Defiance, Edgerton at No. 3 in state boys basketball poll

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Defiance and Edgerton moved up a spot to No.3 in the Associated Press Ohio high school basketball poll, released Monday.

Defiance is in Division II; Edgerton is in Division IV.

Leipsic is the only other area team ranked. The Vikings are rated 11th in Division IV.

Below is how a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school boys basketball teams in the fifth of seven weekly Associated Press polls, by OHSAA divisions, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses):

DIVISION I

1, Cols. Northland (21) 16-1 280

2, Cin. La Salle (4) 17-1 224

T3, Pickerington Cent. 15-1 189

T3, Powell Olentangy Liberty (2) 17-0 189

5, Mentor (2) 14-1 184

6, Cin. Moeller 14-2 130

7, Cols. Walnut Ridge 16-0 120

8, Tol. Whitmer 14-2 63

9, Cle. Hts. 11-2 44

10, Lakewood St. Edward 10-6 21

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Norwalk 18. 12, Mason 14. 12, Warren Harding 14.

DIVISION II

1, Day. Dunbar (19) 17-0 273

2, Alliance (3) 17-0 231

3, Defiance (1) 15-0 203

4, Franklin (2) 16-0 196

5, Cin. Taft (1) 12-4 140

6, Plain City Jonathan Alder 15-1 138

7, Akr. East (1) 14-1 94

8, E. Liverpool (1) 14-2 92

9, Vincent Warren 13-2 64

10, Lexington 13-3 38

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Mentor Lake Cath. 29. 12, Akr. SVSM 13.

DIVISION III

1, Bloom-Carroll (18) 16-0 268

2, Cin. Summit Country Day (5) 16-0 243

3, Leavittsburg Labrae (4) 18-0 226

4, Bedford St. Peter Chanel (2) 14-1 195

5, Chesapeake 15-1 162

6, Lima Cent. Cath. 13-2 128

7, Creston Norwayne 15-1 96

8, Portsmouth 16-2 77

9, Versailles 14-2 75

10, Ironton 13-3 35

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Newton Falls 13. 11, Lucasville Valley 13.

DIVISION IV

1, Berlin Hiland (25) 16-0 283

2, Jackson Center (2) 17-0 240

3, Edgerton (1) 15-0 205

4, Richmond Hts. 14-1 178

5, Ft. Recovery (1) 13-2 150

6, Newark Cath. 13-2 141

7, Cols. Africentric 16-2 135

8, Zanesville Rosecrans 12-3 72

9, Malvern 14-3 56

10, Cle. VASJ 7-7 30

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Day. Jefferson 22. 11, Leipsic 22. 13, Dalton 14.

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