Girls’ IHSAA sectional pairings announced
The Indiana High School Athletic Association released its sectional pairings for girls’ basketball Sunday as part of its 47th annual state tournament pairings show sponsored by Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance.
Opening-round games will begin Tuesday, followed by semi-final action on Friday, Feb. 4. Sixty-four sectional champions will be crowned Saturday, Feb. 5. Local teams will head to sectionals located at New Washington (1A), Crawford County (2A), North Harrison (3A) and Jeffersonville (4A).
Regional action will take place on Saturday, Feb. 12, at 16 sites. In Class 4A, the four locations will be LaPorte, Marion, Decatur Central and Columbus North, while 3A sectional champs will head to either Jimtown, Bellmont, Greencastle or Charlestown. Sectional winners in 2A will head to either Winamac Community, Frankton, Southmont or Crawford County, while 1A teams will head to Caston, Wes-Del, Southwestern (Shelbyville) and West Washington.
Sixteen regional champions will be crowned before advancing to semi-state on Saturday, Feb. 19. Regardless of class, teams will head to one of four locations based on geography. Northern regional winners will be assigned either LaPorte or Logansport, while southern teams will be at Jasper and Jeffersonville.
The remaining eight teams will then make the journey to the home of the Indiana Pacers and Indiana Fever, Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, on Saturday, Feb. 26, for the 47th annual state championship.
Game times for sectional games were not available during press time on Monday.
Class 4A Girls’ Basketball Sectional 15 at Jeffersonville
Game 1 – New Albany vs. Seymour; Game 2 – Bedford North Lawrence vs. Jeffersonville; Game 3 – Jennings County vs Game 1 Winner; Game 4 – Floyd Central vs Game 2 Winner; Championship – Game 3 Winner vs Game 4 Winner
Class 3A Girls’ Basketball Sectional 30 at North Harrison
Game 1 – Charlestown vs. Corydon Central; Game 2 – North Harrison vs. Madison Consolidated; Game 3 – Scottsburg vs. Silver Creek; Game 4 – Salem vs. Game 1 Winner; Game 5 – Game 2 Winner vs. Game 3 Winner; Championship – Game 4 Winner vs. Game 5 Winner
Class 2A Girls’ Basketball Sectional 46 at Crawford County
Game 1 – Eastern (Pekin) vs. Henryville; Game 2 – Clarksville vs. Austin; Game 3 – Providence vs. Game 1 Winner; Game 4 – Crawford County vs. Game 2 Winner; Championship – Game 3 Winner vs. Game 4 Winner
Class 1A Girls’ Basketball Sectional 61 at New Washington
Game 1 – South Central vs. Christian Academy of Indiana; Game 2 – Lanesville vs. Rock Creek Community Academy; Game 3 – New Washington vs. Game 1 Winner; Game 4 – Borden vs. Game 2 Winner; Championship – Game 3 Winner vs. Game 4 Winner