The New Palestine boys swim team faced two kinds of bears Tuesday in a triple-dual meet at Shelbyville. The Dragons beat the Lawrence Central Bears 54-48, but fell to the Shelbyville Golden Bears 59-44.
Winners for the Dragons were Colin Stacey in diving, Damon Estes in the 100 butterfly and Quincy Shirk in the 100 backstroke. The 200 medley relay of Quincy Shirk, Chase Siler, Jack Schwartz and Ben Miesse and he Dragons’ 200 free relay of Siler, Estes, Miesse and Schwartz also won their events.
Finishing second were Schwartz in the 50 freestyle and the 200 free relay of Estes, Kyle Ellis, Siler and Eli Kleine.
Schwartz was also third in the 100 freestyle, as was Kleine in the 100 backstroke.
The Dragons are back in action Monday at Pendleton Heights.