Multiple Teams · Wrestlers finish 4th at Elwood


The New Palestine wrestling team finished fourth in the season-opening Rex Leavitt Invitational at Elwood.

The Dragons went 3-2 on the day, with both losses coming in close matches.

NP opened the day with a 66-12 win over Alexandria. The Dragons then fell to Greenfield-Central 40-33 , before beating Shenandoah 49-27 and Union County 66-9. NP fell 39-36 to Decatur Central in the third-place match.

Four Dragons went 5-0 – Christian White (106), Richard Clevenger (160), Brayden Clevenger (195) and Landan Burton (220). Noah Wright (145) and Will Olive (285) both went 4-1. Four more Dragons – Jared Diep (120), Christian Rudolph (132), Max Jones (138) and Chris Hafley (152) went 3-2.

The Dragons next compete Tuesday at Pike, with the JV match starting at 6 p.m. with the varsity matches to follow.

New Palestine 66, Alexandria 12
152: Chris Hafley wins by fall 2:56 over Zach Deutsch
160: Richard Clevenger wins by FFT
170: Logan Robinson loses by fall 5:35 to Ethan Warren
182: Laine Schonauer wins by decision 7-3 over Gage Jefferson
195: Brayden Clevenger wins by FFT
220: Landan Burton wins by fall 1:05 over Dan Snyder
285: Will Olive wins by fall 1:20 over Remington Miller
106: Christian White wins by injury default over Jadon Wood
113: Chase Nelson wins by decision 5-2 over Xavier Frye
120: Jared Diep wins by forfeit
126: NP loses by forfeit
132: Christian Rudolph wins by fall 1:15 over Blake Peters
138: Max Jones wins by forfeit
145: Noah Wright wins by fall 1:36 over Alex Patton

Greenfield-Central 40, New Palestine 33
170: Logan Robinson loses by fall 2:49 to Brad Lowe
182: Laine Schonauer wins by forfeit
195: Brayden Clevenger wins by fall over Scott Stanley
220: Landan Burton wins by decision 3-1 over Hunter Gulden
285: Will Olive wins by decision 5-4 over Garrett Bice
106: Christian White wins by fall 2:43 over Isaac Swarty
113: Chase Nelson loses by fall 3:51 to Dylan Dorman
120: Jared Diep loses by fall 1:11 to Gavin Rose
126: NP loses by forfeit
132: Christian Rudolph loses by major decision 20-6 to Larry Evans
138: Max Jones loses by fall 3:34 to Carter Noehre
145: Noah Wright wins by fall 1:14 over Kenny Thompson
152: Chris Hafley loses by fall :45 to Cooper Noehre
160: Richard Clevenger wins by decision over Shane Stough

New Palestine 49, Shenandoah 27
182: Laine Schonauer loses by fall :45 to Ty Sanders
195: Brayden Clevenger wins by fall 3:29 over Coleson White
220: Landan Burton wins by forfeit
285: Will Olive wins by fall 1:23 over Cameron Matthews
106: Christian White wins by forfeit
113: Chase Nelson loses by fall 1:21 to A.J. Black
120: Jared Diep wins by fall 4:10 over Blake Alfrey
126: NP loses by forfeit
132: Christian Rudolph wins by major decision 9-0 over Cole Hughes
138: Max Jones wins by fall 5:27 over Jacob Putton
145: Noah Wright loses by fall 3:18 to Hayden Lohrey
152: Chris Hafley loses by decision 9-6 to Cody Delk
160: Richard Clevenger wins by decision 7-5 over Noah Barbosa
170: Logan Robinson wins by fall 4:15 over Zach Gedek

New Palestine 66, Union County 9
195: Brayden Clevenger wins by fall :39 over Jordan Hertel
220: Landan Burton wins by forfeit
285: Will Olive wins by fall :20 over Mike Jones
106: Christian White wins by forfeit
113: Chase Nelson wins by forfeit
120: Jared Diep wins by fall :39 over Matt Hampton
126: Double forfeit
132: Christian Rudolph wins by fall 2:25 over Alex Fuller
138: Max Jones wins by fall :15 over Morgan Krom
145; Noah Wright wins by forfeit
152: Chris Hafley wins by forfeit
160: Richard Clevenger wins by forfeit
170: Logan Robinson loses by fall :57 to Tucker Coffman
182: Laine Schonauer loses by decision 12-9 to Logan Browning

Decatur Central 39, New Palestine 36
220: Landan Burton wins by fall 1:10 over Devin Brock
285: Will Olive loses by fall :35 to Isaac Lawrence
106: Christian White wins by decision 8-2 over Mark Everman
113: Chase Nelson loses by decision 6-0 to Conner Alcala
120: Jared Diep loses by fall 4:48 to Derrick Price
126: NP loses by forfeit
132: Christian Rudolph loses by fall 2:32 to Jadon Galvin
138: Max Jones loses by fall 1:50 to Isaiah Elmore
145: Noah Wright wins by fall 1:21 over Fernando Dawe
152: Chris Hafley wins by fall 1:43 over Daniel Richey
160: Richard Clevenger wins by decision 8-2 over Cody Chrisman
170: Logan Robinson wins by fall :55 over Brayden Abney
182: Laine Schonauer loses by fall 1:19 to Brayden Pearson
195: Brayden Clevenger wins by fall :39 over Nathan Oliver

Brayden Clevenger went 5-0 to start the season at Elwood.
Brayden Clevenger went 5-0 to start the season at Elwood, with four pins and a forfeit. 
Christian White went 5-0 at Elwood.
Christian White went 5-0 at Elwood, including one win by fall. 
Landan Burton began his senior year with a perfect day.
Landan Burton began his senior year with a perfect day, including two wins by fall. 
Richard Clevenger went 5-0 for the Dragons at Elwood.
Richard Clevenger went 5-0 for the Dragons at Elwood.