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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 27
Sagarin Ratings Jeff Sagarin
CROWN POINT SECTIONAL
Munster (18-4) vs. Lake Central (10-12)
GAME TIME: 6 pm CT, Crown Point.
COACHES: Mike Hackett, 348-109 in 19th year at Munster. Dave Milausnic, 205-139 in 15th year at Lake Central.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Munster, 84.51, 34th overall, 26th in 4A. Lake Central, 69.35, 149th overall, 80th in 4A.
LAST OUTING: Munster defeated Hammond Clark, 89-39. Lake Central lost to Marquette Catholic, 76-65.
VS. COMMON FOES: Munster 12-4; Lake Central 9-6.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Munster 238-239. Lake Central 250-216.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Munster, 21-15.
LAST MEETING: Munster, 47-37, Dec. 18, 2018.
PREDICTION: Munster, 61-45.
Crown Point (12-8) at Hammond Morton (5-17)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm CT, Crown Point.
COACHES: Clint Swan, 181-119 in 13th year at Crown Point, 319-191 in 22nd year overall. Chad Pio, 5-17 in 1st year at Morton.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Crown Point, 81.08, 54th overall, 39th in 4A. Morton, 52.86, 300th overall, 99th in 4A.
LAST OUTING: Crown Point defeated Hammond Morton, 66-36. Morton lost to Crown Point, 66-36.
VS. COMMON FOES: Crown Point 5-4; Morton 0-9.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Crown Point 262-171. Morton 248-220.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Crown Point, 12-2.
LAST MEETING: Crown Point, 66-36, Feb. 19, 2019.
PREDICTION: Crown Point, 71-39.
PORTAGE SECTIONAL
Kankakee Valley (11-11) vs. Hobart (5-17)
GAME TIME: 6 pm CT, Portage.
COACHES: Bill Shepherd, 49-104 in 7th year at Kankakee Valley. Michael Brown, 17-29 in 2nd year at Hobart.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Hobart, 58.27, 251st overall, 95th in 4A. Kankakee Valley, 57.7, 258th overall, 96th in 4A.
LAST OUTING: Kankakee Valley defeated Hobart, 60-51. Hobart lost to Kankakee Valley, 60-51.
VS. COMMON FOES: Kankakee Valley 4-5; Hobart 3-6.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Kankakee Valley 244-228. Hobart 237-220.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Hobart, 8-6.
LAST MEETING: Kankakee Valley, 60-51, Feb. 19, 2019.
PREDICTION: Hobart, 54-53.
Valparaiso (18-5) vs. Merrillville (11-11)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm CT, Portage.
COACHES: Barak Coolman, 79-22 in 4th year at Valparaiso, 181-84 in 11th year overall. T.J. Lux, 132-65 in 8th year at Merrillville.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Valparaiso, 91.47, 13th overall, 12th in 4A. Merrillville, 77.75, 77th overall, 50th in 4A.
LAST OUTING: Valparaiso defeated Concord, 87-42. Merrillville defeated Hobart, 62-36.
VS. COMMON FOES: Valparaiso 9-1; Merrillville 6-5.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Valparaiso 307-195. Merrillville 268-204.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Valparaiso, 25-24.
LAST MEETING: Valparaiso, 62-47, Jan. 25, 2019.
PREDICTION: Valparaiso, 64-50.
ELKHART CENTRAL SECTIONAL
Concord (6-15) vs. Northridge (14-8)
GAME TIME: 6 pm ET, Elkhart Central.
COACHES: Derrick DeShone, 6-15 in 1st year at Concord, 40-71 in 5th year overall. Scott Radeker, 14-8 in 1st year at Northridge, 231-176 in 18th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Northridge, 74.61, 99th overall, 62nd in 4A. Concord, 64.01, 199th overall, 89th in 4A.
LAST OUTING: Concord lost to Mishawaka, 57-50. Northridge defeated Fairfield, 56-48.
VS. COMMON FOES: Concord 4-7; Northridge 7-4.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Concord 254-187. Northridge 264-200.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Concord, 17-16.
LAST MEETING: Northridge, 78-69, Feb. 8, 2019.
PREDICTION: Northridge, 60-49.
Plymouth (14-8) vs. Goshen (8-13)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET, Elkhart Central.
COACHES: Ryan Bales, 121-66 in 8th year at Plymouth, 205-118 in 14th year overall. Michael Wohlford, 34-36 in 3rd year at Goshen.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Plymouth, 70.34, 136th overall, 75th in 4A. Goshen, 67.38, 172nd overall, 83rd in 4A.
LAST OUTING: Plymouth defeated Goshen, 58-36. Goshen lost to Plymouth, 58-36.
VS. COMMON FOES: Plymouth 7-4; Goshen 4-7.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Plymouth 257-204. Goshen 241-198.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Plymouth, 18-9.
LAST MEETING: Plymouth, 58-36, Feb. 21, 2019.
PREDICTION: Plymouth, 54-50.
DEKALB SECTIONAL
Fort Wayne Snider (13-8) vs. Fort Wayne Dwenger (11-9)
GAME TIME: 6 pm ET, DeKalb.
COACHES: Jeremy Rauch, 36-31 in 3rd year at Snider, 115-85 in 9th year overall. Matt Kostoff, 250-196 in 20th year at Bishop Dwenger.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Snider, 83.53, 39th overall, 29th in 4A. Bishop Dwenger, 81.5, 51st overall, 37th in 4A.
LAST OUTING: Snider lost to Indianapolis Cathedral, 77-65. Bishop Dwenger defeated Bellmont, 47-44.
VS. COMMON FOES: Snider 9-6; Bishop Dwenger 6-7.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Snider 264-184. Bishop Dwenger 252-173.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Tied, 16-16.
LAST MEETING: Fort Wayne Snider, 65-59, Feb. 1, 2019.
PREDICTION: Snider, 57-55.
East Noble (18-3) vs. Fort Wayne North (2-19)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET, DeKalb.
COACHES: Ryan Eakins, 51-17 in 3rd year at East Noble, 77-79 in 7th year overall. Gary Andrews, 2-19 in 1st year at North Side.
SAGARIN RATINGS: East Noble, 86.04, 25th overall, 19th in 4A. North Side, 50.14, 319th overall, 101st in 4A.
LAST OUTING: East Noble defeated Angola, 49-46. North Side lost to Kokomo, 66-48.
VS. COMMON FOES: East Noble 4-2; North Side 0-6.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: East Noble 251-191. North Side 248-193.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: North Side, 7-5.
LAST MEETING: North Side, 85-44, Mar. 7, 2014, sectional.
PREDICTION: East Noble, 74-39.
FORT WAYNE WAYNE SECTIONAL
Muncie Central (11-10) vs. Columbia City (8-13)
GAME TIME: 6 pm ET, Wayne.
COACHES: Chandler Thompson, 18-26 in 2nd year at Central. Brett Eberly, 32-41 in 3rd year at Columbia City, 36-58 in 4th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Central, 80.32, 57th overall, 41st in 4A. Columbia City, 69.8, 143rd overall, 78th in 4A.
LAST OUTING: Central defeated McCutcheon, 68-47. Columbia City lost to Northridge, 49-42.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Central 258-202. Columbia City 245-194.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Central, 1-0.
LAST MEETING: Central, 47-44, OT, Dec. 20, 2003.
PREDICTION: Central, 61-53.
Jay County (13-8) at Fort Wayne Wayne (13-9)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET, Wayne.
COACHES: Chris Krieg, 57-35 in 4th year at Jay County. Aaron Rehrer, 94-104 in 9th year at Wayne.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Wayne, 78.57, 70th overall, 46th in 4A. Jay County, 65.63, 186th overall, 85th in 4A.
LAST OUTING: Jay County lost to Homestead, 72-37. Wayne defeated Fort Wayne Canterbury, 72-36.
VS. COMMON FOES: Jay County 2-3; Wayne 3-1.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Jay County 201-202. Wayne 239-223.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Jay County, 5-4.
LAST MEETING: Wayne, 54-38, Feb. 27, 2018, sectional.
PREDICTION: Wayne, 59-43.
JIMTOWN SECTIONAL
New Prairie (6-14) vs. South Bend Washington (13-9)
GAME TIME: 6 pm ET, Jimtown.
COACHES: Kris Davis, 6-14 in 1st year at New Prairie. Ryan Varga, 28-18 in 2nd year at Washington.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Washington, 71.6, 124th overall, 31st in 3A. New Prairie, 57.84, 257th overall, 76th in 3A.
LAST OUTING: New Prairie lost to Elkhart Central, 49-42. Washington defeated John Glenn, 61-60, OT.
VS. COMMON FOES: New Prairie 0-10; Washington 7-3.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: New Prairie 187-208. Washington 244-219.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Washington, 6-0.
LAST MEETING: South Bend Washington, 52-50, Jan. 4, 2019.
PREDICTION: Washington, 60-47.
Culver Academy (17-3) at Jimtown (13-9)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET, Jimtown.
COACHES: Mark Galloway, 125-85 in 9th year at Culver Academy, 260-135 in 17th year overall. Matt Schauss, 18-27 in 2nd year at Jimtown.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Culver Academy, 93.68, 10th overall, 1st in 3A. Jimtown, 67.51, 171st overall, 49th in 3A.
LAST OUTING: Culver Academy defeated Westville, 80-33. Jimtown lost to Penn, 83-46.
VS. COMMON FOES: Culver Academy 0-1; Jimtown 0-1.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Culver Academy 202-156. Jimtown 238-222.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Culver Academy, 2-0.
LAST MEETING: Culver Academy, 59-28, Mar. 3, 2017, sectional.
PREDICTION: Culver Academy, 64-37.
CRAWFORDSVILLE SECTIONAL
Southmont (4-18) vs. Western Boone (10-11)
GAME TIME: 6 pm ET, Crawfordsville.
COACHES: Jake Turner, 12-26 in 2nd year at Southmont, 39-68 in 5th year overall. Bronson Lickliter, 17-27 in 2nd year at Western Boone.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Western Boone, 62.61, 207th overall, 59th in 3A. Southmont, 44.35, 355th overall, 94th in 3A.
LAST OUTING: Southmont lost to Riverton Parke, 47-34. Western Boone defeated Sheridan, 49-44, OT.
VS. COMMON FOES: Southmont 4-7; Western Boone 5-6.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Southmont 232-242. Western Boone 227-225.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Western Boone, 28-16.
LAST MEETING: Western Boone, 59-40, Jan. 4, 2019.
PREDICTION: Western Boone, 62-43.
Crawfordsville (15-6) at Lebanon (9-13)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET, Crawfordsville.
COACHES: David Pierce, 96-105 in 9th year at Crawfordsville. Albert Hendrix, 120-96 in 9th year at Lebanon.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Crawfordsville, 67.09, 173rd overall, 50th in 3A. Lebanon, 61.95, 215th overall, 62nd in 3A.
LAST OUTING: Crawfordsville lost to Danville, 71-63. Lebanon defeated Tri-County, 61-54.
VS. COMMON FOES: Crawfordsville 7-1; Lebanon 4-2.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Crawfordsville 208-242. Lebanon 239-233.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Lebanon, 25-9.
LAST MEETING: Crawfordsville, 44-41, Nov. 30, 2018.
PREDICTION: Crawfordsville, 56-50.
GREENSBURG SECTIONAL
Rushville (8-13) vs. Lawrenceburg (7-16)
GAME TIME: 6 pm ET, Greensburg.
COACHES: Doug Laker, 8-13 in 1st year at Rushville. John Blackwell, 90-75 in 7th year at Lawrenceburg, 112-95 in 9th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Rushville, 61.67, 218th overall, 63rd in 3A. Lawrenceburg, 52.76, 301st overall, 85th in 3A.
LAST OUTING: Rushville lost to Batesville, 65-45. Lawrenceburg lost to Oldenburg Academy, 47-22.
VS. COMMON FOES: Rushville 3-4; Lawrenceburg 1-7.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Rushville 268-183. Lawrenceburg 216-199.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Rushville, 6-4.
LAST MEETING: Lawrenceburg, 54-51, Dec. 14, 2018.
PREDICTION: Rushville, 55-48.
Batesville (12-10) vs. Franklin County (2-18)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET, Greensburg.
COACHES: Aaron Garrett, 168-87 in 11th year at Batesville. Eric Ebrens, 35-56 in 4th year at Franklin County.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Batesville, 71.11, 127th overall, 33rd in 3A. Franklin County, 42.48, 363rd overall, 97th in 3A.
LAST OUTING: Batesville lost to Shelbyville, 64-63. Franklin County lost to Richmond, 66-47.
VS. COMMON FOES: Batesville 7-5; Franklin County 0-10.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Batesville 269-213. Franklin County 201-197.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Batesville, 40-9.
LAST MEETING: Batesville, 72-35, Jan. 18, 2019.
PREDICTION: Batesville, 67-37.
CHARLESTOWN SECTIONAL
North Harrison (10-13) vs. Corydon Central (10-12)
GAME TIME: 6 pm ET, Charlestown.
COACHES: Kevin Jones, 58-60 in 5th year at North Harrison. Jamie Kolkmeier, 160-147 in 13th year at Corydon, 219-217 in 19th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Corydon, 64.49, 195th overall, 56th in 3A. North Harrison, 62.12, 213th overall, 61st in 3A.
LAST OUTING: North Harrison defeated Salem, 64-52. Corydon defeated South Central (Elizabeth), 53-40.
VS. COMMON FOES: North Harrison 7-8; Corydon 8-8.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: North Harrison 289-218. Corydon 265-217.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Corydon, 27-14.
LAST MEETING: Corydon Central, 69-68, Nov. 30, 2018.
PREDICTION: Corydon, 61-60.
Scottsburg (15-7) vs. Salem (12-10)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET, Charlestown.
COACHES: Brent Jameson, 27-44 in 3rd year at Scottsburg. Mike Brown, 12-10 in 1st year at Salem, 485-268 in 32nd year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Scottsburg, 69.02, 152nd overall, 42nd in 3A. Salem, 59.56, 239th overall, 71st in 3A.
LAST OUTING: Scottsburg defeated Borden, 77-26. Salem lost to North Harrison, 64-52.
VS. COMMON FOES: Scottsburg 8-4; Salem 9-6.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Scottsburg 239-246. Salem 219-264.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Scottsburg, 17-14.
LAST MEETING: Scottsburg, 73-49, Jan. 11, 2019.
PREDICTION: Scottsburg, 63-53.
LAKE STATION SECTIONAL
Bowman Academy (10-11) vs. River Forest (9-13)
GAME TIME: 6 pm CT, Lake Station.
COACHES: Tyrone Robinson, 31-27 in 3rd year at Bowman. Derrick Milenkoff, 65-52 in 5th year at River Forest.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Bowman, 75.45, 92nd overall, 10th in 2A. River Forest, 59.37, 241st overall, 50th in 2A.
LAST OUTING: Bowman lost to Griffith, 63-59. River Forest lost to Gary 21st Century, 75-65.
VS. COMMON FOES: Bowman 2-3; River Forest 0-5.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Bowman 153-110. River Forest 223-241.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Bowman, 1-0.
LAST MEETING: Bowman, 80-51, Feb. 26, 2013, sectional.
PREDICTION: Bowman, 66-50.
Whiting (11-11) vs. Gary Roosevelt (3-14)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm CT, Lake Station.
COACHES: Aaron Mercer, 16-29 in 2nd year at Whiting, 26-91 in 5th year overall. James Scott, 16-24 in 2nd year at Roosevelt, 19-31 in 3rd year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Whiting, 60.12, 235th overall, 48th in 2A. Roosevelt, 59.01, 246th overall, 54th in 2A.
LAST OUTING: Whiting defeated Washington Twp., 85-83, OT. Roosevelt lost to LaPorte LaLumiere, 81-25.
VS. COMMON FOES: Whiting 2-3; Roosevelt 3-2.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Whiting 212-259. Roosevelt 170-110.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: No meetings.
PREDICTION: Whiting, 65-63.
DELPHI SECTIONAL
Fountain Central (13-11) vs. Covington (18-3)
GAME TIME: 6 pm ET, Delphi.
COACHES: Phil Shabi, 13-11 in 1st year at Fountain Central, 55-101 in 7th year overall. Adam Ballard, 76-23 in 4th year at Covington, 108-84 in 8th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Covington, 71.94, 122nd overall, 15th in 2A. Fountain Central, 52.67, 303rd overall, 78th in 2A.
LAST OUTING: Fountain Central defeated Clinton Prairie, 52-47. Covington defeated South Vermillion, 52-51.
VS. COMMON FOES: Fountain Central 7-5; Covington 10-2.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Fountain Central 200-231. Covington 196-256.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Covington, 38-9.
LAST MEETING: Covington, 64-33, Dec. 28, 2018.
PREDICTION: Covington, 67-48.
Clinton Prairie (13-8) vs. Carroll (Flora) (9-11)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET, Delphi.
COACHES: Jeff Henley, 72-23 in 4th year at Clinton Prairie, 265-176 in 20th year overall. Bodie Bender, 9-11 in 1st year at Carroll.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Clinton Prairie, 57.16, 265th overall, 60th in 2A. Carroll, 46.21, 348th overall, 89th in 2A.
LAST OUTING: Clinton Prairie lost to Fountain Central, 52-47. Carroll lost to Western, 30-18.
VS. COMMON FOES: Clinton Prairie 9-3; Carroll 7-5.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Clinton Prairie 201-243. Carroll 180-247.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Carroll, 26-19.
LAST MEETING: Clinton Prairie, 56-42, Jan. 11, 2019.
PREDICTION: Clinton Prairie, 54-44.
CRAWFORD COUNTY SECTIONAL
Clarksville (6-16) vs. Providence (7-15)
GAME TIME: 6 pm ET, Crawford County.
COACHES: Brian McEwen, 49-69 in 5th year at Clarksville. Sean Smith, 7-15 in 1st year at Providence, 152-147 in 13th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Providence, 57.6, 261st overall, 58th in 2A. Clarksville, 54.44, 287th overall, 71st in 2A.
LAST OUTING: Clarksville lost to Lanesville, 67-51. Providence lost to Brownstown Central, 47-41, OT.
VS. COMMON FOES: Clarksville 2-11; Providence 3-10.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Clarksville 256-230. Providence 230-164.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Providence, 33-16.
LAST MEETING: Providence, 54-48, Jan. 4, 2019.
PREDICTION: Providence, 59-54.
Henryville (10-13) vs. Paoli (19-3)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET, Crawford County.
COACHES: Jared Hill, 72-47 in 5th year at Henryville. Dusty Cole, 104-55 in 7th year at Paoli.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Paoli, 73.95, 107th overall, 13th in 2A. Henryville, 57.4, 264th overall, 59th in 2A.
LAST OUTING: Henryville defeated Clarksville, 60-54. Paoli defeated North Harrison, 63-60.
VS. COMMON FOES: Henryville 2-5; Paoli 7-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Henryville 225-236. Paoli 258-232.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Henryville, 5-4.
LAST MEETING: Paoli, 66-60, Nov. 30, 2018.
PREDICTION: Paoli, 65-50.
FOREST PARK SECTIONAL
Evansville Mater Dei (15-7) vs. South Spencer (8-14)
GAME TIME: 5:30 pm CT, Southridge.
COACHES: Kurt Wildeman, 149-133 in 12th year at Mater Dei. David Kruse, 26-43 in 3rd year at South Spencer.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Mater Dei, 73.1, 111th overall, 14th in 2A. South Spencer, 53.93, 294th overall, 73rd in 2A.
LAST OUTING: Mater Dei defeated Evansville Harrison, 67-56. South Spencer defeated Boonville, 51-45.
VS. COMMON FOES: Mater Dei 10-1; South Spencer 3-8.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Mater Dei 234-251. South Spencer 205-239.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Mater Dei, 18-9.
LAST MEETING: Evansville Mater Dei, 65-41, Nov. 30, 2018.
PREDICTION: Mater Dei, 71-49.
Perry Central (8-14) at Forest Park (14-9)
GAME TIME: 8 pm ET, Southridge.
COACHES: Matt Carter, 129-149 in 12th year at Perry Central. David Welp, 14-9 in 1st year at Forest Park.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Forest Park, 68.06, 162nd overall, 26th in 2A. Perry Central, 54.53, 284th overall, 68th in 2A.
LAST OUTING: Perry Central lost to Tecumseh, 70-53. Forest Park defeated Gibson Southern, 49-43.
VS. COMMON FOES: Perry Central 4-9; Forest Park 7-5.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Perry Central 273-217. Forest Park 282-228.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Forest Park, 28-5.
LAST MEETING: Forest Park, 60-44, Jan. 5, 2019.
PREDICTION: Forest Park, 62-47.
MORGAN TWP. SECTIONAL
Morgan Twp. (13-7) at Gary 21st Century (16-6)
GAME TIME: 6 pm CT, Morgan Twp..
COACHES: Eric Braden, 86-67 in 7th year at Morgan Twp.. Rodney Williams, 137-92 in 10th year at 21st Century.
SAGARIN RATINGS: 21st Century, 80.89, 55th overall, 2nd in 1A. Morgan Twp., 60.44, 231st overall, 26th in 1A.
LAST OUTING: Morgan Twp. lost to Lake Station, 60-37. 21st Century defeated River Forest, 75-65.
VS. COMMON FOES: Morgan Twp. 4-2; 21st Century 5-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Morgan Twp. 206-216. 21st Century 223-173.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: 21st Century, 8-0.
LAST MEETING: Gary 21st Century, 100-61, Jan. 26, 2019.
PREDICTION: 21st Century, 76-57.
Washington Twp. (15-6) vs. Hammond Science & Tech (2-17)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm CT, Morgan Twp..
COACHES: Scott Bowersock, 117-82 in 9th year at Washington Twp.. Eric Speer, 5-66 in 4th year at HAST.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Washington Twp., 66.18, 182nd overall, 15th in 1A. HAST, 26.9, 399th overall, 95th in 1A.
LAST OUTING: Washington Twp. defeated Hebron, 79-63, OT. HAST lost to Career Academy, 73-50.
VS. COMMON FOES: Washington Twp. 3-3; HAST 0-5.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Washington Twp. 199-221. HAST 105-128.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Washington Twp., 3-0.
LAST MEETING: Washington Twp., 73-48, Nov. 24, 2018.
PREDICTION: Washington Twp., 80-36.
WEST CENTRAL SECTIONAL
South Newton (2-19) vs. North White (8-12)
GAME TIME: 6 pm ET, West Central.
COACHES: Jim Sammons, 2-19 in 1st year at South Newton. Matt Sipkema, 8-12 in 1st year at North White.
SAGARIN RATINGS: North White, 51.26, 311th overall, 45th in 1A. South Newton, 33.11, 392nd overall, 89th in 1A.
LAST OUTING: South Newton lost to Benton Central, 56-31. North White lost to Faith Christian, 64-57.
VS. COMMON FOES: South Newton 1-7; North White 3-5.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: South Newton 168-176. North White 191-208.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: South Newton, 29-12.
LAST MEETING: North White, 60-36, Jan. 5, 2019.
PREDICTION: North White, 60-43.
Pioneer (9-11) vs. Caston (3-17)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET, West Central.
COACHES: Austin Cowley, 69-67 in 6th year at Pioneer. Carl Davis, 7-36 in 2nd year at Caston.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Pioneer, 54.36, 288th overall, 37th in 1A. Caston, 38.6, 373rd overall, 77th in 1A.
LAST OUTING: Pioneer lost to North White, 47-46. Caston lost to North Miami, 53-51, OT.
VS. COMMON FOES: Pioneer 5-8; Caston 2-12.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Pioneer 200-217. Caston 193-222.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Pioneer, 26-23.
LAST MEETING: Pioneer, 60-31, Jan. 25, 2019.
PREDICTION: Pioneer, 62-45.
TRITON SECTIONAL
South Central (Union Mills) (3-17) vs. Career Academy (6-15)
GAME TIME: 6:30 pm ET, Triton.
COACHES: Joe Wagner, 8-35 in 2nd year at South Central. Lee Ross, 15-48 in 3rd year at Career Academy.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Career Academy, 43.87, 358th overall, 70th in 1A. South Central, 42.09, 365th overall, 72nd in 1A.
LAST OUTING: South Central lost to Morgan Twp., 53-42. Career Academy defeated Hammond Science & Tech, 73-50.
VS. COMMON FOES: South Central 0-3; Career Academy 0-3.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: South Central 191-223. Career Academy 163-248.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: No meetings.
PREDICTION: Career Academy, 54-52.
Elkhart Christian (9-12) at Triton (8-13)
GAME TIME: 8 pm ET, Triton.
COACHES: Chad Hibbard, 9-12 in 1st year at Elkhart Christian, 35-55 in 4th year overall. Jason Groves, 239-100 in 14th year at Triton.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Triton, 48.61, 329th overall, 54th in 1A. Elkhart Christian, 47.29, 340th overall, 58th in 1A.
LAST OUTING: Elkhart Christian lost to Triton, 55-48. Triton lost to Bremen, 50-35.
VS. COMMON FOES: Elkhart Christian 4-4; Triton 4-4.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Elkhart Christian 196-207. Triton 207-229.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Triton, 17-4.
LAST MEETING: Triton, 55-48, Feb. 18, 2019.
PREDICTION: Triton, 51-46.
FREMONT SECTIONAL
Lakewood Park (7-14) vs. Hamilton (4-16)
GAME TIME: 6 pm ET, Fremont.
COACHES: Steve Oberlin, 7-14 in 1st year at Lakewood Park. Shannon Beard, 6-37 in 2nd year at Hamilton.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Lakewood Park, 47.54, 338th overall, 56th in 1A. Hamilton, 36.64, 380th overall, 81st in 1A.
LAST OUTING: Lakewood Park defeated Lakeland Christian, 60-51. Hamilton defeated Bethany Christian, 59-56.
VS. COMMON FOES: Lakewood Park 4-5; Hamilton 4-7.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Lakewood Park 201-242. Hamilton 180-206.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Lakewood Park, 19-6.
LAST MEETING: Lakewood Park, 85-70, Nov. 20, 2018.
PREDICTION: Lakewood Park, 68-56.
Fort Wayne Blackhawk (21-2) vs. Lakeland Christian (10-13)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET, Fremont.
COACHES: Marc Davidson, 116-44 in 6th year at Blackhawk, 146-59 in 8th year overall. Chris Hohm, 36-83 in 5th year at Lakeland Christian.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Blackhawk, 89.34, 17th overall, 1st in 1A. Lakeland Christian, 36.21, 382nd overall, 82nd in 1A.
LAST OUTING: Blackhawk defeated Fort Wayne Northrop, 81-67. Lakeland Christian lost to Lakewood Park, 60-51.
VS. COMMON FOES: Blackhawk 4-0; Lakeland Christian 3-3.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Blackhawk 233-228. Lakeland Christian 125-263.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Blackhawk, 3-0.
LAST MEETING: Blackhawk, 102-37, Mar. 2, 2018, sectional.
PREDICTION: Blackhawk, 88-32.
UNIVERSITY SECTIONAL
Indianapolis International (6-14) vs. Indianapolis Metropolitan (12-8)
GAME TIME: 6 pm ET, University.
COACHES: Scott Adams, 6-14 in 1st year at International, 52-67 in 6th year overall. Lee Jackson, 32-36 in 3rd year at Metropolitan.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Metropolitan, 70.91, 129th overall, 6th in 1A. International, 35.72, 384th overall, 83rd in 1A.
LAST OUTING: International lost to Crothersville, 62-54. Metropolitan defeated Indianapolis Scecina, 66-50.
VS. COMMON FOES: International 3-3; Metropolitan 5-2.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: International 167-204. Metropolitan 205-226.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Metropolitan, 10-1.
LAST MEETING: International, 74-65, Dec. 9, 2016.
PREDICTION: Metropolitan, 78-43.
Indiana Math & Science (4-19) vs. Traders Point Christian (11-10)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET, University.
COACHES: Duke Pryor, 4-19 in 1st year at IMSA. Kraig Cox, 78-61 in 6th year at Traders Point.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Traders Point, 65.47, 189th overall, 17th in 1A. IMSA, 32.41, 394th overall, 90th in 1A.
LAST OUTING: IMSA lost to Indianapolis Howe, 96-58. Traders Point lost to Zionsville, 78-51.
VS. COMMON FOES: IMSA 2-5; Traders Point 5-3.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: IMSA 160-201. Traders Point 225-206.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Traders Point, 4-0.
LAST MEETING: Traders Point Christian, 84-54, Feb. 9, 2019.
PREDICTION: Traders Point, 79-44.
SOUTHWESTERN (SHELBYVILLE) SECTIONAL
Jac-Cen-Del (12-10) vs. Oldenburg Academy (15-5)
GAME TIME: 6 pm ET, Southwestern.
COACHES: Travis Stangland, 43-54 in 4th year at Jac-Cen-Del. Gary Moorman, 136-112 in 11th year at Oldenburg.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Oldenburg, 68.08, 161st overall, 10th in 1A. Jac-Cen-Del, 53.72, 295th overall, 40th in 1A.
LAST OUTING: Jac-Cen-Del defeated Lawrenceburg, 60-54. Oldenburg defeated Lawrenceburg, 47-22.
VS. COMMON FOES: Jac-Cen-Del 7-1; Oldenburg 6-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Jac-Cen-Del 215-267. Oldenburg 166-221.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Jac-Cen-Del, 15-8.
LAST MEETING: Oldenburg Academy, 43-31, Jan. 25, 2019.
PREDICTION: Oldenburg, 59-44.
Hauser (9-13) vs. Waldron (1-20)
GAME TIME: 7:30 pm ET, Southwestern.
COACHES: Nate Cangany, 9-13 in 1st year at Hauser, 25-44 in 3rd year overall. Will Staal, 4-39 in 2nd year at Waldron.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Hauser, 55.62, 274th overall, 35th in 1A. Waldron, 34.27, 388th overall, 87th in 1A.
LAST OUTING: Hauser lost to Triton Central, 91-89. Waldron lost to Eminence, 56-53, OT.
VS. COMMON FOES: Hauser 3-5; Waldron 0-10.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Hauser 229-247. Waldron 222-223.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Hauser, 23-10.
LAST MEETING: Hauser, 79-64, Jan. 18, 2019.
PREDICTION: Hauser, 72-50.