COLLEGE: Spring Grove High graduate Dalton Hoiles adds another postseason baseball honor
Spring Grove High School graduate Dalton Hoiles has added another college baseball honor.
The Shippensburg University senior center fielder was named this week to the 2018 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) NCAA Division II All-Atlantic Region Second Team.
Hoiles has previously earned All-Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Eastern Division First Team honors. There is also potential for additional honors. The coaches and sports information directors will name their all-region teams later this month.
Hoiles started all 52 games for the Raiders and tied the SU single-season record for doubles with 22 — a total that led the Atlantic Region. He paced the team with a .362 batting average, 10 home runs, 41 RBIs and 41 runs scored.
Additionally, the 6-foot, 1-inch, 170-pound Hoiles posted a .452 on-base percentage and was a perfect 7 of 7 in stolen base attempts. His 116 total bases ranked seventh in the Atlantic Region.
Dalton Hoiles is the son of Chris Hoiles, a former All-Star catcher with the Baltimore Orioles. Chris Hoiles also formerly managed the York Revolution.
Shippensburg finished 28-24 this season.
York Catholic grad Fix recognized again: York Catholic High School graduate Carrie Fix finished her college softball career in style.
The Messiah College senior was named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) NCAA Division III East Region First Team.
Fix was selected to the first team as an at-large selection, recognized for both her pitching and offensive numbers. She carried a .377 batting average this season and was first on the team with 61 hits. Fix knocked in 24 runs and scored 36 runs. In the pitching circle she was 10-6 with a 2.42 ERA and held opponents to a .260 batting average.
Fix earned first-team all-region recognition for the fourth-straight season. She helped Messiah finish 27-18 overall.
York's Newton gets accolade: York College junior golfer Tyler Newton added another postseason accolade to his collection this week when he earned PING NCAA Division III All Mid-Atlantic Region honors, presented by by the Golf Coaches Association of America.
Newton notched a scoring average of 75.41 in his 22 rounds the year. He won a pair of individual titles.
Newton was the medalist at the 2017 Montgomery Cup on Sept. 23 when he shot 72 and 73 for a 1-over-par 145. He was first of 44 competitors.
Newton notched his second win at the Rosemont Ravens Invitational on April 14 and 15. He shot a two-day total of 148, including a career-best 69 on Saturday followed by a 79 on Sunday to win the title. He was first of 67 participants.
In addition to Newton's two wins, he registered two seconds and two thirds in his 11 tournaments, including second at the 2018 Capital Athletic Conference Championships with a three-day score of 230.
His 75.4 scoring average for this year was the best in the history of the Spartan program. He owns three of the top six single-season scoring averages in school history.
Newton finished his third year at York owning the best scoring average in school history at 76.20 in 61 collegiate rounds. Newton has three career wins with 12 top-five finishes and 19 top-10 finishes during his collegiate career.
Spartans' women's lacrosse players named all-region: The York College women's lacrosse team placed six players on the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association NCAA Division III All-Metro Region teams.
Nicole Clauter, Meghan Fox and Regan Cook were All-Region picks for the second straight year, joining Devin Hursey on the All-Metro first team, while Melissa Meehling and Charlotte Wright were named to the second team.
Clauter, an IWLCA first-team All-American a year ago, leads York in draw controls with 99, ground balls with 37 and caused turnovers with 25.
Fox was a first-team All-Metro selection last year and another All-CAC first teamer this season. The sophomore leads York in scoring with 59 points on 49 goals and 10 assists.
Cook is a two-time All-CAC first-team selection, and now, as a sophomore, is making her second appearance on an All-Region team, having been named to the second team last year. She is third on the team in scoring, totaling 47 points on 36 goals and 11 assists.
Hursey was the fourth first-team All-CAC pick from York, recording 57 points on 29 goals and 28 assists.
Meehling is fifth on the team in scoring, with 38 points on 24 goals and 14 assists.
Wright owns the most wins as a goalie in school history, making 133 saves while allowing just 8.26 goals a game in over 878 minutes.
The Spartans (14-4) are still alive in the NCAA D-III Tournament and will take on Catholic in the Sweet 16 on Saturday at Middlebury, Vermont. The winner will face the winner of Middlebury and Illinois Wesleyan in the Elite Eight on Sunday.