The New Palestine girls basketball team staged a rally from an early double-digit deficit, but fell to Southport 47-45 Saturday night.
The Dragons trailed 20-6 early before rallying to give themselves a chance to win at the end.
Raegan McMurray led the Dragons with 11 points. Natalie Kehrt added nine. Haley Stratman added six. Freshmen Megan Jolly and Haley Harrison scored five each. Katlyn Keele (4), Carly Hackler (3) and Katie Herron (2) rounded out the Dragons’ scoring.
The Dragons are now 1-2 on the season. They host Franklin Central Tuesday and Scecina Saturday afternoon.