By Kevin Wannemacher

Times Bulletin Business Manager


Sectional tournament matchups were set around the state on Sunday as volleyball sectional draws were held throughout Ohio.

Division II draw results from Lima Senior saw Van Wert get a bye to open the sectional tournament. St. Marys plays Lima Bath in the opener with the winner returning to battle the Lady Cougars.

The bottom half of the bracket will have Wapakoneta tangling with Celina and Elida battling Lima Shawnee in sectional semifinal action.

In Division III action at Lincolnview, Coldwater and Lima Central Catholic each picked up seeds. The Lady Cavaliers tangle with Paulding in the sectional opener on October 16 at 6:15 p.m. followed by Parkway taking on Delphos Jefferson.

In the first sectional championship on October 19, the Coldwater-Paulding winner returns to tangle with Fort Recovery before Lima Central Catholic plays either Parkway or Delphos Jefferson in the nightcap.

Division IV sectional draw results from Ottoville had saw Leipsic and Crestview pick up the top two seeds.

Patrick Henry plays Miller City in the only game on October 15 while Leipsic awaits the victor for a contest at 6:15 p.m. on October 19.

The bottom half of the bracket has Crestview against Continental in the first match on October 17. The nightcap will have Wayne Trace against Kalida. The two winners from October 17 return to tangle with each other on October 19 at 7:30 p.m.

Elsewhere in Division IV, Spencerville will take part in the sectional at Coldwater.
The Bearcats (4-17) open sectional action on October 15 in the second match of the evening against New Knoxville (12-7) with the winner playing St. Henry on October 17.

In the opener on October 15, New Bremen (12-8) takes on Minster (11-9) while Marion Local (19-1) awaits the victory in the first match on October 17.

At Elida, Ada and Lima Temple Christian recorded the top two seeds.

Ada (14-7) plays Waynesfield Goshen (3-17) on October 15 at 6:15 p.m. before the winners plays Lincolnview (6-14) on October 19.

The bottom half of the bracket has Lima Temple Christian (12-8) against Ottoville (4-13) in the opener on October 17 before Delphos St. John's (4-16) takes on Lima Perry (0-20). The two winners meet at 8:00 p.m. on October 19.