New Palestine Boys Varsity Tennis

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Tennis drops 3-2 thriller to Lapel

The district’s 3rd ranked tennis team, the New Palestine Dragons lost 3-2 to 1st ranked Lapel Bulldogs in a thrilling match. With the teams locked at 2-2, NP’s No. 3 singles player, Carson Gavin built up an impressive 7-5, 5-2 lead in the deciding match against senior Austin Lyons. Gavin was unable to hold serve

Tennis places second at Noblesville

The New Palestine boys tennis team played in a four-team round-robin tournament Saturday at Noblesville. The Dragons beat Noblesville 4-1 and Yorktown 5-0, but lost 5-0 to state-ranked Fishers. The strong Fishers team was unbeaten with three 5-0 victories, with the Dragons placing second in the tournament. The Dragons players gained valuable experience playing against opponents who play year-round and who

Tennis takes Raiders

The Dragons varsity boys tennis team swept the Shenandoah Raiders 5-0 Thursday at the Raiders’ home courts in Middletown. The match was more closely contested than the scores suggests. NP No. 1 singles Matthew True defeated senior Seth Nation 6-4, 6-3. Nation’s defensive skills forced True to fight for every point, but the determined Dragon pulled

Tennis improves to 3-0 in HHC

The Dragons varsity tennis team continued its run of good form when they swept Greenfield-Central 5-0 in a Heritage Hoosier conference clash. Dragon Matthew True had to fight hard at No. 1 singles to beat a determined Cole Willis in straight sets.. True was not fully recovered from an illness, but showed his resiliency and mental toughness

Eclipsing the century: Dragon tennis wins at Delta

The New Palestine boys tennis team ended one of the longest streaks in HHC history Monday, as Ben Blachly’s victory in a three-hour, three-set match clinched a 3-2 win over Delta. The Eagles’ boys and girls programs had won 100 consecutive HHC matches before the Dragons’ victory, dating back to 2010. With the teams locked

Tennis tames Yorktown

The Dragons varsity boys tennis team beat the visiting Yorktown Tigers 5-0 in a Hoosier Heritage Conference match. NPHS No 1 singles player Matthew True proved too strong for Yorktown senior Jake Bartholome – winning 6-0, 6-0. Dragons No. 2 singles Ben Blachly played with improved confidence to out-play senior Caleb Lloyd 6-3, 6-0. Playing

Tennis falls in close match

The New Palestine Dragons boys tennis team lost 3-2 to the visiting Whiteland Warriors. The teams were locked at 2-2, with NP winning both doubles matches. Whiteland completed a sweep of the singles when the Warriors surprisingly won at No 1 singles.. Freshman Quinton Gillespie, playing at No 1 for the visitors, recovered from a set

Tennis shines in scrimmage

The New Palestine boys tennis team produced an impressive performance in Thursday’s scrimmage against the visiting Greensburg Pirates – losing only 1 set in 10 varsity matches. Matches were played on time, playing to a 35 minutes duration. Junior Matthew True was dominant at No 1 singles, winning both singles matches against Kyle Sellers and

Tennis competes at regional

The New Palestine boys tennis team went down to the Lawrence North Wildcats 4-1 at North Central in Tuesday’s North Central regional semifinal. However, the match was closer than the score. The Dragons’ No. 2 doubles combination of juniors Nick Rusche and Tyler Swain played aggressively to outplay John Salvas and Lucas Wynne 6-1, 6-0. Rusche

Tennis wins fifth straight sectional title

The New Palestine boys tennis team clinched the Mt. Vernon sectional Saturday morning, defeating Greenfield-Central 3-2. The Dragons (17-3) won the first three matches to clinch the title. NP will face either Lawrence North or Heritage Christian in Tuesday’s regional semifinal at North Central. Sophomore Matthew True extended his singles record to 17-3 for the season