A total of 398 Indiana high school girls basketball teams learned during Sunday evening’s draw just hard it will be to win a sectional championship.

On Sunday, the Indiana High School Athletic Association announced the pairings for the 40th Annual Girls Basketball State Tournament that will end at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis for the first time since 2008.


The Salem Lady Lions, 9-13, kick things off next Tuesday evening by facing the hosting Scottsburg Lady Warriors, who have finished regular season at 11-12. Scottsburg is hosting the Class 4A Sectionals.

In the second game on Tuesday, Charlestown’s Lady Pirates, 18-3, will face the Madison Lady Cubs, 15-7.

West Washington High School will be the site of the Single A Sectional kicking things off on Tuesday evening with Medora’s Lady Hornets, 6-18, against the Lady Bulldogs, 16-5.

In the second game on Tuesday night, the Springs Valley Lady Blackhawks, 16-5, will take on the Lady Senators, who will finish their season with Orleans tonight. The Lady Senators are currently 4-16.

Paoli hosts the Class 3A sectional with the Lady Rams opening the session against the Clarksville Lady Generals. Clarksville is 4-18 on the season and the Lady Rams are sitting at 18-6.

The Lady Musketeers, 13-8, will be up against the Henryville Lady Hornets, 16-5, in the second game.

Wednesday night, back at Scottsburg, Brownstown will face North Harrison in the first game and Silver Creek will be up against Corydon in the final game of the night.

Semi-final action takes place on Friday night at Scottsburg with the winner of Game 1 and 2 first then the winners of Game 3 and 4.

At West Washington, Trinity Lutheran will face the winner of Tuesday’s Game 1. Crothersville will take on the winner of Tuesday’s Game 2 in the second game of the evening.

At Paoli, Providence will play the winner of Tuesday’s Game 1 and Crawford County will play the winner of Game 2.

The final rounds will be played Saturday at each school at 7:30p.

Each school is selling tickets for fans.

Tickets are $6 for individual session and $10 for all three nights at West Washington.  If anybody would like to buy tickets early, they can buy them in the HS office during the week. Only full session tickets only for pre-sale, according to Senator Athetlic Director Phillip Bowsman.

According to Salem High School AD Hank Weedin tickets will be available at the door. ” I do have pre-sale tickets here if anyone wants to purchase early,” said Weedin. “Single session tickets are $6.00 and Season (whole tourney) tickets are $10.”

Eastern High School has tickets on sale in the High school office for $10 (all sessions)  or at the door.  Single session tickets are $6.

1 Tue. Salem [9-13] vs. Scottsburg [11-12]
2 Tue. Charlestown [18-3] vs. Madison [15-7]
3 Wed. Brownstown Central [19-4] vs. North Harrison [14-9]
4 Wed. Silver Creek [8-13] vs. Corydon Central [3-19]
5 Fri. Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2
6 Fri. Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4
7 Sat. Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6



1 Tue. Rock Creek Academy [5-19] vs. New Washington [5-17]
2 Tue. Borden [13-6] vs. Lanesville [6-15]
3 Fri. Christian Academy [7-15] vs. Winner Game 1
4 Fri. South Central (Elizabeth) [8-15] vs. Winner Game 2
5 Sat. Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4


1 Tue. Medora [6-18] vs. Orleans [9-10]
2 Tue. Springs Valley [16-5] vs. West Washington [4-16]
3 Fri. Trinity Lutheran [11-12] vs. Winner Game 1
4 Fri. Crothersville [13-10] vs. Winner Game 2
5 Sat. Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4



1 Tue. Paoli [18-6] vs. Clarksville [4-18]
2 Tue. Eastern (Pekin) [13-8] vs. Henryville [16-5]
3 Fri. Providence [18-4] vs. Winner Game 1
4 Fri. Crawford County [7-14] vs. Winner Game 2
5 Sat. Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4