H.S. softball seedings released


By John Bombatch - jbombatch@civitasmedia.com



Senior pitcher Morgan McClain and the rest of the Xenia Buccaneers will play Miamisburg on May 9 in the first round of the Division I girls high school softball sectional tournament. The Bucs are seeded 20th in the Dayton area.


By John Bombatch

jbombatch@civitasmedia.com

Pairings for the 2016 high school sectional postseason softball tournaments were selected over the weekend.

Of the area high schools in Greene County, the Yellow Springs Bulldogs (5-8) have the top seeding at number 4 in the Division IV sectional tourney.

Yellow Springs opens tournament play on Tuesday, May 10, but they’ll have an early test against fifth-seeded West Alexandria Twin Valley South.

Bellbrook is the next highest seeded Greene County team. The Golden Eagles emerged as the no. 5 seed in the Division II Dayton 2 bracket. They also open on May 10 and will host 13th seed Kettering Alter.

(Seedings listed in parentheses. The higher seeded teams will host the first two rounds of the tournament. All games start at 5 p.m., unless specified.)

DIVISION I

Dayton 1 Bracket

Monday, May 9

(15) Beavercreek vs. (17) Middletown

(13) Hamilton vs. (12) Springboro

(6) Lebanon vs. (18) Butler

Wednesday, May 11

(4) Lakota West vs. Beavercreek/Middletown winner

Hamilton/Springboro winner vs. Lebanon/Butler winner

Monday, May 16

Sectional final, at Centerville HS

Winner vs. Dayton 2 Bracket winner, noon, Saturday May 21 at Northmont HS

Dayton 2 Bracket

Monday, May 9

(16) Sidney vs. (14) Tecumseh

(7) Miamisburg vs. (20) Xenia

Wednesday, May 11

(3) Centerville vs. Sidney/Tecumseh winner

(22) Fairborn vs. Miamisburg/Xenia winner

Monday, May 16

Sectional final, at Kettering Fairmont HS

Winner vs. Dayton 1 Bracket winner, noon Saturday May 21 at Northmont HS

DIVISION II

Dayton 2 Bracket

Tuesday, May 10

(7) Stivers vs. (10) Valley View

(13) Alter vs. (5) Bellbrook

Thursday, May 12

(1) Clinton Massie vs. Stivers/Valley View winner

(8) Chaminade Julienne vs. Alter/Bellbrook winner

Tuesday, May 17

Sectional final, at TBD

Winner vs. Cincinnati 2 Bracket winner, noon Saturday May 21 at Mason HS.

Dayton 3 Bracket

Tuesday, May 10

(4) Eaton vs. (14) Carroll

Thursday, May 12

(3) Monroe vs. (16) Trotwood Madison

(9) Talawanda vs. Eaton/Carroll winner

Tuesday, May 17

Sectonal final at TBD

Winner vs. Dayton 1 Bracket winner, 5 p.m., Friday May 20 at West Carrollton HS

DIVISION III

Dayton 2 Bracket

Monday, May 9

(11) Northridge vs. (10) Fenwick

(8) East Clinton vs. (9) Greeneview

Wednesday, May 11

(1) Badin vs. Northridge/Fenwick winner

(3) Madison vs. East Clinton/Greeneview winner

Monday, May 16

Sectional final at Preble Shawnee HS

Winner vs. Cincinnati 1 Bracket, 5 p.m. Friday May 20 at Kings Mills Kings HS

Northmont 2 Bracket

Monday, May 9

(8) National Trail vs. (9) Greenon

(3) Northwestern vs. (12) Miami East

(7) Versailles vs. (11) Anna

Wednesday, May 11

(2) Northeastern vs. National Trail/Greenon winner

Northwestern/Miami East winner vs. Versailles/Anna winner

Monday, May 16

Sectional final at Northmont HS diamond 1

Winner vs. Dayton 1 Bracket, 5 p.m. Friday May 20 at Eaton HS

DIVISION IV

Dayton Bracket

Tuesday, May 10

(5) Twin Valley South vs. (4) Yellow Springs

(2) Southeastern vs. (6) Catholic Central

(3) Tri-County North vs.(7) Jefferson

Thursday, May 12

(1) Franklin Monroe vs. TV South/Yellow Springs winner

Southeastern/Catholic Central winner vs. TC North/Jefferson winner

Tuesday, May 17

Sectional final at Miami East HS

Winner vs. Cincinnati 1 winner, 5 p.m. Friday May 20 at Mason HS

Cincinnati 2 Bracket

Tuesday, May 10

(2) Georgetown vs. (9) Cedarville

Thursday, May 12

(3) Felicity-Franklin vs. (4) Cincinnati Country Day

(6) Perry vs. Georgetown/Cedarville winner

Tuesday, May 17

Sectional final, at Wyoming HS

Winner vs. Sidney 2, noon Saturday, May 21 at Eaton HS

Senior pitcher Morgan McClain and the rest of the Xenia Buccaneers will play Miamisburg on May 9 in the first round of the Division I girls high school softball sectional tournament. The Bucs are seeded 20th in the Dayton area.
http://xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_McCLainEyesPS-copy.jpgSenior pitcher Morgan McClain and the rest of the Xenia Buccaneers will play Miamisburg on May 9 in the first round of the Division I girls high school softball sectional tournament. The Bucs are seeded 20th in the Dayton area.

By John Bombatch

jbombatch@civitasmedia.com

Bracket pairings provided by the Southwest Ohio District Athletic Board.

Bracket pairings provided by the Southwest Ohio District Athletic Board.

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