PUTNAM COUNTY — Ottawa-Glandorf and Columbus Grove were voted top seeds for their respective upcoming boys basketball tournaments.

Tournament play starts on Tuesday, Feb. 25 for some of the county teams with the sectional finals being contested on Friday, Feb. 28.

Ottawa-Glandorf was voted the top seed for the Division III district tournament that feeds into Lima Senior. The Titans (18-1) will play either Bath or Allen East in the sectional finals on Feb. 28 at Miller City at 6:15 p.m.



Bluffton was voted the number two seed in the district with Wayne Trace third and Riverdale was the fourth seed.

Columbus Grove (19-0) was voted the top seed for the Division IV district tournament that feeds into Elida. The Bulldogs will play either Ada or Fort Jennings in the sectional finals at Bluffton University on Friday, Feb. 28 at 8 p.m.

Ottoville was voted the second seed in this district with Kalida garnering the fourth seed. The Big Green will play the winner of the semi-final game between Pandora-Gilboa and Continental on Feb. 28 at 6:15 p.m. at Van Wert High School. Kalida opens tournament play on Wednesday, Feb. 26 against Patrick Henry at Van Wert at 6:15 p.m.

Here is a look at the district brackets for the Putnam County teams.

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Division III

Lima Senior District

Upper Bracket

At Miller City

Bath (2-17) vs. Allen East (5-14), Feb. 25, 7 p.m.

Winner vs. Ottawa-Glandorf (17-1), Feb. 28, 6:15 p.m. for sectional championship.

Coldwater (9-10) vs. Liberty-Benton (12-7), Feb. 26, 6:15 p.m.

Tinora (11-9) vs. Riverdale (14-6), Feb. 26, 8 p.m.

Winners meet Feb. 28, 8 p.m. for sectional championship.

Sectional winners advance to Lima Sr. district semi-finals on March 5, 6:15 p.m.

Lower Bracket

At Elida

Fairview (9-9) vs. Delphos Jefferson (8-10), Feb. 25, 6:15 p.m.

Winner vs. Wayne Trace (15-5), Feb. 28, 6:15 p.m. for sectional championship.

Paulding (6-12) vs. Lima Central Catholic (10-8), Feb. 25, 8 p.m.

Winner vs. Bluffton (16-4), Feb. 28, 8 p.m., for sectional championship.

Sectional winners advance to Lima Sr. District semi-finals on March 5, 8 p.m.

Seeds: 1. Ottawa-Glandorf; 2. Bluffton; 3. Wayne Trace; 4. Riverdale.

Division IV

Elida District

Upper Bracket

At Van Wert

Pandora-Gilboa (9) vs. Continental (11), Feb. 25, 7 p.m.

Winner vs. Ottoville (2), Feb. 28, 6:15 p.m. for sectional championship.

Kalida (4) vs. Patrick Henry (13), Feb. 26, 6:15 p.m.

Lincolnview (5) vs. Miller City (6), Feb. 26, 8 p.m.

Winners meet Feb. 28, 8 p.m. for sectional championship.

Lower Bracket

at Bluffton University

Crestview (8) vs. Leipsic (7), Feb. 26, 6:15 p.m.

Winner vs. Delphos St. John’s (3), Feb. 28, 6:15 p.m. for sectional championship.

Ada (10) vs. Fort Jennings (12), Feb. 26, 8 p.m.

Winner vs. Columbus Grove (1), Feb. 28, 8 p.m. for sectional championship.

Seeds: 1. Columbus Grove; 2. Ottoville; 3. Delphos St. John’s; 4. Kalida.