Shiners, Eagles in rematch


The Rising Sun Shiners will meet Jac-Cen-Del in Class A Sectional 60 play on Wednesday, March 2 at South Decatur High School.

JCD was a 57 to 34 winner over the Shiners on February 16 in Osgood.

Going into the final week of the regular season, Rising Sun had a five game losing streak. During that stretch RS was 12-for-68 from 3-point range and just 23-for-42 at the free throw line. After season lows of 26 and 34 points against Lawrenceburg and Jac-Cen-Del, the Shiners scored 45 points in their final road contest at South Ripley.

Sectional play opens with South Decatur playing Oldenburg Academy on Tuesday, March 1. Rising Sun and JCD open play at 6 p.m. on Wednesday followed by Hauser and Waldron.

Southwestern (Shelby) will open play against the opening night winner on Friday, March 4 followed by Wednesday evening winners. The finals are 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 5.

Jac-Cen-Del (16-5) is ranked 12th in Class 1A. Rising Sun is 8-13.