Wabash will host the baseball regional Saturday with Southwood participating in the four team field.
Game one starts at 11:00 and pits 2A, #1 Wapahani against South Vermillion. Wapahaini is 26-4, while South Vermillion is 14-9.
Game two starts at 1:00 when the Southwood Knights take on Elwood. The Knights come at 20-7 with Elwood bringing in a 19-12 record.
In game one Wapahani won the Frankton sectional, beating Shenandoah 4-3, Lapel 7-1 and Frankton 7-0. South Vermillion won the South Vermillion sectional, defeating Seeger 13-0, Fountain Central 9-4 and Clinton Central 5-4.
In game two Southwood won the Lewis Cass sectional, beating Lewis Cass 9-1 and Oak Hill 8-2. Elwood won the Sheridan sectional, defeating Eastern 8-2, Madison Grant 19-13 and Sheridan 14-2.
Comparisons for the Southwood/Elwood game.
Southwood averages 8.3 runs per game with Elwood scoring 7.9. Southwood gives up 4.3 runs per game with Elwood giving up 5.4 runs per game.
The two teams had seven common opponents with Southwood having an 8-2 record and Elwood going 8-1. Southwood beat Madison Grant 15-0 with Elwood going 2-1 against the Argylls, losing 8-7 and winning 12-7 & 19-13. Southwood defeated Wabash 12-1 with Elwood defeating the Apaches 5-4. Southwood was 2-1 vs Oak Hill, falling 5-3 & winning 14-7 & 8-2. Elwood beat Oak Hill 7-5. Southwood beat Eastbrook twice, 10-7 & 6-3 while Elwood topped the Panthers 11-9. Both teams were 1-0 against Southern Wells with Southwood winning 9-8 and Elwood 11-1. Southwood lost against Blackford 2-1 while Elwood defeated the Bruins 7-5. Southwood won against Mississinewa 11-1 with Elwood beating the Indians 16-10.
Southwood has a season team batting average of .323 and an on base percentage of .433. The Knights have hit 16 home runs and stole 68 bases. Southwood has a team ERA of 3.44 and fielding percentage of .925.
No Elwood team stats are available