Four hundred three (403) teams were drawn this week and placed into brackets for the 104th Annual IHSAA Boys Basketball State
Tournament presented by the Indiana Pacers and Indiana Fever.
Washington County teams will be playing for bragging rights beginning next Tuesday, March 4.
The Salem Lions will play in the second game of the CLASS 3A SECTIONAL 30 at North Harrison. The Lions (2-16) will face Charlestown (4-13) about 7:30p on WSLM 97.9 FM with Mark “Bubba” Abbott and Jason Pepmeier calling the game.
The West Washington Senators open CLASS A – SECTIONAL 61 play at Springs Valley on Tuesday, March 4th in the second game against Medora. Medora has won 8 games this year. The Senators have won only five games. The game will begin broadcasting with Misty Jones and Joe Walker on WSLM 1220 AM with a 7p pre-game show. Tip off is expected to be around 7:30p.
The Eastern Musketeers (5-13) drew the bye and will be playing the winner of the Crawford County and Clarksville game on Friday, March 7 on WSLM 97.9 FM.
Here are the games in the local sectionals:
CLASS 3A SECTIONAL 30
GAME 1 Tue Brownstown Central [15-3] vs. Scottsburg [8-10]
GAME 2 Tue Charlestown [4-13] vs. Salem [2-16] GAME 3 Wed Corydon Central [17-2] vs. North Harrison [7-11]
GAME 4 Wed Silver Creek [12-5] vs. Madison [13-4]
GAME 5 Fri Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2 ???
GAME 6 Fri Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4
GAME 7 Sat Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6
CLASS 2A SECTIONAL 46
Game 1 Tue Paoli [11-7] vs. Providence [12-5]
GAME 2 Tue Crawford County [16-3] vs. Clarksville [16-2]
GAME 3 Fri Henryville [3-15] vs. Winner Game 1
GAME 4 Fri Eastern (Pekin) [5-13] vs. Winner Game 2
GAME 5 Sat Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4
CLASS A SECTIONAL 62
Game 1 Tue Rock Creek Academy [11-9] vs. South Central (Elizabeth) [5-15]
Game 2 Tue Christian Academy [13-4] vs. New Washington [6-14]
Game 3 Fri Borden [14-4] vs. Winner Game 1
Game 4 Fri Lanesville [13-8] vs. Winner Game 2
Game 5 Sat Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4
CLASS A – SECTIONAL 61
Game 1 – Tue Springs Valley [8-12] vs. Crothersville [9-9]
Game 2 – Tue Medora [8-9] vs. West Washington [5-13]
Game 3 – Fri Orleans [15-5] vs. Winner Game 1
Game 4 – Fri Trinity Lutheran [12-6] vs. Winner Game 2 ????
Game 5 – Sat Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4
Sectional games are scheduled to begin Tuesday, March 4, and run through Saturday, March 8, with the regional round slated for March 15 and semi‐states on March 22. The four state championship games that make up the state finals will be played at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on Saturday, March 29.
Carmel is the two‐time defending Class 4A state champion and the top ranked team in the most recent poll from the Associated Press as well as the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association. The Greyhounds will begin their quest for a third consecutive title against Zionsville in Sectional 8 at Noblesville.
Greensburg, the top‐ranked 3A team and defending state champion, will host South Dearborn in the Sectional 29 opener.
In Class 2A, top‐ranked Park Tudor drew a bye into the semifinals and awaits the Heritage Christian‐Indianapolis Shortridge winner in
Sectional 42 at Indianapolis Broad Ripple.
And in Class A, No. 1 Barr‐Reeve will meet North Daviess in Sectional 63 at North Daviess.
Among the other defending state champions, Bowman Academy, last year’s winner in Class 2A and state runner‐up in 2012, will now play in Class 3A due to the Tournament Success Factor. The Eagles are currently ranked No. 2 in 3A and will meet Lighthouse CPA in
Sectional 17 at Hammond Clark. Borden, the defending state champion in Class A, drew a bye into the semifinals and will host the Rock Creek Academy