Rangers Advance, Wildcats, Raiders Eliminated In Girls BB Sectional

(NNDC) – The host Forest Park Lady Rangers defeated South Spencer, 61 to 24, Tuesday in the opening round of the high school girls Class 2A basketball sectional at Ferdinand. The victory sends Forest Park, now 15-8, against Evansville Mater (9-12) at 8:30 p.m. in the semifinal round Friday. In Tuesday’s opener, North Posey defeated Perry Central, 55-33. The 10 and 12 Vikings will play Tell City (11-12) in Friday’s first semifinal game at 6:30.

Jasper and Southridge were both eliminated from sectional play Tuesday. The Lady Wildcats (10-10) were upset by Evansville Harrison, 60-57, in the 4A Sectional at Evansville Central. Harrison (5-15) will play Castle in Friday’s first semifinal game. The Lady Raiders fell to Vincennes Lincoln in the 3A  Sectional at Princeton. Southridge closes the season with a 3-18 record. Lincoln (19-4) will play Sullivan in Friday’s first semifinal game.

The Northeast Dubois Lady Jeeps drew a first round bye in the 1A Sectional at Wood Memorial and were idle Tuesday. The 13-and-7 Jeeps will play Tecumseh at 7:15 p.m. Friday in the second semifinal game. Tecumseh (9-12) edged Springs Valley, 52-50, Tuesday to advance to the semifinals.

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