Miami Trace and Washington CH earned victories Saturday at Adena HS to advance to next week’s district tournament. The Panthers will face 4th ranked Sheridan while The Blue Lions will tangle with #5 Warren, both Friday at Southeastern HS. Sheridan pounced on Gallia Academy 65-18 while Warren blistered Hillsboro 50-17.
Leading at the 18-15 at the break, Miami Trace pulled away from Waverly in the second half for a 50-36 victory, despite committing 31 turnovers.
Washington CH trailed Fairfield Union 16-8 late in the first quarter, but then went on 17-9 run to hold a 25-24 lead at the half, then out scored the Falcons 16-4 in the third. Fairfield Union pulled back to within 6 late in the game, but Washington finished with a 58-47 win.
There are four district games at Southeastern HS this week. The State’s top ranked team, Circleville faces Mid State League rival Logan Elm Thursday at 6:15 with #10 Unioto and Vinton County at 8pm. Then Friday, Miami Trace and #4 Sheridan at 6:15 and Washington CH plays #5 Warren at 8pm.