WEEKEND PREP ROUNDUP: York Suburban boys win another cross country team championship

  • The York Suburban's boys' cross country team is off to a fast start in 2019.
  • The Trojans won the 2-A team title on Saturday at the PIAA Foundation event.
  • Cole Adams was Suburban's top finisher with a fourth-place individual effort.

The York Suburban boys' cross country team continued its string of strong early-season performances over the weekend.

One week after winning the Class 2-A team title at the Ben Bloser Invitational at Big Spring High School, Suburban added another 2-A team championship  Saturday at the 13th annual PIAA Foundation event at the Hershey Parkview Course.

Cole Adams led the Suburban contingent at Hershey, taking fourth individually in 2-A in 16 minutes, 56 seconds. Suburban's Grant Kern added a ninth-place finish in 17:23, while Shea Walsh was 10th in 17:26.

The Northern York girls won the 2-A team crown behind Marlee Starliper's first-place individual finish in 17:40. That was the fastest girls' time of the day by more than 40 seconds.

Dallastown's Emily Schuler finished sixth in the 3-A girls' race in 19:23, helping the Wildcats to a seventh-place team finish.

York Catholic was 10th in the 1-A girls' competition, while Fairfield was 10th in 1-A boys' action.


Dallastown wins Keystone Cup boys' soccer title: The Dallastown boys' soccer team improved to 10-0 over the weekend en route to capturing the Keystone Cup crown.

The Wildcats downed Lower Dauphin in the Keystone Cup final on Saturday, 2-1. The Keystone Cup is a multisport competition involving Dallastown, Lower Dauphin, Governor Mifflin and Hempfield.

In earlier semifinal boys' soccer action, Dallastown downed Governor Mifflin, 2-0, while Lower Dauphin defeated Hempfield, 7-1. With the loss to Dallastown, Lower Dauphin fell to 7-3.

Dallastown is No. 2 in the latest District 3 Class 4-A power ratings. The Wildcats also lead York-Adams Division I at 5-0.

Susquehannock still unbeaten in boys' soccer: The Susquehannock boys' soccer team also stayed unbeaten over the weekend, although the Warriors got a bit of a scare.

The Warriors downed Dover, 2-1, in a York-Adams Division II contest. The match was tied 1-1 at halftime.

Susquehannock improved to 10-0-1 overall and leads D-II at 5-0-0. Dover fell to 1-5-2 overall and 1-3-2 in D-II. The Warriors are No. 1 in the latest District 3 3-A power ratings.

Central York wins battle of York-Adams girls' soccer powers: Central York beat Susquehannock, 3-0, on Saturday in a battle of York-Adams League girls' soccer powers.

Central improved to 8-1-1 overall, while Susquehannock dropped to 6-3.

Neither team has lost in Y-A action. Central leads Division I at 6-0-0, while Susquehannock leads Division II at 5-0-0.

Surging Dallastown girls' volleyball team goes 2-0 at Manheim Twp. event: The Dallastown girls' volleyball team is beginning to establish itself as a team to watch in the York-Adams League and in District 3.

The Wildcats have now won seven straight matches, including a pair of 3-1 wins over Waynesboro and Manheim Township on Saturday in Lancaster County. It was just the second loss of the season for Waynesboro (7-2).

Dallastown is now 8-2 overall, and the Wildcats are tied for first in Y-A D-I at 4-1 with South Western.

— Reach Steve Heiser at sheiser@yorkdispatch.com.