New Palestine Boys Varsity Baseball

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Baseball clinches HHC title

The New Palestine baseball team clinched its 11th Hoosier Heritage Conference championship Friday, beating Pendleton Heights 8-1 in the second game of their doubleheader. In the first game, a furious late-inning Dragon rally fell short in a 9-7 loss. The victory, coupled with New Castle’s doubleheader split against Shelbyville, gave the Dragons the outright HHC championship. NP

Baseball falls to FC

The New Palestine baseball team dropped an 11-0 decision Thursday at home to Franklin Central. Jacob Bain led the Dragons’ offense with a walk and a single. Grant Wiegand also had a base hit. Josh Jaques pitched 2 1/3 innings of relief, allowing two runs on three hits and pitching the day’s lone scoreless inning in

Baseball falls in Top 10 matchup

The No. 2 New Palestine baseball team dropped a 13-2 decision at No. 6 Fishers Monday night. The Tigers used an eight-run third inning to take a nine-run lead, then added a grand slam in the sixth. NP scored both of its runs in the sixth inning. Nick Rusche and Jack Walker led the Dragon

Baseball extends HHC lead with sweep

The New Palestine baseball team extended its lead in the Hoosier Heritage Conference with Saturday’s doubleheader sweep at Delta. The Dragons scored five seventh-inning runs to rally and win the opener 8-5, then claimed the second game 12-0. The victories moved NP to 18-1 overall and 10-0 in the HHC. The Dragons now have a 3.5-game lead over second-place

Baseball falls at Zionsville

The New Palestine baseball team’s 16-game winning streak was snapped Wednesday as the second-ranked Dragons fell 13-8 at Zionsville. A six-run second inning gave the Dragons an early 6-3 lead, but the host Eagles answered with a seven-run fourth to go up 10-6. The Dragons scored twice in the fifth to cut the deficit to 10-8,

Baseball wins 16th straight

The New Palestine baseball team won its 16th straight game Monday, beating Warren Central 11-1 in six innings. The Dragons jumped out to a pair of runs in the first, but then seized control by scoring in its final three at-bats, including a six-run, six-hit final inning that invoked the mercy rule. NP, ranked no. 2

Baseball sweeps twinbill to seize HHC lead

The New Palestine baseball team used two big starts and backed them up with strong pitching performances to sweep Greenfield-Central 12-2 and 15-0 in a Friday doubleheader. The victories moved the Class 4A No. 3 Dragons to 15-0 on the season and 8-0 in Hoosier Heritage Conference play. The Dragons were an offensive force throughout,

Baseball pulls away from Panthers

The New Palestine baseball team had a big start and a big finish Wednesday, beating Knightstown 9-0. NP scored three first-inning runs to seize the lead. The Dragons used a five-run seventh buoyed by homers from Colby Jenkins and Jacob Garrison to break it open. Three pitchers combined on a five-hit shutout, with Cameron Pitzer (2-0)

2018 spring schedule changes

Due to inclement weather and other factors, NPHS athletics has made the following changes to the schedule. Baseball C team at Warren Central. Scheduled for April 26. Canceled V at Knightstown. Scheduled for April 24. Will be played 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 25. V at Brebeuf. Scheduled for April 23. Reschedule date TBA. JV vs. Lawrence

Baseball sweeps Marauders to seize HHC lead

The New Palestine baseball team seized the Hoosier Heritage Conference lead Friday, sweeping host Mt. Vernon 8-5 and 4-2 in a doubleheader. The two teams came in as the HHC’s two lone unbeatens through two weeks of conference play, but the Dragons’ victory gives them a two-game edge in the conference. Ninth-ranked NP is 6-0