PREP: Coppersmith excels for Central York softball team
Courtney Coppersmith tossed a one-hitter to lead the unbeaten Central York softball team to a 11-0 triumph at Dover on Wednesday afternoon.
Coppersmith struck out 10 while not allowing a walk in her seven innings.
Briannah Dobson paced the Central offense, going 2 for 4 with three RBIs and a pair of doubles. Coppersmith also drove in a pair of runs at the plate for the Panthers (3-0).
Eastern York 16, York Catholic 1 (3 innings): At Wrightsville, McKenzie Buchmyer pitched a three-inning one-hitter to get the win, striking out six. Bailee Merriel had three hits for the winners, while Haidyn Shaffer, Morgan Dobbeck, Buchmyer, Morgan Winter and Maelynn Leber each added two hits. Winter and Dobbeck doubled, while Leber, Amber Forry and Kierstin Grove homered.
Spring Grove 9, Gettysburg 4: At Gettysburg, the Rockets rallied from an early 2-0 hole by scoring four runs in the fourth and five in the fifth. Caraline Cornman belted a home run for Spring Grove, while Julia Wivell had a triple and two RBIs. Madyson Henley collected the only extra-base hit for Gettysburg, roping a double.
West York 9, Red Lion 5: At West York, the Bulldogs secured their first win of the season, downing the Lions. Seven different players drove in runs for West York, while Paige Weekly had the best day at the plate, going 3 for 4 with three runs scored and an RBI. Megan Teal provided all the offense for Red Lion, driving in all five runs, including belting a home run.
Kennard-Dale 9, Fairfield 6: At Fawn Grove, the Rams rallied from 6-5 down heading into the sixth, scoring four runs in the bottom of the sixth to down the Green Knights. Jaedyn McKeon went 2 for 4 with a triple and three RBIs for K-D, while Crystal Mullins drove in four runs.
New Oxford 7, Susquehannock 0: At Glen Rock, Alanna Molz led the Colonials by throwing a shutout, striking out 13 and walking none. Teammate Morgan Adams hit two doubles. For the Warriors, Anna Bryan connected for two hits, including a double. Teammate MacKenzie Gibson hit a double.
Delone Catholic 3, York Suburban 0: At Suburban, Katie Evans and Callie Shearer each had RBIs for Delone, while starting pitcher Marlee Lackey held Suburban to two hits.
Bermudian Springs 11, York Tech 6: At York Springs, Sarah Lenker had four hits and three RBIs to pace the Eagles.
South Western 13, Northeastern 2 (5 Innings): At Manchester, Alexa Colgan led the Mustangs by going 3 for 4 with a double. Teammate Alisha Kulka doubled and added three RBIs.
West York 4, Hanover 1: At West York, the Bulldogs received singles victories from Tim Pickard and Augustine Citrone. In doubles, Noah Sanderson and Jack Citrone won the No. 1 match, while Aaron Stover and Jacob Landis won the No. 2 match for West York.
Red Lion 5, Dover 0: At Red Lion, the Lions received singles victories from Alec Shue, Riley Krout, and Cameron Wheeler. In doubles for the Lions, Luc Nadeau and Alex Schor combined to win the No. 1 match, while Kyle Palmieri and Luke Zeidman combined to win the No. 2 match.
York Catholic 5, Biglerville 0: At Springettsbury Park, Nick Bartkowiak, Nicholas Gingerich and T.J. McGraw earned straight-set singles wins to pace York Catholic.
South Western 4, Spring Grove 1: At Hanover, South Western’s Gavin Kenny won at No. 1 singles, 6-3, 6-1 and Ricky Dolan won No. 3 singles, 7-5, 6-0, while the doubles team of Dominic Spampinato and Liam DeLong won No. 1 doubles, 6-3, 7-5 and the No. 2 team of John Hanson and Logan Kemp won, 6-2, 6-0. Luke Senft won the only point for Spring Grove at No. 2 singles, prevailing, 2-6, 6-2, 6-1.
Northeastern 4, Central York 1: At Central York, the Bobcats received singles victories from Erich Nage, Alec Schroter and Joshua Sanderson. Brian Hollingsworth and Tony Damian combined to win the No. 2 doubles match. For the Panthers, Quinn Bacha and Cameron Hughes combined to win the No. 1 doubles match.
Dallastown 5, Gettysburg 0: At Dallastown, Holden Koons, David Trimmer and Tyler Lilie each won in singles in straight sets to power the Wildcats.
Delone Catholic 4, Susquehannock 1: At Hanover, the doubles team of Zachary Beam and Colton Mumley won at No. 2 doubles for Susquehannock's only point.
Littlestown 3, York Suburban 2: At Suburban, Brett Gill, Noah Decampo and Ryan Appleton swept the singles to sew up the win. Gill won in three sets. Tom Platts and Shobhit Khurana teamed to win No. 1 doubles for Suburban, while Liam Waterbury and Robbie Bell took No. 2 doubles.
BOYS' TRACK AND FIELD
South Western 106, Spring Grove 44: At Spring Grove, the Mustangs received two individual wins apiece from Noah Langenfeld (110 hurdles, long jump) and Riley Lowe (javelin, discus). For the Rockets, Justin Culp won the 1,600 and 800.
Gettysburg 99, Eastern York 51: At Gettysburg, Edny Celius led the Warriors by capturing first in the 110 hurdles, 100 and long jump. For the Golden Knights, Zachary Falk captured the 1,600 and 3,200.
GIRLS' TRACK AND FIELD
Spring Grove 87, South Western 63: At Spring Grove, the Rockets knocked off their rivals by winning 11 of the events. Morgan Lint was part of three winning events for Spring Grove, taking first in the 800 and 1,600 runs, while also helping the 4x800 relay team to a win. Her teammate, Zoe Stauffer, won the 100 and 300 hurdles.
York Catholic 20, Kennard-Dale 6: At York Catholic, Eli Doyle led the Irish by scoring five goals and adding three assists. Also for the Irish, Matthew Cassidy had two goals and four assists, Steven Nigro had three goals and two assists, Dimitri Amalfitano had two goals and two assists, Chandler Hake had three goals and one assist and Ian Schlough scored three goals. For the Rams, Carson Kratzer and Wyatt Carns each scored two goals.
South Western 19, Dover 4: At Dover, Carson Perry scored five goals for South Western, while Justus Coury had four goals and two assists and Sean Wolfe added four goals and an assist.
Central York 14, York Suburban 4: At Central, Abby McFerren (five goals, two assists), Emily Kurland (goal, four assists), Bayleigh Keator (three goals), Madison Kurland (two goals, assist) and Lauren Ogurcak (two goals) paced the winners.
South Western 16, Dover 3: At Hanover, Jordan Gertz led the Mustangs by scoring four goals. Teammate Elizabeth Antoshak scored three goals and added one assist.