Boys’ sectional brackets revealed

By Garth Shanklin
Sports Editor

All 10 Clermont County schools now have at least some idea who they will face in the first round of sectional tournament play next week.

Match-ups for the boys’ sectional soccer tournament were released on Oct. 9, and in Division I Glen Este drew a first-round bye. The Trojans will face the winner of Anderson and Western Hills on Thursday, Oct. 20 at 7 p.m.

Also in Division I, Amelia drew a first-round tilt at Little Miami. The Barons will face the Panthers at 7 p.m. on Oct. 17. That same night, Milford will travel to Moeller for their sectional opener. That game also begins at 7 p.m.

In Division II, Goshen travels to Indian Hill for their opening-round game at 7 p.m. on Oct. 17. Batavia hosts Reading and New Richmond hosts Waynesville that same night. The Bulldogs and Lions will each start their respective games at 7 p.m.

The four remaining Clermont schools compete in Division III. Felicity-Franklin travels to Fayetteville for their opening-round tilt on Monday, Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. That same night, the Bethel-Tate Tigers host the Ripley Blue Jays, Williamsburg travels to Roger Bacon, and Clermont Northeastern visits Madeira. Those three contests are also 7 p.m. starts.