Girls Varsity Soccer · Girls soccer advances to sectional final

The New Palestine girls soccer team beat Richmond 3-0 Thursday to advance to Saturday’s sectional championship game.

The Dragons will face Mt. Vernon at 2 p.m. Saturday at East Central.

Allie Blum, Lexi Baynes and Emmy Giddens each scored for the Dragons, while Anna Luker chipped in two assists. Whitney Miller and Grace Hasenkamp shared the shutout in goal. Addie Halter returned to the lineup for the first time since Sept. 16 and earned the team’s “hard hat” award.

The Dragons are now 10-6 on the season entering the sectional final.