BASEBALL: Dallastown sews up a third-straight York-Adams Division I outright championship

  • Dallastown earned a 4-0 baseball triumph over South Western on Tuesday.
  • The win sewed up a third-straight outright York-Adams Division I crown for the Wildcats.
  • Alex Weakland got the win, pitching 6 1/3 innings of shutout ball, striking out six.

The Dallastown Wildcats sewed up their third-straight outright York-Adams Division I baseball championship on Tuesday afternoon with a 4-0 triumph at South Western.

Dallastown's Alex Weakland pitched 6 1/3 innings of shutout baseball on Tuesday in a 4-0 win over South Western. YORK DISPATCH FILE PHOTO

Alex Weakland and Morgan Smith combined on a two-hit shutout.

Weakland pitched the first 6 1/3 innings until he hit his pitch count and had to be removed. He struck out six. Smith then finished up.

Peter Capobianco had two hits, including a double, and an RBI to lead Dallastown's offense, which plated three runs in the fourth to break open a 0-0 game.

Dallastown improved to 16-3 overall land finished 13-2 in the division, a game clear of rival Red Lion, which finished 12-3.


York Suburban 19, Dover 6: At Dover, the Eagles missed out on a chance to earn a share of the York-Adams Division II crown. The loss dropped Dover to 11-7 overall and 8-6 in D-II. Gettysburg ended up winning the division at 9-5. Suburban improved to 8-9 and 6-6. Dover led 5-3 until Suburban exploded for seven runs in the fourth and nine more in the fifth. Suburban's hitting leaders were Trey Pridgen (five hits, two doubles, five runs, RBI), Carson Holsinger (two hits, double, four RBIs), Tracy Carr (two hits, three RBIs, two runs), Lucas Miller (two doubles, three RBIs, two runs) and Max Reinecker (two hits, three RBIs, two runs). Dover was led by Alan Hansel (two hits, double, RBI, run) and Clayton Kennell (two hits, double, two RBIs).

Gettysburg 5, Susquehannock 3: At Glen Rock, the Adams County Warriors (11-7 overall) wrapped up a second-straight York-Adams Division II crown at 9-5. Kyle Redding got the win on the mound and also drove in two runs at the plate. Josh Smiley (three hits, run), Jake Mahan (two hits, two RBIs) and Conor Custer (two hits, homer, RBI, run) led Susquehannock.

Eastern York 14, York Catholic 6: At York, the Irish saw their York-Adams Division IV title hopes take a severe blow. The loss dropped York Catholic to 10-5 overall and 10-4 in the division. The Irish now trail Biglerville (11-3) by a game in the division standings with each team having one division game left. Eastern improved to 6-14 overall and 5-9 in D-III. Bren Taylor (four hits, four RBIs, three runs) led Eastern. The Golden Knights' other hitting standouts were Jacob Bardo (three hits, double, three RBIs), Evan Rishell (two hits, two runs), Emmit Silar (two hits, two RBIs, run), Owen Shimmel (two hits, two runs, RBI) and Canyon Smith (two hits, two runs, RBI). Luke Kordaz (two hits, double, two runs, RBI) and Kevin Duncan (double, two RBIs) led York Catholic. 

Central York 7, Elizabethtown 6: At Central, the Panthers plated two runs in the bottom of the seventh on Ryan Pepler's single to rally for the win. Pepler finished with two hits and a run scored. Ben Peterson (two hits, two RBIs, run) and Colin Young (two hits, double, two runs) also excelled for Central. Young also pitched two shutout innings of one-hit relief to get the nonleague win.

Shippensburg 9, Spring Grove 4: At Shippensburg, Dylan Shaffer had two hits, including a double, in a losing cause for the Rockets.