Daily Reporter staff reports

The New Palestine golf team won its second straight match Thurs- day, topping Warren Central 182-218.

All five Dragons shot below 50 led by medalist Lucas Swanson, who finished with a round of 43. He had four pars on front nine at Hawk’s Tail.

It was his first medalist honor this year. Blake Barnette followed with a 45 while Elijah Domogala and Nick Lyon each shot 47.

Matthew Kelley had the fifth score with a 48.

“We hit more fairways tonight, which was great, but our putting was a little off,” Dragons head coach Gregg Greene said. “It was still a nice round and hopefully will be a good springboard to the upcoming tournaments.”

Tennis

Greenfield-Central falls to Frankton

The Greenfield-Central tennis team fell 4-1 Thursday night to Frankton.

Lindsey McCord lost to Emma Noble 4-6, 3-6 at No. 1 singles while Cougars Kate Henderson beat Sherrie Riser 6-1, 6-4 at No. 2 singles. At No. 3 singles, Aly Proper lost to Annie Gates 1-6, 1-6.

In doubles action, Sara Hudson and Haidyn Goodwin lost to Madelyn Walls and Morgan Rogers 4-6, 6-6 (7-5), 7-10 at No. 1 while Erin Wright and Kaleigh Stephenson lost to Emily Shafer and Chelsym Basey 3-6, 2-6 at No. 2.

Marauders celebrate Senior Night with win

Mt. Vernon’s tennis team earned a 5-0 win on Senior Night against Southport on Thursday to improve to 10-1 this season.

Cassie York won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 singles in her final home match while Alaina Nelson won 6-1, 6-0 at No. 2 singles. At No. 3, Olivia Spicer completed the singles sweep with a 6-2, 6-2 win.

In doubles play, Brianna Partin and Emily Annakin won 6-3, 6-3 while Sophie Williams and Maeve McCafferty won 6-2, 6-1.

Baseball

Greenfield-Central tops Knighstown

Greenfield-Central’s baseball team beat Knightstown 4-3 Thursday to improve to 7-8 this season.

The Cougars needed just three hits to earn the win led by Nick Atwood’s hit and two RBIs.

On the mound, Tyler Mundell took the win while Jake Bennett was rewarded a save.

Greenfield-Central scored once in the third and fourth innings and twice in the fifth to seal the win.

Royals win big vs. Anderson Prep

Eastern Hancock’s baseball team beat Anderson Prep Academy 20-1 Thursday after scoring 15 runs in the first two innings.

The Royals, who finished with 11 hits in the win, were led by Devin Denny’s 5-for-5 effort. He also added six RBIs as nine different players recorded a hit. Denny also earned the win on the mound.

A.J. Muegge finished with two hits to pace Eastern Hancock, which is now 9-6 this season.

Softball

Pendleton Heights edges Mt. Vernon

Mt. Vernon’s softball team fell 9-7 to Hoosier Heritage Conference foe Pendleton Heights on Thursday after allowing three runs in a pivotal sixth inning.

The Marauders, who outhit the Arabians 14-12, led early (7-6) after three innings but could not hold on for the win.

Kristin Connors led the team with a 4-for-4 effort at the plate while Morgan Moss was 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs.