Blue Lions seeded No. 2, Panthers No. 3 in boys Sectional


By Chris Hoppes - [email protected]



Tournament pairings have been announced for the upcoming Division II Southeast District Sectional tournament.

The Washington Blue Lions (15-3 at the time of the draw) are a No. 2 seed.

Washington’s first game will be Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 8 p.m. at Southeastern High School against the winner of the Hillsboro (No. 7, 6-13) versus Jackson (No. 10, 2-16) game. Hillsboro and Jackson play Monday, Feb. 15 at 8 p.m.

The Miami Trace Panthers are a No. 3 seed in the tournament. They were 11-7 at the time of the draw.

The Panthers play No. 6 seed Waverly (10-8) on Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 8 p.m. at Southeastern H.S.

Should they win their first games, Washington would play Miami Trace for a Sectional championship Friday, Feb. 19 at Southeastern H.S. at 7 p.m. for a trip to the District tournament at the Convocation Center in Athens.

Unioto is one of two No. 1 seeds in the tournament (the other is Fairfield Union).

Unioto will play the Gallia Academy/McClain winner on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 6:15 p.m. at Southeastern High School.

McClain (4-13, No. 9 seed) will play Gallia Academy (6-11, No. 8 seed) Monday, Feb. 15 at 6:15 p.m.

The Chillicothe Cavaliers are a No. 5 seed (10-9 at the time of the draw). They will play Circleville (No. 4 seed, 10-7) on Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 6:15 p.m. at Southeastern High School.

The winner of Circleville/Chillicothe will play the Unioto/Gallia Academy/McClain winner for a Sectional championship on Saturday, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. for a trip to the Convo.

By Chris Hoppes

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Reach Chris Hoppes at 740-335-3611, ext. 1104, or on Twitter @choppes1

Reach Chris Hoppes at 740-335-3611, ext. 1104, or on Twitter @choppes1

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