New Palestine Girls Varsity Basketball

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Girls basketball wins 10th straight

Playing their second game in less than 20 hours, the New Palestine girls basketball team downed Perry Meridian 40-31 Saturday afternoon. The victory was the 16th-ranked Dragons’ 10th straight and improved their record to 14-1. NP jumped out to an early 15-10 lead after a quarter and maintained it at 21-16 at halftime. PM tied

Strong start leads girls basketball to victory

The No. 16 New Palestine girls basketball team used a big first quarter Friday to seize control of a 47-29 victory over Whiteland. The Dragons gave up the game’s first basket, then went on a 19-point run to take a 19-2 lead after a quarter. The Dragons kept the edge in double figures from there, maintaining the

Gizzi named to Hall of Fame’s Silver Anniversary Team

Sarah (Haynes) Gizzi, a 1994 New Palestine High School graduate, has been named to the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame’s 2019 girls basketball Silver Anniversary Team. Gizzi was a four-year starter on the basketball team. She is New Palestine’s career scoring leader with 1,172 points and led the Dragons to sectional championships in 1992 and 1993

Girls basketball clinches piece of HHC title

The New Palestine girls basketball team clinched at least a share of the Hoosier Heritage Conference title Saturday, rallying in the second half to beat Yorktown 39-36. The victory gives the Dragons their first HHC girls basketball title since 1994, the first year for the conference. After scoring the game’s first two points, the Dragons

Girls basketball beats Marauders, improves to 11-1

The New Palestine girls basketball team used a strong performance in the middle quarters Tuesday to seize control in a 46-40 victory at Mt. Vernon.  The victory put NP alone in first place in the Hoosier Heritage Conference with a 5-0 record. The Dragons are ranked No. 18 in the statewide IBCA poll. The Dragons are

Harrison signs to play basketball at Taylor

New Palestine High School senior Haley Harrison has signed to play basketball at Taylor University. Harrison has been a four-year varsity performer for the Dragons’ girls basketball team, helping lead NP to a sectional championship in 2018. Taylor is coached by Jody Martinez. The Trojans compete in the NAIA’s Crossroads League. At Taylor, Harrison will

Girls basketball pulls away to 56-36 victory

The New Palestine girls basketball team trailed throughout the first half, but used a big third quarter to pull away from Greenfield-Central in a 56-36 victory. The Dragons, ranked 20th in the IBCA poll, improved to 10-1 on the year and 4-0 in Hoosier Heritage Conference play. NP outscored host G-C 19-4 in the third quarter

Girls basketball rolls to victory at Shelbyville

The New Palestine girls basketball team had its biggest offensive night since 2001 Tuesday, beating host Shelbyville 85-49 at Garrett Gymnasium. The 85 points were the most scored since the Dragons scored 86 against Evansville Harrison Nov. 23, 2001. NP outscored the host Bears 27-10 in the opening quarter and opened up a 43-20 lead

Girls basketball wins fourth straight

The New Palestine girls basketball team won its fourth straight game Saturday, beating host Delta 75-26. The Dragons improved to 8-1 overall and 2-0 in Hoosier Heritage Conference play. The Dragons tallied 25 points in the first quarter to build a double-digit lead at 25-5 after a period. NP led 46-15 at halftime and 68-20 after three.

Girls basketball wins HHC opener

The New Palestine girls basketball team used a 21-point run spanning halftime Tuesday to pull away to a 58-37 victory over New Castle in the Dragons’ HHC opener. After falling behind 11-10 in the opening minutes of the second quarter, the Dragons got hot on both ends of the floor. NP hit 9-of-21 shots in