Spring Sports Sectionals underway


The spring sports seasons for Switzerland County High School are wrapping up, and teams begin competing in IHSAA Sectionals.

– The girls varsity track team competed in its Sectional meet on Tuesday night at Franklin County High School; while the boys varsity track team participates in its Sectional tonight (Thursday) at East Central High School.

– The girls softball Sectional #44 begins play this Monday at Hauser High School near Greensburg.

The Switzerland County Lady Pacers open the tournament on Monday with a 6 p.m. game against Southwestern.

On Tuesday, May 25th, North Decatur will play Milan beginning at 5 p.m.; while the second game of the night will feature Hauser and Lawrenceburg.

The winner of the Switzerland County-Southwestern game will then play South Ripley on Wednesday, May 26th, at 5 p.m.; and that will be followed by the North Decatur-Milan winner playing the Hauser-Lawrenceburg winner.

The two winners from Wednesday night will then play for the Sectional championship on Thursday night, May 27th. The championship game will get underway at 5:30 p.m.

Tickets are $5 per session; or fans may purchase a tournament ticket for $8.

– The baseball Sectional will be played here at Switzerland County this year, and will open on Wednesday, May 26th, with Southwestern taking on Milan at 6 p.m.

Session two will then be held on Thursday, May 27th; as North Decatur will play Hauser in the first game at 5:30 p.m.; followed by Lawrenceburg and Switzerland County in the second game at approximately 7:30 p.m.

On Monday, May 31st, South Ripley with play the winner of the Southwestern-Milan game at 10 a.m.; and the North Decatur-Hauser winner will play the Lawrenceburg-Switzerland County winner at approximately noon.

The Sectional championship game will then be played on Monday evening, May 31st, beginning at 6 p.m.

– The varsity golf team will participate in the Madison Sectional on Saturday, June 5th.

The Pacers will be one of 13 teams in the Sectional, with the top three teams advancing to the next round.,

Along with Switzerland County, competing in the Madison Sectional are: East Central, Jac-Cen-Del, Jennings County, Lawrenceburg, Madison, Milan, Rising Sun, Rock Creek Academy, Shawe Memorial, South Dearborn, South Ripley, and Southwestern.