Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

October 30, 2012

4 football teams set for sectional finals


Kokomo — Four Kokomo Tribune-area football teams will play for sectional titles Friday night.

In Class 3A, Western (6-5) will host Eastbrook (8-3) in the Sectional 19 final. The teams met in Week 2 of the regular season, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, with Eastbrook beating Western 33-16 for its fourth straight win in the series.

In Class 2A, No. 4-ranked Tipton and No. 7 Cass both will hit the road for titles games. Tipton (10-1) is at Hoosier Conference rival Benton Central (5-6) in Sectional 28, and Cass (10-1) is at North Judson (5-6) in Sectional 26. Tipton whipped Benton Central 47-7 in Week 3 of the regular season. Cass and North Judson are first-time opponents.

And in Class A, No. 10 Tri-Central (10-1) visits No. 9 Sheridan (7-4) in the Sectional 36 final. The teams clashed for the Hoosier Heartland Conference championship in the final week of the regular season, at Lucas Oil Stadium, with Sheridan winning 22-14.

The Cass-NJ game is at 8 p.m. The three other games all carry 7 p.m. kickoffs.

Check the scoreboard on B3 for a full list of Friday’s sectional title games.