Ninth-ranked Eagles to take on Lions

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco’s football team will likely have a more difficult path to a victory in this week’s sectional semifinal.One week after scoring a 28-13 home win against Eastside, the Eagles have to hit the road to play Class 2A 14th-ranked Bremen.The Lions defeated Manchester 49-21 in their sectional quarterfinal game last week.Churubusco ended the 2013 regular season ranked ninth. For both teams, it will be a unique showdown. ’Busco enters 8-2, and Bremen 7-3, but both schools are undefeated against Class 2A competition.The Eagles lost to Class 3A Fairfield and Lakeland. Bremen lost to Jimtown, a Class 3A school, as well as New Prairie and Plymouth, Class 4A schools.Both Bremen and Churubusco have been regional champions recently. ’Busco made it to the semi-state round in 2010, falling to Lafayette Central Catholic. Bremen was regional champion two years ago, falling in semi-state action to the same Fort Wayne Luers team that beat Churubusco in the sectional finals.To read the rest of this story, see the Oct. 31 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.