Elks News · Boys Basketball Advances to District Final


The varsity boys basketball team made statement at UD Arena on Saturday in the Sectional Final game against Xenia(18-5). Xenia was the GWOC South Champion and on a roll heading into the tourney but the Elks withstood their fast start and then dismantled the Buccaneers with ease. The Elks were up 34-26 at the half and then outscored Xenia 21-8 in the 3rd quarter to pull ahead by 21 entering the 4th quarter. The Elks quickly enlarged that lead and cruised to the win. Senior Joey Weingartner led the Elks with 22 points and senior Kyle Dodson added 12 points. The Elks are now 22-3 overall and will play Elder in the District Final on Saturday March 14th at 9:00 pm at UD Arena. Tickets will be on sale for the Saturday game beginning Monday morning at 7:30 am. Price is $6.00 per ticket and that ticket will get you into the 7:00 pm game(Wilmington vs. Moeller) as well as into our game. There are games at 1 pm and 3 pm and then they will clear the arena for our set of games. Parking will be $4.00 per vehicle.