SB: Dragons draw bye, face Trojans
May 15, 2014By Andrew Smith of New Palestine High School
New Palestine drew a bye and will face Center Grove in the opening round of the IHSAA softball sectional at Franklin.
The Dragons and Trojans will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 27 in the second semifinal.
The Dragons are ranked No. 6 in Class 4A. The sectional features three top-10 teams -- No. 2 Greenwood and No. 7 Franklin Central are in the opposite bracket and play each other in the first game May 26. Franklin and Whiteland are the other two schools in the top bracket. Center Grove, the Dragons' first-round foe, is also in the top bracket. CG beat New Palestine 4-3 on April 30, one of the Dragons' three losses.