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Prep Report: New Palestine ends Shelbyville soccer's 9-game win streak

New Palestine scored a pair of goals in the first half and kept the Golden Bears in check to end their nine-game win streak Monday night in Shelbyville.

The Dragons closed out the Golden Bears, 3-1, to secure a runner-up finish in the Hoosier Heritage Conference standings with a 6-1 mark. New Palestine improved to 10-3-1 overall this season.

Shelbyville suffered just its second loss of the season but it was costly. Now 11-2 and 4-2 in the HHC, the Golden Bears need a win Saturday over Yorktown to secure a third-place finish in the conference standings.

Tylar Whitaker scored the first of two goals in the first half to stake the Dragons to an early 1-0 lead. Anna Luker doubled the lead with a goal off a free kick.

New Palestine carried a 2-0 lead into halftime and extended it to 3-0 midway through the second half with Whitaker’s second goal of the game.

Shelbyville’s Evelyn Kiefer collected her 25th goal of the season three minutes later to complete the scoring.

Mt. Vernon wrapped up the HHC championship Monday with a 6-1 win over Pendleton Heights. The Class 3A, No. 19 Marauders (10-4, 7-0 HHC) have won 47 of their last 49 conference contests and six of the last seven HHC titles.

In other prep events Monday:

Girls Soccer

Whiteland 9, Triton Central 1

At Whiteland, the Warriors (9-5) extended a 3-1 halftime lead with six second-half goals to defeat the Tigers (5-9).

Lizzie Graham notched her team-leading 14th goal of the season for Triton Central.

Boys Tennis

Morristown 3, Edinburgh 2

At Edinburgh, the visiting Yellow Jackets closed out their regular-season schedule with a win over the Lancers.

Morristown’s Jameson Palmer defeated Bailey Totten at No. 2 singles, 6-2, 6-0.

At No. 3 singles, Dalton McMichael added a 6-2, 6-0 win for the Yellow Jackets.

Morristown’s third win came from the No. 2 doubles pairing of Bryce Bryant and Brady Schonfeld, 6-0, 6-0 over Teddy Crawhorn and Jayson Music.

Morristown’s Tyler Schonfeld lost his battle with Milas Burkman at No. 1 singles, 6-7 (4), 6-0, 11-9.

At No. 2 doubles, Edinburgh’s Austin Brockman and Max Blandford topped Austin Gabbard and Michael Ballinger, 6-1, 6-0.

Scecina 3, Waldron 2

The Mohawks (10-8) closed out their regular-season schedule with a road loss to the Crusaders.


Monrovia def. Triton Central, 25-20, 25-19, 25-22

At Monrovia, the visiting Tigers suffered their second Indiana Crossroads Conference loss of the season.

Maddy Brown led Triton Central (16-5, 4-2 ICC) with eight kills and 13 digs. Kaitlin Bramlett and Brooklyn Bailey each had six kills.

Hallie Schweitzer led the defensive effort with 15 digs. Kayden Simmons added 13 digs.

Kate Isley finished with 23 assists.

Monrovia improved to 10-9 overall (3-2 ICC) and is one of four teams with two conference losses trailing Scecina (6-0 ICC).

Greensburg def. Southwestern, 25-12, 25-7, 25-9

At Greensburg, the host Pirates (26-0) remained unbeaten with a three-game sweep of the Spartans (8-15).

Ella Chapman led the Pirates with 11 kills. Josie Nobbe had seven service aces. Setter Jenna Foster finished with 14 assists and seven digs.

Edinburgh def. Waldron, 25-15, 27-25, 25-12

At Waldron, the visiting Lancers improved to 15-6 (4-1 Mid-Hoosier Conference) with a straight-set win over the Mohawks (12-9, 2-2 MHC).