No. 1 singles for the Dragons, Matthew True, played 6-foot-7 Joseph Conrad – who dominated the match with his powerful forehand and fast serve. Conrad, a Lapel senior, won 6-1, 6-2.
Dragon sophomore Ben Blachly met Lapel sophomore Jesse McCurdy – who controlled the game with his accurate groundstrokes and topspin serve. McCurdy won 6-0, 6-1.
New Palestine dominated the doubles matches, with the No. 1 pairing of Nick Rusche and Colby Wagoner employing an attacking style which gave them the edge against senior Zach Krebs and junior Reid Ratzlaff. The Dragons deservedly won a close match 7-6 (7-3), 6-4.
At No. 2 doubles for the Dragons, David Hockett and Dane Reid played tight doubles to defeat Ross Hagen and freshman Dawson Allen in straight sets 6-4, 6-3.
The Dragons JV team narrowly won 3-2. Trevor Darley and Aidan Miller won their singles without losing a game. No 2 doubles Nico Martin and Justin Wilcher played well to beat Nick Thalls and Will Rector 8-3 to secure the victory for NP. The playback team won 2-1.
The NPHS varsity team moved to a 6-3 record for the season. The Dragons travel to Franklin Central Wednesday and host Shelbyville Thursday.