The New Palestine wrestling team won five matches Wednesday, but fell to Center Grove 44-26 in a dual meet at NPHS.
Richard Clevenger won the first match at 195 by major decision. Will Olive (220), Peyton Covington (113) and Christian White (120) all won by falls, giving the Dragons a 22-17 lead. NP’s other victory came from Zack Hoyt at 152, who won by major decision.
The Dragons are back in action Saturday in the HHC meet at Pendleton Heights.
The Dragon JV had wins by Ethan Sleeth (126), Joe Poetz (132), Eli Hook (160), Juan Camacho (220), Porter May (220) and Jared Harris (220), all by fall. Nick Bradley won by decision at 138.