The New Oxford Colonials enjoyed a thrilling homecoming football triumph on Monday night, grabbing a 10-6 victory over the Spring Grove Rockets.
Spring Grove had the ball at New Oxford 5-yard line with a minute left on the clock, but the Colonials stuffed three Rockets’ runs to secure the win.
Both teams entered the game at 1-4 overall and 0-2 in York-Adams Division I. The game was originally scheduled for Friday night, but was postponed because of wet field conditions at New Oxford.
New Oxford opened the scoring when quarterback Brayden Long scrambled around before finally finding Haiden Milhimes near the left sideline for a 31-yard touchdown pass with 3 minutes 32 seconds left in the first quarter, capping a 75-yard drive. The extra point made it 7-0 in favor of the Colonials.
Long finished the first half 10 for 10 for 107 yards, with Milhimes grabbing three of those balls for 43 yards. Spring Grove was hurt by three first-half fumbles.
New Oxford made it 10-0 with 7:35 to go in the third quarter on a 31-yard field goal by Patrick Parrish.
Braden Brandt got Spring Grove on the scoreboard with 5:37 left in the final quarter on a 25-yard TD run. The extra point failed.
South Western 5, Dover 0: At Dover, the Mustangs improved to 11-1 overall and 7-1 in York-Adams Division I. Michaela Sentz, Emma Hynson and Karen Yang each earned 6-0, 6-0 singles wins. South Western will meet New Oxford in the completion of a suspended match on Tuesday. The winner will tie Dallastown for the D-I crown.
York Catholic 4, Hanover 1: At Hanover, the Irish received straight-set singles victories from Anni Stick and Natalie Kerchner. In doubles, Becca Marinelli and Abby Wurbach combined to win the No. 1 match, while Lori Schloser and Maggie Bowser won the No. 2 match.
Central York 3, Susquehannock 2: At Central York, the Panthers captured both doubles matches to to secure the victory. Daniella Feistritzer and Katie Kruza combined to win the No. 1 doubles match, while Maria Houseman and Catherine Bennett won the No. 2 doubles match. Teammate Carolyn Snell won a singles. For the Warriors, Julianne Cassidy and Emily Ditt each won a singles match for the Warriors.
Kennard-Dale 5, Littlestown 0: At Littlestown, the Rams improved to 8-7 overall and finished 6-2 in York-Adams Division II. The singles winners were Brianna Miller, Megan Hawkins and Julie Rubelmann. Meghan Silva/Grace Maccarelli and Shannon Fletcher/Tori Santoriello won in doubles.
West York 5, Columbia 0: Audrey Kinney, Alisa Steele and Chloe Hoover got singles wins for the Bulldogs. Brenya Stallsmith/Megan Hartlaub and Sadie Mikula/Emma Gaetjen won in doubles. West York is 10-3 overall.
Northeastern 4, Gettysburg 1: Northeastern got straight-set singles wins from Jillian Laughman and Bryn Macdonald. The Bobcats swept doubles behind Madison Laughman/Jiselle Castano and Taylor Forry/Aubrey Shaffer. The Bobcats are 11-3 overall.
York Suburban 4, Red Lion 1: Liv Pindzola and Zoe Prats earned straight-set singles wins for Suburban. Sophie Lanius won a three-set match at No. 1 singles for Red Lion. Alivia Halza/Ini Ekaha and Sophie Gilbert/Janelle Rice swept doubles for Suburban.
South Western 3, Mechanicsburg 0: At Mechanicsburg, the Mustangs won the match, 25-18, 25-19, and 25-19. Megan Wolf led the Mustangs with 13 kills and 21 digs, while Ali St. Rose had 12 kills and 13 digs. South Western won the JV match, 25-15, 25-21.
Hempfield 3, Dallastown 0: At Dallastown, the Black Knights won the match, 26-24, 25-16, 25-18. For the Wildcats, Lydia Stump had 11 kills and five digs, Izzy Ream had 23 assists and four digs and Lexie Kalligonis had 16 digs. Hempfield won the JV match.
Eastern York 3, Warwick 1: At Warwick, the Golden Knights grabbed nonleague win to improve to 9-2 overall.
York High 3, Harrisburg 2: At Harrisburg, the Bearcats outlasted the Cougars for their third victory of the season.
Central York 1, South Western 1: At Hanover, the two York-Adams Division I teams battled to a tie. South Western is 7-2-3 overall and 5-2-3 in D-I. Central is 4-3-2 in D-I and 5-6-3 overall. Sean Quinn scored in the first half off an assist from Spencer Wells. Central responded in the second half on an Alton Moon penalty kick. Bryan Ponce had eight saves for Central, while Joe Stevenson had seven saves for South Western. The JV match ended 0-0.
Dallastown 1, Elizabethtown 0: At Dallastown, the Wildcats earned a nonleague win to improve to 8-4-1 overall. Elizabethtown fell to 7-3-2. Gabe Wunderlich scored the Dallastown goal on a penalty kick in the second half. Dallastown had a 12-5 edge in shots on goal and a 5-3 edge in corners. Brandon Hole made five saves to record the shutout. Dallastown won the JV match, 2-1.
Susquehannock 1, Manheim Central 0: At Glen Rock, Ben Wilson found the back of the net at the 39:17 mark of the first half to give the Warriors an early lead they would not relinquish in a nonleague contest. Fallou Cisse picked up the assist. Warriors goalie, Griffin Kaifer made six saves in goal to record the shutout for Susquehannock, which improved to 12-2 overall. Manheim Central is 7-4-2 overall. Manheim Central won the JV match, 1-0.
York Country Day 1, Littlestown 0: At York, Neftali Valencia scored the game's only goal to give YCD the victory. Rob Bond had five saves to record the shutout.
West York 3, Dover 0: At Dover, the Bulldogs improved to 11-3 overall and 8-1 in York-Adams Division II.
Kennard-Dale 1, Eastern York 0: At Fawn Grove, Kevin Avalos' goal gave the Rams the victory.
Central Dauphin 1, Red Lion 0: At Central Dauphin, the Lions dropped the nonleague encounter to fall to 7-3-1 overall. Central Dauphin is 5-6.
Red Lion 1, East Pennsboro 0, OT: At Red Lion, the Lions captured the nonleague OT win to improve to 9-3 overall. East Pennsboro fell to 10-3. Anna Gatchell scored the winner off an assist from Paige Frey.