Record Number Of Schools Kick-Off IHSAA Softball Sectionals This Week

Indianapolis (Local Sources/NNDC) – A record three hundred seventy‐eight (378) teams – one better than 2010 ‐ will take part in the 33rd Annual IHSAA Softball State Tournament which begins this week.

Sectional action runs May 22‐27 with the 64 survivors moving into a one‐game regional round on Tuesday, May 30.

From there, 32 teams will square off in four‐team semi‐states on Saturday, June 3, with the four state championship games scheduled for Saturday, June 10 at Ben Davis High School in Indianapolis.

Class A defending state champion Borden will take on South Central (Elizabeth) in Sectional 62 at Lanesville.
Among the other defending state champions, Class 4A’s Avon will meet Plainfield in Sectional 12 bye game at Terre Haute North Vigo. Lebanon, last year’s 3A state champion will face North Montgomery in Sectional 25 at Tri‐West Hendricks. Evansville Mater Dei, last year’s Class 2A champion will take on South Spencer in the Sectional 48 opening game at Forest Park.

Jasper hosts the local 3A Sectional with Southridge, Pike Central, Princeton, Vincennes Lincoln and Washington.  Jasper is the defending sectional champ.

Jasper opens Sectional play Monday at 6:00pm against Pike Central.  Southridge drew a first round by and will play Washington on Wednesday at 7:30pm. CLICK HERE FOR THE LOCAL 3A SECTIONAL BRACKET

Also playing in the 2A Sectional at Forest Park (Bretzville) along with the Rangers and Wildcats are North Posey, Perry Central, South Spencer and Tell City.

Forest Park got a first-round bye and will play North Posey in a semifinal game at 8:00pm on Tuesday.  CLICK HERE FOR THE LOCAL 2A SECTIONAL BRACKET

Northeast Dubois plays at the 1A Sectional at Springs Valley (French Lick) along with Cannelton, Tecumseh, Wood Memorial, and the host Blackhawks.

Northeast Dubois 0pens Sectional play Monday at 6:30pm against Wood Memorial.  NNDC will televise the game LIVE from French Lick.  CLICK HERE FOR THE LOCAL 1A SECTIONAL BRACKET

Tecumseh extended its state record 14th consecutive sectional championship a year ago and will look to continue that string after drawing the bye in the 1A Sectional at Springs Valley.

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