Track & Field (Co-Ed Varsity) New Palestine High School

Girls track finishes close second at HHC

By Andrew Smith | May 9, 2023 10:25 PM


The New Palestine girls track team finished a close second at Tuesday's Hoosier Heritage Conference meet, tallying 121 points, 3.5 shy of champion Mt. Vernon. The Dragons finished ahead of Delta (101.5), Yorktown (84), New Castle (80), Greenfield-Central (63), Pendleton Heights (42) and Shelbyville (6). Sydney Miller set the NPHS and HHC records with her first attempt at the discus, throwing a 139-7, breaking an 11-year-old record previously held by Sonya Napariu. Also winning HHC titles were Quin Lumbley in the shot put and Rylee Hurst in the 400. Rebecca Johnson was second and Savannah Baird fifth in the pole vault. Hurst also finished second in the 100 and fourth in the 200. Abby Journay was third in the 200 and fourth in the high jump. Courtney Study was fourth in both the 800 and 1600. Cami Massari was fourth in the 3200. Alexis Baynes was sixth in the 400. Kayla Rieman was fifth in the high jump. Amelia Stone placed sixth in the 3200. Alaina Doran was sixth in the 100 hurdles and eighth in the long jump. Taylor Burke finished eighth in both the 100 hurdles and 300 hurdles. The Dragons team of Hurst, Olivia Frank, Baynes and Journay was also runner-up in the 4x400 relay. Baynes, McKenzie Hacker, Ashlyn Sanford and Study were third in the 4x800 relay. Rory Barnard, Burke, Frank and Journay were fourth in the 4x100 relay. The Dragons next compete in the sectional next Tuesday at Warren Central.