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High schools

Baseball playoff pairings unveiled

The IHSAA announced the postseason baseball draw Tuesday. Sectionals are May 28-June 2.

Defending Class 3A state champion Norwell will open sectional play at Bellmont against the host Braves. The 3A honorable mention Knights, who lost their starting lineup from last year because of graduation and a suspension, will play in the second game of the sectional.

Among first-round sectional games involving other ranked area teams: 3A No. 7 Leo plays Bishop Dwenger at the Garrett Sectional; 2A No. 3 Woodlan plays Churubusco; 2A No. 9 Canterbury got a bye at Adams Central; and 1A Blackhawk Christian also got a bye at its own sectional.

Track sectionals

NORTHROP: The host Bruins finished atop the team rankings with 141.8 points.

Concordia’s Symone Black finished the 300-meter hurdles in a record time of 42.24 seconds. Black broke her own mark of 43.08 in 2013. She also finished first in the 100-meter hurdles.

In the discus throw, Churubusco’s Katie Monk won with 141 feet, 5 inches, beating the 137-11 record set in 1987. Dyamond Morris of North Side took the 100 and was part of the Redskins’ win in the 400 relay.

EAST NOBLE: The host Knights finished atop the team rankings with 115 points.

They cruised to victory in the 3,200 relay with a time of 10:01.83. East Noble also had a winner in the discus throw (Jacey Cauhorn) and placed second in six events. Kendall Kelley of DeKalb won the 100 as well as the 400.

MARION: Huntington North finished atop the team rankings with 154.5 points, and Hannah Stoffel set sectional records in the 800 (2:16.76) and the 1,600 (5:14.88).

The Vikings also got victories in the shot put (Maddie Klender), discus throw (Paige Coolman), long jump (Lindsey Foster), 300 hurdles (Allie Christian), 400 (Foster) and 1,600.

WARSAW: The host Tigers finished atop the team rankings with 156 points. They got victories in the pole vault (Claire Hickerson), 3,200 (Allison Miller), 400 (Tennie Worrell), 200 (Audrey Rich), 100 (Ann Harvuot) and the 400 relay.