Kenton Ridge was the only area girls basketball team to rank among the top 10 in the final Associated Press state polls that were released on Tuesday.
The Cougars (20-1) have been ranked all season and finished in the No. 7 Division II spot with 89 points.
Millersburg West Holmes drew 18 first-place votes was voted the D-II state poll winner by a 20-point margin over Alter, which had four first-place votes. Clinton-Massie also had one first-place vote and finished No. 3.
Millersburg, Alter and Massie all posted perfect 22-0 regular seasons.
Kenton Ridge clinched the Central Buckeye Conference Kenton championship last Saturday with a 63-62 win at Tippecanoe. The Cougars were 10-0 in conference play.
Kenton Ridge brought a 14-game win streak to Graham in Tuesday’s regular-season finale. The Cougars have lost only to Westerville South, 51-46.
The Cougars, led by head coach Ed Foulk, were voted a No. 1 seed in the 14-team D-II sectional at Tecumseh. They’ll open the postseason against Shawnee on Thursday. The winner will play Urbana on Wednesday, Feb. 19.
The other poll winners were Princeton (20-2) in D-I, Andover Pymatuning Valley (19-0) in D-III and Reedsville Eastern (21-1) in D-IV.
The polls are determined by voting from sports writers and broadcasters throughout the state.