(La Porte County, IN) - Sectional pairings for high school football and volleyball have been announced. La Porte will travel to South Bend Riley for their opener. New Prairie will play at Plymouth. Michigan City get a tough first-round matchup with a trip to Valparaiso. And, South Central plays at home for their opening game as they will host Winamac.
The State High School Football tournament kicks off two weeks from now.
A couple of area volleyball teams also have high hopes for their tournament, which begins this week. 7th-ranked LaPorte Slicers are the favorite in the Michigan City 4A sectional. The Lady Slicers are 26-2. They lost to Penn in the regional semifinal last year.
New Prairie, also ranked 7th in Class 3A, is looking to improve upon their semistate showings in the last two years. They will be hosting a six-game sectional. The first round is Thursday.