It’s sectional week for girls basketball
Following a regular season seemingly chock-full of weather-related postponements and cancellations, girls basketball teams are set for the state tournament. Sectionals across the state open Tuesday with championship games on Saturday.
The following is a list of KT-area teams’ first games.
6 p.m. — Tri-Central (9-9) vs. Rossville (1-17), at Rossville
7 p.m. — Tipton (13-4) vs. Eastern (5-15), at Elwood
7:45 p.m. — Carroll (12-5) vs. Frontier (5-13), at Rossville
7:45 p.m. — South Vermillion (3-14) vs. Clinton Central (3-16), at Southmont
6 p.m. — Peru (6-11) vs. Northwestern (9-9), at Western
7:45 p.m. — Western (16-3) vs. Maconaquah (1-17), at Western
7:45 p.m. — Elwood (15-5) vs. Taylor (5-15), at Elwood
7:45 p.m. — Cass (8-11) vs. Northfield (11-7), at Northfield
6 p.m. — Kokomo (11-8) vs. winner of Lafayette Jeff (1-19) vs. Marion (9-10)
Boys basketball set for very busy week
It’s a super busy week for boys basketball teams, with make-ups of games postponed last month sprinkled throughout the week, and games on Thursday night and Saturday afternoon to make room for girls sectional games on Friday and Saturday nights.
The following is this week’s area boys schedule. JV games start at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
Carroll at Tri-Central
Cass at Northwestern
Maconaquah at Western (south gym)
Twin Lakes at Tipton
Western at Taylor
Eastern at Cass
Northwestern at Peru
Maconaquah at Caston
Daleville at Tri-Central
Carroll at Sheridan
Faith Christian at Clinton Central
6:30 — Logansport at Kokomo
11 a.m. — W. Lafayette at Western
Noon — Eastern at Carroll
Noon — Rensselaer at Tipton
1 p.m. — Kokomo at McCutcheon
1 p.m. — Taylor at Elwood
1 p.m. — Cass at Wabash
1 p.m. — Maconaquah at Pioneer
1 p.m. — Hamilton Heights at Tri-Central
Middle school HCTs wrap up tonight
The middle school boys basketball Howard County Tournaments wrap up tonight at Taylor.
The sixth-grade final between Eastern and Western is set for 6 p.m. in the middle school gym. The seventh-grade final between Eastern and Western is at 6 p.m. in the high school gym.
The eighth-grade final, pitting Western and Taylor, is at 7:30 in the high school gym.
Kat athletes compete in Midwest track meet
MARION — A group of Kokomo-Center Township Schools girls concluded its indoor track season recently at Indiana Wesleyan University’s Midwest Indoor Classic. The group won three places at the open collegiate invitational.
The 800-meter-relay team of senior Brianna Lancaster, sophomore Deju Miller, junior Jania Eddington and Central sixth-grader Tionna Brown ran a season-best 1:53.21 finishing fourth. Miller and freshman Lana Pham tied for fourth in the high jump with 5-1 efforts.