News and Tribune

Breaking News

Local Sports

October 8, 2012

H.S. FOOTBALL: Jeff, New Albany to meet again in Sectional 8 opening round

> SOUTHERN INDIANA — Rivals Jeffersonville and New Albany will meet again on Oct. 19 in the first round of the Class 5A Sectional 8 tournament.

Jeff (5-3) beat the 4-4 Bulldogs 42-19 on Sept. 28 in a game played in Jeffersonville. The Red Devils host the first-round tourney game, as well.  

Despite being in the same sectional, the two teams have only met once in the playoffs since 2004. New Albany beat a 1-9 Red Devil team 32-13 in the opening round two years ago.

Also in Sectional 8, Floyd Central (2-6) will host unbeaten and fifth-ranked Castle in the opening round.

Class 3A No. 2 Charlestown (8-0) will host Mitchell (2-6) in the opening round of Class 3A Sectional 23 action. In the same half of the Sectional 23 bracket, Silver Creek (2-6) goes to Corydon Central (7-1). In the second round, Charlestown would either travel to Sellersburg to face the Dragons or host the No. 10 Panthers. Charlestown beat Silver Creek 70-13 on Sept. 14 and the Pirates trounced Corydon for the Mid-Southern Conference championship 47-0 on Sept. 28.

Clarksville (4-4) goes on the road to Pekin to face the one-win Musketeers in the firt round of Class 2A Sectional 31. The Generals beat Eastern 42-20 in Week 2. With a win, Clarksville would likely go to No. 10 Lawrenceburg (7-1) in the sectional semifinal.

In the other half of the Sectional 31 draw, Providence (3-5) travels to 12th-ranked Paoli (6-2) in the opening round. With a win, the Pioneers would travel to Triton Central (5-3) or host Monrovia (3-5).

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Local Sports
LOCAL MAGAZINES
SPECIAL CONTENT
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Photos


Buy or browse photos from the News and Tribune's award winning photographers

AP Video
US Ready to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Kerry: Not Worried About Israeli Criticism Boater Rescued From Edge of Kentucky Dam Girl Struck by Plane on Florida Beach Dies Rodents Rampant in Gardens Around Louvre House to Vote on Slimmed-down Bill for Border Looming Demand Could Undercut Flight Safety Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Raw: Massive Explosions From Airstrikes in Gaza Giant Ketchup Bottle Water Tower Up for Sale Easier Nuclear Construction Promises Fall Short Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating