The New Palestine volleyball team swept past the Hauser Jets on Tuesday to improve to 4-1 on the year.

The Dragons prevailed 25-17, 25-14, 25-16. New Palestine pulled away late in the first set, then never looked back to win.

Allison Dennemann had 18 kills and 10 digs, while Mia Long posted 15 kills and 11 digs to lead the Dragons.

Lydia Jones recorded 14 digs and added three aces. Sydney Robertson had 37 assists to lead the attack.

The Dragons traveled to Hamilton Heights on Wednesday and host Whiteland tonight.

Marauders sweep Guerin Catholic

The Mt. Vernon volleyball team won 3-0 at Guerin Catholic on Tuesday night.

The Marauders improved to 5-2 on the year by winning 25-20, 25-13, 25-20.

Grace Hurst controlled the match with 27 digs and 20 passes. Meridan Eads distri- buted 21 assists.

Victoria Bulmahn set a new career-high with 15 kills. Sarah Herman added seven kills, and Rachel Pilkington had six.

Bulmahn finished with 12 digs and 13 assists for a triple-double.

The Marauders host Pendleton Heights tonight in their first Hoosier Heritage Conference match.

Royals fall to visiting Centerville squad

The Eastern Hancock volleyball team dropped to 6-3 on the season after falling to Centerville 3-1 on Tuesday night.

The host Royals lost the first set 25-7, but they rallied back to win the second 25-21.

From there, Centerville charged back to win 25-20, 25-15.

Boys soccer

Marauders blank Delta in key game

The Mt. Vernon boys soccer team shut out Delta 3-0 on Tues- day night.

The game was more than a key Hoosier Heritage Conference meeting; it also was the second annual Kick For A Cure match, helping to raise money for cancer awareness and research.

Timmy Clone scored a hat trick for the Marauders with assists from Drew Heitman, Tylin Broaders and Coleton Brandon.

Cougars chop down Woodmen

The Greenfield-Central boys soccer team went to work Tuesday, blanking Greenwood 9-0.

The Cougars are now 3-0 on the season. Braiden Sticka scored two goals, Brandon Murphy had one, along with goals by Zack Bell, Jordan Phillips and Noah Strange. Tyler Murphy finished with a hat trick.

Murphy added an assist, while Caleb Mundell dished out three. Sticka, Zach Tutrow, Bell and Pablo Aguinaga each recorded assists.

Dragons best Warriors 3-2

The New Palestine boys soccer team defeated Whiteland 3-2 on Tuesday night, scoring the game-winner late in the second half.

Buzz Wells scored the eventual go-ahead goal in the 66th minute off an assist by Luke Gohmann.

Holton Gwaltney scored twice for the Dragons as they trailed early.

The Dragons (2-1) are at home today against Franklin Central.

Girls soccer

Dragons remain unbeaten

The New Palestine girls soccer team posted its third shutout of the year as it defeated Southport 6-0 on Tuesday night.

The Dragons are 4-0 and have outscored their opponents 23-1 in four matches.

Victoria Crowder had two goals and three assists in the victory. She now has six goals and five assists this season.

Maddy Miller, Olivia McKilligan, Emmy Giddens also scored goals. Haley Weinrich and Riley Moss combined for the shutout in goal.

The Dragons play next at Warren Central at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Girls golf

Royals win MEC match

The Eastern Hancock girls golf team scored a solid Mid-Eastern Conference victory on Tuesday. The Royals defeated Wes-Del 211-224 and bettered their best nine-hole tally by 10 strokes.

Lucy Cochard was medalist and shot a career-best 48 to lead the Royals.

Chloe O’Neal had a career-best 51. Daly Pelger shot a 57, Jocelyn Duncan finished with a 55. Isabella Parker added a 65.

Boys tennis

Royals fall to Lions

The Eastern Hancock boys tennis team lost 3-2 to Rushville on Tuesday.

The Royals earned two points via Rushville forfeits at No. 1 and No. 2 doubles. Rushville swept all three singles matches to win.

Eastern Hancock put up a fight, however, as Peyton Robertson lost at No. 3 singles 6-1, 3-6, 1-6. Duncan Cherry lost at No. 1 singles 4-6, 2-6.

Kodey Huff battled at No. 2 singles, falling 7-8 (5-7), 2-6.