Colby Shimmel pitched a five-inning no-hitter to lead Eastern York to a 12-0 triumph at Columbia in season-opening baseball action on Thursday afternoon.
Shimmel struck out 14 and allowed just one walk.
The Golden Knights, meanwhile, collected 12 hits and took advantage of six Columbia errors.
The game ended after five innings because of the 10-run mercy rule.
Dover 2, Donegal 0: At Dover, Wil Fetrow and Alan Hansel combined on a three-hit shutout to lead Dover to a 2-0 season-opening baseball victory over visiting Donegal on Thursday afternoon. Fetrow went five innings, striking out four, walking two and giving up three hits en route to the win. Hansel went two hitless innings to get the save. Dover scored both of its runs in the third inning, with Trevor Staub's RBI double the key blow. Nate Hamme and Trey Neiman started the two-out rally with consecutive singles.Tad Pequignot and Zach Altland each had two hits for the Eagles.
Red Lion 10, Hershey 5: At Red Lion, the Lions jumped out to a fast start, scoring eight runs in the first four innings to give starter Wyatt Tyson plenty of run support en route to the season-opening win. Patrick Daugherty had a double and home run for Red Lion, Kody Allen roped a triple and Erik Paules had a double.
Penn Manor 6, Spring Grove 0: At Millersville, the Rockets managed just two hits and stuck out 11 times in the shutout loss.
West York 18, Conestoga Valley 5: At Conestoga Valley, Cody Richter and Cam Goodling led the Bulldogs by each scoring four goals and adding one assist. Also for the Bulldogs, Ryan McCauley had three goals and two assists, Zac Hess had three goals and one assist, Nick Cintron had two goals and two assists, Dylan McCoy had one goal and four assists and Nate Townsley had one goal and two assists.
Central York 20, Lower Dauphin 10: At Hummelstown, Central's Katon Yantek had five goals and three assists, while Connor Hoch also had five goals for Central. Six different Panthers had multi-goal games.
Dallastown 6, Northern York 5: At Dillsburg, the Wildcats erased a 3-0 first-quarter deficit to earn the road win to open the season. Ethan Pickett scored twice for Dallastown and Braven Morris had three assists, while Jack Marks made six saves in the cage.
York Suburban 13, Mechanicsburg 5: At Mechanicsburg, Collin Mailman kicked off his senior season with a dominating performance, scoring five goals and adding two assists. Mike Sipes chipped in four goals for Suburban, while Matthew LeCates added two.
Lampeter-Strasburg 16, Red Lion 10: At Red Lion, Jac Gemmil finished with two goals and five assists for the Lions. Four of his assists were to Justin Dashler. Matt Hale made 14 saves for Red Lion.
Central York 18, Conestoga Valley 1: At Central, Addy Billings poured in seven goals and Bayleigh Kastor added four to power the Panthers. Maddy Klinedinst had three saves for the winners.
Dallastown 12, Northern York 6: At Dallastown, Melissa Clapsaddle (three goals), Skylar Wilt (three goals) and Georgia Prindle (two goals, assist) paced the Wildcats to victory. Jordann Beach had nine saves to get the win in goal.
Carlisle 16, Spring Grove 8: At Spring Grove, Jordyn Miller led the home team with four goals. Also for the Rockets, Casey Franklin scored two goals, while Lauren Grove and Sam Richards each scored one goal and added one assist.
Kennard-Dale 23, Coatesville 4: At Coatesville, Maddie Day led the Rams by scoring six goals and adding two assists. Also for K-D, Emmie Dressel had four goals and three assists, Morgan Bowings scored five goals, Claire Gamache had four goals and one assist and Hannah Bracey had one goal and five assists.
Dover 9, Central Dauphin East 3: At Dover, the Eagles scored a convincing victory in the program’s first-ever game. Sarah Kistler scored six goals for Dover, while Dusty Getz had a goal and four assists.
Spring Grove 7, Hanover 0: At Hanover, the Rockets received singles victories from Grant Wierman, Blake Harlacher, Jeffery Bauer, Dominick Ott and Garrett Leib.
New Oxford 7, Susquehannock 0: At Glen Rock, the Colonials captured all five singles matches in straight sets.
Red Lion 6, York Suburban 1: At Suburban, the Lions received straight-set singles victories from Alex Ohme, Chase McKnight, Riley Krout and Alex Schor. For the Trojans, Shobit Khurana won a straight-set singles match.
Littlestown 5, Northeastern 2: At Littlestown, the Bobcats captured two victories in doubles. Josh Sanderson and Blake Einsig combined to win the No. 1 match, while Erich Nagel and Colin Wursch combined to win the No. 2 match.
Central York 7, Delone Catholic 0: At McSherrystown, Chris Maderitz, Connor Bacha, Kyle Varone, Alec Goldstone and Mike Visco each won their singles matches for Central, without dropping more than two games in any set.
Gettysburg 7, West York 0: At Gettysburg, the Warriors captured four out of the five singles matches in straight sets.
Palmyra 3, West York 0: At West York, the Bulldogs lost 25-10, 25-14, 25-20. Ian Watson led the Bulldogs with four kills. Also for West York, Jacob May had seven assists, Sam Lovelace had five digs and Justin Myers had three kills. Palmyra won the JV match, 25-17, 23-25, 15-8.
Penn Manor 3, Dallastown 1: At Penn Manor, the Comets won, 25-21, 25-16, 18-25, 25-18. Aaron Ward led the Wildcats with 14 kills, three blocks and 15 digs. Also for the Wildcats, Nathan Darr had nine kills, seven digs and three blocks, Avery Terroso had seven kills and Payton Ranck had 30 assists, five digs and three blocks.
Northern York 3, New Oxford 0: At New Oxford, the Polar Bears dispatched the Colonials in three games, 26-24, 25-19, 25-18. Kameron Weinberg had 20 assists for New Oxford and John Wissel had nine blocks.
Red Lion 3, Carlisle 0: At Carlisle, the Lions rolled 25-16, 25-19, 25-10. Dillon Hildebrand (13 kills), John Longnecker (20 assists), Levi Davis (14 assists) and Cole Brillhart (nine kills) excelled for Red Lion.
BOYS' TRACK & FIELD
Shenberger leads Spartans to first-place finish: At Spry, Kole Shenberger led the Spartans to a first-place finish in the Spartan Invitational by taking first in the high jump, 110 hurdles and 300 hurdles. Tech defeated Christian School of York (241-11), Columbia (241-113), Dayspring Christian (241-72) and West Shore Christian (241-68).
GIRLS' TRACK & FIELD
Welsh and Edwards help lift Spartans to the victory: At Spry, McCayla Welsh and D'Shanna Edwards each captured first place in three individual events to help the Spartans secure the Spartan Invitational victory. Welsh won the long jump, 100 and 300 hurdles, while Edwards won the discus, shot put, and javelin. Tech defeated Columbia (273-76), Christian School of York (273-64), Dayspring Christian (273-9) and West Shore Christian (273-63).