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Girls basketball pairings announced

A field of 380 teams will begin play at 64 sectional sites Tuesday, Feb. 5 in the 2002 IHSAA Girls Basketball Tournament Series. Sectional play will continue on Feb. 8th and 9th, with the regionals scheduled for Feb. 16th, the semi-states on Feb. 23rd and the state finals at Conseco Fieldhouse on Saturday, March 2nd.
The defending state champions are Triton in Class A, Fort Wayne Bishop
Luers in Class 2A, Indianapolis Cathedral in Class 3A and Ben Davis in
Class 4A. All are repeat winners from the 1999-00 season.
At the state finals, there will be a championship game in each of the four classes, beginning with Class A at 10:30 a.m. and followed immediately by the Class 2A game. After a mid-afternoon break, the second session will begin with the Class 3A championship game at 6:30 p.m., followed by the Class 4A championship game.
Six-team sectionals will play two first-round games on Tuesday beginning at 6 p.m., two semifinals on Friday beginning at 6 p.m., and the championship on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Note: The two teams drawing first-round byes will play in the second semifinal game on Friday.
Tickets are $5 for a single-session and a three-session season pass is $9.
Class 3A: Sectional 29 at Corydon Central — Game 1 — Silver Creek (10-9) vs. North Harrison (16-3); Game 2 — Providence (14-8) vs. Madison (4-15); Game 3 — Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2; Game 4 — Corydon Central (12-6) vs. Scottsburg (11-8); Game 5 — Championship.
Class 2A: Sectional 48 at Forest Park — Game 1 — Tell City (4-13) vs. Forest Park (11-7); Game 2 — South Spencer (13-7) vs. Crawford County (8-10); Game 3 — Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2; Game 4 — Perry Central (6-12) vs. Southridge (15-3); Game 5 — Championship.
Class 1A: Sectional 63 at Orleans — Game 1 — Lanesville (6-15) vs. South Central (Eliz.) (15-6); Game 2 — Springs Valley (9-11) vs. Orleans (5-14); Game 3 — Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2; Game 4 — West Washington (5-13) vs. Medora (3-14); Game 5 — Championship.
REGIONAL PAIRINGS — Saturday, February 16 — 10:00 a.m., 12:00 noon, 8:00 p.m.
Ticket Information: Single Session $6.00 Season $9.00.
Class 3A: at JASPER — Winner at Corydon Central vs Winner at Evansville Memorial; Winner at Jasper vs Winner at Danville
Class 2A: at FOREST PARK — Winner at North Knox vs Winner at Forest Park; Winner at Eastern (Pekin) vs Winner at Southwestern (Hanover).
Class 1A: at LOOGOOTEE — Winner at New Washington vs Winner at Barr-Reeve; Winner at Orleans vs Winner at Oakland City Wood.
Tickets on sale now
Tickets for the Corydon Central girls basketball sectional can be purchased anytime from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the athletic director’s office at the high school.
Tickets may also be purchased between games this Thursday night against Clarksville and between the junior varsity and varsity contest on Saturday night against Crawford County.
For tickets to the Orleans sectional, please contact either the Lanesville or South Central athletic office.