By KEVIN HARRIS
INDIANAPOLIS – New Washington will play No. 3 Indianapolis Tindley (22-5) in the Class A semistate at Richmond High School’s Tiernan Center at 4 p.m. next Saturday. The IHSAA determined the sites for the semistate teams and the times for the third stage of the state tournament Sunday.
The Mustangs (20-9) earned the semistate berth Saturday night by winning the Class A Loogootee Regional championship game against No. 5 Wood Memorial (22-6) 67-62. It was New Washington’s second regional title with its first coming in 2001.
Crawford County (21-6) also will play its semistate game in Richmond next Saturday. The Wolfpack will face Heritage Christian (17-9) in the Class 2A semistate at approximately 6 p.m.
Crawford County defeated South Knox (20-8) in the Class 2A Paoli Regional final Saturday night 48-32. It was the Wolfpack’s first regional title since 1995.
BOYS’ BASKETBALL SEMISTATES
SATURDAY, MARCH 18
Huntington North: Fort Wayne North (26-2) vs. Merrillville (21-7), 6 p.m.
Seymour: Castle (24-3) vs. Indianapolis Ben Davis (21-5), 3 p.m.
Huntington North: Fort Wayne Luers (19-7) vs. Twin Lakes (24-3), 4 p.m.
Seymour: Evansville Bosse (20-7) vs. Indianapolis Attucks (23-4), 1 p.m.
Lafayette Jeff: Frankton (21-6) vs. Marquette Catholic (19-9), 3 p.m.
Richmond: Crawford County (21-6) vs. Heritage Christian (17-9), 6 p.m.
Lafayette Jeff: Lafayette Central Catholic (21-6) vs. Gary 21st Century (19-8), 1 p.m.
Richmond: New Washington (20-9) vs. Indianapolis Tindley (22-5), 4 p.m.