Minster Girls Will Play Two State-Ranked Teams in Three Days

Staff Writer

When the Minster girls basketball team hosts New Bremen on Thursday night, it will be a match-up of state-ranked squads. Then they’ll face another ranked team two days laters when Ottoville comes to town on Saturday afternoon.

The Wildcats were ranked No. 1in the latest Associated Press Division IV poll while New Bremen is ranked 11th. Ottoville is ranked third in Division IV. The Big Green (13-0) will come to Minster on Saturday at 1 p.m.

Minster is atop the AP rankings despite losing its first game of the season against Elyria Catholic at the Classic in the Country on Sunday morning by a 44-41 score.

Elsewhere in the Midwest Athletic Conference, Versailles is the second-ranked team in Division III. Fort Recovery is ranked 10th in Division IV.

In other MAC match-ups on Thursday, a battle of state-ranked teams will see Versailles go to Fort Recovery. Elsewhere, Coldwater goes to Delphos St. John’s, Parkway travels to Marion Local, St. Henry is at New Knoxville.

In the Shelby County Athletic League, Fort Loramie goes to Botkins, Houston goes to Anna and Russia hosts Jackson Center. Fort Lormaie leads the league with a 7-0 record, while Russia is a game behind with a 6-1 mark in conference.