New Palestine Boys Varsity Wrestling

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Wrestlers finish 4th at Elwood

The New Palestine wrestling team finished fourth in the season-opening Rex Leavitt Invitational at Elwood. The Dragons went 3-2 on the day, with both losses coming in close matches. NP opened the day with a 66-12 win over Alexandria. The Dragons then fell to Greenfield-Central 40-33 , before beating Shenandoah 49-27 and Union County 66-9. NP

White pins a state championship

Alec White capped his New Palestine High School wrestling career with a quick move and a sudden victory. The senior claimed the 126-pound IHSAA state championship Saturday night, pinning Brownsburg’s Blake Mulkey in 3:32. The two wrestled through a scoreless first period and White had the down position in the second. The two were tied

White advances to wrestling’s final eight

New Palestine senior Alec White will place in the top eight at the State Finals, as he advanced through the first day of competition. The 126-pounder beat Colton Cummings of Lowell by a 5-3 score in Friday’s first round at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. White is now 36-1 on the season. He advances to face Matt

White headed to State Finals for 4th time

New Palestine senior Alec White is a four-time State Finals qualifier in wrestling, as he clinched his trip to Bankers Life Fieldhouse in overtime at the New Castle semistate. White finished as the semistate runner-up, going 3-1 on the day. He heads into the State Finals with a 35-1 record. White went into the day needing

White, Burton win wrestling regional titles

New Palestine High School senior Alec White won his fourth consecutive regional title, while Landan Burton also won a regional championship in Saturday’s Perry Meridian regional. Each clinched a top seed in his 16-wrestler bracket at next Saturday’s New Castle semistate. White, who is unbeaten at 32-0 on the season, had a quick fall, then went

Burton, White win sectional titles

New Palestine wrestlers Landan Burton and Alec White won individual championships at Saturday’s Warren Central sectional, and were two of the three Dragons who punched their tickets to the regional. White won his second career sectional title and continued his undefeated senior season, while Burton became a first-time sectional champion. In addition, Brayden Clevenger finished

Wrestlers fall in final dual

The New Palestine wrestling team dropped its final dual meet of the season Wednesday, falling to host Zionsville 57-21. The Dragons had four individual winners. At 113, Jared Diep won a fall in 3:56. Alec White at 126 finished his season with a perfect 25-0 record with a quick 36-second fall. White is ranked fifth in

White, Burton win HHC wrestling titles

NPHS senior Alec White and junior Landan Burton won Hoosier Heritage Conference wrestling championships Saturday at the HHC meet at Delta. White won his fourth HHC title, sweeping through the tournament at 126 to improve to 24-0 on the year. Burton improved to 23-4 with the title at 220. White had a pin over Mt.

Eight Dragons inducted into Wall of Fame

New Palestine High School inducted eight members of the Class of 2016 into its athletic Wall of Fame on Saturday night. The eight were chosen either as All-State selections or as individual State Finals qualifiers. Of the eight, four were selected from the football team that made two State Finals appearances during their final two

White wins title at NP Invitational

New Palestine High School senior Alec White won the individual title and was named the most outstanding wrestler at the New Palestine wrestling invitational Saturday afternoon at NPHS. White improved to 20-0 on the season. He posted a 13-second fall over Martinsville’s Jared Drake in the opening round, then beat Roncalli’s Hunter Miller 8-2 in the