Road to Peoria Starts in Bethany for Titans

Tri-County ranked 10th in sub-sectional

By Tim Hendershot sportsfan122774@yahoo.com
Posted 2/17/20

Last Thursday and Friday, the IHSA officially announced the seeds and match-ups for this year's IHSA Class 1A Boys' Basketball Tournament as March Madness begins next week.  The Tri-County …

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Road to Peoria Starts in Bethany for Titans

Tri-County ranked 10th in sub-sectional

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Last Thursday and Friday, the IHSA officially announced the seeds and match-ups for this year's IHSA Class 1A Boys' Basketball Tournament as March Madness begins next week.  The Tri-County Titans were seeded number ten in Sub-Sectional A of the Casey-Westfiled Sectional Complex and will play in the Bethany Regional in an eight team field.

The Titans will play the second game of the evening on Tuesday, February 25 against the number six seeded Neoga Indians at Okaw Valley High School in Bethany at 7:30 p.m. in a regional quarterfinal contest.  The winner will then face off in the regional semifinals the following night on Wednesday, February 26 at 7:30 p.m. against the winner of the first quarterfinal on Tuesday pitting the number three seeded and host Okaw Valley Timberwolves taking on the number thirteen seeded Chrisman Cardinals, which will tip at 6:00 p.m.

The other half of the bracket has the number two seeded Casey-Westfield Warriors taking on the number fourteen seeded Martinsville Blue Streaks on Monday, February 24 at 6:00 p.m. in a quarterfinal contest, then the number eight seeded Cumberland Pirates face the number nine seeded Arcola Purple Riders in a battle of two Lincoln Prairie Conference teams in the other quarterfinal that same night at 7:30 p.m.  The winners of those two games will play in the first semifinal on Wednesday at 6:00 p.m.

The title contest is scheduled for Friday, February 28 in Casey at 7:00 p.m. with the champion advancing to the Casey-Westfield Sectional in a semifinal contest on Wednesday, March 4 at 7:00 p.m.

The IHSA Class 1A State Finals are set for the weekend of March 13-14 at Carver Arena in Peoria.

IHSA Class 1A Boys Basketball Tournament - Bethany Regional

Hosted by the Okaw Valley Timberwolves

Monday, February 24

Game 1: (2) Casey-Westfield Warriors vs. (14) Martinsvillle Blue Streaks, 6:00 p.m.

Game 2: (8) Cumberland Pirates vs. (9) Arcola Purple Riders, 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, February 25

Game 3: (3) Okaw Valley Timberwolves vs. (13) Chrisman Cardinals, 6:00 p.m.

Game 4: (6) Neoga Indians vs. (10) Tri-County Titans, 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday February 26

Game 5: winner of Game 1 vs. winner of Game 2, 6:00 p.m.

Game 6: winner of Game 3 vs. winner of Game 4, 7:30 p.m.

Friday, February 28

Game 7: winner of Game 5 vs. winner of Game 6, 7:00 p.m.

Champion advances to Casey-Westfield Sectional