Fairlawn, Anna top seedsfor junior high tourneys

Play in both 7th and 8th begins Saturday


Staff report

HOUSTON — The County junior high boys basketball tournament draw was held Wednesday night at Houston, and the pairings have been announced.

Both the 7th grade and 8th grade tournaments will be held at Houston this year and both are set to begin on Monday.

Anna is the No. 1 seed in the 7th grade tournament, and Fairlawn is the top seed in the 8th grade tournament.

There will be three games in both tournaments on Saturday.

The semifinals will both be held on Thursday of next week, and the championship games next Saturday.

Following are the pairings:


Seeding — 1. Anna, 2. Botkins, 3. Fort Loramie, 4. Russia, 5. Fairlawn, 6. Houston, 7. Jackson Center


10 a.m. — Botkins vs. Houston

11:15 — Russia vs. Fairlawn

12:30 — Anna vs. Jackson Center


6:00 — Fort Loramie vs. Anna-Jackson Center winner

7:15 — Botkins-Houston winner vs. Russia-Fairlawn winner

Saturday (Feb. 11)

10 a.m. — Championship game



Seeding — 1. Fairlawn, 2. Fort Loramie, 3. Botkins, 4. Jackson Center, 5. Anna, 6. Russia, 7. Houston


10 a.m. — Fairlawn vs. Russia

11:15 — Botkins vs. Anna

12:30 — Houston vs. Fort Loramie


6:00 — Houston-Loramie winner vs. Botkins-Anna winner

7:15 — Fairlawn-Russia winner vs. Jackson Center

Saturday (Feb. 11)

11:15 — Championship

Play in both 7th and 8th begins Saturday