Soccer teams head to sectionals following wins


staff report

The boys and girls soccer teams are on an upswing as they prepare for sectional play to begin next week.

The boys defeated highly-touted North Central 1-0 Thursday night to finish the regular season with an 8-4-1 record, includig two straight wins this week. The boys open sectional play Tuesday at 6 p.m. against Decatur Central in the opening game of the Brownsburg sectional.

The girls finished their regular season with a 2-1 win over Pike on Senior Night Wednesday. The lady Giants take a 4-11 record into Monday’s sectional opener against Pike at Mooresville.

In other Giant sports, the Unified Flag Football team finishes the regular season with a 9-1 record after losing to Franklin Central 40-27 Thursday night and then defeating Warren Central 41-20 in the nightcap. The Unified Giants open sectional play Saturday at 1:30 p.m. against George Washington at Brownsburg. A win puts them in the 3 p.m. championship.

The boys tennis team defeated Crispus Attucks 5-0 Thursday to advance to today’s sectional championship match against Covenant Christian at 4:30 p.m.

The football team travels to Carmel tonight for a 7 p.m. kickoff.