Girls Varsity Basketball · Lady Bears face Sheridan tonight in sectional semi-finals

Action resumes tonight in the Class 2A Sectional 40 at Frankton. The host Eagles will take on conference rival Elwood at 6:30 p.m. with the Lady Bears facing off with Sheridan in the 7:30 p.m. game.

It will be the 3rd year in a row the Lady Bears and Sheridan have locked horns in the sectional. Two years ago Sheridan eliminated MC from the sectional, while last year the Lady Bears returned the favor.

The two winners from tonight will meet in the championship Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

Fan bus for tonight leaves the school at 545. It has been declared white out night for MC fans.

The game can be heard on the NFHS internet network at search Monroe Central. Tonight Chris Coburn will do play by play assisted by Rick Brown and Israel Nash. Junior ADs Conner Miller, Saij Sampley and Destiny Gillen will handle computer and camera duties.

Elwood (7-16) at Frankton (19-5)
GAME TIME: 6:00 PM Eastern.
COACHES: Kyle Pulley, 33-66 in 4th year at Elwood. Stephan Hamaker, 112-56 in 7th year at Frankton.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Frankton, 70.85, 107th overall, 11th in Class 2A. Elwood, 45.04, 280th overall, 65th in Class 2A.
LAST OUTING: Elwood lost to Yorktown, 58-32. Frankton defeated Lapel, 52-47.
VS. COMMON FOES: Elwood 4-9, Frankton 12-3.
OPPONENTS’ RECORDS: Elwood 266-255, Frankton 286-263.
SERIES LAST 15 YEARS: Frankton, 17-7.
LAST MEETING: Frankton, 81-47, Nov. 4, 2017.
Sheridan (13-8) vs. Monroe Central (24-0)
GAME TIME: 7:30 PM Eastern.
COACHES: Jeff Guenther, 144-99 in 11th year at Sheridan, 184-108 in 13th year overall. Leigh Ann Barga, 65-10 in 3rd year at Monroe Central.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Monroe Central, 79.11, 67th overall, 6th in Class 2A. Sheridan, 58.7, 202nd overall, 44th in Class 2A.
LAST OUTING: Sheridan lost to Rossville, 51-42. Monroe Central defeated Wapahani, 61-43.
VS. COMMON FOES: Sheridan 2-0, Monroe Central 2-0.
OPPONENTS’ RECORDS: Sheridan 215-249, Monroe Central 287-256.
SERIES LAST 15 YEARS: Tied, 1-1.
LAST MEETING: Monroe Central, 53-37, Jan. 31, 2017, sectional.