The New Palestine boys golf team shot a collective score of 341 to finish third in Monday’s sectional at Hawk’s Tail and advance to the regional.
The Dragons advanced by six strokes over fourth-place Shelbyville. New Castle won the sectional title with a 309, one stroke ahead of runner-up Mt. Vernon. The top three teams from the 12-team sectional advance to the regional.
The Dragons were led by Quinn Dobbins, who shot a six-over par 78, including a 38 on the back nine. Blake Barnette shot an 83, with a consistent 41 on the front and 42 on the back. Matt Kelley shot an 87 and Elijah Domogala a 93. Nick Lyon’s 94 was the Dragons’ fifth score.
The regional tees off at 8 a.m. Thursday at The Players Club in Yorktown.