IHSAA Boys Basketball Sectionals Get Under Way

Dubois County (NNDC):  The IHSAA Boys Basketball Sectionals got underway across the state of Indiana on Tuesday night and 3 of the 4 Dubois County teams were in action.  Northeast Dubois, Jasper and Southridge opened up sectional play on night one of the post season.   The Forest Park Rangers will play their first round game at Huntingburg Memorial Gymnasium on Wednesday night.

In Class 1A at Wood Memorial, the Northeast Dubois Jeeps entered the post season with a 9-13 record and faced the Cannelton Bulldogs who entered the contest with a 10-13 regular season record.   This was the second meeting this season as the Jeeps won 68-36 on January 15th.   In a game broadcasted on NNDC, Northeast Dubois advances to Friday nights semi-finals to face Evansville Day School (9-11) with a 76-48 win over Cannelton.   The Northeast Dubois/Cannelton game can be viewed anytime by clicking Newsnow Live / Archive at the top of the page.

In Class 4A at Evansville North, the Jasper Wildcats went head to head with Evansville Harrison.  The Wildcats defeated the Warriors 73-60 on opening night of the 2018-19 campaign.   Jasper entered the game with a 13-9 record while Evansville Harrison came into the game at 12-10.   Jasper picked up the 54-48 win over the Warriors and will advance to Friday nights matchup against Evansville North (5-17).

In Class 3A at the Hatchet House in Washington, the Southridge Raiders entered Sectional play with an 18-5 record and riding a 9 game winning streak and winners of 15 of their last 16 games.  Their opponent, the Sullivan Golden Arrows entered the post season on a 5 game losing streak.   This is a rematch of last years Sectional semi-final that saw the Raiders pick up the win and advance to the championship game where Southridge would end up winning the Sectional title.   The Raiders hold on in a close contest to advance to Fridays semi-finals with a 49-44 win over Sullivan and will face Princeton (18-5) in game 2.   Southridge came up short in their regular season meeting with the Princeton Tigers by the score of 53-48 on December 15th.

Basketball (IHSAA Sectional)

Class 4A – Jasper 54 – Evansville Harrison 48

Class 3A – Southridge 49 – Sullivan 44

Class 2A – Forest Park – Perry Central (8pm – Wednesday @ Huntingburg Memorial Gym)

Class 1A – Northeast Dubois 76 – Cannelton 48

 

 

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