Football sectional action gets underway tonight in Classes A through 5A. Class 6A has this week off and will begin Oct. 27.

Here are the local teams playing in sectional openers tonight:

Class 5A: Columbus East (8-1) at Seymour (4-5), 7 p.m.

Class 4A: Franklin County (5-4) at Jennings County (2-7), 7 p.m.

Class 3A: Brown County (4-5) at Greencastle (5-4), 7 p.m.

Class A: South Decatur (4-5) at Edinburgh (1-8), 7 p.m.

In Class 6A, Columbus North will host Jeffersonville in the sectional semifinals at 7 p.m. Oct. 27. Sectional finals in all classes will be Nov. 3.

Here is a look at statistical leaders for Columbus East and Columbus North:

Team;Columbus East;Columbus North

Passing;Josh Major 53-64-869-9;Trenton Kelley 142-224-2,044-22

Rushing;Jamon Hogan 143-1,432-25;Cortez Bandy 176-839-15

Receiving;Cody Horner 11-253-3;Jaylen Flemmons 52-962-12

Scoring;Jamon Hogan 150;Cortez Bandy 96

Tackles;Nash Murphy 79;Brigham Kleinhenz 123

Sacks;Dante Seniours 4;Abbott/Kleinhenz/Wells 3

Interceptions;Jonah Wichman 4;J.D. Harris 5

Kicking;Sam Thomasson 1-1 FG, 54-56 XP;Drew Wilson 4-8 FG, 36-42 XP

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Ted Schultz is sports editor for The Republic. He can be reached at or 812-379-5628.