Daily Reporter staff reports
Greenfield-Central earned a 3-2 overtime win against Shelbyville on Monday at home on senior night.
The Cougars are now 7-1-1.
Shelbyville took a 1-0 lead in the first half, but Braiden Sticka evened the score in the second off an assist from Luke Tuttle.
Tuttle would then put the home team ahead with his first goal of the game.
In overtime, Tyler Murphy secured the game-winner off an assist from Sticka.
Greenfield-Central also gave away 100 free pizzas Monday to students pledging to be drug free.
Marauders drop match
Mt. Vernon’s girls soccer team lost to Batesville on Monday, 3-1.
Nicole Ratts scored an early goal off an assist my Morgan Scruggs. However, the offense would disappear from there as Batesville scored two goals in the second after a 1-1 tie at the break.
“(We) gave up a couple goals that we would normally never give up,” Mt. Vernon head coach Steve Williams said. “Just one of those games we wish we had back.”
Dragons roll to 5th straight
New Palestine’s girls soccer team won its fifth game in a row Monday with a 4-1 victory at Franklin.
The Dragons took a 2-1 halftime lead on goals by Katie Settergren and Corrin Neese.
Settergren and Meaghan Matus each had a goal and an assist.
Settergren put the Dragons ahead by heading the ball into the net off a corner kick by Olivia Lambdin eight minutes into the contest.
In the second half, Matus took a feed from Settergren and hit a rocket past the keeper to give New Palestine a two-goal lead. Olivia McKilligin added a fourth goal in the second half, as well.
“They played the kind of soccer I love to see them play,” New Palestine head coach Gina Fannin said. “They were controlling the midfield, finding feet and moving the ball well.”
New Palestine sweeps
New Palestine’s volleyball team swept Mooresville on Monday, 3-0.
The Dragons won 25-10, 25-9, 25-12.
Juniors Mia Long and Allison Dennemann both had double-doubles. Long finished with 18 digs and 13 kills while Dennemann had 18 kills and 10 digs.
Lydia Jones added 14 digs and Audrey VanderWal 13 digs to lead the defense. Kara Morris added 35 assists.
The Dragon varsity is now 17-5 this season and returns to action Tuesday at Morristown before traveling to New Castle for a conference match Thursday.