The Logan High School girls’ basketball is ranked No. 13 in the state in the Class AAA Preseason Coaches Poll.
The Lady Cats were 14-6 last year and are led by 6-foot-2 senior center Monica Mitchell.
Parkersburg South is the preseason No. 1 team in the state in Class AAA. Morgantown, who plays Logan in a home-and-home series this season, is second. South Charleston is third, Huntington fourth and St. Albans fifth. Spring Valley is No. 7.
Both Huntington and Spring Valley are in Logan’s sectional.
Defending Class AA state champion Sissonville is the preseason No. 1 team in Double-A. Wyoming East is second, Fairmont Senior third, North Marion fourth and Summers County fifth.
Huntington St. Joe is the preseason No. 1 team in the state in Class A. Wheeling Central is second, St. Marys third, Tucker County fourth and Williamstown fifth.
Chapmanville (AA) and Man (A) were both unranked.
Logan was scheduled to open the season Wednesday night at Chapmanville.
West Virginia Coaches Association
Preseason Girls Basketball Poll
1 Parkersburg South
3 South Charleston
5 St Albans
6 Greenbrier East
7 Spring Valley
Other Teams Receiving Votes: John Marshall, Hurricane, Logan, Jefferson, George Washington
2 Wyoming East
3 Fairmont Senior
4 North Marion
5 Summers Co
10 Clay Co
Other Teams Receiving Votes: Ravenswood, Frankfort, Keyser, Pikeview, Tolsia
1 Huntington St. Joe
2 Wheeling Central
3 St Marys
4 Tucker Co
6 Charleston Catholic
7 Gilmer Co
9 Pocahontas Co
10 Weirton Madonna
Other Teams Receiving Votes: Clarksburg Notre Dame, Parkersburg Catholic
(Paul Adkins is the Sports Editor of the Logan Banner. He can be reached at 304-752-6950 ext. 1730, by email at [email protected] or on Twitter @PAdkinsBanner).