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Eight boys basketball teams fought Saturday for their respective District Championship title and a chance to advance to the Regional Semifinals. Two teams that made it through include the Trotwood Rams and the Wayne Warriors. Both teams played close games and worked hard for their District titles. Trotwood advanced to the Regional Semifinal after a 51 - 50 win over La Salle. Wayne made it through with its 49 - 45 win over Fairfield.
Trotwood and Wayne will be playing each other in the Regional Semifinal, each fighting to advance to the District I Region 4 Final. The Rams and Warriors will tip off in the Semifinal this Wednesday, March 12th at 6:15 pm. The location is yet to be determined. The Regional Final is this Friday, March 14th at Xavier University (7:00 pm).
Congratulations to the girls bowling team from Beavercreek, this year's State Champ! The Lady Beavers competed this weekend in the DI OHSAA State Team Bowling Tournament in Columbus. Also competing this weekend, were the Lady Elks who finished fifth in the State Championship Tournament. Megan Cook (Sophomore) of Centerville won the Individual State Bowling Championship. The top ten girls bowlers also included Colleen Hines (Senior) of Beavercreek. Great job to all lady bowlers this weekend!
Tomorrow's girls basketball Regional Semifinals will feature both the Lady Firebirds and the Lady Elks. Both teams will play at Wright State University Wednesday, March 5th. Fairmont will take the court first at 6:15 pm against Princeton. Centerville will follow at 8:00 pm, taking on Lakota West. Both teams have had impressive seasons, which include tying each other for the GWOC Central Division title with 9-1 Conference records. The winners of Wednesday's games will play in the Regional Final Saturday, March 8th at 7:30 pm (WSU).
Following last week's Southwest District Boys Bowling Championship, the teams from Fairmont, Beavercreek and Northmont advanced to the State Tournament. The teams finished first, third and fourth, in that order, in the district. The State Championships are this Friday, March 7th at Waynes Webb's Columbus Bowl. For lane assignments and other tournament information, please visit OHSAA's Bowling Tournament site.