The New Palestine cross country teams opened the season by running in the New Palestine Invitational.
Both Dragon teams ran as a pack in their first meet, in preparation for Saturday morning’s Harvey Invitational at Brebeuf.
The Dragon girls were fifth of five teams. They were led by Mattie Waggoner (23rd), Bailey Wallace (24th), Marissa Crosby (25th), Natalie Lindsey (30th), Emma Wiggington (31st) and Amelia Fleetwood (32nd).
The boys were fourth of six teams, led by Tyler Carrie (35th), Chase Crowder (36th), Drew Legan (37th), Riley Wilson (38th), Samuel Voelz (40th) and Ethan Westrate (41st).