Multiple Teams · Sectional Preview


Posted: Wednesday, February 25, 2015 6:21 pm

With the regular season wrapping up today, area boys’ basketball teams begin preparation for the upcoming sectional tournament.

3A Sectional 25 at Frankfort

The Frankfort Hot Dogs (9-13) have a first round bye and will take on the winner of the defending sectional champion Crawfordsville Athenians (6-15) versus the North Montgomery Chargers (12-9) March 6 in the semifinals. Frankfort beat both teams in previous matchups this season.

The Western Boone Stars (10-11) take on the Lebanon Tigers (6-14) in the other sectional semifinal March 6 to advance to the final March 7.

2A Sectional 38 at Southmont

The Clinton Central Bulldogs (0-22) face the defending sectional champion Fountain Central Mustangs (16-8) in the opening round of sectional play Tuesday. The two teams last met in the opening round of sectional play in 2011 with the Mustangs coming on top 46-43.

The advancing team takes on the Riverton Parke Panthers (2-20) in the sectional semifinals March 6 with the winner of that contest moving on to the sectional final March 7.

1A Sectional 54 at Tri-Central

The Clinton Prairie Gophers (13-7) face the Tri-Central Trojans (12-7) in the opening round of sectional play Tuesday. The two teams split their two meetings this season with the Gophers beating the Trojans in the first round of the Clinton Central Holiday Tournament Jan. 2 and the Trojans beating the Gophers in triple overtime Feb. 20 at Clinton Prairie to win the Hoosier Heartland Conference.

The advancing team takes on the Carroll Cougars (10-9) in the sectional semifinals March 6 with the winner of that contest moving on to the sectional final March 7.

The defending sectional champion Rossville Hornets (8-14) face the Frontier Falcons (4-18) in the opening round of the sectional tournament Tuesday. Rossville won the previous matchup this season by a score of 69-52 Jan. 3 at Frontier.

The advancing team takes on the Faith Christian Eagles (9-12) in the sectional semifinals March 6 with the winner of that contest moving on to the sectional final March 7.