Area cross-country teams ready for sectional meets

Boys and girls sectional cross-country action will take place Saturday across the state. Most of the local teams, including Columbus East and Columbus North, will compete in the Brown County Sectional at Eagle Park.

Here is a look at the sectional meets involving local teams:

Brown County Sectional

When: 10:30 a.m.

Where: Eagle Park, Nashville

Teams: Columbus East, Columbus North, Hauser, Brown County, Edinburgh, Trinity Lutheran, Brownstown Central, Crothersville, Indian Creek, Martinsville, Seymour, Southwestern (Shelbyville), White River Valley

Southwestern (Hanover) Sectional

When: 10:30 a.m.

Where: Hanover College XC Course

Teams: Jennings County, Austin, Charlestown, Henryville, Madison Consolidated, New Washington, Scottsburg, Shawe Memorial, Silver Creek, Southwestern (Hanover), Switzerland County

South Dearborn Sectional

When: 2 p.m.

Where: South Dearborn High School, Aurora

Teams: South Decatur, Batesville, East Central, Greensburg, Jac-Cen-Del, Milan, North Decatur, Oldenburg Academy, Rising Sun, South Dearborn, South Ripley


The top five teams from each sectional, plus the top 10 individuals from non-qualifying teams, will advance to the regional round Oct. 14. Runners from the Brown County and Jennings County sectionals qualify for the Brown County Regional, and runners from the South Dearborn Sectional advance to the Shelbyville Regional.

Sectional admission is $5 per person.