by John J. Dunn, Contributing Sportswriter
The IHSAA announced the pairings Sunday afternoon for the 105th annual Boys’ Basketball State Tournament, slated to start Tuesday, March 3rd.
Delphi will host the 5-team Sectional 34 and will open against North Judson Tuesday, March 3rd.
Rensselaer will then face North Newton in the first game on Friday, March 6th, with Winamac awaiting the Delphi-North Judson winner in the second contest.
Game times for the Friday night games had not been finalized as of press time. The championship game is set for Saturday, March 7th at 7 pm.
The winner of the Delphi Sectional will advance to the North Judson Regional on Saturday, March 14th and face the winner from the Westview Sectional.
Carroll and Rossville will both play in the 6-team Sectional 54 at Tri-Central with the Hornets playing Frontier in the Tuesday night second game at 7:30 pm, with the winner to play Faith Christian in the semi-final on Friday at 7:30 pm.
Carroll will play Friday at 6 pm after receiving a bye and will play the winner of the Tuesday night 6 pm game between Tri-Central and Clinton Prairie.
The Tri-Central Sectional championship game is set for Saturday, March 7th at 7:30 pm, with the winner advancing to the Frankfort Regional on Saturday, March 14th to play the winner from the North Vermillion Sectional.