LOCAL BASEBALL: Wyatt Beakler, Dale Houser combine to pitch Manchester to win over Dover
Wyatt Beakler and Dale Houser combined on a five-hitter to lead Manchester to a 6-1 Central League victory at Dover on Thursday evening.
Beakler went the first four innings to get the win, allowing one run, while Houser finished up with three shutout innings for the save.
Logan Allison (two hits, two RBIs, run), Brayton Bare (two hits, double, RBI, run), Jonah Latshaw (two hits, double, RBI, run) and Robert Elzinga (two hits, double, two runs, RBI) led Manchester's offense.
Second-place Manchester improved to 9-7-1.
Jeremy Bentzel doubled and drove in Dover's only run. Colby Shimmel pitched two shutout innings of relief for Dover.
Dillsburg 11, Mount Wolf 1: At Mount Wolf, Dillsburg's Jesse Lovejoy pitched 5 1/3 innings without allowing an earned run to get the win.
Toby Sponseller pitched the final 1 2/3 innings without allowing a hit or a run.
Brandon Smith drove in six runs for the winners on a homer and two doubles. Sponseller added four hits and RBI. Brady Madden (two hits, two runs, RBI) and Alex Horvath (two hits, three runs, RBI) also excelled for Dillsburg.
Mark Burnside had two hits, including a double, with an RBI for the Wolves.
Pleasureville 7, Jefferson 1: At Pleasureville, Andrew Parks pitched six innings of four-hit, one-run ball to get the win, striking out six.
Tyler Wagner pitched a scoreless seventh. Wagner also doubled and drove in three runs while scoring one run. Matt Meyer also drove in two runs. Alex Myers and Glen Dietrich each doubled and scored a run for the winners.
Tyler Troxel had two hits and drove in Jefferson's only run. Jordan Higgins doubled and scored Jefferson's run. Steve Gentile also doubled.
York Township 6, Windsor 2: At Township, Tyler Page didn't allow an earned run over six innings to get the win.
He struck out four, walked two and gave up five hits.
Matthew Attig (two hits, two RBIs), Max Naill (two RBIs) amd Micah Striebig (double, two runs, RBI, two walks) led the Township attack.
Matt Robinson (three hits, two doubles, run) and Shawn Wilson (two hits, run) led Windsor.
Stewartstown 9, Felton 6: At Stewartstown, Ryan McMillan and Jason Mitchell combined for seven RBIs to lead Stewartstown.
McMillan finished with two hits, including a double, with two runs scored and four RBIs, while Mitchell homered with three RBIs. Evan Tanner finished with two hits, including a double, for the Vets, while Jere Preston doubled with two runs scored and an RBI.
Blake Kendrick pitched a complete game to get the win, allowing four earned runs and striking out 11.
Felton was paced by Patrick Daugherty (two hits, double, run), Kody Allen (two hits, RBI, run), Erik Paules (two hits, double, two runs) and Dan Waldrup (two hits, double, RBI, run).
East Prospect 4, Hallam 0: At East Prospect, the first-place Pistons improved to 17-3 behind a three-hit shutout by San Deardorff.
Deardorff struck out 10.
Jeremy Mohr drove in three runs for Prospect. He had two hits, including a double. Bren Taylor and Devin Strickler also doubled for the winners. Strickler had the team's other RBI.
Giorgio Butts had two of Hallam's three hits, while Xavier Bonilla doubled. Brian Crumbling pitched a complete game for the Express (13-7)
Jacobus 16, Conrads 10: At Conrads, Drew Kelley, Jaron Shimmel and Alex Zelger combined for 14 RBIs for the Jackals.
Kelley was 4 for 5 (homer, double) with three runs scored and six RBIs, Shimmel was 2 for 4 (homer, double) with a run scored and five RBIs and Zelger was 3 for 5 (double) with three RBIs and three runs scored. Justin Kilpatrick (two hits, three runs, RBI), Hunter Smith (two hits, run) and Lucas Miller (three runs) also shined for the winners.
Conrads was led by Nolan Boushell (four hits, double, three RBIs), Travis Hake (two hits, two RBIs), Alex Weakland (two hits, run), Neco Velasco (two hits, two RBIs, run) and Nick Parker (two hits, double, two RBIs, three runs).
Mike Crowe got the complete-game win, allowing seven earned runs.
Spring Grove 10, Bermudian 8: At York Springs, Spring Grove scored twice in the top of the seventh to break an 8-8 tie.
Spring Grove was led offensively by Ethan Zorbaugh (three hits, double, two runs, RBI), Patrick Anderson (double, three RBIs, run), Shane Kecken (two hits, two runs, RBI), Zachary Kauffman (double, two RBIs, run) and Brady Pitzer (two runs, two walks).