COLUMBUS — Area boys basketball teams found their tournament destination Sunday when the draw was held for the Central District.
In Division I, Mount Vernon was seeded 40th and will travel to fourth-seeded Pickerington Central on Feb. 22 at 1 p.m. A win would put the Jackets in the sectional finals on Feb. 28 at Licking Heights, the 37th seed.
In Division II, Highland received the 22nd seed and will travel to No. 2 seed Heath on Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. A win would advance the Scots to the sectional finals where they would face Granville, the 10th seed, on Feb. 29.
Centerburg received the best area seed in Division III, getting the sixth seed and a first-round bye. The Trojans will host the winner of Johnstown (No. 7) and Liberty Union (No. 17) on Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. for a shot at moving on to district competition.
Northmor was named eighth seed and will await the winner of No. 10 seeded Fredericktown and No. 15 seed Madison Plains. The Freddies will first play Feb. 25 at 7 p.m., with the winner playing at Northmor on Feb. 28 at 7 p.m.
Mount Gilead was named 18th seed and also received a bye. The Indians will await the winner of No. 5 Africentric and No. 20 Cristo Rey on Feb. 28 at 7 p.m.
Utica got a bye and will await the winner of top-seeded Harvest Prep and Columbus International. The Redskins will play Feb. 28 at 7 p.m.
East Knox received a fourth seed in Division IV and will await the winner of Newark Catholic (No. 5) and KIPP Columbus (No. 16). The Bulldogs will play at home Feb. 25 at 7 p.m.
Danville, the 19th seed, will travel to top-seeded Grandview Heights on Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. The winner of that game gets No. 17 Fairfield Christian on Feb. 25.
Tenth-seeded Cardington will travel to ninth-seeded Delaware Christian on Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. for a shot to advance to district.
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