Senior staff writer
Reigning sectional champions Roncalli and Center Grove open in defense of their titles Tuesday.
Roncalli faces Southside rival Perry Meridian in the opener Tuesday in the 4A sectional at Ben Davis. Led by Indiana All-Star Lindsey Corsaro (UCLA), the Rebels reached the Richmond Semistate before bowing out last year.
Center Grove waits until Wednesday, Feb. 1 to face 4A sectional host Martinsville in a duel between the co-favorites in the Artesians’ sectional.
Franklin Central, Whiteland and Franklin could be considered dark horses in the highly competitive sectional at Martinsville.
Beech Grove with its one-two scoring punch of Cameron Cardenas and Katie Giller, who combine for 41.8 points per game, square off against Danville at 6 p.m., Feb. 1 in a 3A sectional at Northwest.
Lutheran and Greenwood Christian Academy are in action Tuesday in a Class A sectional at Morristown.
Several key regular season games remain before the 42nd state tourney begins. Perry Meridian and Southport are in contention for a share of the Conference Indiana championship with Columbus North.
Ben Davis sectional is loaded with strong teams
Martinsville sectional is up for grabs
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Beech Grove is ready to make noise at Northwest sectional
Saints and Cougars travel to Morristown