(7) Cornerstone Christian vs. (4) Warren JFK girls basketball: Preview capsule for Feb. 28 district semifinal

Feb. 27—(7) Cornerstone Christian vs. (4) Warren JFK

What: Division IV district semifinal

When: 7:30 p.m., Feb. 28

Where: Mineral Ridge, 1334 Seaborn St.

Records: Cornerstone 16-7, Warren JFK 17-6

Cornerstone's path: Defeated East Palestine, 34-23

Warren JFK's path: Defeated Leetonia, 67-12, def. Our Lady of the Elms, 83-22

On deck: Winner advances to the district final to play (2) Badger or (4) New Middletown Springfield at 7 p.m. March 2.

For the record: Talk about contrasting styles. JFK averages 60.5 points per game this season, including 75 points per game in two tournament wins. Cornerstone thrives on defensive pressure and transition scoring. The Patriots are led by Dekotah Barnes (10.3 points, 6.6 rebounds), De'Asia Davis (10.3 points, 5.8 rebounds, 5.7 steals) and Mya Bell (7.8 points, 3.9 assists, 3.6 steals). The key for the Patriots is forcing turnovers and capitalizing on them. JFK has three double-digit scorers in Ava Darney (15.2), Didi Ryan (14.0) and Gianna Pompelia (12.6).

Kampf's pick: Warren JFK