Fort Loramie, Versailles ranked in AP polls


Tigers fifth in Div. III, Redskins second in D-IV

Staff report



Fort Loramie senior guard Eli Rosengarten drives by Marion Local’s Nick Tangeman during a nonconference game on Saturday.

Fort Loramie senior guard Eli Rosengarten drives by Marion Local’s Nick Tangeman during a nonconference game on Saturday.


Bryant Billing | Sidney Daily News

Versailles and Fort Loramie remain ranked in Divisions III and IV, respectively, in this week’s Associated Press state poll.

The Redskins (18-1) beat Houston and Marion Local last weekend and have three games left in regular season, all against Shelby County Athletic League opponents. The Redskins, which moved up from No. 4 to No. 2 in Div. IV, will host Jackson Center on Friday and Anna on Saturday.

Versailles (18-1) beat New Knoxville last Friday. The Tigers, which moved up from No. 7 to No. 5 in D-III, host Vandalia-Butler on Tuesday night and play at St. Henry on Friday.

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. Huber Hts. Wayne (14) 18-0 174
2. Solon (3) 15-0 153
3. Cin. Moeller (1) 15-3 123
4. Upper Arlington 17-1 120
5. Pickerington N. 16-2 94
6. Tol. St. John’s 14-3 87
7. Sylvania Southview 16-1 72
8. Springfield 15-3 45
9. Cin. Princeton 14-3 39
(tie) Logan 15-2 39

Others receiving 12 or more points: Hilliard Bradley 22. Lakewood St. Edward 16.

DIVISION II
1. Wauseon (14) 18-0 168
2. Cols. Beechcroft (2) 16-1 139
3. Gnadenhutten Indian Valley (1) 16-0 123
4. Poland Seminary (1) 16-0 113
5. Cols. Eastmoor 16-3 84
6. Proctorville Fairland 16-3 67
7. Parma Hts. Holy Name 13-2 46
8. Cin. McNicholas 16-3 45
9. Elida 15-2 31
10. Trotwood-Madison 16-3 25

Others receiving 12 or more points: Thornville Sheridan 24. Mentor Lake Cath. 18. Chillicothe Unioto 17. Akr. SVSM 14.

DIVISION III
1. Canal Winchester Harvest Prep (11) 17-0 157
2. Ottawa-Glandorf (4) 17-0 153
3. Cin. Deer Park (1) 17-0 134
4. Leavittsburg Labrae (1) 15-0 117
5. Versailles (1) 18-1 89
6. Oregon Stritch 16-1 74
7. Oak Hill 16-1 72
8. Cols. Ready 14-1 63
9. Cols. Wellington 13-4 37
10. Gahanna Cols. Academy 15-1 29

Others receiving 12 or more points: Cols. Africentric 15. N. Lima S. Range 14. Archbold 13.

DIVISION IV
1. Mansfield St. Peter’s (14) 19-0 162
2. Fort Loramie (1) 18-1 140
3. McDonald (1) 15-1 133
4. Hannibal River 15-1 89
5. St. Henry 15-3 76
6. Bristol 14-2 68
7. Pettisville 16-2 58
8. Spring. Cath. Cent. 14-3 47
9. Hicksville 15-2 25
10. Berlin Hiland 14-5 24

Others receiving 12 or more points: Cornerstone Christian (2) 21. Tol. Christian 18. Richmond Hts. 16. Pandora-Gilboa 13.

Fort Loramie senior guard Eli Rosengarten drives by Marion Local’s Nick Tangeman during a nonconference game on Saturday.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2018/02/web1_DSC_4544-Edit20182323275651.jpgFort Loramie senior guard Eli Rosengarten drives by Marion Local’s Nick Tangeman during a nonconference game on Saturday. Bryant Billing | Sidney Daily News
Tigers fifth in Div. III, Redskins second in D-IV

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