Joshua Houser pitched a complete-game four-hitter to lead Glen Rock past Dallastown, 5-1, in a battle of York-Adams American Legion baseball powers.
Houser struck out 10 and walked four.
Both teams entered the showdown with identical 6-1 records. Glen Rock is in second place in the league, just one point behind first-place New Oxford (7-0-1).
The game was tied 1-1 until Glen Rock erupted for four runs in the bottom of the sixth to take control.
Ethan Lear (2-for-3, two runs scored), Colin Tattersal (2-for-4), Ryan Quigg (two RBIs), Sammy Miller (double) and Houser (double) paced the Glen Rock offense, which pounded out nine hits.
Matt Attig had two hits, including a triple, to go with an RBI for Dallastown.
OTHER LEGION GAMES
NEW OXFORD 6, PLEA SUREVILLE 3: At Pleasureville, Tyler Null led the visitors, pitching six innings to secure the win. He struck out 10 and walked one. Darren Majczuk (two hits, triple, two runs scored), Tim Adams (two hits) and Cody Pieper (two RBIs) led New Oxford's offense. For Pleasureville, Austin Seitzinger went 4-for-4, while Dan Royer and Kyle Shifflet each doubled.
WRIGHTSVILLE 2, NORTHEASTERN 1: At Wrightsville, Thomas Taylor hit a two-out, two run single in the bottom of the seventh to win the game for the home team. Terry Godfrey picked up the complete-game victory, striking out seven and walking four. For Northeastern, Jordan Ely pitched 52/3 innings, but received a no-decision, striking out five and walking five.
RED LION 2, YORK 1: At Red Lion, Tyler Myers led the home team to the victory by pitching a complete game, striking out six and walking three. Evan Bitner scored what ended up being the game-winning run in the third when he was hit by a pitch, stole second and third and then scored on a fielder's choice. Red Lion's first run came on a RBI double by Ryan Thompson in the second. For York, Eduardo Lopez pitched a complete game, striking out six and walking three, while teammate Lesabiel Castro tripled twice.
SPRING GROVE 3, SOUTH WESTERN 0: At Stoverstown, Nick Spangler's two-hit shutout led the home team to victory. He struck out five and walked four. Spring Grove scored two runs in the second, thanks largely to four South Western errors. Spring Grove's other run came on Jake Molison's RBI single in the fifth.
DOVER BEATS SUBUR BAN YORK BY FORFEIT: Suburban York was unable to field nine players and had to forfeit its game against Dover.