IHSAA sets volleyball sectional pairings
The Indiana High School Athletic Association released pairings Sunday for the volleyball sectionals as part of its 50th annual state tournament pairings show presented by Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance.
Sectional action will begin next week, starting with the first round taking place on Tuesday. Second-round action will take place Thursday, Oct. 14, while championship rounds will be on Saturday, Oct. 16.
The 64 sectional champions will travel to one of 16 regional sites to compete on Saturday, Oct. 23, at one of four sites, depending on class and sectional. The four Class 4A regionals will be at LaPorte, Noblesville, Bloomington North and Greenfield Central, while Class 3A sectional champions will head to either Kankakee Valley, Danville, Charlestown or Norwell. Class 2A regional sites include Bremen, Cascade, Mitchell and Elwood, while Class 1A will be at Wes-Del, Morristown, Culver Community and Loogootee.
The 16 remaining teams will continue their seasons on Saturday, Oct. 30, when they travel to one of four semi-state locations, depending on geography. Northern regional champions will travel to either Huntington North or Frankfort, while southern teams will venture to either Jasper or Columbus East.
The final eight teams will conclude their seasons on Saturday, Nov. 6, when they travel to Muncie and compete in Worthen Arena on the campus of Ball State University. The winners of the southern semi-states will be the designated home teams for all four state championship matches. All four matches will air on Bally Sports Indiana (formerly Fox Sports Indiana), as well as live-stream on IHSAAtv.org. Current state championship times have yet to be released.
Game times for sectional games were not made available during press time on Monday. For more information, go to IHSAA.com/sports/girls/volleyball.
Class 4A Sectional 15 at Providence: Match 1 – Jeffersonville vs. Floyd Central; Match 2 – Providence vs. Seymour; Match 3 – Jennings County vs. Match 1 winner; Match 4 – New Albany vs. Match 2 winner; Championship – Match 3 winner vs. Match 4 winner.
Class 3A Sectional 30 at Scottsburg: Match 1 – North Harrison vs. Silver Creek; Match 2 – Scottsburg vs. Salem; Match 3 – Charlestown vs. Corydon Central; Match 4 – Madison Consolidated vs. Match 1 winner; Match 5 – Match 2 winner vs. Match 3 winner; Championship – Match 4 winner vs. Match 5 winner.
Class 2A Sectional 46 at Christian Academy of Indiana; Match 1 – Christian Academy of Indiana vs. Paoli; Match 2 – Eastern (Pekin) vs. Henryville; Match 3 – Crawford County vs. Mitchell; Match 4 – Clarksville vs. Match 1 winner; Match 5 – Match 2 winner vs. Match 3 winner; Championship – Match 4 winner vs. Match 5 winner.
Class 1A Sectional 61 at Rock Creek Community Academy: Match 1 – Borden vs. Rock Creek Community Academy; Match 2 – New Washington vs. South Central; Match 3 – Shawe Memorial vs. Match 1 winner; Match 4 – Lanesville vs. Match 2 winner; Championship – Match 3 winner vs. Match 4 winner.