Potential Reitz-Castle rematch wouldn’t happen until sectional final

The anticipation surrounding a potential Reitz-Castle rematch would have to wait until the finals of the Class 4A North Sectional 16 boys’ basketball tournament. The IHSAA revealed its postseason pairings via a blind draw on Sunday.
Castle (17-4) will play Central (11-9) at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 1 in the North Sectional opener. No. 5 Reitz (18-4) will meet Harrison (15-5) at 6 p.m. March 4 in the semifinals. North (10-10) will meet the Castle-Central winner at 7:30. The championship game is scheduled for 7 p.m. March 5.
Reitz, which had an eight-game winning streak snapped by Southport, 62-60, on Saturday night, beat the Knights twice during the regular season. Reitz posted a 70-60 win on Dec. 18 and recorded an 81-66 victory in pool play of the Toyota Gibson County Teamwork Classic.
In Class 3A Sectional 32 at Boonville, Bosse (12-9) will face Memorial (7-12) in an intriguing first-round encounter on March 1. The Bulldogs beat their East Side rival, 72-66 on Dec. 15.
The Washington (17-4) vs. Jasper (14-6) first round matchup on March 1 in 3A Sectional 31 at Southridge could be the most intriguing in Southern Indiana. The Hatchets edged Jasper 66-64 on Jan. 15.
Mater Dei (10-10) will meet North Posey (6-17) on March 1 in the Class 2A Jasper Sectional.
Day School (10-11) will play the Wood Memorial (16-7) vs. Northeast Dubois (9-12) winner on March 4 in the Class A Tecumseh Sectional.

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