PREP ROUNDUP: Red Lion boys' tennis team advances to District 3 Class 3-A quarterfinals
Red Lion has moved to the District 3 Class 3-A boys' tennis team quarterfinals.
The fifth-seeded Lions advanced with a 4-0 triumph over York-Adams rival Northeastern at Racquet Club West in Lancaster. The Bobcats came in seeded No. 12.
Alec Shue and Alex Schor picked up three-set singles wins for the Lions, with both players rallying after losing 7-5 in the first set. Cameron Wheeler won at No. 2 singles in straight sets, losing just three games.
Luc Nadeau and Chance Riddle won at No. 1 doubles in three sets. The No. 2 doubles match also went three sets, but was not completed once the outcome of the team match was no longer in doubt.
Red Lion will next face No. 4 seed Hempfield in the quarterfinals at 3:30 p.m. Monday at Racquet Club West.
Dallastown, seeded No. 2, got a bye in the first round and will face No. 7 Central Dauphin at 2 p.m. Monday at Racquet Club West in another quarterfinal.
York Catholic 7, York Tech 6: At York Catholic, the Fighting Irish scored in the bottom of the seventh to earn the win. Evan Tanner pitched two shutout innings of relief to get the win. Kevin Duncan led the Irish offense with two doubles, two RBIs and two runs scored. Tanner also doubled, while Nick DeMarco tripled and scored two runs. Tech was led by Luke Greisler (three hits, homer, double, two RBIs, run) and Nathan Chronister (two hits, triple, two RBIs, two runs). The Irish improved to 9-4 overall and 9-3 in York-Adams Division IV.
Northeastern 13, Eastern York 3 (5 innings): At Manchester, Robbie Elzinga drove in five runs on two hits, including a grand slam, to lead the Bobcats. Spencer Rhoads (three hits, double, two RBIs, two runs), Josh Rich (two hits, two runs), Robbie Clipp (two hits, double, RBI, run) and Jaden Hennel (two RBIs, run) also excelled for Northeastern. Eli Gross got the complete-game win, allowing one earned run while striking out five. Bren Taylor had two hits (including a double), two runs scored and an RBI for Eastern.
Fairfield 14, Kennard-Dale 7: At Fairfield, Austin Riley led the Green Knights by going 3 for 4, including a grand slam in the second. He finished with five RBIs and scored two runs. For the Rams, Garrett Lowe went 2 for 3, including a homer, with two RBIs; Joey Thomas went 2 for 2 with one run and one RBI; and Blaine Phillips went 2 for 4 with one run scored. K-D fell to 10-5 overall and 8-3 in York-Adams Division III.
Littlestown 3, York Suburban 1: At Suburban, Ryan Myers pitched well for the Trojans, allowing one earned run and five hits over six innings, but still took the loss. Alex Dehaas pitched a two-hit, complete for Littlestown with 10 strikeouts. Max Reinecker homered for Suburban's run.
Northeastern 3, Red Lion 0: At Manchester, the Bobcats improved to 11-0 overall and 9-0 in the York-Adams League with a 25-14, 25-13, 25-16 win. Leading the Bobcats were Cole Brillhart (12 kills), Wyatt Hughes (12 kills) and Austin Richards (34 assists).
Central York 3, Eastern York 0: At Wrightsville, the Panthers rolled, 25-7, 25-5, 25-12 win to improve to 10-0 overall and 9-0 in the York-Adams League. Brock Anderson (27 assists), Matthew Minkin (nine kills, seven digs) and Braden Richard (six kills, five digs, five aces) paced Central. Avery Rhine (seven assists, four digs, two kills) led Eastern. Central won the JV match, 2-0.
York Suburban 3, New Oxford 0: At New Oxford, the Trojans rolled, 25-23, 25-17, 25-23 to improve to 9-4 overall and 8-2 in the York-Adams League. Suburban was led by Nate Bowman (13 kills, 10 digs), Declan Ridings (11 kills), Noah Chojnacki (24 assists, 10 digs) and Harrison Gettle (11 digs). Suburban won the JV match, 2-1.
Dallastown 3, West York 0: At Dallastown, the Wildcats rolled, 25-18, 25-20, 25-16. The Wildcats improved to 9-5 overall and 8-2 in the York-Adams League. Dallastown's stats leaders were: Ben Ward (21 kills, eight digs, five aces), Mason Figdore (35 assists) and Cade Fry (18 digs). Ian Watson (six kills) and Adam Hersey (11 assists, six digs) paced West York. The Bulldogs won the JV match, 2-1.
Susquehannock 3, Spring Grove 2: At Spring Grove, the Warriors won, 26-24, 22-25, 25-18, 19-25, 15-6. Jacob Williams led the Warriors with 22 kills and nine digs. Also for the Warriors, Tanner Bonitz had 11 kills and 13 digs, Brandon Milano had 17 digs and Jon Lippy had 39 assists, eight digs and four aces. For the Rockets, Aaron Mummert had 14 kills and 15 digs, Aaron Gunarich had 12 kills, 12 digs and three assists and Daniel Gonzales had 10 kills, nine digs and three blocks. Susquehannock won the JV match, 2-1.
Kennard-Dale 3, Dover 1: At Dover, the Rams triumphed 25-16, 18-25, 25-21, 25-21. The K-D stat leaders were Noah McConville (nine kills, six digs) and Landon Delp (11 digs, 22 assists). Leading the way for Dover were Zach Noll (29 assists) and Dakota Dehoff (13 kills). K-D won the JV match, 2-0.
TRACK & FIELD
York Tech 121, Littlestown 28: At Spry, the Spartans captured first in all 11 track events. Individually for the Spartans, Kole Shenberger won the 110 and 300 hurdles, Zephaniah Stubbs won the 800 and triple jump and Jaiere Alford won the 100 and 200.
Northeastern 81, Kennard-Dale 49: At Manchester, the Bobcats captured first in 12 of the 17 events. Individually for the Bobcats, Marco Martinez won the 110 and 300 hurdles, while Cawon Chatman won the triple jump and high jump.
TRACK & FIELD
York Tech 112, Littlestown 33: At Spry, the Spartans captured first in 13 of the 18 events. Individually for the Spartans, Katie McDougall won the 1,600 and 3,200 runs.
Northeastern 101, Kennard-Dale 26: At Manchester, the Bobcats captured first in 13 of the 16 events. Individually for the Bobcats, Gabby Colley won the 100 and 200, Micaela Bradley won the 300 hurdles and triple jump, Kayla Taylor won the long jump and high jump and Chloe Barlett won the 1,600 and 800.