Local rivalries in high school spring sports gain extra intensity as postseason pairings from IHSAA and IBVCA reveal potential matchups, including possible county clashes in softball and baseball.

By the Numbers
  • Class 4A softball pairings feature potential county clashes.
  • Class 3A includes Indian Creek taking on Owen Valley in softball.
  • Baseball pairings set up potential matchups in various sectional games.
Yes, But

The pairings did not immediately create county matchups but left room for potential rivalries in later sectional games.

State of Play
  • Potential for intense matchups in upcoming high school softball and baseball sectional games.
  • Franklin, Center Grove, and other local teams face the prospect of meeting in later rounds.
What's Next

The high school teams will prepare for their sectional games with a focus on advancing to potential matchups against local rivals.

Bottom Line

Postseason pairings set the stage for potentially intense local rivalries in high school spring sports, offering excitement and anticipation for fans and players alike.