Girls basketball power rankings: Who are the top teams in the area?


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

Division I

1. Centerville (3-0): d. Fairmont 70-47; hosts Trotwood-Madison on Sat., at Springfield on Wed.

2. Wayne (3-1): d. Fairmont 64-48, lost 54-53 to Beavercreek; at Wilmington on Mon.

3. Beavercreek (2-2): d. Wayne 54-53; hosts Fairborn on Sat., at Lebanon on Wed.

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4. Tecumseh (1-2): lost 60-44 to Highland, d. Ben Logan 102-32; hosts London on Sat., hosts North Union on Wed.

5. Fairmont (1-3): lost 64-48 at Wayne, lost 70-47 at Centerville; hosts Northmont on Sat., hosts Springboro on Wed.

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

Division II

1. Carroll (3-0): d. Wilmington 50-34, d. Miamisburg 58-35; played Cin. Purcell Marian on Thu., at Cin. McNicholas on Sat.

2. Trotwood-Madison (2-0): d. West Carrollton 74-21; at Centerville on Sat., at Xenia on Wed.

3. Tippecanoe (3-1): lost 51-38 at Springboro, d. Piqua 69-40; hosts Greenville on Wed.

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4. Kenton Ridge (2-0): d. Urbana 88-26; at Jonathan Alder on Sat., hosts Ben Logan on Wed.

5. Bellbrook (0-2): lost 31-29 to Monroe; at Franklin on Sat., hosts Northmont on Mon.

Others: Alter, Bellefontaine, Belmont, Chaminade Julienne, Clinton-Massie, Dunbar, Eaton, Fenwick, Franklin, Graham, Greenville, Meadowdale, Northwestern, Oakwood, Ponitz, Spg. Shawnee, Stivers, Thurgood Marshall, Valley View.

Division III

1. Versailles (4-0): d. Covington 68-35; played Fort Recovery on Thu., hosts Miami East on Sat.

2. Waynesville (2-0): d. Madison 75-48; hosts Northridge on Sat.

3. Greeneview (3-0): d. Southeastern 53-20, d. West Jefferson 41-39; played Madison Plains on Thu., at Catholic Central on Sat.

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4. Coldwater (2-0): d. Kalida 40-38; hosts New Bremen on Fri.

5. Anna (3-0): d. Fairlawn 41-27; at Russia on Sat.

Others: Arcanum, Bethel, Brookville, Carlisle, Dixie, Greenon, Indian Lake, Miami East, Milton-Union, National Trail, Northeastern, Northridge, Preble Shawnee, Urbana, West Liberty-Salem.

Division IV

1. Minster (4-0): d. Kalida 59-29, d. Wapakoneta 54-31; at Parkway on Fri., at Jackson Center on Sat.

2. Cedarville (2-0): d. Madison Plains 58-11, d. Troy 57-18; played Greenon on Thu., hosts Southeastern on Sat., hosts Cin. Christian on Mon.

3. Fort Loramie (3-0): d. Russia 51-25; at Houston on Sat., at WL-Salem on Mon.

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4. Tri-Village (2-1): d. Bradford 37-18; played Franklin Monroe on Thu., hosts Houston on Mon.

5. Legacy Christian (4-1): d. Middletown Christian 54-14, d. Franklin Monroe 40-31, played Dayton Christian on Thu.; at Yellow Springs on Mon.

Others: Ansonia, Botkins, Bradford, Catholic Central, Covington, Dayton Christian, East Dayton Christian, Fairlawn, Fort Recovery, Franklin Monroe, Houston, Jackson Center, Jefferson, Lehman Catholic, Marion Local, Mechanicsburg, Miami Valley, Mississinawa Valley, New Bremen, New Knoxville, Newton, Parkway, Russia, Southeastern, St. Henry, Tri-County North, Triad, Troy Christian, Twin Valley South, Yellow Springs.

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