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

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

Division I

1. Sidney (6-1): d. Greenville 73-47; hosts Wayne on Sat.

2. Springfield (4-3): d. Northmont 78-64, lost 46-36 vs. Hilliard Bradley; hosts Hamilton on Sat.

3. Butler (7-1): d. Tippecanoe 60-44; at Valley View on Fri.

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4. Fairmont (4-2): lost 75-68 OT to Alter, d. Stebbins 76-46; vs. Bishop Tolton (Mo.) on Thu.

5. Wayne (4-3): d. Miamisburg 67-61, d. Centerville 47-41; hosts Trotwood-Madison on Fri., at Sidney on Sat.

Others: Beavercreek, Belmont, Carroll, Centerville, Fairborn, Franklin, Lebanon, Miamisburg, Northmont, Piqua, Springboro, Stebbins, Tecumseh, Troy, Xenia.

Division II

1. Trotwood-Madison (5-0): d. Crispus Attucks (Ind.) 89-81; at Wayne on Fri.

2. Chaminade Julienne (6-0): d. Belmont 60-48; vs. Gnadenhutten Indian Valley on Fri., vs. Col. Hartley on Sat.

3. Fenwick (5-1): d. Carroll 42-32; vs. TBA at Tuscarawas Shootout on Fri. and Sat.

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4. Graham (6-2): d. Urbana 43-38; at Covington on Fri., vs. TBA at Covington on Sat.

5. Thurgood Marshall (3-3): d. Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter 72-70; hosts Trotwood-Madison on Jan. 5.

Others: Alter, Bellbrook, Bellefontaine, Clinton-Massie, Dunbar, Eaton, Greenville, Kenton Ridge, Meadowdale, Northridge, Northwestern, Oakwood, Ponitz, Spg. Shawnee, Tippecanoe, Urbana, Valley View, West Carrollton, Wilmington.

Division III

1. Stivers (6-0): vs. Clinton-Massie at Cin. Christian on Fri.

2. Brookville (7-0): d. Oakwood 46-40; vs. Mississinawa Valley at Franklin Monroe on Fri. and vs. TBA on Sat.

3. Anna (7-0): d. Jackson Center 65-48, d. New Bremen 70-40; hosts Fort Loramie on Fri.

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4. Twin Valley South (5-1): d. National Trail 70-54; at Miami East on Fri.

5. Troy Christian (4-2): d. Mississinawa Valley 54-47; vs. Bethel at Piqua on Thu. and vs. TBA on Fri.

Others: Arcanum, Bethel, Carlisle, Coldwater, Dayton Christian, Dixie, Greeneview, Greenon, Houston, Indian Lake, Miami East, Milton-Union, National Trail, Northeastern, Preble Shawnee, Versailles, Waynesville, West Liberty-Salem.

Division IV

1. Marion Local (2-1): d. Versailles 53-42, lost 48-47 to Lima Shawnee; vs. TBA at Coldwater on Fri. and vs. TBA on Sat.

2. Catholic Central (8-0): d. Southeastern 53-38; hosts West Liberty-Salem on Fri.

3. Emmanuel Christian (6-0): d. Yellow Springs 69-36; at Greenon on Thu.

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4. St. Henry (4-1): d. Fort Loramie 39-36, d. Parkway 54-51; vs. TBA at Coldwater on Fri. and vs. TBA on Sat.

5. Jackson Center (5-2): lost 65-48 to Anna; at Botkins on Fri.

Others: Ansonia, Botkins, Bradford, Cedarville, Covington, East Dayton Christian, Fairlawn, Fort Loramie, Fort Recovery, Franklin Monroe, Jefferson, Legacy Christian, Lehman Catholic, Mechanicsburg, Miami Valley, Minster, Mississinawa Valley, New Bremen, New Knoxville, Newton, Parkway, Russia, Southeastern, Tri-County North, Tri-Village, Triad, Yellow Springs.

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