Boys tournament match-ups set, Bulldogs get first round bye
By Michael Newton
The MFL MarMac Boys drew a bye into the second round of the Class 2A District 7 tournament and will play the winner of the Columbus Catholic versus Sumner-Fredricksburg game on Thursday, Feb. 20 in West Union.
The other half of the district has South Winneshiek playing North Fayette Valley (NFV) on Monday, Feb. 17. The winner of the South Winn-NFV game will play Denver on Thursday, Feb. 20.
The winners will travel to Oelwein on Tuesday, Feb. 25 for the district title and the right to advance to Manchester on March 1.
District 8, the other half of the substate, will be contested at Dyersville Beckman on Feb. 17 and 20. On Feb. 17, the winner of Alburnett versus Monticello will move on to play Clayton Ridge on Feb. 20. Beckman and Bellevue will face off for the right to play Cascade on Feb. 20. The district final is scheduled for Epworth on Feb. 25, and then on to Manchester to play at substate.