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IHSAA sectional pairings to be drawn Thursday

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Both Northview and Clay City High School girls' basketball teams will learn which they will face in the 2008-09 postseason Thursday evening.

The Indiana High School Athletic Association will draw pairings for the 34th annual Girls' Basketball State Tournament, beginning at 7 p.m.

The state tourney is scheduled to begin with sectional competition Feb. 10.

The Knights compete in the Class 4A Plainfield Sectional along with Plainfield, Martinsville, Mooresville, Terre Haute North and Terre Haute South.

The winner of the Plainfield Sectional will advance to compete in the Bedford-North Lawrence Regional along with sectional winners from Columbus East, Seymour and Evansville Harrison.

The Knights are currently 8-7 on the season under first-year coach Lu Anne Anderson.

Northview is riding a two-game winning streak heading into Friday's showdown against Western Indiana Conference rival Sullivan.

Remaining games on the Knights' schedule include on the road at Clay City Monday, at home against Plainfield Tuesday and at Bloomfield Feb. 5.

Against possible sectional opponents this season, the Knights have a record of 0-3, having fallen to Mooresville, Terre Haute South and Terre Haute North. The Knights were scheduled to face Martinsville Jan. 15, but that game was postponed.

Clay City competes in the Class 1A Clay City Sectional along with North Central (Farmersburg), Shakamak, Union (Dugger) and White River Valley.

The winner of the Clay City Sectional will go on to compete in the Southwestern (Shelbyville) Regional along with sectional winners from Southwestern (Shelbyville), University and Jac-Cen-Del.

Through Jan. 24, the Eels stood at 6-11 this year under first-year coach Chris Ames. Clay City has won only two of its last six games.

Clay City is scheduled to face Eastern (Greene) on the road tonight and has remaining home games with Northview Monday and South Putnam Tuesday.

Against possible sectional opponents this year, Clay City sports a record of 1-4, having split with Shakamak and picking up losses to Union, North Central and White River Valley.