The ping-pong balls awarded both Madison and Switzerland County home games when the IHSAA Football Sectional Tournaments kick off on Friday, Oct. 22.
Madison (3-5), playing in the Class 4A, Sectional 23, received a home game for a third-straight year. The Cubs will take on South Dearborn (6-2), a team that they came from behind to beat 29-26 in the second week of the season. Should they win, the Cubs will travel to either Martinsville or Silver Creek for the semifinals.
Switzerland County (2-5) will also be at home for the third-straight year when the Pacers host Providence (4-4) in the opening round of the Class 2A Sectional 39. The Pacers and Pioneers last played in the sectional in 2018 with Providence winning 64-7. Should the Pacers win, they will travel to either Union County or Paoli for the semifinals. The pairings:
4A SECTIONAL 23
Friday, Oct. 15
South Dearborn (6-2) at Madison (3-5)
Martinsville (5-3) at Silver Creek (4-3)
Mooresville (6-2) at Jennings Co. (1-7)
Greenwood (2-6) at East Central (7-1)
2A SECTIONAL 39
Providence (4-4) at Switzerland Co. (2-5)
Union Co. (4-3) at Paoli (5-1)
Triton Central (5-3) at Eastern (Pekin) (0-5)
Mitchell (3-4) at Clarksville (1-7)