12. VERSAILLES, 13. Eastwood, 14. Independence, 15. Cardinal, 16. (tie) West Liberty Salem, Wheelersburg, 18. (tie) Newton Falls, Tuscarawas Valley, 20. (tie) ANNA, Canton Central Catholic.

DIVISION 4 — McComb, 2. JACKSON CENTER, 3. Monroeville, 4. Arlington, 5. MARION LOCAL, 6. LEHMAN, 7. FORT LORAMIE, 8. Ayersville, 9. Norwalk St. Paul, 10. Toledo Christian, 11. Leipsic, 12. Carey, 13. (tie) NEW BREMEN, NEW KNOXVILLE, 15. (tie) Kalida, Springfield Cathol,ic, 17. Ada, 18. Buckeye Central, 19. Beaver Eastern, 20 Mathews.

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