Here’s who we consider the top boys high school basketball area teams.
1. Wayne (11-0): d. Akron SVSM 68-57; at Springboro on Fri., hosts Springfield on Wed.
2. Springfield (10-0): d. Cleveland Heights 73-67; at Fairmont on Fri., at CJ on Sat., at Belmont on Tue., at Wayne on Wed.
3. Belmont (7-1): d. Franklin 68-51; hosts Stivers on Fri., hosts Springfield on Tue.
4. Centerville (8-5): d. Sidney 67-56; hosts Lebanon on Fri.
5. Fairmont (9-4): lost 80-70 to Spire Academy, lost 93-79 at Trotwood; hosts Springfield on Fri., hosts Alter on Tue.
Others: Beavercreek, Butler, Fairborn, Franklin, Lebanon, Miamisburg, Northmont, Piqua, Sidney, Springboro, Stebbins, Tecumseh, Troy, Wilmington, Xenia.
1. Trotwood-Madison (8-3): lost 87-77 to McEachem (Ga.), d. Fairmont 93-79; hosts Troy on Fri., at Northmont on Sat., at Tippecanoe on Sat.
2. Fenwick (8-2): d. Reading 69-65, d. Madeira 64-54; at Badin on Fri., hosts Alter on Sat., at Clinton-Massie on Tue.
3. Dunbar (7-3): d. Toledo Woodward 83-78; hosts Meadowdale on Fri.
4. Carroll (7-4): d. Stivers 51-32; at Cin. Roger Bacon on Fri., at Tecumseh on Tue.
5. Kenton Ridge (7-3): d. Indian Lake 70-66; hosts Jonathan Alder on Fri., at Bellefontaine on Tue.
Others: Alter, Bellbrook, Bellefontaine, Benjamin Logan, Chaminade Julienne, Clinton-Massie, Eaton, Graham, Greenville, Meadowdale, Northridge, Northwestern, Oakwood, Ponitz, Spg. Shawnee, Thurgood Marshall, Tippecanoe, Urbana, Valley View, West Carrollton.
1. Versailles (12-1): d. Sidney 65-50, d. Lima Catholic 64-42; hosts Fort Recovery on Fri.
2. Bethel (11-2): d. Arcanum 65-38; at Miami East on Fri., hosts National Trail on Tue.
3. Anna (9-3): lost 62-59 to St. Henry; hosts Houston on Fri., at Miami East on Sat., hosts Fort Loramie on Tue.
4. Preble Shawnee (8-2): d. Northridge 57-50; at Carlisle on Fri., at TC North on Sat., hosts Dixie on Tue.
5. Troy Christian (11-2): d. Miami East 39-26; at Jefferson on Fri., hosts Emmanuel Christian on Mon.
Others: Arcanum, Brookville, Carlisle, Coldwater, Dayton Christian, Dixie, Fort Recovery, Greeneview, Greenon, Houston, Indian Lake, Miami East, Milton-Union, National Trail, Northeastern, Stivers, Twin Valley South, Waynesville, West Liberty-Salem.
1. Fort Loramie (12-0): d. Thurgood Marshall 58-53; at Botkins on Fri., hosts Minster on Sat., at Anna on Tue.
2. St. Henry (9-2): d. Anna 62-59; hosts New Knoxville on Fri., hosts Ansonia on Sat.
3. Catholic Central (11-1): d. Emmanuel Christian 67-61; vs. West Jefferson on Fri., vs. Triad on Tue.
4. Minster (6-2): d. Delphos SJ’s 45-41, lost 67-50 to Ottoville, d. Coldwater 80-48; hosts St. Henry on Fri., vs. Franklin Monroe on Mon.
5. Legacy Christian (9-4): lost 71-60 at Carlisle; at Dayton Christina on Fri., at Yellow Springs on Tue.
Others: Ansonia, Botkins, Bradford, Cedarville, Covington, Emmanuel Christian, Fairlawn, Franklin Monroe, Jackson Center, Jefferson, Lehman Catholic, Marion Local, Mechanicsburg, Miami Valley, Mississinawa Valley, New Bremen, New Knoxville, Newton, Russia, Southeastern, Temple Christian, Tri-Village, Triad, Tri-County North, Yellow Springs.
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