GIRLS BASKETBALL | Regional preview
Who: Howland (20-4) vs. Mentor Lake Catholic (14-10), tonight at 8.Also: Minerva (18-6) vs. Bay Village (21-2), today at 6:15 p.m.Where: Barberton High School.How to get there: Take I-76 west through Akron to the Barber Road exit. Turn right and proceed one mile -- school is on the left.So far: Howland advanced to its first regional appearance in five seasons by defeating Salem, 49-30, to win the Fitch district. Mentor Lake Catholic eliminated Lakeview, 61-50, in the Ashtabula district semifinals and then defeated Jefferson, 59-54.
Who: Ursuline (19-4) vs. Waterloo (21-2), Wednesday at 6:15 p.m.Also: South Euclid Regina (23-1) vs. Garfield Heights Trinity (20-4), Wednesday at 8 p.m.Where: Cuyahoga Falls High School.How to get there: Take I-76 west to Akron and then Route 8 north five miles to exit 23B. Follow Portage Trail Ramp. Turn left on East Portage Trail then right on Fourth Street.So far: The Irish won the United district, defeating Brookfield 58-38 in the final. Waterloo ousted United, 93-44, in Rootstown district final and Woodridge, 67-48.
Who: McDonald (22-1) vs. Bedford St. Peter Chanel (15-9), Thursday at 8 p.m.Also: Mansfield St. Peter's (18-5) vs. East Canton (21-2), Thursday at 6:15 p.m.Where: Massillon Perry High School.How to get there: Take Route 11 south to Canfield then U.S. 224 west 20 miles to 225 south. Turn left on 225 and proceed seven miles to U.S. 62. Turn right on U.S. 62 and proceed 18 miles to Canton. Take Fulton Road exit and then I-77 south. Proceed two miles to Route 172 west (Tuscarawas Street). Follow Tuscarawas four miles to Highland Avenue SW. Turn left onto Highland and follow to the school.So far: McDonald defeated Columbiana, 69-42, to win the Hubbard district. At Burton, Beford St. Peter Chanel defeated Ashtabula Sts. John & amp; Paul, 57-33.
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