Monday NPHS wrap: Tennis wins, golf falls vs. PH
September 11, 2012By Andrew Smith of New Palestine High School
New Palestine 5, Pendleton Heights 0: The Dragons posted a strong sweep of Pendleton Heights, with all five positions winning at least one 6-0 set.
Brent Barrett won 6-0, 6-3 over PH's Kevin Hart at No. 1 singles. Stratton Smith and Connor Swain both won 6-0, 6-0 at singles. Evan Poole/Shayan Khokhar won 3-6, 7-5, 6-0 at No. 1 doubles. David Thompson/Pete Rusche won 6-0, 6-3 at No. 2 doubles.
"We played realy well all the way through the lineup," NP coach Chris Hardin said. "I feel like we're headed in the right direction after spending some time finding ourselves. We're in position where if we keep moving forward, we're going to be in a good place come sectional time."
NP is now 7-3 on the season. The Draons host Tech Tuesday.
The Dragon JV won 10-0.
Pendleton Heights 172, New Palestine 193: The Arabians' 3-4-5 players shot low scores to beat NP at Pendleton Heights' home course, Fall Creek Golf Course.
Abby Poole shot a 42 to lead New Palestine. Cassie Rooks had a 49, Sarah Rose a 50 and Bailey Kamp a 52 for the Dragons.
PH had four players under 43.
NP next plays Wednesday at Antler Pointe against Rushville.
NP won the JV match 226-256.
The Dragon JV and freshman football teams remained undefeated Monday. The JV team beat Delta 27-26 in OT, with Sam Weber's PAT kick being the deciding point.
The freshman team is also 4-0 after a 47-0 victory over Delta.
Volleyball: vs. Delta, 5:30 p.m.
Tennis: vs. Tech, 4:30 p.m.