Prep boys basketball tourney pairings released


The Southwest District recently released first-round tournament pairings for boys basketball.

In Division II at Springfield, second-seeded Urbana will play seventh-seeded Graham on Saturday, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m.

In Division III at Northmont, fourth-seeded West Liberty-Salem will play 15th-seeded Dayton Christian on Friday, Feb. 19 at 6 p.m.

In Division IV at Piqua, ninth-seeded Mechanicsburg will play fifth-seeded Fort Loramie on Friday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. On the other side of the bracket, third-seeded Triad will play 10th-seeded Riverside on Saturday, Feb. 20 at 5:30 p.m.

Junior high basketball

Urbana beat Graham, 50-45, in the CBC 8th grade boys tournament on Monday. For Urbana (13-4), Isaiah Fonseca had 10 points, Grant Hower and Marion Krebehenne each had 8 and Austin Rooney added 7.

Urbana advances to the semifinals of the CBC tournament on Thursday at Mad River.