Daily Reporter staff reports

The Greenfield-Central girls track and field team put together a strong performance during the Noblesville Women’s Invitational on Wednesday night.

The Cougars placed sixth as a team with 51 points against several ranked teams. Several competitors posted personal bests, including Sydney Cook, who broke her own school record in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:18.65 and a second place finish.

Others scoring points included Ava Dickmann in the high jump with a third-place finish and a fifth-place finish in long jump. Emily Jones finished fourth in pole vault.

Jennifer Flora placed fourth in shot. Hannah Burkhart was seventh in discus.

Savannah Girolami was fifth in the 200-meter dash and second in the 400. The 4×800-meter relay team of Cook, Katie Helgason, Rebecca Gottwald and Riley Sexton was fifth.

The 4×400 relay team of Cook, Girolami, Amands Flora and Kenzie Polster was fourth, and the 4×100 relay team of Shelby Bowmer, Dickmann, Amanda Flora and Helgason was eighth.

Royals defeat Hornets

The Eastern Hancock boys track and field team defeated Indianapolis Howe 99-24 in a dual meet this week.

Jayson Bowers won the 110-meter high hurdles (17.82) and 300 hurdles (45.07). Austin Smith ran away with the 100-meter dash (11.57), while Gabe Blake was first in the 1,600-meter run (5:18).

Tommaso Gelmetti was victorious in the 800 (2:18), Clay Brumfield took the 3,200 (10:10) and Caleb Beyers soared to first in the high jump (5-8).

Aaron Riley was tops in the shot put (46-6.5) and Reece Burkhart won discus (108-5).

The Royals’ 3,200-meter relay of Skyler Schrope, Will Huffman, Zach Sickle, and Riley Settergren won along with Smith, Beyers, Braden Dickey and Devyn Brinson in the 400-meter relay (46.80).

Schrope, Blayze Sarber, Settergren, Clayton Cochard were first in the 1,600-meter relay.

Marauders cruise

The Mt. Vernon boys track and field team traveled to Richmond on Monday and drove back home winners 81-51.

Eric Larson won the high hurdles for the Marauders in addition to Nathan Casler leaping 6-foot-4 in the high jump. He added wins in the 400-meter dash and 400-meter relay.

Drew Bluethmann was first in the 3,200-meter run. Damari Gatewood won the 300 hurdles and Aaron Rush was tops in the 800.

Ashton Jordan cleared 10-6 in the pole vault and the 400, 1,600 and 3,200 relays all were winners.

Baseball

Dragons lose to Rebels

The Class 3A No. 3 New Palestine baseball team lost to Roncalli 7-4 Wednesday night.

The Dragons faced a six-run deficit early but their rally fell short, dropping their record to 8-1 on the season.

A Keegan Watson RBI single in the third inning put the Dragons on the board. New Palestine cut the deficit to 6-3 in the fifth when Braden Roberts lined a triple to left field and scored on a Jason Hall-Manley sacrifice fly.

A two-out triple by Evan Fitzgerald trim Roncalli’s lead to 6-4 in the sixth before the Rebels added an insurance run in the seventh.

Golf

Rejer leads Dragons

The New Palestine golf team fell to Hamilton Southeastern 150-182 on Wednesday at Hawk’s Tail.

Evan Rejer shot a 44 to lead the Dragons on the par-36 course. Blake Barnette, Nick Lyon and Matthew Kelley each finished with 46s. Patrick Hirman carded a 47. Gavin Hausz fired a season-low score of 50.

Cougars best Warriors

The Greenfield-Central golf team scored 192 to knock off Warren Central on Tuesday night.

Zach Archer was the match medalist with a score of 41 through nine holes.

Warren Central shot a 206 as a team against Greenfield-Central.

Tennis

Dragons fall to Tigers

Playing the Fishers Tigers for the first time in school history, the New Palestine tennis team battled but lost 4-1 on the road.

The No. 1 doubles tandem of Katie Settergren and Josee King picked up the lone win for New Palestine 6-4, 6-3.

The Dragons are 2-2 on the year.