Girls high school basketball power rankings

  • Marc Pendleton
  • Staff Writer
7:54 p.m Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018 Sports
Trotwood’s Mercedes Woodward (10) shoots over Tippecanoe defenders Brooke Aselage (12), Maddie Frederick (32) and Allison Mader. Tipp defeated Trotwood 60-45. Contributed / Greg Billing

Here’s who we consider the top girls high school basketball area teams.

Division I

1. Beavercreek (15-3): d. Carroll 49-39, d. Springfield 54-30, d. Wayne 58-46; at Stebbins on Sat., hosts Centerville on Wed.

2. Springboro (16-3): d. Springfield 73-34, d. Ursuline 51-38, d. Miamisburg 42-38; at Northmont on Sat., at Alter on Mon.

3. Lebanon (16-3): d. West Carrollton 62-29, d. Fairfield 52-49, d. Northmont 52-48; hosts Miamisburg on Sat., at St. Ursula on Wed.

4. Centerville (13-6): d. Tecumseh 58-41, d. Springfield 71-49; hosts Fairmont on Sat., at Beavercreek on Wed.

5. Tecumseh (15-5): lost 49-48 OT at Alter, d. Ben Logan 72-59, lost 58-41 at Centerville, d. Spg. Shawnee 70-36; at Spg. Shawnee on Sat., hosts Kenton Ridge on Wed.

Others: Butler, Fairborn, Fairmont, Miamisburg, Northmont, Piqua, Sidney, Springfield, Stebbins, Troy, Wayne, West Carrollton, Wilmington, Xenia.

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Division II

1. Tippecanoe (17-2): d. Sidney 83-13, d. Piqua 69-27; hosts Greenville on Sat., hosts Troy on Wed.

2. Trotwood-Madison (15-2): d. Fairborn 51-32, d. Dunbar 63-39, d. West Carrollton 65-21; at Xenia on Sat., hosts Stebbins on Wed.

3. Valley View (18-1): d. Brookville 69-27, d. Eaton 79-39, d. West Carrollton 52-22; played Thurgood Marshall on Thu.

4. Bellbrook (12-7): d. Oakwood 61-30, d. Miamisburg 50-36, d. Clinton-Massie 77-25; at Brookville on Sat., at Fairmont on Mon.

5. Spg. Shawnee (13-5): d. Jonathan Alder 48-46, lost 70-36 at Tecumseh; played Stebbins on Thu., hosts Tecumseh on Sat., hosts Bellefontaine on Wed.

Others: Alter, Bellefontaine, Belmont, Carroll, Chaminade Julienne, Clinton-Massie, Dunbar, Eaton, Fenwick, Franklin, Graham, Greenville, Kenton Ridge, Meadowdale, Northwestern, Oakwood, Ponitz, Stivers, Thurgood Marshall.

Division III

1. Versailles (18-1): d. Minster 46-39, d. WL-Salem 43-25; played New Knoxville on Thu.

2. Waynesville (17-0): d. Madison 70-25, d. Milton-Union 43-40, played Monroe on Thu., vs. Ashland Paul Glazer on Sat., hosts Northridge on Mon.

3. Greeneview (14-2): d. Madison Plains 74-12, d. Miami Valley 83-33; played Catholic Central on Thu., hosts Greenon on Sat., hosts Stebbins on Mon.

4. Preble Shawnee (16-4): d. Northridge 65-31, d. TV South 66-31, lost 48-37 at Fenwick, d. TC North 65-53; at Madison on Sat.

5. Miami East (16-4): d. Covington 52-40, lost 49-38 at Fort Loramie, d. Miss Valley 67-22, d. Ansonia 82-42; at National Trail on Thu.

Others: Anna, Arcanum, Bethel, Brookville, Carlisle, Dayton Christian, Dixie, Greenon, Indian Lake, Milton-Union, Northeastern, Northridge, Urbana, West Liberty-Salem.

Division IV

1. Minster (14-3): lost 46-39 at Versailles, lost 45-40 at Anna; played Marion Local on Thu.

2. New Bremen (14-3): d. New Knoxville 49-35, d. Waynesfield-Goshen 53-27; played Coldwater on Thu., at Spencerville on Tue.

3. Tri-Village (15-3): d. TV South 51-21; played Arcanum on Thu., hosts CJ on Mon.

4. Franklin Monroe (16-2): d. Southeastern 44-16, d. Fort Recovery 38-33; played Miss Valley on Thu., hosts Houston on Sat., hosts Milton-Union on Mon.

5. Fort Recovery (12-3): d. Marion Local 50-18, lost 38-33 to Franklin Monroe; played Parkway on Thu., at Miss Valley on Sat.

Others: Ansonia, Botkins, Bradford, Catholic Central, Cedarville, Covington, Fairlawn, Fort Loramie, Houston, Jackson Center, Jefferson, Legacy Christian, Lehman Catholic, Marion Local, Mechanicsburg, Miami Valley, Mississinawa Valley, National Trail, New Knoxville, Newton, Parkway, Russia, Southeastern, St. Henry, Tri-County North, Triad, Troy Christian, Twin Valley South, Yellow Springs.

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