New Palestine Boys Varsity Basketball

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Boys basketball slams weekend sweep

The New Palestine boys basketball team followed up Friday’s victory over Pendleton Heights with an emphatic 63-52 victory Saturday over visiting Mooresville. The Dragons used an eight-point run to start the second quarter and take a lead they’d never relinquish, leading to the first weekend sweep of the season. Blaine Nunnally gave the Dragons an

Eastes’ 31-point night leads boys basketball victory

Dawson Eastes scored a career-high 31 points, including 12 in the fourth quarter, to lead the New Palestine basketball team to a 76-61 victory over Pendleton Heights. The victory improved the Dragons’ record to 3-1 in the Hoosier Heritage Conference. NP trailed 24-17 after a quarter due to a hot start by the Arabians, but

Weekend hoops preview: Dragons vs. PH / Mooresville

The New Palestine basketball teams are back in action this weekend, with the girls wrapping up HHC play Friday against Pendleton Heights, while the boys kick off a four-game homestand. Action begins at 6 p.m. Friday night, when the Dragon girls and PH tip off a doubleheader. The NP boys game against the Arabians will

Gizzi sets boys basketball scoring mark

Senior Maximus Gizzi broke New Palestine’s 41-year-old career scoring record Saturday, as he tallied 25 points for the Dragons in a 75-61 loss at Southport. Gizzi’s 25th point Saturday was the 1,286th of his NPHS career, breaking a mark held by Tom Giles since 1979. Gizzi also had three steals, tying Ryan Curry’s record of 102

Boys basketball defends home court against No. 5 Delta

The New Palestine boys basketball team used its strength inside early and strong free throw shooting late to defeat 3A No. 5 Delta 73-65 Friday at NPHS. It was the Dragons’ first home game in 27 days after eight straight away from home, and their homecoming was an impressive one. Maximus Gizzi scored 13 of

Weekend hoops preview: Dragons vs. Delta/at Southport

After eight consecutive games away from home, the New Palestine boys basketball team returns home Friday to face the Delta Eagles in a Hoosier Heritage Conference contest. The Dragons then travel to Southport for the first time ever in the regular season for a Saturday tilt. The Dragons come in after a hard-fought 74-73 overtime defeat

Boys basketball falls in OT

The New Palestine boys basketball team dropped a 74-73 decision in overtime Saturday night at 2A No. 3 Shenandoah. The Dragons’ Maximus Gizzi stole a pass on Shenandoah’s final possession of regulation to send the game to OT tied 65-65, but the host Raiders hit 7-of-10 from the line in the extra session. Dawson Eastes gave NP a

Boys basketball rally falls short

The New Palestine boys basketball team staged a furious fourth-quarter rally Friday at Richmond, but it fell short in a 60-55 loss to the host Red Devils. The Dragons trailed 42-36 going into the fourth, but cut the deficit to 52-51 before Richmond hit a shot and then six straight free throws to put the

Boys basketball sixth at BNL

The New Palestine boys basketball team placed sixth in the eight-team Danny Bush Classic at Bedford North Lawrence, going 1-3 on the weekend. The Dragons fell to Fishers 74-55, then beat Scottsburg 71-59 on Friday. Saturday, they fell 61-47 to Bloomington North to round out pool play, then fell 70-55 to host Bedford North Lawrence

Boys basketball rallies, but falls short at FC

The New Palestine boys basketball team staged a second-half from a double-digit deficit to take a fourth-quarter leads Saturday, but Franklin Central hit back-to-back 3-pointers in the closing minutes to break a deadlock and pull away to a 63-54 victory over NP. FC jumped out to an early 16-10 lead after a quarter and extended it