Pendleton Heights ends Spartans’ football season

Pendleton Heights ends Spartans’ football season

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The 2016 high school football season came to an end Friday night for the Connersville Spartans and several area schools as first-round sectional play began. 

Connersville lost to Pendleton Heights, 31-7, in Class 4A Sectional 22 play at CHS Field. The Spartans finish the year 2-8.

Pendleton Heights (3-7) will play at Mt. Vernon (Fortville) in semifinal action. The Marauders (7-3) mauled Richmond, 46-14, Friday.

Several Connersville-area schools won their first-round games, including Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference rivals Franklin County and East Central, who will square off Friday in St. Leon.

East Central (8-2, No. 7) defeated the Wildcats (7-3, No. 14), 44-24, on Sept. 9. The winner will play either Seymour (7-3) or Jennings County (1-9) for the Class 4A Sectional 23 championship.

Other area schools who won their first-round games include Rushville, which blasted Indianapolis Marshall, 35-6, and Greensburg, a 40-14 winner over Batesville. Rushville (6-4) hosts the Pirates (7-3) Friday in semifinal play, with the winner playing either Lawrenceburg (9-1) or Indian Creek (6-4) for the Class 3A Sectional 30 title. Greensburg defeated Rushville, 28-0, on Oct. 14. 

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Hagerstown pounded Indianapolis Shortridge, 55-8, in a Class A Sectional 46 game. The Tigers (6-4) host Knightstown on Oct. 28. Knightstown (3-7) put the hammer on Indianapolis Tindley, winning 63-12.
In the other Sectional 46 semifinal, Tri (6-4) plays at Indianapolis Lutheran (7-3). Lutheran eliminated Cambridge City Lincoln (1-9), 63-8.  

 

Connersville area sectional scores

Class 4A Sectional 22

Pendleton Heights 31, Connersville 7
Mt. Vernon (Fortville) 46, Richmond 14
Greenfield-Central 41, Jay County 21
Delta 27, New Castle 7

Class 4A Sectional 23

East Central 41, Shelbyville 27
Franklin County 42, South Dearborn 7
Seymour 24, Silver Creek 6
Jennings County 17, Madison 7

Class 3A Sectional 30

Greensburg 40, Batesville 14
Rushville 35, Indianapolis Marshall 6
Indian Creek 49, Indianapolis Washington 6
Lawrenceburg 68, Indianapolis Manual 6

Class 2A Sectional 38

Milan 63, Union County 0
Indianapolis Howe 32, Northeastern 26
Eastern Hancock 27, Centerville 0
Switzerland County 42, Triton Central 6

Class A Sectional 46

Tri 43, Indiana Deaf 6
Indianapolis Lutheran 63, Cambridge City Lincoln 8
Knightstown 63, Indianapolis Tindley 12
Hagerstown 55, Indianapolis Shortridge 8

 

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State scores

Class 5A

Sectional 9
Mishawaka 42, Elkhart Memorial 13

Sectional 14
Columbus East 35, New Palestine 7

Class 4A

Sectional 17

Lowell 65, Gary West 6
Hammond Morton 18, Hammond Gavit 12 (OT)
Munster 28, East Chicago Central 22
Highland 57, Hammond Clark 6

Sectional 18

Kankakee Valley 49, South Bend Clay 8
Hobart 33, South Bend Washington 14
Andrean 30, South Bend St. Joseph 13
New Prairie 42, South Bend Riley 14

Sectional 19

Plymouth 26, Angola 23
East Noble 45, DeKalb 0
Northridge 21, Wawasee 20
NorthWood 52, Columbia City 13

Sectional 20

Mississinewa 49, Logansport 6
Fort Wayne Dwenger 22, Marion 14
New Haven 49, Fort Wayne Wayne 7
Fort Wayne South 33, Leo 9

Sectional 21

Indianapolis Roncalli 35, Northview 14
Lebanon 62, Beech Grove 48
Mooresville 26, Western 23
Greenwood 42, Frankfort 12

Sectional 24

Evansville Reitz 48, Evansville Bosse 8
Evansville Central 41, Owen Valley 13
Boonville 42, Edgewood 6
Evansville Harrison 38, Jasper 27

Class 3A

Sectional 25

Griffith 48, John Glenn 7
Rensselaer Central 38, Calumet 7
Hanover Central 49, Hammond 12
Mishawaka Marian 57, Wheeler 8

Sectional 26

Garrett 42, Fairfield 16
Culver Academy 45, Lakeland 34
Jimtown 49, Heritage 6
West Noble 30, Tippecanoe Valley 28

Sectional 27

Fort Wayne Luers 42, Northwestern 15
Peru 40, Maconaquah 21
Bellmont 39, Norwell 20
Fort Wayne Concordia 54, Yorktown 14

Sectional 28

West Lafayette 48, Tipton 7
Western Boone 56, Benton Central 21
North Montgomery 14, Crawfordsville 0
Twin Lakes 28, Hamilton Heights 14

Sectional 29

Danville 53, Indianapolis Northwest 12
Greencastle 33, West Vigo 30
Indianapolis Chatard 28, Indianapolis Brebeuf 7
Tri-West 35, Guerin Catholic 3

Sectional 31

Brownstown Central 62, Brown County 0
Salem 49, Corydon Central 20
Southridge 37, Heritage Hills 34 (2 OT)
North Harrison 17, Charlestown 14

Sectional 32

Washington 48, Pike Central 18
Evansville Memorial 29, Gibson Southern 20
Vincennes Lincoln 49, Mt. Vernon (Posey) 28
Sullivan 35, Princeton 29

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Class 2A

Sectional 33

Whiting 36, Boone Grove 6
North Newton 42, Bowman Academy 0
Knox 42, Gary Roosevelt 6
River Forest 41, Hammond Noll 6

Sectional 34

Winamac 28, Lewis Cass 8
Oak Hill 48, Rochester 0
Manchester 28, Delphi 19
Bremen 35, Wabash 14

Sectional 35

Whitko 28, Central Noble 24
Churubusco 21, Eastside 16
South Adams 54, Prairie Heights 7
Woodlan 54, Bluffton 6

Sectional 36

Winchester 30, Madison-Grant 0
Eastbrook 44, Eastern (Greentown) 3
Elwood 33, Alexandria 20
Blackford 28, Taylor 6

Sectional 37

Indianapolis Park Tudor 39, Indianapolis Broad Ripple 14
Lapel 28, Frankton 12
Indianapolis Ritter 35, Heritage Christian 13
Indianapolis Scecina 28, Speedway 6

Sectional 39

Cascade 27, Cloverdale 6
Mitchell 48, South Vermillion 27
North Putnam 42, Paoli 20
Monrovia 44, Southmont 6

Sectional 40

South Spencer 34, Forest Park 18
Eastern (Pekin) 49, Crawford County 18
Evansville Mater Dei 45, North Posey 28
Providence 63, Clarksville 14

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Class A

Sectional 41

Pioneer 49, Tri-County 13
Lake Station 28, North White 12
North Judson 27, South Newton 14
South Central (Union Mills) 28, West Central 0

Sectional 42

Lafayette Central Catholic 55, Frontier 7
Carroll (Flora) 56, Seeger 0
Clinton Central 16, Covington 8 (OT)
Attica 70, Clinton Prairie 46

Sectional 43

Culver 32, North Miami 14
LaVille 41, Fremont 13
Triton 50, Caston 0
Southwood 28, Northfield 14

Sectional 44

Adams Central 35, Wes-Del 7
Shenandoah 64, Union City 12
Monroe Central 62, Southern Wells 7
Tri-Central 60, Anderson Prep Academy 7

Sectional 45

Covenant Christian 55, Turkey Run 6
North Vermillion 55, Rockville 7
Fountain Central 72, Riverton Parke 20
Sheridan 49, South Putnam 12

Sectional 47

Eastern Greene 41, Springs Valley 7
West Washington 49, Oldenburg Academy 0
North Decatur 40, Edinburgh 0

Sectional 48

Linton-Stockton 56, Tecumseh 15
North Central (Farmersburg) 30, Tell City 0
Perry Central 34, North Daviess 14 

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