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Floyd County Sports

March 12, 2012

SPORTS IN BRIEF: March 13, 2012



Providence selling semistate tickets

The Providence High School athletic department will be selling Class 2A semistate tickets from Tuesday, March 13 to Friday, March 16 in the school’s athletic office and main office.

Tickets can be purchased from 7:45 a.m.-3:45 p.m. from Tuesday, March 13 to Thursday, March 15 and from 7:45 a.m.-noon on Friday, March 16.

Providence will face Class 2A No. 1 Park Tudor in the second semistate game at approximately 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 17 at Southport Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. The first semistate game will pit Edinburgh against Loogootee in the Class A semistate at 4 p.m.



Jeff’s O’Brien qualifies for state meet

Jeffersonville senior Shea O’Brien earned a trip to this coming Saturday’s IHSAA State Finals by finishing third in the balance beam in last Friday’s Columbus East Regional with a score of 8.825. The top six finishers in each event qualified for state, which will take place at Ball State University’s Worthen Arena in Muncie.

O’Brien placed second in the beam on Friday, March 2 in the Columbus East Sectional with a score of 9.000. O’Brien made the Academic All-State team this season.

Also at regional, the Red Devils’ Haley Fugate finished eighth in the vault with a score of 9.175 and 15th in the floor exercise with a 8.500. She finished fourth in both events at sectional.



Team Jeff wrestler wins state title this past weekend

Team Jeff Wrestler Club wrestler Matt Munoz captured Indiana State Wrestling Association Folkstyle state championship last weekend.

Munoz, a student at Bridgepoint Elementary School in Jeffersonville, won both of his matches by pin. 

It was Munoz’s second Folkstyle state title and his fourth consecutive state championship overall. Last year, Munoz became the first Team Jeff grappler to win the ISWA Triple Crown, which is comprised of the freestyle, Folkstyle and Greco-Roman state championships.

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