T&F: Dragons open against Greenwood
April 9, 2014By Andrew Smith of New Palestine High School
The New Palestine track and field teams had several strong individual performances in the outdoor season opener against Greenwood.
The girls team fell 84-46. Winners were Annabelle Dockins in the long jump, Rachel Wineman in the high jump, Lillie Cain in the shot put and Mattie Waggoner in the 800.
The Dragon boys dropped a close 66-62 meet, but had several victories, including the 4x800 relay of CHase Tuggle, Seth Eagleson, Riley Wilson and Samuel Voelz, and the 4x400 relay of Chris Poturalski, Tuggle, Andriy Vlashyn and Kyle Zehner. Individual event winners were Poturalski in the 400, Zach Chester in the long jump, Josh McKean in the shot put and Colton Espich in the high jump.
The Dragons next compete Thursday at Shelbyville in a three-way meet with Greenfield-Central.