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SATURDAY, FEB. 16
Sagarin Ratings Jeff Sagarin
Bloomington Lighthouse (9-14) at Horizon Christian
GAME TIME: 10 am ET.
COACHES: Timothy Woodcock, 9-14 in 1st year at Lighthouse Christian. .
SAGARIN RATINGS: Lighthouse Christian, 16.01, 379th overall, 83rd in 1A.
LAST OUTING: Lighthouse Christian defeated Bloomington HomeSchool, 31-28.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Lighthouse Christian 117-253.
SERIES LAST 15 YEARS: No meetings.
Northfield (25-2) vs. Marquette Catholic (25-2)
GAME TIME: noon CT, LaPorte.
COACHES: Melissa Allen, 69-29 in 4th year at Northfield. Katie Collignon, 73-10 in 3rd year at Marquette.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Marquette, 93.03, 14th overall, 1st in 1A. Northfield, 79.37, 61st overall, 4th in 1A.
LAST OUTING: Northfield defeated Blue River, 55-41. Marquette defeated Fremont, 57-25.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Northfield 309-328. Marquette 332-228.
SERIES LAST 15 YEARS: No meetings.
PREDICTION: Marquette, 53-43.
Vincennes Rivet (28-0) vs. University (24-2)
GAME TIME: 4 pm ET, Jasper.
COACHES: Rick Marshall, 54-3 in 2nd year at Rivet, 420-103 in 22nd year overall. Justin Blanding, 77-23 in 4th year at University.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Rivet, 85.04, 31st overall, 2nd in 1A. University, 79.82, 58th overall, 3rd in 1A.
LAST OUTING: Rivet defeated Tecumseh, 52-41. University defeated Greenwood Christian, 55-29.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Rivet 354-299. University 278-319.
SERIES LAST 15 YEARS: Rivet, 1-0.
LAST MEETING: Rivet, 56-46, Feb. 28, 2009, semistate.
PREDICTION: Rivet, 53-47.
Oak Hill (23-3) vs. Central Noble (27-0)
GAME TIME: 4 pm ET, Logansport.
COACHES: Todd Law, 287-75 in 15th year at Oak Hill. Josh Treesh, 125-71 in 8th year at Central Noble.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Central Noble, 88.55, 20th overall, 1st in 2A. Oak Hill, 86.15, 26th overall, 2nd in 2A.
LAST OUTING: Oak Hill defeated Tipton, 56-36. Central Noble defeated North Judson, 43-37.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Oak Hill 351-283. Central Noble 358-285.
SERIES LAST 15 YEARS: Oak Hill, 1-0.
LAST MEETING: Oak Hill, 42-33, Feb. 18, 2017, semistate.
PREDICTION: Central Noble, 43-42.
Evansville Mater Dei (17-10) vs. Winchester (25-3)
GAME TIME: 1 pm ET, Jeffersonville.
COACHES: Chad Breeden, 42-31 in 3rd year at Mater Dei. Holly Gutierrez, 83-24 in 4th year at Winchester, 147-71 in 9th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Winchester, 82.98, 45th overall, 5th in 2A. Mater Dei, 68.86, 123rd overall, 18th in 2A.
LAST OUTING: Mater Dei defeated Eastern (Pekin), 37-32. Winchester defeated Western Boone, 65-41.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Mater Dei 321-302. Winchester 346-250.
SERIES LAST 15 YEARS: No meetings.
PREDICTION: Winchester, 56-42.
Marion (23-4) vs. Northwestern (25-3)
GAME TIME: 7 pm ET, Logansport.
COACHES: Lawrence Jordan, 44-9 in 2nd year at Marion. Kathie Layden, 123-48 in 7th year at Northwestern, 305-148 in 19th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Northwestern, 103.09, 2nd overall, 1st in 3A. Marion, 81.72, 51st overall, 9th in 3A.
LAST OUTING: Marion defeated Angola, 55-52, OT. Northwestern defeated Mishawaka Marian, 47-29.
VS. COMMON FOES: Marion 3-0; Northwestern 3-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Marion 307-334. Northwestern 354-224.
SERIES LAST 15 YEARS: No meetings.
PREDICTION: Northwestern, 60-40.
Salem (24-3) vs. Benton Central (25-4)
GAME TIME: 6:30 pm ET, Jasper.
COACHES: Jerry Hickey, 92-57 in 6th year at Salem. David Baxter, 196-36 in 9th year at Benton Central, 272-118 in 16th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Benton Central, 86.42, 25th overall, 2nd in 3A. Salem, 83.47, 41st overall, 6th in 3A.
LAST OUTING: Salem defeated Gibson Southern, 71-50. Benton Central defeated Danville, 51-47.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Salem 371-270. Benton Central 350-255.
SERIES LAST 15 YEARS: No meetings.
PREDICTION: Benton Central, 50-49.
Hamilton Southeastern (25-1) vs. Crown Point (28-0)
GAME TIME: 3 pm CT, LaPorte.
COACHES: Chris Huppenthal, 247-76 in 14th year at Hamilton SE, 422-114 in 23rd year overall. Chris Seibert, 77-26 in 4th year at Crown Point, 136-103 in 10th year overall.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Hamilton SE, 109.4, 1st overall, 1st in 4A. Crown Point, 98.07, 9th overall, 8th in 4A.
LAST OUTING: Hamilton SE defeated Homestead, 57-47. Crown Point defeated Penn, 54-47, OT.
VS. COMMON FOES: Hamilton SE 2-0; Crown Point 2-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Hamilton SE 343-269. Crown Point 377-297.
SERIES LAST 15 YEARS: No meetings.
PREDICTION: Hamilton SE, 55-43.
Castle (23-4) vs. Lawrence North (21-6)
GAME TIME: 3 pm ET, Jeffersonville.
COACHES: Bob Meier, 46-5 in 2nd year at Castle. Chris Giffin, 147-31 in 7th year at Lawrence North.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Lawrence North, 99.52, 6th overall, 5th in 4A. Castle, 92.16, 15th overall, 13th in 4A.
LAST OUTING: Castle defeated Bedford North Lawrence, 54-48. Lawrence North defeated Ben Davis, 60-46.
VS. COMMON FOES: Castle 0-1; Lawrence North 1-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Castle 304-267. Lawrence North 397-266.
SERIES LAST 15 YEARS: No meetings.
PREDICTION: Lawrence North, 54-47.