Area boys basketball power rankings for Jan. 4


1. Lakota East (10-1): Beat Canal Winchester 68-48, lost to Westerville South 60-59; hosts Fairfield today, Lakota West on Tue.

2. Northmont (9-1): Beat Tecumseh 75-63, Butler 85-58; hosts Centerville today, at Fairmont on Tue.

3. Springboro (8-2): Beat Meadowdale 80-50, lost to Walnut Hills 63-62; at Miamisburg today, at Franklin on Sat, hosts Xenia on Tue.

4. Wayne (9-2): Lost 66-57 to Evansville Harrison (Ind.), beat Western Hills 82-55; hosts Fairmont today, Beavercreek on Tue.

5. Beavercreek (8-2): Beat Troy 70-57; hosts Springfield today, at Wayne on Tue.


1. Thurgood Marshall (8-0): Beat Evansville (Ind.) Bosse 70-57, North College Hill 75-46; vs. Dunbar at Trent Arena on Sunday.

2. Dunbar (9-0): Beat Akron SVSM 63-56, Berlin Hiland 67-38; vs. Thurgood on Sunday.

3. Alter (7-0): Beat Baker Tech (Ga.) 65-48, Battery Creek (Fla.) 81-40; at Fairmont on Sat., Urbana on Tue.

4. Trotwood-Madison (4-1): Beat Winton Woods 85-72; hosts Troy today, Xenia on Sat., Piqua on Tue.

5. Franklin (6-2): Lost to Bishop Gorman (Nev.) 69-55, beat Myrtle Beach (Fla.) 67-61, lost to Orem (Utah) 86-77; hosts Brookville today, hosts Springboro on Sat.


1. Versailles (6-0): Beat Anna 70-54, Miami East 54-46; hosts Parkway today, at Fort Loramie on Sat.

2. Greeneview (7-1): Beat Madison Plains 71-59, Waynesville 65-48; hosts Northeastern today, at WL-Salem on Sat.

3. Fenwick (5-1): Beat Vero Beach (Fla.) 51-39, Miami Southwest (Fla.) 40-31, St. Albans (Fla.) 62-53; hosts Roger Bacon today, at TV South on Sat.

4. Carlisle (8-1): Beat Monroe 54-34; hosts Preble Shawnee today, at Dixie on Tue.

5. Miami East (6-1): Beat Brookville 53-46, lost to Versailles 54-46; at Bethel today, at Troy Christian on Sat.


1. Tri-Village (9-0): Beat Arcanum 69-37, Franklin Monroe 41-29; hosts TC North today, Troy Christian on Tue.

2. Fort Recovery (7-1): Beat Miamisburg 53-52; hosts New Bremen today, at Lincolnview on Sat., hosts Franklin Monroe on Tue.

3. St. Henry (8-1): Beat Celina 59-56, Bryan 62-53; at New Knoxville today, hosts Eaton on Sat.

4. Botkins (7-1): Beat Minster 57-40, Riverside 55-53; at Houston today, hosts New Knoxville on Sat.

5. Fairlawn (8-1): Beat Parkway 59-47, lost to Finneytown 75-71; hosts Jackson Center today, Russia on Tue.

- Compiled by Marc Pendleton

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