Franklin County, Rushville carry area football hopes

Franklin County, Rushville carry area football hopes

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Four schools from the Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference have the chance to advance in the IHSAA football playoffs tonight in sectional semifinal play. 
Franklin County (7-3) will try to turn the tables on East Central (8-2) in a Class 4A Sectional 23 matchup in St.Leon. EC beat the visiting Wildcats, 44-24, in Week 4. 
The Trojans are rated No. 7 in both the Associated Press and Indiana Football Coaches Association polls. FC is rated 14th in the IFCA poll. Tonight’s winner will play either Seymour (7-3) or Jennings County (1-9) for the Sectional 23 title. 
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Rushville (4-6) entertains Greensburg (7-3, No. 16 AP) for the chance to play for the Class 3A Sectional 30 championship. The Pirates blanked the Lions, 28-0, on Oct. 28. 

Lawrenceburg (9-1, No. 8 IFCA, No. 13 AP) plays Indian Creek (6-4) in tonight’s other Sectional 30 semifinal. 
Pendleton Heights (3-7), which eliminated Connersville last week (31-7), plays at Mt. Vernon (Fortville) (7-3), and Delta (6-4) visits Greenfield-Central (6-4) in 4A Sectional 22 semifinal action. 
In Class A Sectional 46 semifinal games, Hagerstown (6-4) hosts Knightstown (3-7) and Tri (6-4) plays at Indianapolis Lutheran (7-3, No. 13). All games start at 7 p.m. 
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Connersville area sectional semifinal games

Class 4A Sectional 23 
East Central (8-2) at Franklin County (7-3)
Seymour (7-3) at Jennings County (1-9)
Class 3A Sectional 30 
Greensburg (7-3) at Rushville (4-6)
Lawrenceburg (9-1) at Indian Creek (6-4)
Class 2A Sectional 38 
Indianapolis Howe (6-4) at Milan (8-2, No. 10)
Triton Central (5-4) at Eastern Hancock (5-5)
Class A Sectional 46 
Tri (6-4) at Indianapolis Lutheran (7-3, No. 13)
Knightstown (3-7) at Hagerstown (6-4) 
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