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Class A, No. 17 Southwestern advances to Sectional 42 championship match

Class A, No. 17 Southwestern secured its fifth-straight sectional championship game appearance with a 6-0 win Wednesday over Indiana Math & Science in the Sectional 42 semifinal round.

Garreth Stringer and Jonah DeArmitt each scored a pair of goals and Gavin Shaw and Conner Jewell found the back of the net to improve the Spartans to 12-2-2 this season.

Owen Stringer was credited with two assists.

Michael Clements had four saves in goal to preserve the shutout against Indiana Math & Science (3-11-1).

The defending back-to-back sectional champions will face Indianapolis Lutheran (6-9-2) in Saturday’s sectional championship match at 7 p.m.

Lutheran defeated Hauser, 4-3 in penalty kicks, Wednesday to reach the championship match. The Jets finished the season at 3-10-1.

Southwestern and Lutheran played to a scoreless draw on Sept. 15 at Southwestern.

The Sectional 42 champion will host the Sectional 41 champion on Wednesday in a regional semifinal match.

The Sectional 41 championship match pits Bethesda Christian (9-6-1) against No. 11 Covenant Christian (7-9-3).