New Palestine Girls Varsity Softball

  • Overall Record: 7 - 1
  • Conference Record: N/A

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Softball slams path to sectional title

The New Palestine softball team punctuated its fourth straight sectional championship the only way it knew how – with a grand slam. Emily O’Connor walloped a grand slam – her 16th homer of the year – to cap an 11-0 five-inning victory over Indian Creek and clinch the Dragons’ 14th sectional title in school history. It’s

Softball blasts way into sectional final

The New Palestine softball team used two homers and its trademark relentless offensive attack Wednesday to beat Connersville 11-1 and advance to the New Palestine sectional final. The Dragons will face Indian Creek at 6 p.m. Thursday in the title game on the NPHS softball field. The Dragons had two homers and two doubles among

Softball slams path to second round

The New Palestine softball team hit two grand slams in the same inning Monday in a 21-1 victory over Beech Grove in the sectional opener. The Dragons (23-3) advance to face Connersville in Tuesday’s 7 p.m. semifinal at NPHS. Rushville will face Indian Creek in the 5 p.m. semifinal. The championship game is slated for Thursday

Softball blasts six homers to clinch HHC title

The New Palestine softball team clinched the outright Hoosier Heritage Conference title Friday, blasting six homers in a 14-1 victory over Delta. The Dragons finish the regular season 22-3 and 7-0 in the HHC, winning their sixth consecutive HHC championship. Jaylin Calvert homered twice. Tatum Biddle, Raegan Hiatt, Michaela Jones and Emily O’Connor also hit home runs in

Softball stages rally to walk it off on Senior Night

With its back to the wall on Senior Night, the New Palestine softball team staged an incredible rally Tuesday. Jaylin Calvert’s three-run walk-off homer gave the Dragons a 6-5 victory, capping a six-run seventh inning. The Dragons entered the bottom of the seventh trailing 5-0, but Emily O’Connor lit the spark on the comeback with a

Softball splits Region twinbill

The New Palestine softball team traveled to the Region Saturday to play two games against northwest Indiana powers. The Dragons opened the day with a 12-0 victory over Kankakee Valley in a rematch of the 2017 state championship game. Kaylea Bullock and Katie Kottlowski combined on a one-hit shutout. The two struck out seven and walked

Softball stings Fishers 13-6

The New Palestine softball team blasted two homers and used an eight-run third inning to beat Fishers 13-6. The Dragons (19-2) are ranked No. 1 in the ICGSA 3A poll. Fishers is receiving votes in the 4A poll. NP pounded 17 hits, with Tatum Biddle and Emily O’Connor each doubling and hitting a homer. Biddle

Softball tosses one-hitter in win

Pitchers Sam Booe and Katie Kottlowski combined on a one-hitter Tuesday as the New Palestine softball team beat Connersville 9-0. The two combined to face one batter more than the minimum – Connersville’s only baserunner came on a fourth-inning single. Booe struck out eight in four innings, while Kottlowski fanned three in three innings. Tatum

Softball clinches share of HHC title

The New Palestine softball team clinched at least a share of its fifth consecutive Hoosier Heritage Conference title Monday, beating Shelbyville 7-1. The victory improved the Dragons’ record to 17-2 and 6-0 in the HHC. The Dragons did all of their damage early, scoring all seven runs in the first three innings. NP scored twice

Softball throws no-hitter, then falls to top-five team

The New Palestine softball team had two big games Saturday, beating Jennings County 12-1 in six innings. NP then fell to national No. 5 Louisville Male 6-2 in a rain-shortened five innings at Jennings County. In the opener, the Dragons’ Sam Booe and Katie Kottlowski combined on a six-inning no-hitter to beat the Panthers. The only two