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Prep Wrap: Dragons clinche HHC title share

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The Greenfield-Central girls tennis team picked up a Senior Night shutout victory over Blue River Valley on Thursday.

Alli Frazier (No. 1 singles) and Emma Vowell (No. 3 singles) were 6-0, 6-0 winners. At No. 2 singles for the Cougars, Polly Baggott triumphed 6-3, 6-3.

The G-C doubles teams of Kylie Smith-Rachel Berish (6-0, 6-2) and Madeline Lee-Sara Hudson (7-5, 6-1) were also straight-set winners.

The Cougars will visit Morristown tonight.


New Palestine 11, New Castle 10

With the home win, the Dragons stayed undefeated in the Hoosier Heritage Conference and clinched at least a share of the HHC title.

New Palestine (17-3, 6-0) has one conference game remaining, May 23 at Delta (9-11, 1-5). Shelbyville finished its HHC slate at 6-1, with the lone setback by a 12-0 score to the Dragons.

Against New Castle, the Dragons raced to a 11-3 lead, but the Trojans (15-5, 2-3) plated five runs in the top of the sixth and two more in the seventh to make it interesting.

Casey Lehman knocked three doubles and posted four RBI for the Dragons, while Mary Crumlin and Elisha Barker had two RBI apiece.

Kaylin McMurray started on the mound for NP and went four innings, allowing three runs (two earned) on four hits.

Royals, Marauders postponed

Eastern Hancock’s home game with South Decatur scheduled for Thursday was moved to next Wednesday due to poor field conditions.

Mt. Vernon’s scheduled battle with Scecina Thursday was also postponed.


New Palestine 4, Franklin Central 3

In a matchup of Sectional 13 squads, Cameron Clark earned the win on the mound for the Dragons (14-8).

Nick Butcher went 2-for-4 with two RBI. Clark and Evan Hickman each had two hits and one RBI.

Clark pitched five innings, allowing three runs (two earned), then Andy Edwards threw two scoreless innings in relief. The Dragons host Pendleton Heights tonight in a HHC doubleheader.

Boys golf

Columbus North 160, Shelbyville 168, New Palestine 194

Brady Elliott, Arik Kotarski and Matt Kreutzer led the Dragons with 48s at Harrison Lakes Country Club in Columbus.

Connor Ridgeway and Tyler Kirk paced Shelbyville with 38s.

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