Leipsic, Coldwater, Minster, Defiance No. 1 seeds in baseball tournaments

Leipsic, Coldwater, Minster and Defiance were No. 1 seeds and Wapakoneta, Lincolnview and Crestview were No. 2 seeds when brackets for OHSAA high school baseball sectionals were announced on Sunday.

First two rounds in sectional/district tournaments for area teams:

Division I

Bowling Green Sectional/District

May 15

Lima Senior at Whitehouse Anthony Wayne, 5 p.m.

May 17

Winner at either St. Francis DeSales or Findlay, 5 p.m.

Division II

Bluffton Sectional/District

Top seeds: 1. Clear Fork; 2. Wapakoneta; 3. Celina; 4. Galion

May 15

Elida at Bath, 5 p.m.

Kenton at Lexington, 5 p.m.

St. Marys at Shawnee, 5 p.m.

May 17

Elida-Bath winner at Clear Fork, 5 p.m.

Kenton-Lexington winner at Wapakoneta, 5 p.m.

St. Marys-Shawnee winner at Celina, 5 p.m.

Archbold Sectional/District

Top seeds: 1. Defiance; 2. Napoleon; 3. Maumee; 4. Galion

May 17

Van Wert at Bryan, 5 p.m.

Division III

Elida Sectional/District

Top seeds: 1. Coldwater; 2. Eastwood; 3. Liberty-Benton; 4. Wayne Trace

May 15

Bluffton at Carey, 5 p.m.

Allen East at Columbus Grove, 5 p.m.

Ottawa-Glandorf at Van Buren, 5 p.m.

Spencerville at Elmwood, 5 p.m.

May 17

Bluffton-Carey winner at Coldwater, 5 p.m.

Allen East-Columbus Grove winner at Eastwood, 5 p.m.

OG-Van Buren winner at Liberty-Benton, 5 p.m.

Spencerville-Elmwood winner at Wayne Trace, 5 p.m.

Division IV

Coldwater Sectional/District

Top seeds: 1. Minster; 2. Crestview; 3. St. Henry; 4. Marion Local

May 14

New Knoxville at Perry, 5 p.m.

LCC at Temple Christian, 5 p.m.

Waynesfield-Goshen at Fort Recovery, 5 p.m.

Parkway at New Bremen, 5 p.m.

May 16

New Knoxville-Perry winner at Minster, 5 p.m.

LCC-Temple Christian winner at Marion Local, 5 p.m.

WG-FR winner at Crestview, 5 p.m.

Parkway-New Bremen winner at St. Henry, 5 p.m.

Findlay Sectional/District

May 14

Ada at Pandora-Gilboa, 5 p.m.

May 16

Ada-PG winner at No. 2 Hardin Northern, 5 p.m.

Upper Scioto Valley at McComb, 5 p.m.

Jim Naveau
Jim Naveau has covered local and high school sports for The Lima News since 1978 and Ohio State football since 1992. His OSU coverage appears in more than 30 newspapers. Naveau, a Miami University graduate, also worked at the Greenville Advocate and the Piqua Daily Call. He has seen every boys state basketball tournament since 1977. Reach him at [email protected] or 567-242-0414.