The New Palestine boys basketball team opens play in the 3A Brebeuf sectional at 7 p.m. Tuesday against the Marshall Patriots.
The Dragons enter on a high note, having beaten Greenwood 71-53 in their final regular-season tilt. NP is 6-16 this season. Marshall enters the tourney with a 7-14 mark. The Dragons posted a 74-44 victory when the two teams met on Jan. 7 at NPHS.
NPHS is competing in its 100th IHSAA tournament. The Dragons will be seeking the eighth sectional title in school history, and the fourth since 2009.
The winner of tonight’s game advances to face Chatard at 6 p.m. Friday. at Brebeuf.
Class 3A Brebeuf sectional
Dragons (6-16) vs. Marshall (7-14)
Time: 7 p.m.
Site: Brebeuf Prep School (directions)
Broadcast: Click here to listen to the LIVE Dragon Radio broadcast. Mobile users: Search for “NPHS Dragon Radio” on the TuneIn app. (alternate links and archives here).
Tickets: Single-session $6 (available at door). All-session $10 (available at NPHS athletic office until NOON Tuesday).
Winner goes to: Face Chatard at 6 p.m. in Friday’s semifinal
Tuesday, Feb. 28
7 p.m.: Marshall (7-14) vs. New Palestine (6-16)
Wednesday, March 1
6 p.m.: Herron (0-21) vs. Crispus Attucks (18-4)
7:30 p.m.: Manual (17-6) vs. Brebeuf (13-8)
Friday, March 2
6 p.m.: Chatard (3-19) vs. Marshall/NP winner
7:30 p.m.: Wednesday’s winners
Saturday, March 3
7:30 p.m.: Championship
Winner goes to: Greencastle regional, March 10