Tall climb for Tigers, Bulldogs at districts

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Exeter boys face No. 2 team in the state, Walnut Grove

A tall mountain faces the Exeter boys basketball team (1-21) as they enter the Class 1, District 5 tournament on Saturday.

The No. 8 seed Tigers face No. 1 seed and No. 2 state-ranked Walnut Grove at 12:30 p.m. at Willard.

No. 7 Wheaton entertains No. 2 seed Greenfield at 6:30 p.m.

No. 3 Hurley and No. 6 Dadeville are set to meet at 8 p.m., with No. 4 Everton and No. 5 Golden City to tip at 2 p.m.

Semifinal matches are slated for Tuesday with the winners of the Walnut Grove-Exeter game and Everton-Golden City tilt to battle at 6 p.m.

The Greenfield-Wheaton victor and the Hurley-Dadeville winner meet in the second semifinal at 7:30 p.m.

The championship is slated for Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

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