PREP: Dallastown boys' tennis team clinches at least a tie for York-Adams Division I title
- The Dallastown boys' tennis team defeated Central York on Thursday, 5-0.
- With the win, the Wildcats clinched a share of the York-Adams Division I crown.
- Dallastown can clinch its third straight outright D-I title with a win Monday vs. South Western.
The Dallastown boys' tennis team clinched a tie for the York-Adams Division I championship on Thursday with a 5-0 triumph at Central York.
Coach Mark Koons' Wildcats improved to 11-1 overall and 7-0 in D-I. Dallastown can clinch the outright title with a victory Monday at home against South Western.
A win Monday would give Dallastown three straight outright D-I crowns.
In Thursday's victory, the Wildcats won all five matches in straight sets, led by singles players Jonathan Burns, Sebastian May and Jack Lynam. The winning doubles teams were Noah May/Cameron Koons and Aryan Saharan/Brooks Gable.
West York 4, Dover 1: At Dover, West York swept the singles matches, losing just one game, behind Augie Citrone, Jack Citrone and Noah Sanderson. The Bulldogs also got a doubles win from Jacob Landis and Matt Fuentes. Cameron Young and Dylan Shupe won at No. 1 doubles for Dover.
Northeastern 3, New Oxford 0: At New Oxford, the unbeaten Bobcats rolled, 25-12, 25-14, 25-13. Cole Brillhart (13 kills) and Austin Richards (40 assists) led Northeastern, which improved to 7-0 overall and 5-0 in the York-Adams League. The Bobcats are ranked No. 1 in the state in Class 2-A by the Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association.
Central York 3, West York 0: At West York, the Panthers rolled to a 25-13, 25-10, 25-10 win in preparation for their own Koller Invitational on Saturday. That event will feature many of the top teams in the state. Central, ranked No. 5 in the state in Class 3-A by the PVCA, improved to 5-0 both overall and in the York-Adams League. The Panthers' leaders were Braden Richard (nine kills, six digs), Brock Anderson (33 assists), Joe Jones (12 digs) and Kyle Mehl (11 digs, five assists). Alex McClellan (five kills) and Adam Hersey (nine assists) led West York. Central won the JV game, 2-1.
York Suburban 3, Spring Grove 0: At Suburban, the Trojans won, 25-18, 25-8, 25-9. Nate Bowman led the Trojans with nine kills, three digs and four blocks. Also for Suburban, Noah Chojnacki had 25 assists and eight digs, Peter Groncki had seven kills and three blocks and Luke Babinchak had six kills. For the Rockets, Aaron Gunarich had three kills and three assists, Aaron Mummert had four kills and Caleb Becker had eight assists and five digs. Suburban won the JV match, 2-0.
Dallastown 3, Dover 0: At Dover, the Wildcats rolled, 26-24, 25-9, 25-13. Dallastown improved to 5-5 overall and 4-2 in the York-Adams League.
Susquehannock 4, Delone Catholic 2: At McSherrystown, Susquehannock's Jacob Mahan pitched a complete-game five-hitter, allowing just one earned run, while striking out seven without a walk. The Warriors had just four hits, including a triple from Dalton Palmer, but three Delone errors led to three unearned runs for the Warriors. Kyle Denisch pitched a complete game for Delone.
Red Lion 11, York Suburban 1 (6 innnings): At Red Lion, C.J. Czerwinski pitched a complete-game three-hitter to get the win, striking out 13, walking two and allowing no earned runs. The game was shortened to six innings because of the 10-run rule. Tyler Burchett led the Lions' attack, banging three hits, including a double, and driving in four runs. Connor Dewees (two hits, double, two walks, three RBIs, run) and Channing Bratton (three hits, two runs) also excelled for the Lions. Tracy Carr had two hits and RBI for Suburban. Red Lion improved to 6-2 overall and 6-1 in York-Adams Division I.
New Oxford 10, Dover 8: At New Oxford, Dover couldn't hold on to an 8-6 lead after four innings. Four Dover errors led to six unearned runs. The Eagles' leading hitters were Konner Gibboney (two hits, double, three runs, RBI), Andrew Chronister (two hits, double, two RBIs) and Alan Hansel (two hits, double, RBI, run). Dover dropped to 6-3 overall and 4-3 in York-Adams Division II.
Eastern York 7, Susquehannock 3: At Wrightsville, Eastern's Maelynn Leber pitched a complete-game seven-hitter, allowing two earned runs and striking out six without a walk. Leber also had two hits, including a double, with an RBI and a run scored. Eastern's other offensive leaders were McKenzie Buchmyer (two hits, two RBIs), and Katherine Lehman (two RBIs, two runs). Anna Bryan (four hits, triple, three RBIs) powered the Warriors. Eastern improved to 6-2. Susquehannock fell to 4-3.