Girls Varsity Basketball · Girls basketball opens sectional against host Connersville


The New Palestine girls basketball team will open sectional play Tuesday, Jan. 30 against the host Connersville Spartans.

The Dragons will play at 7:30 p.m. that evening, the second game of the day. Pendleton Heights will meet Richmond in the first game.

The winner of the NP-Connersville game will meet Greenfield-Central at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2, with the championship game slated for Saturday, Feb. 3.

NP enters the final week of the regular season with a 13-6 record. The Dragons beat Connersville 52-48 in the season’s opening game Nov. 2. Connersville is 8-13 with two games to play.

Sectional schedule
Tuesday, Jan. 30
6 p.m.: Richmond vs. Pendleton Heights
7:30 p.m.: New Palestine vs. Connersville
Friday, Feb. 2
6 p.m.: Mt. Vernon vs. Richmond/PH winner
7:30 p.m.: Greenfield-Central vs. NP/Connersville winner
Saturday, Feb. 3
7:30 p.m.: Championship

Winner goes to: Face Perry Meridian sectional winner in 10 a.m. semifinal at the Feb. 10 Decatur Central regional.