Boys Varsity Track · Boys track competes at State Finals


The New Palestine boys track team competed in five events at Friday’s IHSAA State Finals at Indiana University.

The Dragons’ top finish was the 4×800 relay of Devon Whitaker, Owen Kleine, Josh Collins and Carson Sams, which finished 13th with a time of 8:03. The 4×400 relay of Laine Schonauer, Sams, Drew Austin and Kade Large finished 21st with a time of 3:26.57.

The Dragons’ top individual finish was Whitaker, who finished 19th in the 800 with a time of 1:58.99. Austin ran a season-best 4:26.25 in the 1600 and finished 20th. Schonauer finished 23rd with a time of 50.61 in the 400.

The Dragon girls will be on the track at IU tonight to compete in the State Finals.

Full results

The 4×800 relay of Josh Collins, Owen Kleine, Carson Sams and Devon Whitaker finished 13th in the state. In addition, Whitaker was 19th in the 800.
The 4×400 relay of Laine Schonauer, Drew Austin, Kade Large and Carson Sams finished 21st in the state. In addition, Schonauer was 23rd in the 400 and Austin 20th in the 1600