Girls State Basketball Poll 1-8-13

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Ottoville is the top-ranked team in the state of Ohio in Division IV in the initial Associated Press girls basketball poll for the 2012-13 season.

The Big Green picked up five of 17 first-place votes and totaled 122 points to easily outdistance Newark Catholic at the top of the ratings.

The area is well represented in the poll, with Archbold ranked fourth in Division III, Patrick Henry fifth in Division IV and Continental 11th in D-IV.

Number one teams in the ratings in addition to Ottoville are Twinsburg in Division I, Millersburg West Holmes in D-II and Smithville in D-III.

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

DIVISION I

1, Twinsburg (11) 13-0 161

2, Kettering Fairmont (3) 11-0 125

3, Mason 11-0 101

4, Reynoldsburg (2) 10-1 88

5, Wadsworth 11-1 67

6, Perrysburg 11-0 58

7, N. Can. Hoover (1) 9-1 50

8, Cle. St. Joseph 12-0 44

9, Centerville 9-1 37

10, Aurora 8-1 22

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Dublin Coffman 21. 12, Cin. Princeton 20. 13, W. Chester Lakota W. 19. 14, Solon 15. 15, Hudson 13. 15, Lewis Center Olentangy Orange 13.

DIVISION II

1, Millers. W. Holmes (8) 11-0 142

2, Clyde (2) 14-0 128

3, Hathaway Brown (6) 9-3 125

4, Tol. Rogers 8-2 73

5, Bellbrook 10-1 63

6, Jackson 12-0 55

7, Oxford Talawanda 13-0 46

8, Geneva 10-1 33

9, Port Clinton 11-1 31

10, Kettering Alter 9-2 24

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Akr. Hoban 23. 12, Akr. SVSM 20. 13, Celina 16. 13, Clarksville Clinton-Massie 16. 15, Warsaw River View 15. 16, Beloit W. Branch 13. 17, Lancaster Fairfield Union 12.

DIVISION III

1, Smithville (6) 12-0 129

2, Cols. Africentric (5) 7-3 99

3, Gates Mills Gilmour (2) 11-1 89

4, Archbold 11-1 66

5, Anna 8-2 61

6, Orrville 9-1 54

6, Beachwood (1) 10-0 54

8, Versailles (1) 10-1 51

9, Richwood N. Union (2) 12-1 45

9, Georgetown 11-1 45

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Proctorville Fairland 43. 12, Beverly Ft. Frye 40. 13, Middletown Madison 32. 14, Frankfort Adena 27. 15, Can. Cent. Cath. 26. 16, Casstown Miami E. 17. 17, Cle. Cuyahoga Hts. 15.

DIVISION IV

1, Ottoville (5) 10-0 122

2, Newark Cath. 8-0 88

3, New Mad. Tri-Village (2) 10-1 80

4, Berlin Hiland (3) 8-3 77

5, Patrick Henry (2) 10-0 68

6, Ft. Loramie (2) 8-2 67

7, Ft. Recovery 9-2 61

8, Mansfield St. Peter's (1) 10-1 57

9, Bridgeport 8-0 44

10, Reedsville Eastern 9-1 43

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Continental 31. 12, Cle. VASJ 30. 13, Worthington Christian (1) 29. 14, N. Ridgeville Lake Ridge 26. 15, Lordstown (1) 23. 16, New Riegel 21. 17, Zanesville Rosecrans 18.

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