By Rob Kiser
The Southwest District boys basketball sectional tournament pairings were held Sunday.
The results are as follows:
Piqua received the 15th seed in the Dayton Division I SuperSectional.
Piqua, 8-12, will play 16th seed Springboro, 6-14, at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 23 at Trotwood-Madison High School.
The winner will play second seed Springfield, 16-3, at 6 p.m. Feb. 27 at Centerville.
All three local teams are in the Northmont 1 and 2 sectionals.
Miami East, 9-12, received the 18th seed in the SuperSectional and is in the Northmont 1 sectional.
The Vikings will open play against 19th seed Greenon at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24.
The winner will play second seed Bethel, 16-3, at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28.
The sectional final is set for 3 p.m. March 3.
Top seed Versailles, 16-3, and 22nd seed Houston, are in Northmont 2.
The two teams will play each other on 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23, with the winner playing 23rd seed Milton-Union, 2-18, at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27.
The sectional final is set for 4:30 p.m. March 3.
PIQUA DIVISION IV
Russia, Lehman and Covington are all in the upper bracket, with Bradford in the lower bracket.
Russia, 12-6 and seeded second, will play the winner of ninth seed Lehman Catholic, 7-12 and 11th seed Covington, 5-15, at 6 p.m. Feb. 27.
Those two teams will open the tournament at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 23.
The sectional final is set for 7 p.m. March 2.
Bradford, 1-19, received the 13th seed.
The Railroaders will play the winner of top seed Fort Loramie, 19-2, and 12th seed Mechanicsburg, 1-19, at 6 p.m. Feb. 28.
The sectional final is set for 7 p.m. March 3.
TROY DIVISION IV
Newton, 5-16, received the 10th seed.
The Indians drew a bye and will play the winner of top seed Catholic Central, 16-3 and ninth seed Cedarville, 5-14, at 6 p.m. Feb. 28.
The sectional final is set for March 3 at 7 p.m.