Crown Point vs. Kankakee Valley, 5 p.m.
Lowell vs. Merrillville, 7 p.m.
Championship, 10 a.m.
Advancement: Winner faces the E.C. Central Sectional winner at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 10 in the semifinals of the Valparaiso Regional.
Favorite: Crown Point. Darkhorse: Kankakee Valley
Players to watch: Crown Point — Sarah Rivich, Sr., MF; Jenna Arnold, Jr., D; Rachel Marczewski, Sr., MF. Kankakee Valley — Jen Sobierajski, Sr., D; Natalie Lotz, Jr., MF; Haleigh Wenglarz, Jr., F. Lowell — Kimberly Kasparian, Jr., F; Darby Misner, Sr., F. Merrillville— Natalia Ooms, Sr., MF.
Fast fact: Neither Lowell nor Merrillville have ever won a sectional championship.
Munster vs. Clark, 6 p.m.
Hammond vs. E.C. Central, 5 p.m.
Morton vs. Munster-Clark winner, 7 p.m.
Championship, 11 a.m.
Advancement: Winner faces the Crown Point Sectional winner at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 10 in the semifinals of the Valparaiso Regional.
Favorite: Munster. Darkhorse: Hammond.
Players to watch: Clark — Karina Canelo, Jr. F; Brenda Rocha, So., F. East Chicago Central — Bianca Navarro, Sr., D. Hammond — Erica Munoz, Sr., MF; Elizabeth Navarro, So., MF; Alondra Munoz, Jr., MF. Morton — Jackie Cervantes, Jr., GK; Cynthia Campos, Sr., F. Munster — Allyson Goodrich, Jr., F; Sammi Koufos, Jr., MF; Emily Johnson, Fr., MF.
Fast fact: Munster and Morton are the only schools to ever win a sectional. Morton hasn't won one since 2005.
Griffith vs. Highland, 5 p.m.
Lake Central vs. Gavit, 7 p.m.
Championship, 2 p.m.
Advancement: Winner faces Portage Sectional winner at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 10 in the semifinals of the Valparaiso Regional.
Favorite: Lake Central. Darkhorse: Griffith
Players to watch: Griffith — Cindy McInerney, Sr., F; Krystal Mendoza, Sr., F; Emily Duhan, Jr., F. Highland — Gabby Lamontagna, Jr., MF; Rachel Gregory, Sr., MF. Lake Central — Lauren Doreski, Sr., MF; Shannon Freedom, Sr., F; Michelle Wartman, Sr., D. Gavit — Jimena Flores, Sr., D.
Fast fact: Center Grove (16) is the only school in the state with more sectional titles than Lake Central (14).
Portage vs. Chesterton, 5 p.m.
Valparaiso vs. Hobart, 7 p.m.
Championship, 2 p.m.
Favorite: Valparaiso. Darkhorse: Chesterton.
Players to watch: Chesterton — Elizabeth Benson, Sr., MF; Bridget Brendza, Jr., F; Alex Bucko, Sr., G; Nicki Kollar, Sr., F; Sara Tumbas, Sr., D. Hobart — Camryn Rassbach, F. Portage — Nicki Monahan, Sr., MF/F. Valparaiso — Kate Johnson, Sr., F; Kaylee Pullins, Sr., F; Lauren Reineke, Jr., MF; Andrea Violanti, Sr., F; Grace Withrow, So., MF.
Fast fact: Valparaiso has 13 sectional titles, the most in the field.
South Bend Washington
South Bend Washington vs. LaPorte, 5 p.m.
South Bend St. Joseph's vs. Michigan City, 7 p.m.
Championship, 4 p.m.
Favorite: South Bend St. Joseph's. Darkhose: LaPorte.
Player to watch: LaPorte — Yohaija Campos, F.
Fast fact: The Indians lead the field with 11 sectional titles.
Kouts vs. Argos, 5 p.m.
Boone Grove vs. Covenant Christian, 5 p.m.
Rochester vs. Hebron, 7 p.m.
Rensselaer vs. Kouts-Argos winner, 5 p.m.
Boone Grove-Covenant Christian winner vs. Rochester-Hebron winner. 7 p.m.
Championship, 2 p.m.
Advancement: Winner faces Wheeler Sectional winner at 6 p.m. Oct. 13 in the championship of the Argos Regional.
Favorite: Argos. Darkhorse: Covenant Christian.
Players to watch: Boone Grove — Paige Aguilera, Jr., Rachel Gerhardt, Jr., G; Mackenzie Starcevich, Jr., MF. Covenant Christian — Adrienne Funderburg, Jr., G; Hannah Lins, So., MF/F; Katy Long, Sr., F; Sophie Van Keppel, So., Mf/F. Hebron — Rachel Pauer, Jr., F. Kouts — Miranda Birmingham, So., F/MF.
Fast fact: Eleventh-ranked Argos it the lone ranked team in the field.
Wheeler vs. Washington Township, 5 p.m.
Marquette vs. Westville, 5 p.m.
Hanover Central vs. Andrean, 7 p.m.
Bishop Noll vs. Wheeler-Washington Township winner, 5 p.m.
Marquette-Westville winner vs. Hanover Central-Andrean winner, 7 p.m.
Championship, 6 p.m.
Advancment: Winner faces Covenant Christian Sectional winner at 6 p.m. Oct. 13 in the championship of the Argos Regional.
Favorite: Wheeler. Darkhorse: Hanover Central.
Players to watch: Andrean — Taylor Berglund, Sr., MF/F. Bishop Noll — Shelby Garcia, Sr., MF; Julia Kusiak, Jr., MF/F. Hanover Central — Summer Pattison, Sr., MF; Blayr Poston, Sr., F; B.K. Sakelaris, Sr., G. Marquette — Rosie Wall, Sr., G. Washington Township — Heather Burton, So., F; Liz Masson, Jr. F. Wheeler — Alexis Fratzke, Sr., MF; Lauren Fratzke, Fr., MF/F; Kelly Fry, Fr., F/MF; Kim Moskovich, Sr., G; Terra Phillips, Fr., F/MF.
Fast fact: The fifteenth-ranked Bearcats are the lone rated team in the field.