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Monroeville, Plymouth top seeds at Div. IV Shelby district

By Norwalk Reflector staff • Apr 28, 2019 at 5:36 PM

Area high school softball teams learned their respective paths to a district championship on Sunday as the statewide tournament draws were held at host district sites.

In Division II, Bellevue (12-4) was the No. 2 seed behind Ontario at the Edison High School site. The Lady Red will face No. 5 Willard (8-9) in a sectional title game at Bellevue at 5 p.m. on May 10.

The winner advances to a district semifinal matchup on May 14 at Edison High School against either Ontario, or the May 7 Shelby-Lexington winner.

In the bottom half of the bracket, Norwalk (7-12) will open with Mansfield Senior at home at 5 p.m. on May 7. The winner will visit Mansfield Madison at 5 p.m. on May 10 in a sectional title game.

The district title game at Edison is scheduled for 5 p.m. on May 16.

At the Div. III Lexington district, Edison (14-4) is the No. 5 seed and will rematch with No. 10-seeded New London in a May 7 sectional semifinal at 5 p.m. in Milan. The winner of that game advances to visit No. 4 Clear Fork in a sectional championship game at 5 p.m. on May 10.

In the upper half of the bracket, Western Reserve (2-13) visits state-ranked Margaretta at 5 p.m. on May 10. The district semifinals are scheduled for 4 and 6 p.m. on May 15 at Lexington High School.

At the Div. IV Shelby district, Firelands Conference foes Monroeville and Plymouth were the top two seeds in the district.

The Eagles (15-2) have a bye and await the winner of St. Paul (5-13) vs. Mansfield Christian, which will be played at 5 p.m. on May 6. The winner of that game will visit Monroeville at 5 p.m. on May 9 in the sectional title game.

in the bottom half of the bracket, South Central (5-13) faces Buckeye Central at 5 p.m. on May 6 — with the winner advancing to the May 9 sectional title game at No. 2 seed Plymouth (13-4).

The district semifinals will be played at 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. at Shelby High School on May 14.

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