ELIDA - Like the Van Wert girls soccer team, the Cougar boys soccer squad will take part in the Division II district tournament hosted by Elida.

Van Wert’s boys team was the ninth seed at the district draw and will open tournament action on October 15 at 5:00 p.m. with a road game at third-seeded St. Marys.

The winner of that contest will visit fifth-seeded Elida on October 17 at 5:00 p.m. in a sectional championship game.

In the other half of the upper bracket, tenth-seeded Napoleon visits second-seeded Lima Shawnee in an October 17 sectional championship at 5:00 p.m.

The bottom half of the bracket also has one sectional semifinal game on October 15 when eighth-seeded Upper Sandusky travels to seventh-seeded Lima Bath.

Top-seeded Kenton awaits the victor in a sectional championship contest on October 17.

The other sectional championship features sixth-seeded Celina visiting fourth-seeded Defiance on October 17.

District semifinal action will then take place on October 22.

Division III district boys soccer action will be hosted by Kalida with Lincolnview garnering the 11th seed.

The Lancers open tournament play on October 15 with a road trip to ninth-seeded Miller City before the winner of the game visits top-seeded Bluffton on October 17.

Fourth-seeded Continental hosts tenth-seeded Fort Jennings while 12th seeded Spencerville travels to third seed Ottoville in a pair of sectional semifinals on October 15. Those two winners will then battle at the home of the higher seed on October 17.

In the bottom part of the bracket, 13th seeded Paulding makes the trip to seventh-seeded Allen East in a sectional opening round game on October 15. Second-seeded Kalida then awaits the winner of the Panthers-Mustangs game for a contest on October 17.

Sixth-seeded Lima Temple Christian hosts eighth-seeded New Knoxville in a sectional semifinal with that victory making the trip to fifth-seeded Lima Central Catholic on October 17.

District semifinal games at Kalida will be on October 24 with the championship slated for October 27.