The New Palestine girls soccer team battled in a back-and-forth contest with Mt. Vernon Tuesday, but the Marauders scored midway through the second half to beat NP 2-1 in the Class 3A Mt. Vernon sectional.
After MV scored the opening goal, NP’s Olivia Murphy tied the game with four minutes to go in the first half. The two teams battled until the Marauders scored with 13 minutes left to take the lead and make it hold up.
The Dragons’ season finishes with a 9-6-2 mark.