Central York and Dallastown remained neck and neck in the York-Adams League Division I softball race on Tuesday afternoon with dominating victories.
The first-place Panthers rolled over Dover, 10-0, while the second-place Wildcats beat up West York, 11-1. Central improved to 10-2 overall and 8-1 in Division I, while Dallastown moved to 11-2 and 8-2.
The host Panthers put up four runs in the first behind a solo homer by Angie Delise and a two-run homer by Jordyn Miller (3-for-4, two RBIs, three runs scored). Central's Taylor Rohrbaugh had a good day at the plate (2-for-4, RBI, two runs scored) and on the mound (zero runs, two hits, seven strikeouts, one walk) in a complete-game effort in a six-inning contest.
At Dallastown, Kelsey Collins picked up the win, striking out nine and walking one in three innings. Sam Hartman went 3-for-4, including a homer, to go with two RBIs for the winners, while Emma Legere (3-for-3, triple, two RBIs), Haylee Anders (2-for-3, triple, three RBIs), Amanda Jones (2-for-4, two RBIs) and Julia Snyder (2-for-3) also excelled for Dallastown.
RED LION 10, BOILING SPRINGS 8: At Red Lion, the home team built a 9-0 lead and then held on despite allowing eight runs in the final two innings. Alexa Taylor homered and tripled for the winners. Hailey Orwig also homered for the Lions, while Katie Shultz tripled. Mackenzie Rumburg pitched a complete game to get the win.
EASTERN YORK 13, YORK CATHOLIC 9: The visiting Fighting Irish drew to within 13-9 in the seventh inning on a grand slam home run by Karrie Fix (3-for-4), but the rally fell short. Eastern York (7-3 York-Adams Division III) was led by Lauren Reichard (3-for-5, two runs scored) and Katie Fallenberger (2-for-4, home run, two runs scored). Sierra Arnold also homered for the Golden Knights and picked up the win by tossing a complete game.
NEW OXFORD 3, NORTHEASTERN 0: At New Oxford, Nicole Ayers led the Colonials, pitching a complete-game shutout, while striking out seven and walking none. Sarah Groft went 2-for-2, including a triple, for New Oxford, while Lindsey Miller and Ayers were each 2-for-3.
BERMUDIAN SPRINGS 9, YORK TECH 5: The visiting Spartans drew to within 8-5 with a pair of runs in the top of the sixth, but their rally fell short. Mariya Pritt and Paige Dennison each had two doubles for Bermudian. Dani Aikins collected a triple and two RBIs to pace the Tech.