GMC Girls Basketball Well Represented in Regional Semi-Finals

02/28/2016

 GMC teams will be filling half the field when the southwest Ohio girls' regional tournament kicks of at Kettering Fairmont's Trent Arena this Wednesday (March 2).   Southwest Ohio provides one team to the State Final Four.  Lakota West and Mason will be joining Wayne and and Springhboro to determine who that that team will be.

 

Lakota West (25-1) witll play Springboro (23-3) in a game starting at 6:15 pm.

 

Mason (23-2) will tip off agains Wayne (25-1) in the second game on Wednesday at approximately 8:00pm

 

Wednesday's winners will return to Trent Arena for the Regional Finals starting at 7:00 pm on Saturday, March 5th.

 

Lakota West and Mason are the number 1 and number 2 seeds respectively  coming out of the Cincinnati Sectionals.  Wayne and Springboro held down the number 1 and number 3 seeds in the Dayton Sectionals.

 

In the previous two years this regional has provided the eventual State champions, Princeton in 2014 and Lakota West in 2015.

 

The Firebirds and Comets finished one/two in this year's Greater Miami Conference race.  Wayne won this years' Greater Western Ohio Conference  (GWOC) Central Division championship while Springboro laid claim to the GWOC Southern Division title.

Bob Ashby, Contributing writer