New Palestine Girls Varsity Basketball

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Girls basketball rallies fall short

The New Palestine girls basketball team rallied from multiple deficits Saturday, but the last one fell just short as the Dragons fell to host Southport 62-55. The Dragons fell behind by 11 points early, only to finish the first quarter on a 9-0 run to close the deficit to two. Southport then built a double-digit

Girls basketball wins at Greenwood

Four New Palestine girls basketball players scored in double figures Wednesday, leading the Dragons in a 62-54 victory over host Greenwood. The Dragons improved to 2-0. Addi Jones led the Dragons with 14 points. Jordan Reid and Grace Marshall tallied 11 points each. Michaela Jones scored 10 points. NP used a 17-point second quarter to take a 27-20

Girls basketball opens with emphatic victory

The New Palestine girls basketball team opened its season Thursday with an emphatic 68-17 victory over Connersville. The Dragons scored the game’s first 13 points and opened with a 26-1 run. They held the Spartans without a field goal for the game’s first 13:58. The Dragons’ defense propelled the victory, producing 25 steals that led to

Girls basketball falls in sectional final

The New Palestine girls basketball team dropped a 35-29 decision to Mt. Vernon in Saturday’s Class 4A sectional final at Mt. Vernon. The Dragons had a strong defensive effort, holding MV to just nine field goals in the game, but fell into an early deficit and were unable to complete the comeback. NP fought back

Girls basketball gets defensive in semifinal win

The New Palestine girls basketball team put forth one of its best defensive efforts of the season Friday in beating Greenfield-Central 46-23 in the Class 4A Mt. Vernon sectional semifinal. The Dragons (21-2) move on to face Mt. Vernon (19-5) in Saturday’s 7:30 p.m. sectional championship game. After G-C scored a basket in the opening minute, the

Dragon girls basketball sectional preview

The 20-2 New Palestine girls basketball team heads into sectional play this week looking to defend its title and win the sixth sectional championship in school history. The Dragons will meet Greenfield-Central in Friday’s 7:30 p.m. semifinal, with the winner moving to the 7:30 p.m. Saturday championship game. Friday: Dragons (20-2) vs. Greenfield-Central (10-13), 7:30 p.m. Saturday:

Girls basketball reaches 20-win mark on Senior Night

The New Palestine girls basketball team got off to a strong start Thursday, but used a big fourth-quarter finish to beat Ritter 67-55 on the Dragons’ Senior Night. The victory gives NP a 20-2 record – the first 20-win season in school history – and completes a perfect 11-0 home season. Led by junior Jordan Reid’s

Girls basketball ties mark with victory

The New Palestine girls basketball team tied the school single-season record with 19 wins Tuesday, using a fast start to propel an 86-48 victory over Lawrence Central. The Dragons equaled the 1992-93 team with 19 victories. The Dragons are now 19-2 headed into Thursday’s season finale against Ritter. NP used hot shooting early to build a

Balance leads girls basketball in road win

The New Palestine girls basketball team used a fast start, building an early double-digit lead and never looking back Tuesday in a 69-39 victory at Beech Grove. The Dragons scored the game’s first 10 points and built a 16-6 lead after a period. NP extended it to 38-17 at halftime and then used a 21-6

Girls hoops clinches outright HHC title

The New Palestine girls basketball team clinched the outright Hoosier Heritage Conference championship Friday, rallying to beat host Pendleton Heights 52-40. The Dragons, ranked No. 15 in the IBCA poll, improved to 17-2 on the year and finished HHC play 7-0, their first outright HHC title and second overall league title since 1994. NP trailed 11-6