Dragons earn spot in tennis state rankings

The New Palestine boys tennis team moved into 26th in the latest Indiana High School Tennis Coaches Association’s weekly rankings.

IHSTECA Boys Weekly Poll

1. Carmel, 2. North Central, 3. Park Tudor, 4. Bloomington North, 5. Homestead, 6. Brebeuf, 7. Guerin Catholic, 8. FW Leo, 9. FW Carroll, 10. Avon, 11. Jeffersonville, 12. Cathedral, 13. Floyd Central, 14. Penn, 15. Fishers, 16. Brownsburg, 17. Jasper, 18. Providence, 19. Munster, 20. Zionsville, 21. Lapel, 22. HSE, 23. Columbus North, 24. Marion, 25. Concord, 26. New Palestine, 27. Evansville Memorial, 28. Delta, 29. FW Canterbury, 30. Culver Academies


New Pal recognized in IHSVCA state rankings

The New Palestine volleyball team earned a spot in the Indiana High School Volleyball Coaches Association’s state rankings. Records are as of Aug. 28.

IHSVCA Top 20 Rankings

1. Zionsville (4A) 7-0, 2. Center Grove (4A) 6-1, 3. Providence (4A) 6-1, 4. Michigan City (4A) 10-0, 5. Penn (4A) 11-1, 6. Avon (4A) 8-1, 7. FW Dwenger (3A) 6-0, 8. Yorktown (4A) 9-1, 9. New Castle (3A) 5-1, 10. Crown Point (4A) 6-2, 11. West Noble (3A) 8-0, 12. LaPorte (4A) 8-1, 13. FW Carroll (4A) 8-3, 14. Rochester (2A) 7-0, 15. Madison (3A) 9-0, 16. Laf. Central Catholic (A) 8-0, 17. Covenant Christian (Indpls.) (2A) 11-0, 18. FW Concordia (4A) 7-3, 19. Boone Grove (2A) 6-0, 20. New Palestine (4A) 6-1


County native, Scecina junior picks up victory

James Hentz, a junior at Scecina Memorial High School, earned an impressive three-set win at No. 2 singles against Greenfield-Central earlier this month.

Hentz, who attended St. Michael School in Greenfield, won his match 6-4, 4-6, 7-10 (in a super tiebreaker).

At Scecina, Hentz also competes in boys volleyball. He was awarded the Scholar-Athlete Award his sophomore year and is a student ambassador. He is a member of the Academic Superbowl team, National Honor Society and Crusaders for Christ.


Prep calendar


Boys tennis

Morristown at Greenfield- Central, 5:30 p.m.

Yorktown at Mt. Vernon, 5 p.m.

Shelbyville at New Palestine, 5 p.m.


Greenfield-Central at New Palestine, 7 p.m.

Mt. Vernon at Delta, 7 p.m.

Blue River Valley at Eastern Hancock, 7 p.m.

Girls golf

Eastern Hancock at Cambridge City Lincoln, 4:30 p.m.

Lawrence Central at New Palestine, 4:30 p.m.

Boys soccer

Mt. Vernon at Richmond, 6 p.m.

Girls soccer

New Palestine at Yorktown, 5:30 p.m.



Inaccurate statistical information was included in Prep Roundup on Aug. 30. The Greenfield-Central girls soccer team posted its third shutout Monday night and had outscored its opponents 18-5. The shutout was Kayla Enochs’ third. The Daily Reporter apologizes for the errors.