Girls Basketball: @NPHSDragons at @NCTrojans preview

The New Palestine girl’s basketball team travels to New Castle on Dec. 1.

Varsity tipoff is at 7:30 p.m. at the New Castle Fieldhouse.

The Lady Dragons are 4-2, 0-0. The Lady Trojans are 5-1, 1-0.


New Castle has now won three games in a row. The most recent win was on Nov. 28 against Fishers, 60-40.

New Castle is 3-2 against New Palestine including last year’s 35-33 win on Dec. 2.


This is the second Hoosier Heritage Conference game of the season for New Castle.

Senior Laura Thomas is the scoring leader for New Castle with 15.3 points per game. The rebounding leader for the Lady Trojans is Senior Ryan Blankenship with 6.3 rebounds per game.

Thomas led all scorers in the 2014 matchup with 18 points.


Edinburgh had lost 4 games straight before defeating Medora 66-21 on Nov. 28.

Senior Haley Stratton leads the Lady Dragons with 14.7 points per game. Senior Carly Hackler averages 6 rebounds per game for New Palestine.

Current New Palestine junior Raegan McMurray was the leading scorer for the Dragons in the 2014 matchup with 12 points.


New Castle High School is located at 801 Parkview Drive in New Castle. JV tips at 6:00 p.m., Varsity follows at 7:30 p.m.


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