OTTOVILLE - Ottoville will make their fifth appearance in the Girls State Basketball tournament this afternoon as they face Fort Loramie in the second of two Division IV state semi-finals at Value City Arena. Game time for the Lady Green is 3 p.m.
The first game Friday has Berlin Hiland and Reedsville Eastern playing at 1 p.m. with the two winners returning Saturday at 5:15 p.m. to play for the Division IV state championship.
Ottoville enters Friday game with a 27-0 record and as the number one ranked team in Division IV. Fort Loramie is 25-3 on the season and ranked number seven in the final AP poll.
This will be the Big Green's first trip to state since the 2007 season, while Fort Loramie will be making their third trip to Columbus in the last four years. The two teams last met in the regional semi-finals in 2010 with Loramie winning a regional semi-contest in Springfield 48-30.