Sectionals pair County rivals

Sunday, February 21, 2016

The IHSAA boys' basketball sectional has been drawn and Putnam County will be treated to some exciting rematches between two local teams and two team who played into overtime.

South Putnam (3-18) drew the bye in the Southmont sectional and will play the winner of North Putnam and Cloverdale rematch on March 1. The game will be preceded by Cascade (7-13) and Monrovia (8-13) with the winner to play Southmont.

Cloverdale (16-7) defeated the Cougars early in the season by 13 points.

North Putnam (8-15) has won five of its last seen games.

The Greencastle boys' basketball team (10-10) will have a second crack at the Western Boone team who defeated GHS in an overtime game on the Stars' home floor. Greencastle will take on Western Boone (10-11) in the Frankfort Sectional on March 2.

Frankfort (8-13) will play Lebanon (15-8) on March 1 with the winner taking on North Montgomery and Crawfordsville (8-13) will take on Tri-West (15-6) after the Greencastle game.

The South Putnam was the only county team active this weekend, coming up short at North Vermillion 73-55 Saturday.

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