Girls Varsity Tennis · Tennis wins sectional opener

The New Palestine tennis team won its sectional opener Wednesday, beating HHC rival Pendleton Heights 4-1.

The Dragons won four matches in straight sets. Megan Long won 6-1, 6-1 at No. 1 singles, while Eliza Adams won 6-1, 6-2 at No. 3. Claire Cherry/Josee King and Ashley Truman/Sheridan Schrowe both won 6-0, 6-2 at doubles.

The Dragons are back in action today against Eastern Hancock at 4:30 p.m. at Mt. Vernon in the sectional semifinal. The winner plays in Friday’s sectional title match at MV.