Boys Varsity Tennis · Tennis advances to sectional final

The New Palestine boys tennis team will once again play for a sectional title Friday, as the Dragons face Mt. Vernon at 4:30 p.m. at Fishers High School.

The Dragons advanced by beating Eastern Hancock 4-1 in their sectional opener.

The Dragons will be seeking their eighth consecutive sectional championship and their 11th in 12 years today. NP has won 17 sectional championships since 1992 – 14 of them since 2000.

Ben Blachly won his match 6-1, 6-0 at No. 1 singles Thursday against EH. Colin Darley won 6-3, 6-0 at No. 2. The Dragons swept the doubles, with Ethan Haeberle/Ezra Schwier winning 6-1, 6-0 at No. 1, and Jackson Havel/Caleb Davis winning 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 at No. 2.