IHSAA sets Sectional pairings for two years

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The Indiana High School Athletic Association has announced its alignments for Sectional tournaments for the next two years.

For the most part, Switzerland County will see familiar faces when it comes to Sectional play, but there have been a few changes. Here’s a look at the matchups for the next two years:

– VOLLEYBALL will have Switzerland County in a Sectional with Austin, Milan, South Ripley, Southwestern, and North Decatur. The Volleyball Sectional for the 2017-2018 season will be played at South Ripley; and for the 2018-2019 season will be played at Southwestern.

– BOYS SOCCER will have Switzerland County in a Sectional with what will essentially be a conference tournament, as the Pacers are joined by Milan, South Ripley, Southwestern, Jac-Cen-Del, Rising Sun, and Shawe Memorial. Jac-Cen-Del will host the boys soccer sectional for the next two years.

– GIRLS SOCCER will have Switzerland County in a Sectional with Milan, Rising Sun, Oldenburg Academy, and South Ripley. Rising Sun will host the girls soccer sectional for the next two years.

– VOLLEYBALL will have Switzerland County in a Sectional with Austin, Milan, South Ripley, Southwestern, and North Decatur. The Volleyball Sectional for the 2017-2018 season will be played at South Ripley; and for the 2018-2019 season will be played at Southwestern.

– BOYS BASKETBALL will have Switzerland County in a Sectional with Milan, South Ripley, Southwestern, North Decatur and newcomer South Decatur, as Austin moves to another sectional. The Boys Basketball Sectional for the 2017-2018 season will be played at Southwestern; and for the 2018-2019 season will be played at South Ripley.

– GIRLS BASKETBALL features the same alignment as the boys basketball sectional, with South Decatur coming in and Austin going out, along with returnees Milan, South Ripley, Southwestern, and North Decatur. The Girls Basketball Sectional for the 2017-2018 season will be played at South Ripley; and for the 2018-2019 season will be played at South Decatur.

– SOFTBALL will have Switzerland County in a five team Sectional with Austin, Milan, South Ripley, and Southwestern,. The Softball Sectional for the 2017-2018 season will be played at Milan; and for the 2018-2019 season will be played here at Switzerland County.

– BASEBALL will have the same alignment as softball, with Switzerland County in a five team Sectional with Austin, Milan, South Ripley, and Southwestern,. The Baseball Sectional for the 2017-2018 season will be hosted by Switzerland County; and for the 2018-2019 season will be played at South Ripley.