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Girls basketball pairings announced

A field of 383 teams will begin play at 64 sectional sites next week in the 2005 IHSAA Girls Basketball Tournament Series.
Sectional play begins Tuesday and will conclude Saturday with the championship game. The regional round is scheduled for February 19. The semi-states will be held on February 26 and the state finals at Conseco Fieldhouse on Saturday, March 5.
In Class 1A at Sectional 60 at Borden: Feb. 8 ‘ 7 p.m. ‘ Restoration Christian (12-7) vs. Christian Academy (1-18); Feb. 9 ‘ 6 p.m. ‘ Henryville (2-18) vs. South Central (15-6); 7 p.m. ‘ Lanesville (10-8) vs. New Washington (8-11); Feb. 11 ‘ 6 p.m. ‘ Borden (5-13) vs. Game 1 winner; 7:30 p.m. ‘ Game 2 winner vs. Game 3 winner; Feb. 12 ‘ 7:30 p.m. ‘ Friday night’s winners in sectional championship game.
South Central has a record of 7-1 against sectional opponents this season while Lanesville sports a mark of 6-3.
In Class 2A at Sectional 48 at Forest Park: Feb. 8 ‘ 7 p.m. ‘ Forest Park (11-7) vs. South Spencer (11-8); Feb. 9 ‘ 6 p.m. ‘ Southridge (18-0) vs. Perry Central (14-4); 7:30 p.m. ‘ Crawford County (6-13) vs. Tell City (8-10); Feb. 11 ‘ 6 p.m. ‘ North Posey (4-15) vs. Game 1 winner; 7:30 p.m. ‘ Game 2 winner vs. Game 3 winner; Feb. 12 ‘ 7:30 p.m. ‘ Friday night’s winners in sectional championship game.
In Class 3A at Sectional 30 at Silver Creek: Feb. 8 ‘ 6 p.m. ‘ Corydon Central (17-2) vs. Salem (7-12); 7:30 p.m. ‘ Silver Creek (10-9) vs. North Harrison (6-14); Feb. 11 ‘ 6 p.m. ‘ Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner; 7:30 p.m. ‘ Madison (11-8) vs. Scottsburg (15-4); Feb. 12 ‘ 7:30 p.m. ‘ Friday night’s winners in sectional championship game.
Corydon Central has a perfect 4-0 record against sectional opponents while North is 1-3.
Sectional ticket prices are $5 for a single session or $9 for a season pass.
The sectional victor at Silver Creek will go up against the winner from the Jasper Sectional at 10 a.m. in the Jasper Regional.
The sectional winner at Borden faces off against Orleans’ champion at 10 a.m. in the morning game of the Southwestern (Shelby) Regional.
Regional tickets are $6 for a single session or $9 for a season pass.
In a new twist this year, semistate sites have been chosen, however the IHSAA won’t announce which teams play at those sites until after the regional round has been completed.
This has been done to reduce drive times for the teams involved.
Corydon Central will be selling season passes to the Silver Creek Sectional from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day this week and at the boys game on Friday night.
Lanesville’s tickets for the Borden Sectional are on sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the high school office.
North Harrison will begin selling tickets today (Wednesday) in the bookstore and at Thursday night’s girls home game.
For ticket info at South Central, call the school at 969-2941.
Funeral changes LHS girls’ game site
Due to the two-day visitation and funeral for Katlyn Collman at the Crothersville gymnasium, Lanesville’s girls game this Saturday against the Lady Tigers has been changed to a home date.
The game begins at 1 p.m. and is a varsity-only contest.
Collman, 10, was abducted early last week from near the Crothersville school and her body was found Sunday.

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