A record number of teams will participate in the 24th Annual IHSAA Boys and Girls Soccer State Tournaments, the first year they’ll be contested in a three‐class format. The boys tournament has reached the 300‐team mark for the first time and 268 girls teams are entered, two more than last year’s high mark.Both tournaments will mirror each other beginning with 16 sectionals in each class running Oct. 2‐7. Regionals will be played Saturday, Oct. 14, semi‐states are Saturday, Oct. 21 at four sites with the winners advancing to the state championship matches on Oct. 27‐28 in Indianapolis. Both Butler University and Indiana University‐Purdue University Indianapolis will play host to the final matches.Local Boys Soccer Sectional Pairings.Class 3A-Sectional 12 @ Greenfield‐CentralM1: Shelbyville vs. Richmond.M2: New Palestine vs. East Central.M3: Greenfield‐Central vs. Mt. Vernon (Fortville).M4: Connersville vs. Winner of M1.M5: Winner of M2 vs. Winner of M3.Championship: Winner of M4 vs. Winner of M5.Class 2A-Sectional 28 @ Rushville.M1: South Dearborn vs. Rushville.M2: Lawrenceburg vs. Greensburg.M3: Winner of M1 vs. Winner of M2.M4: Batesville vs. Franklin County.Championship: Winner of M3 vs. Winner of M4.Class 1A-Sectional 46 @ Jac‐Cen‐Del.M1: South Ripley vs. Southwestern (Hanover).M2: Switzerland County vs. Milan.M3: Rising Sun vs. Shawe Memorial.M4: Jac‐Cen‐Del vs. Winner of M1.M5: Winner of M2 vs. Winner of M3.Championship: Winner of M4 vs. Winner of M5.Local Girls Soccer Sectional Pairings.Class 3A-Sectional 12 @ Mt. Vernon.M1: Franklin Central vs. Warren Central.M2: Richmond vs. Mt. Vernon (Fortville).M3: Winner of M1 vs. Winner of M2.M4: East Central vs. Greenfield‐Central.Championship: Winner of M3 vs. Winner of M4.Class 2A-Sectional 27 @ Lawrenceburg.M1: Lawrenceburg vs. Greensburg.M2: South Dearborn vs. Batesville.M3: Franklin County vs. Winner of M1.Championship: Winner of M2 vs. Winner of M3.Class 1A-Sectional 46 @ Rising Sun.M1: Oldenburg Academy vs. Milan.M2: South Ripley vs. Rising Sun.M3: Switzerland County vs. Winner of M1.Championship: Winner of M2 vs. Winner of M3.2017 Boys & Girls Soccer Sectional & State Tourney InfoCourtesy of the IHSAA.