Milford earns best seed for county boys in sectional

Six more of Clermont County’s varsity boys basketball teams will be beginning their trail through their respective sectional tournaments.

Division I

Milford (number-10 seed) versus Wilmington (number-19 seed), Feb. 22, 8 p.m., at the University of Cincinnati.

“I’m happy we’re seeded tenth and I’m happy with the night we’re playing,” said Milford head coach Joe Cambron of his Eagles who are 11-6 overall and 7-5 in the Greater Miami Conference.

“Wilmington is a very athletic team,” said Cambron. “They start two freshmen who are very good. They’re beatable, but they’re very dangerous.” The Hurricanes are tied for first place in the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Cardinal Division with Turpin.

“Our season has been a blast. Not just because we’re winning, but the kids are great and we’ve been getting tremendous crowd support that is awesome.”

Junior forward Brandon Baker is leading the Red and White with his 16.1 scoring average. He is also averaging 8.4 rebounds and 2.6 assists. Senior forward Andrew Burton is averaging 12.3 points and 5.0 rebounds. Sophomore forward Mark Bryant is averaging 8.4 points and 8.1 rebounds. Sophomore point guard Zachary Host is the GMC leader with 4.4. assists.