SOCCER STATE TOURNAMENTS KICK MONDAY
INDIANAPOLIS - IHSAA Boys and Girls Soccer State Tournament play kicks off next Monday, Oct. 1.
Dearborn County’s six varsity sides will vie in four separate class division sectionals,
East Central’s defending champion Lady Trojans will play in Class 3A Sectional 12 at Greenfield-Central, while EC’s boys will kick off at Mt. Vernon (Fortville). Both teams are paired with Richmond next Tuesday night.
Lawrenceburg hosts Class 2A Sectional 28 at Dick Meador Stadium, where South Dearborn has a first-round match vs. Rushville Monday, while the Tigers drew Wednesday’s semifinal round bye vs. defending champ Batesville.
Girls 2A Sectional 28 at Batesville has SD and Lawrenceburg both set for semifi- nal matches Thursday, Oct. 4.
Pairings for the 25th Annual tournaments were drawn Sunday evening, with 299 boys teams and 266 girls teams set for competition next week.
Both tournaments mirror each other, beginning with 16 sectionals in each of three classes running Oct. 1-6.
Regionals will be played Saturday, Oct. 13, with semistates slated for Saturday, Oct. 20 at four sites.
Those winners advance to state championship matches on Oct. 26-27 in Indianapolis, at IUPUI’s Michael A. Carroll Soccer & Track Stadium.
State tournament brackets - including dates and times for each match - will be uploaded later this week at IHSAA.org and MaxPreps.com.