Class 2A South Bend St. Joseph Semistate
Fishers vs. Penn, 9 a.m.
Valparaiso vs. Homestead, 11 a.m.
Championship, 5 p.m
Advancement: Winner will face the Evansville Harrison Semistate winner in the state championship at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 2 at Michael A. Carroll Stadium at IUPUI in Indianapolis.
Favorite: Fishers. Darkhorse: Valparaiso.
Local players to watch: Valparaiso — Lauren Reineke, Sr., MF; Grace Withrow, Jr., MF; Ashley Thomas, Jr., F.
Fast fact: Valparaiso and Fishers have never won semistate championships. No team in this grouping has won a semistate since Penn did in 2007.
Class A Argos Semistate
West Lafayette vs. Argos, 9 a.m.
Wheeler vs. Fort Wayne Bishop Luers, 11 a.m.
Championship, 6 p.m.
Advancement: Winner will face the Evansville Mater Dei Semistate winner in the state finals at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 2 at Michael A. Carroll Stadium at IUPUI in Indianapolis.
Favorite: Fort Wayne Bishop Luers. Darkhorse: Wheeler.
Players to watch: Wheeler — Lauren Fratzke, So., F; Terra Philips, So., F/MF; Shannon Eden, So., MF; Kadie Spoor, Fr., GK; Marissa Sosa, Sr., D; Christie Hansen, Sr., D; Emily Jackson, Jr., D; Mady Crowder, So., D.
Fast fact: All four teams are ranked in the final Class A top 20. Bishop Luers is the only school of the four to have won a semistate title.
-- Compiled by David Funk and Andrew Stem