COLLEGE: Spring Grove grad Levi Krause has second three-homer game of Cal of Pa. career


For the second time in just more than a year, Spring Grove High School graduate Levi Krause has slugged three homers in a game for California University of Pennsylvania.

The senior third baseman achieved the feat again on Wednesday night, when the Vulcans tallied 15 hits in a 15-9 victory over West Liberty in nonconference play at Wild Things Park. 

The Vulcans improved to 21-17.

Levi Krause

Krause finished 3-for-4 with three solo homers and tallied three RBIs, four runs scored and one walk against West Liberty.

He has now recorded three home runs in a game twice in just over a calendar year, achieving the feat last season against Seton Hill on April 8. He joins teammate Ben Maudie as the only Cal U players to belt three homers in a game since 2003.

Krause leads the team with eight homers this season and is now tied with Wayne Lock (1981-84) for fourth place all-time in school history with 24 home runs.

For the season, Krause is hitting .273 with 36 RBIs. He has a .511 slugging percentage and a .378 on-base percentage.



York scores 24 in baseball win: The York College baseball team scored in seven of their eight offensive innings, blitzing Penn State-Berks for 22 hits in a 24-12 win on Senior Day on Thursday at Jaquet Field in nonconference action.

Seniors Christian Bilan, Luke Knott and Collin Crowell all homered, while fellow seniors Seth Brosius and Devin Chapman also notched extra-base hits on the afternoon. Knott is a Susquehannock grad and Crowell is a Kennard-Dale grad.

York is now 17-14-1 overall. Penn State Berks fell to 17-9.

The Spartan offensive leaders were: Bilan (four RBIs, five runs scored, two walks, two doubles, homer), Knott (three RBIs, three runs scored, homer, triple, double), Garrett Southern (3 for 4, four RBIs, three runs scored, homer, two walks) and Crowell (five RBIs, three runs scored, walk, homer, double).

York golfers honored: Seven York College golfers have earned All-Capital Athletic Conference honors.

Junior Tyler Newton and sophomore Morgan Uhlick were named to the All-CAC Men's First Team, while freshman Emma Harding made the All-CAC Women's First Team.

Newton was an All-CAC second-team pick in 2016 and 2017.

Earning second-team honors on the women's side from York were freshman Lindsey Bonner, freshman Keri Mahoney, freshman Bethany Snodgrass and freshman Eunice Sun.

This was the first year of competition for the York's women's golf team.