Sectional action for local schools tonight

Friday, October 28, 2011

North Putnam, South Putnam and Cloverdale will take to the gridiron today to compete in the semifinals of their respective sectional. All games start at 7 p.m., with North Putnam hosting the only in county contest.

North Putnam (10-0) vs. Indianapolis Ritter (8-2)

The Cougars faced off against Indianapolis Ritter before the regular season in a scrimmage, but as far as records go, this is the first meeting for the Cougars and Ritter. North Putnam, No. 3 in the final season polls, defeated No. 9 Speedway 48-10 to open its 2011 post-season, while Indianapolis Ritter defeated Indianapolis Broad Ripple 34-0.

South Putnam (8-2) at Park Tudor (3-7)

The Eagles hit the road to face Park Tudor, which is the first meeting between the two squads. South Putnam is coming off an dominate win against South Vermillion 61-0. Park Tudor outlasted Cascade, winning 45-30.

Both North Putnam and South Putnam compete in the Class 2A No. 30 Sectional, so its possible the sectional final will come down to two county schools.

Cloverdale (3-7) at North Vermillion (5-5)

Cloverdale dropped to Class A this season and won its first sectional game since 2006 when it defeated Riverton Parke 53-0 last Friday. Up for the Clovers in the semifinal is North Vermillion, and like the Cougars and Eagles, Cloverdale hasn't faced North Vermillion.

If the Clovers advance, they will face the winner of Rockville and Covington for the sectional title.