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Notre Dame, Eastern Brown nab top seeds in district tournament draws

SOSA Staff Report

The area’s girls basketball programs learned of their first-round postseason fates Sunday afternoon as the Southeast Ohio District Athletic Board revealed tournament seeds.

Here’s a brief look at where each area team will begin its postseason run.


The top-seeded team in SOSA’s coverage area is No. 5 Unioto (17-3). The Shermans will take on No. 12 River Valley at 8 p.m., Feb. 13 at Adena.

No. 7 Miami Trace (14-5) battles No. 10 Waverly (12-7) at noon, Feb. 15 at Adena. Directly after that game at Adena, No. 11 Washington (9-9) takes on No. 6 Fairfield Union.

No. 9 McClain (13-5) faces No. 8 Logan Elm at 8 p.m., Feb. 13 at Logan High School. No. 18 Jackson (2-15) faces No. 15 Gallia Academy at Logan on Feb. 10 with tip set for 8 p.m. while No. 14 Hillsboro (5-14) takes on No. 3 Warren at Logan, with tip set for noon on Feb. 15.

No. 13 Chillicothe (7-12) will also start its tournament run at Logan High School, facing No. 4 Vinton County at 6:15 p.m. on Feb. 13.


Eastern Brown (19-0) is the top seed in Division III and will await the winner of No. 16 Lynchburg-Clay (10-8) and No. 17 Federal Hocking. The Warriors will play that game at 1 p.m. on Feb. 15 at Valley.

Also near the top half of the bracket is No. 25 Piketon (7-13), who will play No. 8 Dawson-Bryant at 6:46 p.m., Feb. 10 at Valley. No. 4 Southeastern (16-4) takes on No. 29 Zane Trace (2-17) at 6:15 p.m., Feb. 12 at Jackson.

Further down, No. 20 West (9-11) battles with No. 13 Fairland at 8 p.m., Feb. 12 at Jackson. No. 5 Northwest (17-3) faces No. 28 Crooksville at 6:15 p.m., Feb. 13 at Valley while No. 12 Oak Hill (12-8) bouts with No. 21 Eastern Meigs at 8 p.m., Feb. 13 at Jackson.

Eastern Brown’s Rylee Leonard and the Warriors have locked up the No. 1 seed in Division III Southeast tournament draw.
CREDIT: Jenny Campbell/SOSA

Wheelersburg (17-2) is a No. 2 seed and will start it tournament path against No. 31 Wellston at 2 p.m., Feb. 9 at Valley. Near the Pirates in the bracket is No. 15 Fairfield (10-8), which will take on No. 18 Chesapeake at 2 p.m., Feb. 9 at Jackson.

No. 7 North Adams (14-4) faces No. 26 Valley (5-15) at 6:15 p.m., Feb. 10 at Jackson. No. 10 Adena (14-8) plays SVC foe, No. 23 Westfall (8-11), at 8 p.m., Feb. 10 at Jackson.

No. 30 West Union (2-17) has the task of taking on No. 3 Ironton at 6:15 p.m., Feb. 12 at Valley, while No. 19 Minford (9-11) plays No. 14 New Lexington at 8 p.m., Feb. 12 at Valley.

Lastly, in Division III, No. 22 Huntington (7-11) takes on No. 11 South Point at 8 p.m., Feb. 13 at Valley.


In Division IV, top-seeded Notre Dame (18-2) will have a familiar matchup, taking on either No. 16 Symmes Valley (5-13) or No. 17 Clay (6-15) at 6:15 p.m., Feb. 13 at Northwest.

No. 8 South Webster (11-8) will take on No. 9 Manchester (9-9) at 8 p.m., Feb. 13 at Northwest. No. 13 Eastern (7-15) faces No. 20 Whiteoak (1-18) at 8 p.m., Feb. 10 at Northwest.

Green (15-5), a No. 5 seed, tangles with No. 12 South Gallia at 1 p.m., Feb. 15 at Northwest while No. 2 Peebles (16-2) battles either No. 15 Paint Valley (4-17) or No. 18 Western (3-17) at 6:15 p.m., Feb. 13 at Wellston.

No. 19 East (1-20) faces No. 14 Southern at 8 p.m., Feb. 10 at Wellston. Lastly, No. 6 New Boston (14-7) takes on SOC I foe, No. 11 Ironton St. Joe (10-10) at 2:45 p.m., Feb. 15 at Northwest.

For a complete look at the Southeast District tournament brackets, click the links below.




About Derrick Webb

Derrick is SOSA's chief content coordinator and has worked for the Chillicothe Gazette, the Portsmouth Daily Times and Eleven Warriors. He's a 13-time award-winning journalist, a self-proclaimed baseball purist, a suffering Bengals fan and has never met a stranger.
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