Chiefland wins over Dixie; to face Williston Friday

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By Jenna McKenna

Chiefland boys beat rival Dixie County 67-65 Tuesday to advance to the semifinal round of the Class 3A District 5tournament. They'll play top seed Williston Friday at 7 p.m. in Chiefland. Newberry, winner in their early Tuesday matchup with Fort White, will play P.K. Yonge Friday at 5:30. The winners of Friday's games will meet Saturday at 7 p.m. in the tournament final.

In the Class 2A District 5 tournament, hosted by Bronson, the Eagles fell to Branford in the opener. Branford advances to play Oak Hall and the winner of Bell-Mayo will face Hawthorne, both on Friday. Championship game is Saturday at 7 p.m.