Thanks to a strong performance from Sierra Barker and an intense defensive effort, the Belpre Lady Golden Eagles defeated the Federal Hocking Lady Lancers 55-35 to advance to the sectional championship game.
The Vinton County Lady Vikings (7-14, 5-7) have struggled to guard star players throughout the season, and it came back to bite them in their first round tournament matchup against the Warren Lady Warriors (13-7).
No. 8 Zane Trace had the upset within reach with a little over six minutes left in the sectional semifinals of the Chillicothe District in the OHSAA Division II Tournament, but the No. 1-seeded Athens squad had too much firepower, as they beat the Pioneers, 42-34.