The New Palestine boys soccer team won its sectional opener Monday, beating Richmond 1-0.
The teams battled back and forth seeking the first goal for a half. In the second half, Jon Moore buried a shot in the 50th minute to give the Dragons the lead. NP’s defense and goalkeeping made it stand up.
The Dragons next play at 6 p.m. Wednesday against Mt. Vernon in the 3A sectional semifinal at East Central.