close

New Palestine wins HHC girls track title

The New Palestine Dragons won the HHC girls track title Tuesday at Mt. Vernon.
The New Palestine Dragons won the HHC girls track title Tuesday at Mt. Vernon.

The New Palestine Dragons won seven events to claim the Hoosier Heritage Conference girls track and field title Tuesday.

The Dragons tallied 151 points to claim the title, with Yorktown tallying 115 to place second, its highest-ever finish. Greenfield-Central (86) was third. Shelbyville (67), Pendleton Heights (64), Mt. Vernon (54), Delta (48) and New Castle (39) rounded out the scoring.

New Palestine was led by two freshmen who posted double-victories. Jordan Reid set a conference record in the 200 with a time of 25.6 seconds. She also won the 100 in 12.56 seconds. The Dragons’ Kaylin Casner won the 800 (2:26.3) and 1600 (5:24.77).¬†Reid was part of NP’s winning 4×100 relay, with Grace Shanahan, Kylie Dhonau and Olivia McKilligin. Casner was part of the Dragons’ winning 4×400 relay, joining Sophia Taylor, McKilligin and Victoria Crowder. NP beat Yorktown by .35 seconds in a close finish in the 4×400.

Lillie Cain was NP’s seventh champion, winning the shot put (38-1).

Junior Hannah Rapp led Yorktown by sweeping the hurdles. She won the 100 hurdles with a time of 16.38 seconds, and set a meet record with a time of 45.7 in the 300 hurdles. The Tigers’ Kelsey Morgan won the 400 (59.42). Yorktown’s quartet of Indira Brown, Michelle Scanameo, Amberleigh Sorenson and Madeline Aul won the 4×800 relay (10:06.95).

Pendleton Heights’ Faith Baer won the 3200 (11:55.3). The Arabians’ Marisa Marshall won the high jump by clearing 5-2.

Shelbyville also had two individual champions. Erin Diemer won the pole vault (11-9) and Alexis Tackett the high jump (16-5). Caroline Warner brought New Castle an individual title with a discus throw of 122-6.75.

Full results