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February 18, 2013

South, West Vigo draw sectional byes

Terre Haute North to play Plainfield in postseason opener

TERRE HAUTE — Wabash Valley high school basketball’s focus can be solely on its boys now, with sectional pairings drawn Sunday by the Indiana High School Athletic Association for next week’s games and Illinois regional tournaments starting tonight.

Terre Haute South and West Vigo are among the teams that drew byes from the IHSAA in the Indiana tournament that begins Feb. 26.

South will be at the Class 4A Mooresville Sectional, where the Braves can scout the 6 p.m. opener on Feb. 26 between Northview and the host Pioneers. Terre Haute North plays the second game that night against Plainfield, winner of that game meeting Martinsville in the second semifinal game on March 1.

West Vigo will be the last team to see action at the Class 3A Greencastle Sectional, although the Vikings may not be able to avoid longtime nemesis Edgewood. South Vermillion and Brown County play the sectional opener next week, the winner to meet Owen Valley, while the second first-round game between Edgewood and the host Tiger Cubs will send its winner along to face the Vikings.

Co-favorites Linton and Sullivan, who split games earlier and who haven’t played each other since late December, are in opposite brackets of the Class 2A North Knox Sectional. The Arrows need to overcome North Central and Bloomfield to reach the championship game, while Linton will have to beat South Knox in the first round and — if the Miners do so — either Eastern Greene or the host Warriors in the semifinals.

In Class A play, top-ranked Rockville is in a bracket with its Parke County neighbors at the North Vermillion Sectional, opening with Riverton Parke, while Turkey Run waits in the bye bracket. On the other side, the host Falcons play Attica, winner to take on Covington.

The five-team White River Valley Sectional opens with Shakamak playing winless Union. Clay City gets the winner of that game, while the other semifinal features the host Wolverines against Eminence.

n Action at Newton — Perhaps the best Class 2A regional in Illinois starts tonight at Newton, where Marshall faces Cumberland.

Despite a 22-win season, the Lions are just a four seed in that tournament, which also features Robinson, Casey and Newton among its favorites.

Paris plays today facing a long road to a championship at the Class 2A Sullivan Regional, while top-seeded teams in Class A regionals are Oblong at Dieterich and Catlin at Chrisman.

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