Boys’, girls’ soccer sectional pairings drawn by IHSAA
The Indiana High School Athletic Association released its sectional pairings for both boys’ and girls’ soccer Sunday as part of its 28th annual state tournament pairings show presented by Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance.
Sectional games for both boys and girls are set to begin Monday and end on Saturday, Oct. 9. The matches in between will be on Tuesday and Thursday for boys, while girls’ middle rounds will take place on Wednesday and Friday.
Girls’ regional semi-final action will commence on Wednesday, Oct. 13, while boys’ regionals will take place a day later, on Thursday, Oct. 14.
Regional championships for both sides will take place Saturday, Oct. 16, at one of four locations for each class. In Class 3A, the championship sites will be in Goshen, Kokomo, Carmel and Seymour. Mishawaka Marian, Norwell, Indianapolis Bishop Chatard and Washington will be the sites for Class 2A, while Class 1A’s regional title games will be at Westview, Taylor, Knightstown and Providence.
Semi-state action for both boys and girls will take place on Saturday, Oct. 23, at one of four sites based on location and regardless of class. Teams north of Indianapolis will compete in semi-state at either Kokomo or South Bend St. Joseph, while southern teams will travel to either Evansville North or Seymour.
Lastly, the state finals will take place Halloween weekend at Michael Carroll Track and Soccer Stadium at Indiana University-Purdue University – Indianapolis. Teams from southern semi-states will be the designated home team for each match. Two matches will be played on Friday, Oct. 29, for scheduled start times of 6 and 8 p.m. The remaining four title games will take place the next day at scheduled times of 11 a.m. and 1:30, 4 and 6:30 p.m. Game assignments for this two-day event will be announced Sunday, Oct. 24.
Game times for sectional games were not available during press time on Monday.
Class 3A Girls’ Soccer Sectional 15 at Jennings County:
Match 1 — New Albany vs. Seymour; match 2 — Jennings County vs. Jeffersonville; match 3 — Match 1 Winner vs. Match 2 Winner; match 4 — Bedford North Lawrence vs. Floyd Central; championship — Match 3 Winner vs. Match 4 Winner.
Class 2A Girls’ Soccer Sectional 31 at Madison Consolidated: Match 1 — Silver Creek vs. Charlestown; match 2 — Scottsburg vs. Salem; match 3 — Madison vs. North Harrison; match 4 — Corydon Central vs. Match 1 Winner; match 5 — Match 2 Winner vs. Match 3 Winner; championship — Match 4 Winner vs. Match 5 Winner.
Class 3A Boys’ Soccer Sectional 15 at New Albany: Match 1 — New Albany vs. Jennings County; match 2 — Floyd Central vs. Seymour; match 3 — Jeffersonville vs. Columbus North; match 4 — Columbus East vs. Match 1 Winner; match 5 — Match 2 Winner vs. Match 3 Winner; championship — Match 4 Winner vs. Match 5 Winner.
Class 2A Boys’ Soccer Sectional 31 at Scottsburg: Match 1 — Silver Creek vs. Corydon Central; match 2 — Salem vs. North Harrison; match 3 — Madison vs. Scottsburg; match 4 — Charlestown vs. Match 1 Winner; match 5 — Match 2 Winner vs. Match 3 Winner; championship — Match 4 Winner vs. Match 5 Winner.
Class 1A Boys’ Soccer Sectional 46 at Trinity Lutheran: Match 1 — Lanesville vs. Providence; match 2 — Christian Academy of Indiana vs. Henryville; match 3 — Match 1 Winner vs. Match 2 Winner; match 4 — Trinity Lutheran vs. Rock Creek Community Academy; championship — Match 3 winner vs. Match 4 winner.