The New Palestine volleyball team opened its season with a three-set victory at Connersville.
The Dragons won 25-15, 25-11, 25-16.
Sophomore Allison Dennemann had a double-double with 14 kills and 12 digs, as well as four aces, to lead the Dragons. Sophomore Mia Long added 10 kills and three blocks.
“We had a nervous start but once we settled in we took care of business,” NP coach Kelli Whitaker said. “Libero Claire Manley had a great first varsity appearance. She was a steady force in serve receive.”
The Dragon JV also won 25-16, 25-15.
The Dragons next play Wednesday at Guerin Catholic.