Girls softball Sectional draw is set


The Indiana High School Athletic Association has announced the draw for the upcoming softball Sectional.

This year’s Class 2A Sectional #45 will be played here on the Switzerland County field.

The sectional will open on Monday, May 22nd, when North Decatur takes on Austin. That game will begin at 5:30 p.m. The second game of the sectional will be played after that at approximately 7:30 p.m., when defending Sectional champion Southwestern will play South Ripley.

The sectional will then shift to Tuesday, May 23rd, when the winner of the North Decatur-Austin game will play the winner of the Southwestern-South Ripley game at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday’s second game will pit the host Switzerland County Lady Pacers against Milan, with that game starting at approximately 7:30 p.m.

The two winners from Tuesday’s semifinal games will then play for the Sectional Championship on Thursday, May 25th. The title tilt will begin at 6 p.m.

Tickets for the Sectional will be $6 per session; or fans can purchase a ticket for admittance to all three of the sessions for $10.

The winner of the Switzerland County Sectional will then play in the Regional on Tuesday, May 30th, when they travel to the home field of the winner of Sectional #46, which is played at Paoli. The Paoli Sectional features the host school along with Crawford County, Eastern Pekin, Clarksville, Henryville, and Providence.