It will be a busy weekend for local prep athletes in basketball, swimming and wrestling
The boys basketball schedule for the weekend is as follows:
Piqua D-IV Boys Basketball
Russia vs. Bradford, 5:30 p.m.
Houston vs. Mississinawa Valley, 8:30 p.m.
Centerville D-I Sectional
Piqua vs. Beavcercreek at Trotwood, 6:30 p.m.
Belmont D-III Sectional
Versailles vs. Arcanum, 5 p.m.
Miami East vs. National Trail, 6:30 p.m.
Troy D-IV Sectional
Newton vs. Catholic Central, 12:30 p.m.
Piqua D-IV Sectional
Covington vs. Botkins, 8:30 p.m.
Four local teams will be playing for sectional titles Saturday.
In a D-III doubleheader at Franklin Monroe High School, Versailles will play Middletown Madison at 11 a.m., followed by Miami East and Anna at 12:30 p.m.
In Sidney D-IV action, Houston will play Jackson Center at noon; while in Brookville D-IV action Newton will play Tri-Village at 3 p.m.
A number of swimmers will competing for state berths this weekend at the district swimming meet at Miami Univeristy.
Bradley McPherson — 100 breaststroke (alternate).
Eli Baker — 100 backstroke, 100 freestyle
Andrew Sluss — 100 backstroke, 200 IM
Chase Fulghum — 50 freestyle, 100 backstroke (alternate).
Clint Morgan — 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle, 200 medley relay, 200 freestyle relay.
Quincy Baltes — 100 butterfly, 100 backstroke, 200 medley relay, 200 freestyle relay.
Cole Condon — 100 freestyle, 200 medley relay, 2oo free relay.
Harrison Detrick — 200 medley relay, 200 freestyle relay.
Cassidy Hemm — 200 IM
Meredith Richters — 200 IM, 100 breaststroke, 400 freestyle relay, 200 medley relay.
McKenna Bollinger — 500 freestyle, 100 freestyle, 400 freestyle relay, 200 medley relay.
Megan Lawson — 100 backstroke, 200 IM, 400 freestyle relay, 200 medley relay.
Abby Bollinger — 400 freestyle relay, 200 medley relay.
Lexi Fliehman — 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle, 200 freestyle relay, 2oo medley relay.
Abbey Marshal — 100 breaststroke, 100 butterfly, 200 freestyle relay, 2oo medley relay.
Ashlyn Cordonnier — 100 breaststroke, 200 IM, 200 freestyle relay, 200 medley relay.
Rachel Subler — 50 freestyle, 200 freestyle relay, 400 freestyle relay.
Heather Albers — 100 breaststroke, 50 freestyle, 200 medley relay, 400 freestyle relay.
Emily Kremer — 500 freestyle (alternate), 400 freestyle relay.
Faith Wilker — 4o0 freestyle relay.
Corrine Tisher — 100 breaststroke, 200 IM.
Piqua will compete in the Centerville 2 D-I sectional wrestling Friday and Saturday, while Covington, Lehman Catholic, Miami East and Versailles will compete in the Lehman D-III sectional wrestling Friday and Saturday.
The top four finishers in each weight class will advance on to the district meet.