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Ohio AP Boys Basketball Week Two Poll - 1-16-17

Only one Mercer County high school boys basketball team is ranked in the first AP poll of the season.

Ft. Recovery moved up three spots from 10th spot in D IV with 86 points and is 129 points behind McDonald who had 215 points and fifteen 1st place votes.

One other MAC school is rated, in D III Versailles moved up one spot to #6th.

Ottawa-Glandorf represents the WBL, the Titans drop to 4th in D II, after a loss this weekend to Findlay. The Titans had 109 points.

CLICK HERE-For all four division polls

42nd Annual IHSAA Girls Basketball State Tournament Sectional Drawing

(1-15-17) - The IHSAA had Sectional selections today for all four classes.

In 4A, Jay County will have their hands full again when they play (Tuesday, 1-31-17) the host and nationally ranked Homestead, led by McDonald's All-American Nominee Karissa McLaughlin. The Spartans knocked off the Top Rated Ohio school Mason in a MLK Tournament this weekend.

In 3A, Bellmont will match-up on Friday (February 3rd) at Norwell against the Mississinewa-Norwell winner. Bellmont beat Norwell yesterday 57-48 and beat Mississinewa 47-22 in November.

In 2A, both South Adams and Adams Central are in the Churubusco Sectional, the Starfires will play the host school on Tuesday, January 31st, while Adams Central will play ACAC rival Woodlan on Wednesday, February 1st. The Flying Jets lost to Woodlan on December 3rd 67-31. The Starfires and Churubusco will play a week for the tournament on January 25th.

Sectional games are scheduled to begin Tuesday, Jan. 31, and run through Saturday, Feb. 4, with the regional round slated for Feb. 11 and semi-states on Feb. 18. The four state championship games that make up the state finals will be played at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Saturday, Feb. 25.


Homestead (6)
G1: Muncie Central vs. Fort Wayne Wayne. Tues
G2: Homestead vs. Jay County. Tues
G3: Huntington North vs. Winner of G1. Fri
G4: Fort Wayne South Side vs. Winner of G2. Fri
Championship: Winner of G3 vs. Winner of G4. Sat


Norwell (6)
G1: Mississinewa vs. Norwell. Tues
G2: Columbia City vs. Fort Wayne Bishop Luers. Tues
G3: Bellmont vs. Winner of G1. Fri
G4: Heritage vs. Winner of G2. Fri
Championship: Winner of G3 vs. Winner of G4. Sat


Churubusco (7)
G1: Churubusco vs. South Adams. Tues
G2: Bluffton vs. Eastside. Wed
G3: Adams Central vs. Woodlan. Wed
G4: Blackford vs. Winner of G1. Fri
G5: Winner of G2 vs. Winner of G3. Fri
Championship: Winner of G4 vs. Winner of G5. Sat

CLICK HERE-Complete Pairings For All Four Classes


No. of Schools Entered: 397 teams.

By Class: 100 4A teams; 101 3A teams; 99 2A teams; 96 1A teams.

Total No. of Games: 393 games in 26 days.

Ohio AP Girls Basketball Poll - 1-10-17

Only one Mercer County high school girls basketball team is ranked in the first AP poll of the season.

Ft. Recovery is 5th in D III with 52 points and MAC member Versailles is just ahead of the Indians by just 6 points in 4th place.

In Div IV, MAC member Minster (9-0) is in a tie for first with Waterford (8-1), both schools had 117 points, the Wildcats had 5 first place votes, while Waterford had 6.

Just one WBL school was ranked, Ottawa-Glandorf (11-0) is 2nd in D II with 112 points (six 1st place votes) 11 points behind Dayton Carroll.

CLICK HERE-For all four division polls

Baseball Umpire Training Course

The Mid-west Buckeye Umpires' Association will be hosting a training course for prospective baseball umpires interested in earning OHSAA certification for the upcoming 2017 season. Anyone ages 14+ is eligible to enroll in the class. Cost of the course is $135 - which includes all instructional materials, OHSAA membership fees, rule books, and annual membership dues to MBUA. Classes will be held at Van Wert High School on Monday evenings beginning February 6th and concluding on March 20th. Course registration and payment can be completed online by visiting www.myohsaa.org and clicking on the "REGISTER" link at the top of the page. Once you have created a free account, click on "Select a Course" and search for "Van Wert." For more information, contact Ryan Thompson at (419)305-0426 or Ron Golemon at (419)513-0439. To ensure that course materials are received prior to the first class, please register by January 30th.

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1991 Ohio High School Regional Championship basketball game. Last second shot by Jill Froning for unranked Celina wins the game over Ohio's #1 rated Pickerington (were also rated in USA Today Top 5)...Celina went on to win the Ohio D1 State Championsip game. Game was played at Bellefontaine HS, Dave Schmidt doing the play-by-by for Celina Cable TV.

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