Division II District Semifinal Recap

CINCINNATI, Ohio — With all eyes on getting to the University of Cincinnati next Friday, we take a look at the three contests that were completed last night and the three games still to come in the Southwest district in Division 2.

Cincinnati 1

#4 Archbishop McNicholas vs #14 Purcell Marian – Tonight, 7 PM at Mason Middle School Arena

The winner moves on to the district finals to take on No. 1 Trotwood Madison on Fri., March 6 at the University of Cincinnati inside of Fifth Third Arena.

#1 Trotwood Madison 86, #14 Dunbar 33

Trotwood Madison moves on to the district finals to take on the winner of No. 4 Archbishop McNicholas and No. 14 Purcell Marian on Fri., March 6 at the University of Cincinnati inside of Fifth Third Arena.

Cincinnati 2

#1 Wyoming vs #7 Aiken – Today, 2 PM at Mason Middle School Arena

The winner moves on to the district finals to take on No. 2 Archbishop Alter on Fri., March 6 at the University of Cincinnati inside of Fifth Third Arena.

#2 Archbishop Alter 59, #4 Kenton Ridge 28

The Knights did two key things in their win on Friday night. They started fast and slammed the door late. Alter outscored the Cougars 13-2 in the first period and closed the game with a 14-3 fourth quarter.

Archbishop Alter moves on to the district finals to take on the winner of No. 1 Wyoming and No. 7 Aiken on Fri., March 6 at the University of Cincinnati inside of Fifth Third Arena.

Cincinnati 3

#2 Hughes 64, #10 Bishop Fenwick 55

The Falcons bolted out to an early lead over the Big Red behind the play of AJ Braun and Dan Luers. The two combined for 26 of the teams 28 points through the first two periods and that allowed Bishop Fenwick to head into the locker room with a 28-27 lead.

In the third quarter, Camron McKenzie came alive as he dropped 14 points in period. The McKenzie eruption and 23 point night paced Hughes past the Falcons despite a late run by Bishop Fenwick to make the game interesting late. Kionte Thomas also added 22 points in the win.

Hughes moves on to the district finals to take on the winner of No. 3 Thurgood Marshall and No. 8 Chaminade Julienne on Fri., March 6 at the University of Cincinnati inside of Fifth Third Arena.

#3 Thurgood Marshall vs #8 Chaminade Julienne – Tonight, 8:30 PM at Springfield HS

The winner moves on to the district finals to take on No. 2 Hughes on Fri., March 6 at the University of Cincinnati inside of Fifth Third Arena.

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