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Marion Regional Tickets

The Class 3A No. 1 New Castle High School boys basketball team will play Angola in this Saturday’s Class 3A Regional 6 semifinals at approximately noon at Marion High School and will advance to that night’s championship game if the Trojans defeat the Hornets. Marion plays NorthWood in the first game at 10 a.m.

Ticket sales for that regional have been announced and the price is $10 for both the semifinals and finals or $7 for a single session.

All seats are general admission and can be purchased at the NCHS Athletic Department Office according to the times listed below.

Today from 7:15 a.m. to 4 p.m., adult season basketball ticketholders can purchase the same number of tickets as the number of adult and student (seated with parents) season tickets they have in their name.

The general public may purchase regional tickets Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. and Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Doors at Marion will open Saturday at 9 a.m. for the semifinals and at 7 p.m. for the championship game, which starts at 8 p.m.

Eastern Hancock 3-on-3

The Eastern Hancock High School Athletic Department is hosting a 3-on-3 basketball tournament Saturday, March 17.

Registration is online at easternhancock3on3.eventbrite.com.

There are multiple age divisions from first grade to adults.

BSU Players Earn All-MAC Honors

MUNCIE — Junior point guard Tayler Persons and junior center Trey Moses of the Ball State men’s basketball team earned All-Mid-American Conference honors Monday, as selected by the league’s 12 head coaches.

Persons was named to the All-MAC Second Team for the second consecutive season, while Moses claimed a spot on the third team.

Persons leads the Cardinals this year with 14.9 points and 4.3 assists per game. The Kokomo, Indiana, product scored double figures in 25 games and reached 20 points in six contests. He hit game-winning 3-pointers in the final seconds to defeat Notre Dame, Valparaiso and Bowling Green.

Moses is averaging career highs of 11.3 points and 8.4 rebounds per game this year and raised those numbers to 14.1 points and 9.3 rebounds in conference play. The Louisville, Kentucky, product ranks third in the league in rebounding and has 10 double-doubles. His eight double-doubles in MAC play were the third-most of any player in the conference.

Today’s Sports Events

New Castle Middle School winter sports awards program 6 p.m.

Friday’s Sports Events

None scheduled.