Boys state basketball poll: O-G No. 3 in Division III

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Ottawa-Glandorf is the only team from the Defiance six-county area ranked in the latest Associated Press Ohio high school boys basketball poll.

The Titans (12-1) remained ranked No. 3 in Division III this week, while Edgerton dropped out of the Division IV poll despite not losing. The Bulldogs were ranked No. 17 a week ago.

St. Henry is the only new No. 1 team this week, taking over the top spot in D-IV from Newark Catholic.

Columbus Northland (D-I), Dayton Thurgood Marshall (D-II) and Cincinnati Summit Country Day (D-III) are the other top-ranked teams.

How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school boys basketball teams in the third 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 (18) 13-0 209

2, Westerville N. (2) 12-0 180

3, Cin. Walnut Hills (2) 14-1 152

4, Tol. Whitmer 11-2 132

5, Norwalk 14-0 121

6, Tol. St. John's 11-3 87

7, Mentor 12-2 81

8, Cle. St. Ignatius 9-3 77

9, Tol. Cent. Cath. 8-2 42

10, Reynoldsburg 13-2 33

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Shaker Hts. 18. 12, Cin. Moeller 16.

DIVISION II

1, Day. Thur. Marshall (17) 12-1 213

2, Cols. Watterson (1) 10-1 156

3, Day. Dunbar (1) 11-3 152

4, Kettering Alter (1) 12-1 139

5, St. Clairsville 10-1 120

6, Cols. Brookhaven (1) 10-2 117

7, Granville 11-2 74

8, Can. S. 12-2 50

9, Cle. Cent. Cath. 8-3 47

10, Trotwood-Madison (1) 10-2 29

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Franklin 19. 12, Akr. SVSM 18. 12, Vincent Warren 18. 14, Akr. Hoban 13.

DIVISION III

1, Cin. Sum. Country Day (21) 13-0 219

2, Lima Cent. Cath. 13-1 175

3, Ottawa-Glandorf 12-1 162

4, Bloom-Carroll 14-0 145

5, St. Bernard Roger Bacon 14-1 136

6, Liberty-Benton 11-1 96

7, Ironton (1) 10-2 72

8, Versailles 10-2 51

9, Oak Hill 12-2 48

10, Beachwood 9-2 44

DIVISION IV

1, St. Henry (13) 14-1 188

2, Cle. VASJ (6) 11-2 169

3, New Mad. Tri-Village (1) 15-0 148

4, Bristol (1) 12-0 126

5, Cols. Africentric 12-2 117

6, Newark Cath. (1) 11-2 116

7, Old Fort 15-1 94

8, Richmond Hts. 11-2 76

9, Ft. Recovery 10-2 67

10, Tol. Christian 11-1 26

Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Convoy Crestview 21. 12, New Bremen 14.

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