Boys tournament draws announced; Galion, Clear Fork square off Feb. 25 in Willard


GALION — In the Division II sectional/district tournament, Galion received the No. 10 seed and plays No. 8 seed Clear Fork on Feb. 25 at Willard at 8 p.m. The winner of that game plays Shelby, the No. 3 seed, at Willard on Feb. 28 at 8 p.m. for a sectional title and a trip to the district tournament at Mansfield Senior. Also,No. 4 Norwalk plays No. 9 Edison at 6:15 p.m. on Feb. 25 at Willard, with the victor playing No. 2 seed Huron for a sectional title in the 6:15 p.m. game at Willard on Feb. 28.

In the upper bracket, No. 11 Vermilion plays N0. 7 Mansfield Senior at 7 p.m. Feb. 26 at Bucyrus High School. The winner of that game plays top seed Upper Sandusky at 6:15 p.m. at Bucyrus High School on Feb. 28. Also, No. 5 Ontario and No. 6 Lexington play at 8 p.m. Feb. 28 for a sectional title, also at Bucyrus.

Colonel Crawford

In the Division III sectional/district tournament at Norwalk High School, No. 3 seed Colonel Crawford plays No. 13 Kansas Lakota at 6:15 p.m. on Feb. 26. The winner of that game takes on the winner of the 8 p.m. Feb. 26 game between No. 8 Bloomdale Elmwood and No. 10 seed Elmore Woodmore. That sectional title game is Feb. 28 at 8 p.m. at Hopewell-Loudon.

In the other bracket No. 11 Crestline takes on No. 12 Bucyrus at Hopewell-Loudon High School at 7 p.m. Feb. 25. The winner of that game plays top-seeded Willard at 6:15 p.m. Feb. 28 at Hopewell-Loudon for a sectional championship.

Northmor

In the Division III Columbus 2 bracket, the winner of the a game between London Madison Plaina (No. 15) and No. 10 Fredericktown plays No. 8 Northmor at Northmor High School for a sectional title at 7 p.m. on Feb. 28. In the other half of the bracket, No. 11 seed Elgin plays No. 14 Miford Center Fairbanks Feb. 25. The winner of that game will play at No. 2 seed Worthington Christian at Worthington Christian for a chance to advance to the district tournament

In the top half of that bracket, No. 22 Canal Winchester Harvest Preparatory plays host to Columbus International on Feb. 25. That winner will play No 21 Utica at 7 p.m. on Oct. 28 for a sectional championship. Also No. 12 Columbus Academy takes on No. 13 Pleasant for a sectional championship.

Crestline

In the Division IV Willard sectional/district tournament, Crestline earned a No. 9 seed and will play New London (No. 7) at Crestview at 6:15 p.m. on Feb. 25. The winner of that game plays South Central, the No. 2 seed at 6:15 p.m. Feb. 28 for a sectional bracket. In the other half of the bracket. No. 3 Norwalk St. Paul plays No. 11 New Washington at Crestview at 8 p.m. The winner takes on Mohawk (No. 5) at 8 p.m. Feb. 28 at Crestline for a sectional title.

In the top half of the bracket, top-seeded Lucas plays No. 13 Mansfield Christian at 7 p.m. on Feb. 25 at Shelby, with the winner taking on No. 12 seed Lakeside Danbury for a sectional title at 6:15 p.m. Feb. 28 at Shelby. In the other half of that bracket, Sandusky St. Mary Central Catholic (No. 4) plays Mansfield St. Peter’s (No. 10) at 6:15 p.m. Feb. 26 at Shelby High School. Also, No. 6 Monroeville and No. 8 Plymouth play at 8 p.m. Feb. 26. The winners of those two games play each other for a sectional title Feb. 28 at 8 p.m. at Shelby.

Galion, Clear Fork play at8 p.m. Feb. 25 in Willard

By Russ Kent

Galion Inquirer