Daily Reporter staff reports
The Greenfield-Central girls soccer team won its third match in five days, blanking Hoosier Heritage Conference foe Delta 5-0 on Wednesday night.
The Cougars improved to 4-3-1 on the season and 1-2 in the HHC after jumping out to a 2-0 halftime lead. Greenfield-Central added three more insurance goals in the final 40 minutes of regulation.
Goals were scored by Lucy Brand, Lucy Conner, Reagan Collins, Trystan Ailes and Riley Sexton. Collins added two assists to increase her season total to seven.
Jenna Allen provided an assist along with Trystan Ailes. Kayla Enochs recorded five saves in the net for the win.
Dragons take down Saints
The New Palestine volleyball team swept past Lutheran on Wednesday in three straight sets.
The host Dragons won 25-19, 26-24, 25-18. Two Dragons had double-doubles with Allison Dennemann delivering 20 kills and 13 digs. Kara Morris had 32 assists, 11 digs and four aces. Dennamann added two aces.
Mia Long finished with 16 kills and seven digs. Lydia Jones had 13 digs.
“We had a solid first game,” New Palestine head coach Kelli Whitaker said. “The girls looked great. Lutheran really improved in sets two and three. It wasn’t always pretty, but we held them off. They are a great program.”
The Dragons are now 9-2 on the season and play in the Greenwood Invitational on Saturday.
Dragons tame Bears 5-0
The New Palestine boys tennis team cruised to a 5-0 victory against Lawrence Central on the road Wednesday evening.
The Dragons received a strong performance from Matthew True at No. 1 singles, who won 6-1, 6-4.
Carson Gavin prevailed at No. 2 singles, 6-3, 6-0, and Patrick Heffernan earned a 6-3, 6-0 victory at No. 3 singles.
The No. 2 doubles team of Tyler Swain and Nick Rusche went to work, winning 6-1, 6-3 to give the Dragons a 4-0 lead. Colby Wagoner and David Hockett completed the sweep at No. 1 doubles with a 6-4, 6-1 finale.
The Dragons are 9-2 on the season and host the Hancock County Tournament at 9 a.m. Saturday.
Marauders drop 1st match
The Mt. Vernon boys tennis team lost to Lawrence North at home Wednesday evening 5-0. The loss was the Marauders first of the season.
Mt. Vernon’s No. 3 singles player Brendan Pratt put together a strong match in defeat, pressing the issue by winning the first set 7-5. He narrowly lost the next two, 6-4, 10-7.
Ryan Beck and Gavin Stamper lost a tough match 6-3, 7-5 at No. 1 doubles. Mt. Vernon dropped to 9-1 in dual matches this season.
“We learned a lot about ourselves tonight in defeat versus a good team,” Mt. Vernon head coach Gabe Muterspaugh said. “We have much improvement to do to get where we want. Time to get back to square one dirt.”
Mt. Vernon standout earns medalist
The Mt. Vernon girls golf team struggled to find a rhythm, finishing third in its three-way match Wednesday.
Mt. Vernon posted a 204, four strokes behind runner-up Delta at 200. Muncie Central won the match with a 188.
Charlie True fired a 45, tying Kassidy McDonald of Muncie Central for medalist honors.