Wheaton girls claim No. 2 district seed

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Lady Bulldogs, Exeter open tourney play Saturday

Hard work and dedication have been rewarded for the Wheaton girls this season in the form of a No. 2 Class 1, District 5 seed.

The Lady Bulldogs and Exeter head to Willard on Saturday in hopes of keeping the hoops season alive and advancing in tourney play.

Walnut Grove secured the No. 1 seed, with Wheaton voted the No. 2. Dadeville secured the No. 3 seed followed by Exeter, No. 5; Greenfield, No. 6; and Hurley, No. 7.

This year’s event will be hosted at Willard High School and action begins at 12:30 p.m. Saturday with Wheaton and Hurley, followed by Dadeville and Greenfield. The winners of those two matches meet on Feb. 21 at 5:45 p.m. in the semifinals.

Exeter and Golden City tip at 6 p.m. Saturday, with the winner playing Walnut Grove in the semifinal at 4:30 p.m. the following Wednesday.

The championship game is set for 6 p.m. on Feb. 23.

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