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Wednesday night sports update

The Putnam County defeated Roanoke-Benson 48-41 in the sectional semifinals at Colfax Ridgeview.

The Panthers (23-5) will face Heyworth in Friday's sectional finals at 7 p.m.

2A boys: Sterling Newman toppled Seneca in Wednesday's semifinals at Bureau Valley. The Comets will face Elmhurst Immaculate Conception in Friday's sectional finals at 7  p.m. at the Storm Cellar.

At Stanford Olympia, No. 1 ranked Rockridge downed Monmouth-Roseville 76-51 in Wednesday's semifinals. The Rockets (28-0) will face Bloomington Central Catholic at 7 p.m. Friday in the sectional finals.

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