Kaden Hepler and the West York Bulldogs just keep on rolling.
Hepler struck out 10 and allowed just one walk in five innings of work to lift the Bulldogs to an 8-0 York-Adams League victory over visiting Red Lion.
Hepler is now 5-0 on the season and has yet to give up an earned run in 311/3 innings of work. He's struck out 46 and walked 13.
West York, meanwhile, improved to 9-2 overall and 7-2 in York-Adams Division II. Red Lion fell to 6-5 overall and 4-5 in Division I.
Joe Prego relieved Hepler in the sixth and threw two shutout innings.
Brandon Kinneman, who threw a no-hitter on Monday, was West York's top hitter, going 3-for-4 with an RBI, while Hepler went 2-for-3 with an RBI. Kinneman and Hepler each tripled. Jesse Bortner added two hits for the winners, while Cole Bixler had two RBIs.
SPRING GROVE 8, KENNARD-DALE 4: At Fawn Grove, the Rams had first-place Spring Grove on the ropes before the Rockets exploded for seven sixth-inning runs. A two-out grand slam by pinch-hitter by Nate Senft was the key to the rally. The Rockets were aided in the big frame by four walks. Spring Grove entered the sixth trailing, 4-1. Spring Grove improved to 10-3 overall and 8-1 in York-Adams Division I. K-D fell to 2-10 overall and 1-8 in Division II. Trevor Troxel added two hits, including a double, for Spring Grove. Franco Rossi (two hits, homer) and Matt Belt (two hits, RBI) led the Rams.
CENTRAL 7, NORTH EASTERN 4: At Manchester, Jordan Chicannias smashed a bases-loaded double in the fifth to key Central's comeback victory. Central trailed, 4-2, entering the deciding inning, but the Panthers used two errors and a walk to fill the bases for Chicannias. He later scored the fourth run on Roy Walker's single. Walker had two hits for the Panthers, and Jordan Ely collected two hits for the Bobcats. Josh Writer drilled a two-run homer for Northeastern. After allowing four runs in the first two innings, Central starter Dan Sepic settled down and pitched shutout ball the rest of the way. Sepic struck out six and walked one.
DALLASTOWN 8, DOVER 5: At Dover, the Wildcats plated three runs in the top of the fourth to help lift them to the victory. Nolan Tome (2-for-4, two runs scored), Ryan Tracey (2-for-3), Austin Calaman (2-for-4, triple, two RBIs) and Rob Catchings (2-for-3, two runs scored, stolen base) led the Wildcats. For the Eagles, Ben Gladis (2-for-3, two runs scored, stolen base) and Curtis Harman (2-for-4, double, RBI single) led the way. Dallastown improved to 7-2 in the York-Adams Division I and 9-2 overall.
BIGLERVILLE 16, EASTERN YORK 8: At Biglerville, Koby Griest got the win, allowing one earned run over four innings. He also had a two-run single. Rob McCauslin had three hits and four RBIs for the Canners, while Casey Ayers went 3-for-5 with three RBIs.
LITTLESTOWN 10, YORK TECH 0: At Spry, Ryan Kehr and Adam Forsythe combined on a four-hit shutout for Littlestown. Logan Mummert led Littlestown's offense, banging three hits, including a double, to go with two RBIs.
NEW OXFORD 17, YORK HIGH 2: At New Oxford, Andrew Czap led the Colonials, going 3-for-4 with three RBIs and four runs scored. Darren Majczuk went 2-for-3, including a triple, with four RBIs, and Cody Pieper went 3-for-4 with a double and five RBIs. For the Bearcats, Nick Rodriguez homered.
BERMUDIAN SPRINGS 11, YORK CATHOLIC 8: At York Catholic, Joe Dennison led the Eagles, going 4-for-5, including a triple, with two RBIs and three runs scored. Alex Emlet went 2-for-4 with four RBIs. For the Irish, Jake Krevetski went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs scored, while Josh Elsen, Clint Bohn, Erich Hartman (two RBIs) and Cody Maddox (two runs scored) each added two hits.
HANOVER 14, YORK SUBURBAN 4: At Hanover, the Nighthawks scored 11 times in the first two innings to take control. The game was ended in the sixth inning because of the 10-run mercy rule. Jared Peterman pitched a complete game to get the win. Jackson Marshall homered for Suburban, which was hurt by seven walks and four errors.
SUSQUEHANNOCK 15, FAIRFIELD 0: At Fairfield, Sam Miller pitched four shutout innings to lead the Warriors to the mercy-rule victory.