IHSAA News Release

January 20, 2011

The pairings for the 16th Annual IHSAA Team Wrestling State Tournament were drawn this morning at the IHSAA Office in Indianapolis.

A total of 313 schools and 5,888 student-athletes begin sectional competition on Saturday, Jan. 29, in the individual tournament from which the top team at each site advances intact into the regional round of the separate team tournament. The team regionals begin on Wednesday, Feb. 2.

The winning team at each four-team regional will advance to the state finals on Saturday, Feb. 26, at Center Grove High School in Greenwood.

Crown Point, the top-ranked team in the latest poll from the Indiana High School Wrestling Coaches Association, begins competition in its own nine-team sectional on Jan. 29. No. 2 Evansville Mater Dei will be one of nine teams at the Evansville Central Sectional and defending state champion Mishawaka, ranked eighth, will host a nine-team sectional as well.

Individual Wrestling State Tournament

Team Regionals
Date: Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011.
Admission: $6.
Qualifiers: The championship team in the individual sectional tournament advances to the regional round of the team tournament.
Advancement: This is a single elimination tournament in which the winning team advances to the next round.

1.    Portage, 6 pm CT
Match 1: Winner at Crown Point vs. Winner at Calumet.
Match 2: Winner at East Chicago Central vs. Winner at LaPorte.
Championship: Winner of Match 1 vs. Winner of Match 2.

2.    Jimtown, 6 pm ET
Match 1: Winner at Plymouth vs. Winner at Elkhart Memorial.
Match 2: Winner at Mishawaka vs. Winner at Westview.
Championship: Winner of Match 1 vs. Winner of Match 2.

3.    Adams Central, 6 pm ET
Match 1: Winner at Jay County vs. Winner at Delta.
Match 2: Winner at Carroll (Fort Wayne) vs. Winner at New Haven.
Championship: Winner of Match 1 vs. Winner of Match 2.

4.    Logansport, 6 pm ET
Match 1: Winner at Twin Lakes vs. Winner at Oak Hill.
Match 2: Winner at Peru vs. Winner at Lafayette Jefferson.
Championship: Winner of Match 1 vs. Winner of Match 2.

5.    Zionsville, 6 pm ET
Match 1: Winner at Zionsville vs. Winner at Hamilton Heights.
Match 2: Winner at Crawfordsville vs. Winner at Lawrence Central.
Championship: Winner of Match 1 vs. Winner of Match 2.

6.    Martinsville, 6 pm ET
Match 1: Winner at Mooresville vs. Winner at Avon.
Match 2: Winner at Northview vs. Winner at Decatur Central.
Championship: Winner of Match 1 vs. Winner of Match 2.

7.    Shelbyville, 6 pm ET
Match 1: Winner at Warren Central vs. Winner at South Dearborn.
Match 2: Winner at Jennings County vs. Winner at Shenandoah.
Championship: Winner of Match 1 vs. Winner of Match 2.

8.    Southridge, 6 pm CT
Match 1: Winner at Castle vs. Winner at Southridge.
Match 2: Winner at Jeffersonville vs. Winner at Evansville Central.
Championship: Winner of Match 1 vs. Winner of Match 2.


Team State Finals
Date: Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011.
Site: Center Grove High School, 2717 S. Morgantown Road, Greenwood.
Time: Quarterfinals begin at 10 am ET with semifinal round and championship round to follow.
Admission: $8.
Advancement: This is a single elimination tournament in which the winning team shall advance to the next round.

Match 1: Winner at Shelbyville vs. Winner at Martinsville.
Match 2: Winner at Jimtown vs. Winner at Adams Central.
Match 3: Winner at Southridge vs. Winner at Portage.
Match 4: Winner at Logansport vs. Winner at Zionsville.

Match 5: Winner of Match 1 vs. Winner of Match 2.
Match 6: Winner of Match 3 vs. Winner of Match 4.

Match 7: Winner of Match 5 vs. Winner of Match 6.




First round sectional matchups in the 36th Annual IHSAA Girls Basketball State Tournament presented by Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance will be announced Sunday, Jan. 30, beginning at 7 pm ET / 6 pm CT.

The state tournament pairings shows may be seen on television, heard on radio or viewed via webstream at www.ihsaatv.org.

Seven affiliates of the IHSAA Champions Television Network (listed below) will air the 90-minute show throughout the state originating from the Indianapolis studios of WTTV-4, the network’s flagship.

Listeners also may tune into any of the affiliates of the IHSAA/Methodist Sports Medicine Championship Radio Network (also listed below).

At approximately 8:30 pm ET / 7:30 pm CT, complete brackets will be available on the IHSAA website.

The boys basketball tournament draw is scheduled for Sunday, February 20 at 7 pm ET / 6 pm CT.

IHSAA Champions Television Network Affiliates
Clarksville, “Indiana’s 9” WNDA-9.
Evansville, “News 25” WEHT-25.
Fort Wayne, “Indiana’s NewsCenter” WISE-33.
Indianapolis, “Indiana’s 4” WTTV-4.
Kokomo, WTTK-29.
Merrillville, “Lakeshore Public Television”, WYIN-17.
South Bend, WHME-46.

IHSAA/Methodist Sports Medicine Championship Radio Network

License City, State Call Letters Frequency Band
Austin, IN WXKU 92.7 FM
Batesville, IN WRBI 103.9 FM
Berne, IN WZBD 92.7 FM
Boonville, IN WBNL 1540 AM
Centerville, IN WHON 930 AM
Crawfordsville, IN WCDQ 106.3 FM
Crawfordsville, IN WIMC 103.9 FM
Elkhart, IN WCMR 1270 AM
Elkhart, IN WCMR 105.3 FM
Evansville, IN WGBF 1280 AM
Ferdinand, IN WQKZ 98.5 FM
Greencastle, IN WREB 94.3 FM
Hammond, IN WJOB 1230 AM
Indianapolis, IN WFNI 1070 AM
Jasper, IN WITZ 104.7 FM
Kendallville, IN WAWK 1140 AM
Loogootee, IN WRZR 94.5 FM
Louisville, KY WKJK 1080 AM
Louisville, KY WKRD 790 AM
Madison, IN WORX 96.7 FM
Michigan City, IN
Mt. Vernon, IN WRCY 1590 AM
Mt. Vernon, IN WYFX 106.7 FM
New Albany, IN WNDA 1570 AM
Plymouth, IN WTCA 1050 AM
Portland, IN WPGW 1440 AM
Portland, IN WPGW 100.9 FM
Rensselaer, IN WLQI 97.7 FM
Richmond, IN WKBV 1490 AM
Rochester, IN WROI 92.1 FM
Rockville, IN WAXI 104.9 FM
Santa Claus, IN WAXL 103.3 FM
Shelbyville, IN WSVX 1520 AM
Shelbyville, IN WSVX 96.5 FM
Sullivan, IN WNDI 95.3 FM
Warsaw, IN WRSW 1400 AM
Warsaw, IN WRSW 107.3 FM
Washington, IN WAMW 107.9 FM
Washington, IN WAMW 1580 AM
Winchester, IN WZZY 98.3 FM




The following lists of statistical leaders are compiled by VarVee.com, the IHSAA’s official statistics gathering partner. The IHSAA encourages each of its member schools to participate by registering at www.varvee.com and updating statistics by each Monday through the end of the season.

Girls Swimming & Diving: State Leaders
Boys Swimming & Diving: State Leaders
Wrestling: State Leaders
Girls Basketball: State Leaders
Boys Basketball: State Leaders




Have an interesting note? A conference or school record, coaching milestone or something else of interest? Please e-mail IHSAA Sports Information Director Jason Wille at jwille@ihsaa.org.

Castle Athletic Director John Evers, who was one of nine individuals to receive Distinguished Service Awards from the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) in December, has announced he is retiring at the end of the school year. Evers has had a hand in all five of the school’s state titles having first served as an assistant coach on the 1982 Class 3A state championship football team. Since taking over as AD in 1994, the school has captured another football crown as well as titles in girls basketball, softball and boys soccer.

South Bend Clay wrestling coach Al Hartman won his 400th career match on December 9, 2010 with a dual victory over South Bend Washington.  Coach Hartman is in his 21st season as Clay's head coach.

Wabash senior guard Kaleigh Hensley scored a school record 41 points in a 71-41 win over Warsaw on Dec. 7.  The previous mark of 38 was set in 1988-89 by Michelle Miller. Hensley also past the 1,400 point mark during her record setting performance.

Hamilton Heights senior guard Libby Ogden scored the 1,000th career point in this past Saturday's 91-39 win over Peru. Ogden now has 1,006 career points. Ogden has already signed a national letter of intent to play basketball at IPFW next year. She is coached by her father Kurt Ogden.

Rex Peckinpaugh, head coach at New Castle High School, coached in his 1,000th dual meet during the New Castle Invite on Saturday, December 18th.  The Trojans won the Invite running Coach Peckinpaugh's overall dual meet record to 796-205-3.  His overall meet victories rank him third nationally in dual meet wins.
Center Grove’s boys basketball team won the City Securities Hall of Fame Classic at New Castle Fieldhouse on Dec. 30, in an 88-82 double overtime thriller over Bloomington South ending the Panthers’ 53-game regular season winning streak. It was the third-longest run in Indiana high school boys basketball history. The top 10 regular season winning streaks in boys state history include:

Boys Basketball Regular-Season Victories

76 Argos, 1977-82
61 Madison, 1959-62
53 Bloomington South, 2008-10
48 Cass, 2001-03
47 Columbus, 1962-64
43 Concord, 1989-91
43 New Albany, 2007-09
42 Lafayette Catholic, 1984-87
41 East Chicago Roosevelt, 1968-70
41 Evansville Bosse, 1981-83
41 Henryville, 1944-46



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