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Two local softball teams advanced to the divisional tournament and will battle for a district title in their respective divisions on Monday.

In Division II, No. 10 seed Steubenville Big Red will meet the No. 3 Tri-Valley at Tuscarawas Central Catholic High School in New Philadelphia on Monday in the East District 1 semifinals.

Big Red outscored Indian Creek 11-1 in their sectional final, while Tri-Valley beat West Holmes 12-1.

Indian Valley No. 2 and Dover No. 12 face off in the other semifinal on Monday. The winners will meet for the district title on Wednesday at a venue to be announced.

In Division III, Harrison Central will meet Tuscarawas Valley on Monday in the Eastern District semifinals. This match will be played at the Conotton Valley ground in Bowerston.

The Huskies, the No. 2 seed, outscored No. 14 Ridgewood 10-0 in the sectional semifinals and the No. 8 local 15-5 in the sectional final to reach the district tournament.

Tusky Valley, the No. 5 seed, shut out No. 15 Coshocton 10-0 in their sectional semi-final, then upset No. 3 Cambridge 10-3 in the sectional final to earn their place.

The other semi-final will pit No. 1 Martins Ferry against No. 4 Garaway on Monday.

The winners will meet for the Division III district crown on Wednesday at a venue to be determined.



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