CLASS 2-A SECTIONAL 40
Evansville Mater Dei (10-0) at Providence (4-6)
Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.
The Pioneers and Wildcats are meeting for the first time since the 1994 regional
Mater Dei, the defending semistate champion, is ranked No.1 in Class 2-A. Kurtis Wilderman leads the offense with 2,275 passing yards and 21 touchdowns.
The Pioneers haven’t reached a sectional championship since winning their last title in 2007. The winner will face either North Posey (3-7) or Eastern Pekin (3-7) in the sectional final.
Sagarin ratings: Mater Dei 70.18; Providence 27.06
“We obviously have a monumental task ahead of us. They are by far the best team we have faced all season. We hope to play hard and see what happens.” – Providence coach Larry Denison