Valentine’s Day and the Super Bowl seem to control the major chunk of attention for the month of February, but when that is all said and done, all eyes will be focused in on the Lady Bulldogs basketball team as they steamroll into the playoffs.
The Bulldogs held on to a 7-10 record going into the official drawing for playoff seeds and scheduling. With a substantial record, Stow was able to grab a fourth seed in the OHSAA Division I bracket. Canfield clinched the first seed, followed by Austintown Fitch and Boardman with the second and third seeds respectively.
Bracket play filled out to have the Bulldogs square up against Youngstown East at home on Feb. 13. If all goes as planned, and they come out with a victory, Akron East will be next in line, also at home on Feb. 18.
Stow’s season has been highlighted with wins over Twinsburg and Hudson, along with leadership and strength on the court from captains senior Jessie Stout and juniors Kelly Fenwick and Chrissy DeMarino.
With a seemingly easy path to the championship due to a fortunate draw, it is a very real possibility for the Bulldogs to seize a district title. With that said, all pistons must be firing, and the discipline to take the path one game at a time must be strong.