- Special Sections
As the 19th Annual IHSAA State Soccer Tournaments open, three area teams will be playing host to sectional fields next week.
In the boys tournament, Plymouth hosts a five-team Class 2A field, while Culver hosts a Class A Sectional 41 field that includes Argos, Culver and Bremen.
The Rockies open the tournament Monday with a rematch against Northern Lakes Conference foe NorthWood, which handed Plymouth a 4-1 loss Tuesday night, while Culver Military waits to play the winner in the late semifinal Thursday. Defending champ Warsaw takes on Wawasee Wednesday in the tourney's second quarterfinal.
At Culver Monday, the host Cavaliers take on defending champ Argos, which beat Bremen in a penalty kick shootout last year en route to a regional championship, while the unbeaten Lions square off with Winamac Wednesday.
Also in Class A boys tournament play, John Glenn plays host Mishawaka Marian, and LaVille plays the winner of Bethany Christian-Elkhart Christian at the Marian tourney Wednesday.
In the girls tournament, LaVille will host a seven-team Class A field including Northern State Conference foes John Glenn and Bremen as well as Culver Community at Newton Park. Glenn opens the tilt against Bremen Monday, and Culver Community plays Elkhart Christian Tuesday followed by a game between the host Lady Lancers and Marian.
Defending regional champ Argos travels to Covenant Christian as the Lady Dragons take on Kouts in the Sectional 34 opener Monday, while in 2A action, Culver Girls Academy plays the host Lady Tigers in the Warsaw opener Tuesday, and Plymouth's girls take on NorthWood Thursday.
19th Annual IHSAA Girls Soccer State Tournament
Warsaw vs. Culver Girls Academy 7 p.m. ET
NorthWood vs. Plymouth 5 p.m. ET
Wawasee vs. Warsaw-CGA winner 7 p.m. ET
Championship 7 p.m. ET
At Covenant Christian (DeMotte)
Kouts vs. Argos 5 p.m. CT
Boone Grove vs. Covenant 5 p.m. CT
Rochester vs. Hebron 7 p.m. CT
Rensselaer Central vs. Kouts-Argos winner 5 p.m. CT
Rochester-Hebron winner vs Boone Grove-Covenant winner 7 p.m. CT
Championship 2 p.m. CT
John Glenn vs. Bremen, 5 p.m. ET
Culver Community vs. Elkhart Christian 5 p.m. ET
LaVille vs. Mishawaka Marian 7 p.m. ET
Bethany Christian vs. Glenn-Bremen winner 5 p.m. ET
Culver-ECA winner vs. LaVille-Marian winner 7 p.m. ET
Championship 7 p.m. ET
19th Annual IHSAA Boys State Soccer Tournament
NorthWood vs. Plymouth, 6 p.m. ET
Wawasee vs. Warsaw, 5 p.m. ET
Culver Military vs. NorthWood-Plymouth winner, 7 p.m. ET
Championship, 7 p.m. ET
Bethany Christian vs. Elkhart Christian, 6 p.m. ET
Marian vs. John Glenn, 5 p.m. ET
LaVille vs. Bethany Christian-Elkhart Christian winner, 7 p.m. ET
Championship, noon ET
Culver vs. Argos, 6 p.m. ET
Winamac vs. Bremen, 5 p.m. ET
Lakeland Christian vs. Culver-Argos winner, 7 p.m. ET
Championship, 5 p.m. ET