The New Palestine wrestling team lost to the visiting Cathedral Fighting Irish on Wednesday night 61-9.
The Dragons claimed three victories, including at 126 pounds in one of the evening’s most anticipated matches.
New Palestine senior Alec White, a three-time state qualifier and two-time state-place winner, scored an overtime takedown against Cathedral sophomore Jordan Slivka to win 2-0.
White entered the night ranked fifth in the state, according to Indianamat.com, and is now 7-0 on the year. Slivka is ranked 12th.
Brayden Clevenger also won for the Dragons by decision 9-4 at 182 pounds. Landan Burton won 7-5 at 220 pounds. Burton also remains unbeaten this year at 7-0.
The Dragons are 2-5 this season and travel to the Northview Invitational today.
Cougars sweep Arabians
The Greenfield-Central boys and girls swimming teams swept past Hoosier Heritage Conference rival Pendleton Heights on Thursday night.
The host Cougars boys’ team scored 111 points to win. Zach Cook set a new school record in the 500-yard freestyle to lead the team. He also won the 100-yard backstroke.
Chris Joven won the 50-yard freestyle and 100 freestyle. Ben Rader was first in the diving competition. Drew Noah was first in the 100-yard breaststroke.
Cook and Joven also were part of the team’s winning 200-yard freestyle relay.
The girls beat Pendleton Heights 105-81.
Megan Coffin won the 200-yard individual medley while Shyanne Milne was first in diving. Anne Marie DeKeyser was first in the 100 free and Krista Zornes won the 100 breaststroke.
The Cougars also claimed victories in the 200 medley and 400 free relays.