Dragon football to open sectional play at PH
October 14, 2013By Andrew Smith of New Palestine High School
The New Palestine football team will open sectional play on Oct. 25 at HHC rival Pendleton Heights.
The pairings -- which are done by blind draw -- were announced Sunday night. The Dragons and Arabians compete in Class 4A Sectional 21. The three-week sectional begins Oct. 25 and continues Nov. 1 and Nov. 8.
New Palestine, ranked No. 2 in Class 4A by the IFCA, is 8-0 on the season. PH is currently 3-5 entering the final week of the season. The Dragons won the regular-season matchup 46-7.
The winner will face the winner of the matchup between Muncie South and New Castle, both of which are 0-8 teams. If New Palestine wins, it would travel to Muncie South, but host New Castle. The other half of the bracket features Beech Grove, Mt. Vernon, Greenfield-Central and Muncie Central.
Class 4A, Sectional 21
Winner goes to: face Sectional 22 winner in the regional Nov. 15.