Here’s who we consider the top girls high school basketball area teams in the preseason power rankings.
1. Fairmont (17-9 last season): vs. Solon at Lakota West on Sat.; vs. Newark at Lakota West on Sun.
2. Tecumseh (19-6): at Ben Logan on Dec. 5.
3. Wayne (15-10): vs. Westerville South at Lakota West on Sat.; vs. Gahanna Lincoln at Lakota West on Sun.
4. Springboro (21-4): vs. Pickerington Central at Lakota West on Sun.
5. Lebanon (18-5): hosts Hamilton on Mon.
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Others: Beavercreek, Butler, Centerville, FairbornMiamisburg, Northmont, Piqua, Sidney, Springfield, Stebbins, Troy, West Carrollton, Wilmington, Xenia.
1. Tippecanoe (25-3): hosts West Liberty-Salem on Mon.
2. Valley View (20-3): at Minster on Fri.; hosts Miamisburg on Mon.
3. Bellbrook (20-8): vs. Princeton at Lakota West on Fri.
4. Carroll (16-10): hosts Cin. Wyoming on Fri.
5. Trotwood-Madison (21-3): at Fairborn on Wed.
Others: Alter, Bellefontaine, Belmont, Chaminade Julienne, Clinton-Massie, Dunbar, Eaton, Fenwick, Franklin, Graham, Greenville, Kenton Ridge, Meadowdale, Northwestern, Oakwood, Ponitz, Spg. Shawnee, Stivers, Thurgood Marshall.
1. Versailles (28-2): vs. Greenon at Tri-Village on Fri.
2. Waynesville (24-2): hosts Middletown Madison on Dec. 1.
3. Greeneview (22-3): hosts Xenia on Mon.
4. Coldwater (17-5): at Van Wert on Tue.
5. Miami East (19-5): at Urbana Skeeter Classic on Fri.-Sat.
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Others: Anna, Arcanum, Bethel, Brookville, Carlisle, Dixie, Greenon, Indian Lake, Milton-Union, National Trail, Northeastern, Northridge, Preble Shawnee, Urbana, West Liberty-Salem.
1. Minster (26-3): vs. Valley View at Lakota West on Fri.
2. Fort Recovery (18-5): hosts Convoy Crestview on Thu.
3. New Bremen (17-7): at Anna on Fri.
4. Tri-Village (21-6): vs. TBA in Bill Burkett Tourney on Fri.-Sat.
5. Franklin Monroe (21-4): hosts Brookville on Fri.
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Others: Ansonia, Botkins, Bradford, Cedarville, Catholic Central, Covington, Dayton Christian, East Dayton Christian, Fairlawn, Fort Loramie, Houston, Jackson Center, Jefferson, Legacy Christian, Lehman Catholic, Marion Local, Mechanicsburg, Miami Valley, Mississinawa Valley, New Knoxville, Newton, Parkway, Russia, Southeastern, St. Henry, Tri-County North, Triad, Troy Christian, Twin Valley South, Yellow Springs.
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