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October 7, 2013

It's sectional week for soccer squads

Western, Kokomo boys square off tonight.

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Cheyenne Eltringham leads Kokomo with 17 goals while strike partner Taylor Coram has 14. Coram and Eltringham each have nine assists and Holly Stewart has six.

HAM. HTS. SECTIONAL

Eastern plays Tipton today at 7 p.m. in the opening day of play at the Class A Hamilton Heights Sectional. Muncie Burris and Sheridan also play today. Taylor (2-13-1) and defending sectional champ and reigning MIC champ Hamilton Heights meet on Tuesday before Tri-Central and Wapahani play.

The Comets’ are 12-2, with their only losses to Sheridan and Heights. Eastern’s game with Tipton this season was cancelled due to bad weather.

“Seemed like this season, we’re either beating up on a team or [two squads] beat us pretty good, which are Hamilton Heights and Sheridan, who are both in our sectional,” Eastern coach Chris Rees said. “I think both teams are beatable for us, but we have to be at the top of our game. We need to interrupt their pass play. Both teams possess the ball a little bit better than we do.”

W. LAFAYETTE SECTIONAL

Northwestern (8-7) has a bye and opens play on Thursday against the winner of today’s Faith Christian/Delphi winner. On Tuesday, Lafayette Central Catholic and Rossville meet before Benton Central vs. defending champion West Lafayette.

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