PREP: K-D softball team clinches tie for D-III title
The Kennard-Dale softball team clinched at least a tie for the York-Adams Division III title on Wednesday with a 9-3 road triumph over Littlestown.
The Rams improved to 12-2 overall and 12-1 in the league. They have a one-game lead in the loss column over Eastern York (8-5, 7-2), which was idle on Wednesday. The Lady Bolts fell to 10-6 and 9-4.
Alexsis Hurley pitched a complete game to get the win, scattering 11 hits, with three strikeouts and zero walks. Hurley also doubled and drove in two runs.
The other K-D hitting standouts were Crystal Mullins (three hits, double, run), Jaedyn McKeon (two hits, double), Maddie Miller (two hits, run) and Chloe Parker (double, RBI, run).
Dover 3, West York 0: At Dover, Taylor Lamparter led the Eagles to the road victory by throwing a shutout, striking out 12, walking none and allowing just two singles. For Dover, Abby Lower went 2 for 3, while Jessica Parr doubled. For the Bulldogs, Gabrielle Illyes threw a compete game, striking out three and walking two.
Spring Grove 3, New Oxford 1: At New Oxford, Caraline Cornman led the Rockets by going 3 for 3 with two RBIs. Also for the Rockets, Briana DiCandeloro went 2 for 3 with one run scored, while Julia Wivell tripled. For the Colonials, Alanna Molz threw a complete game, striking out 12 and walking none. Spring Grove improved to 13-4 overall and 11-1 in York-Adams Division I.
Biglerville 20, York Tech 5 (4 innings): At Biglerville, Morgan Kime led the Canners with a triple and a double, picking up five RBIs.
Dallastown 8, Red Lion 5: At Dallastown, Delaney Kolb led the Wildcats by connecting for three hits and picking up two RBIs. Also for Dallastown, Lyndee Anders had three hits, while Kelsie Merriman threw a complete game, striking out six and walking two. Dallastown is 10-7 overall and 10-3 in York-Adams Division I. For the Lions, Megan Confer had two hits, including a double, Megan Teal had two hits and Haley Taylor had two RBIs.
Central York 17, South Western 1 (5 innings): At Hanover, the Panthers exploded for 14 runs in the top of the fifth. Taylor Sanders led the Panthers by going 4 for 4 with two runs scored. Also for Central, Erin Cabry went 3 for 5 with a double and two runs scored, Briana Smith went 2 for 4 with a homer and four RBIs, Lorna Colberg went 2 for 4 with a three-run homer, Briannah Dobson went 2 for 4 with two runs scored, Karly Fink went 2 for 4 with one RBI and Natalie Craig homered. Smith also threw a complete game. Central improved to 16-1 overall and 11-1 in York-Adams Division I.
Northeastern 9, Susquehannock 1: At Glen Rock, the Bobcats plated five runs in the top of the sixth to take a commanding lead. Isabelle Bortner led the Bobcats by throwing a complete game, striking out three and walking one. For the Warriors, Kendra Gemmill doubled.
York Suburban 10, Bermudian Springs 0 (5 innings): At Suburban, the Trojans pounded 18 hits, led by Emily Myers (three hits, two doubles, three RBIs, two runs), Zoe Prats (three hits, two RBIs, run), Kyliee Strebig (two hits, double, two RBIs, run), Alexis Jury (two hits, two runs, RBI), Sarah Hartinger (two hits, run), Ella Eberhardinger (two hits, RBI, run), Micah Avery (two hits, run) and Sappfire Folk (two hits, RBI, run). Hartinger got the abbreviated win, allowing three hits with three strikeouts and one walk.
Central York 3, Chambersburg 0: At Central, the state's top-ranked Class 3-A team rolled, 25-16, 25-11, 25-16. Cole Johnson (16 kills, 11 digs), Zak Kakos (14 digs) and Carter Luckenbaugh (33 assists, seven digs) led the Panthers. Central won the JV match, 25-23, 25-22.
York Suburban 140, Kennard-Dale 10: At Suburban, the Trojans won all 18 events. Illanzo Felliciano (400 sprint, triple jump), Andrew Paskey (110, 300 hurdles) and Ralph Casper (discus, shot put) all won multiple individual events for Suburban, while Felliciano and Paskey were also part of the winning 4x400 relay team.
York Suburban 133, Kennard-Dale 17: At Suburban, the Trojans won 17 of the 18 events to take care of the Rams. Destiny Lara (shot put, discus) and Maddie James (triple jump, high jump) dominated the field events for Suburban, each winning two individual events.