FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – After tipping off on Tuesday, boys sectional basketball continued on Wednesday night – albeit with a smaller slate – as a handful of area teams punched their ticket to Friday’s sectional semifinals.
In the early game at Paul Bateman Gymnasium it was 3A no. 13 Concordia topping Leo 51-33. Ajani Washington led the way for the Cadets with 15 points while Joe Tapp added 12 and Avery Cook 10. Leo was led by Jackson McGee’s 11 points.
In the late game at Garrett it was Woodlan’s Trey Yoder tallying 20 points to lead the Warriors over the host Railroaders by a score of 66-40. Woodlan now squares off with Concordia at 7:30 p.m. on Friday following the Heritage vs. Bishop Dwenger game at 6 p.m.
In 2A action at the Stardome in Berne, it was Manchester besting Bluffton 92-54 in the first game on Wednesday night. Aaron Streveler led the Tigers with 22 points.
In the night game, it was 2A no. 3 Blackhawk Christian topping host South Adams 62-30. Josh Furst led the Braves with 17 points while Kellen Pickett, Gage Sefton, and Jimmy Davidson each had 10. Gavin Myers and Tytus Lehman led the Starfires with 8 points apiece. The Braves will now face Manchester at 7:30 p.m. Friday following the Bishop Luers vs. Adams Central game at 6 p.m.
3A Sectional at Garrett
Leo 33 Concordia 51
Garrett 40 Woodlan 66
Concordia and Woodlan to play at 7:30 p.m. Friday
3A Sectional at Peru
Maconaquah 60 Bellmont 47
Northwestern 45 Norwell 49 (OT)
Maconaquah and Norwell to play at 7:30 p.m. Friday
3A Sectional at New Castle
Frankton 44 Jay County 39
Yorktown 46 New Castle 52
Frankton and New Castle to play at 7:30 p.m. Friday
2A Sectional at South Adams
Manchester 92 Bluffton 54
South Adams 30 Blackhawk Christian 62
Manchester and Blackhawk Christian to play at 7:30 p.m. Friday
2A Sectional at Taylor
Eastern 36 Madison-Grant 53
Eastbrook 38 Tipton 74
Madison-Grant and Tipton to play at 7:30 p.m. Friday