PREP ROUNDUP, TUESDAY, SEPT. 24: Surging Eastern York field hockey team blanks West York
The Eastern York field hockey team continued its recent surge with a 1-0 triumph over West York in Wrightsville on Tuesday afternoon.
Addison Malone, the Golden Knights' all-time leading goal scorer, provided the only score of the game. Kelsey Felix made six saves in goal to get the shutout win.
Eastern (8-2 overall) has now won eight of its last nine games, with the only loss during that stretch a 2-1 setback against unbeaten Bermudian Springs. The Knights are second in York-Adams Division III at 7-1, trailing only Bermudian.
West York fell to 5-5-2 overall and 2-4-2 in the D-III.
OTHER FIELD HOCKEY
Central York 4, Northeastern 0: At Manchester, Victoria Whitehead scored all four of the game's goals to power the Panthers to the victory. Central improved to 6-4 overall and 6-1 in York-Adams Division I.
Dallastown 3, Cedar Crest 1: At Cedar Crest, the Wildcats led 2-1 at the half and went on to capture the nonleague victory. The Wildcats (6-5) received one goal apiece from Ava Markel, Camryn Eveler and Kylee Landis.
Red Lion 2, Spring Grove 0: At Spring Grove, the Lions improved to 7-5 overall and 6-2 in York-Adams Division I with the victory.
Susquehannock 4, York Suburban 0: The Warriors improved to 8-4 overall and 6-2 in York-Adams Division II.
BOYS' CROSS COUNTRY
Trojans first at New Oxford: At New Oxford, the York Suburban Trojans captured first in the team competition, by picking up victories over New Oxford (15-47), Central York (18-38), Red Lion (15-47) and Dover (15-49). The Panthers came in second by defeating New Oxford (18-43), Dover (16-47) and Red Lion (15-46). The Lions took third with victories over Dover (22-37) and New Oxford (25-34). New Oxford came in fourth by defeating Dover (24-35). Cole Adams was the boys' individual winner in 16:27, followed by Suburban's Shea Walsh, Suburban's Jordan Ohl, Central's Brandon Baxter and Suburban's Grant Kern.
Singh leads Mustangs: At Hanover, Shernel Singh led the South Western Mustangs to team victories over York Catholic (18-42), Delone Catholic (15-49) and Littlestown (15-50) by taking first individually in 17:23. Also for the Mustangs, Shernan Singh took second, Evan Freil came in third and Tim Shoul came in fifth. The Irish came in second as a team by defeating Littlestown (22-33) and Delone Catholic (27-30). Joseph Rizzuto led the Irish individually by taking fourth. The Squires came in third by defeating Littlestown (21-37).
Hirneisen sparks Warriors: At Sam Lewis State Park, Andrew Hirneisen led the Gettysburg Warriors to victories over Dallastown (23-34), York Tech (17-46) and Eastern York (15-49) by taking first individually in 17:41. Also for Gettysburg, Drew Cole came in third individually, while Jacob Bordatto came in fourth. The Wildcats came in second as a team by defeating York Tech (19-44) and Eastern (17-46). Individually for the Wildcats, Rory McCleary came in second. The Golden Knights came in third by defeating Tech (20-41). Tech's Sean Smith took fifth individually.
Susquehannock boys shine: At Reservoir Park, Susquehannock came away with two wins in a tri-meet with West York (23-36) and Biglerville (15-50). West York beat Biglerville (15-49). Susquehannock's Matthew O'Brien was the individual winner in 18:03, followed by West York's Thomas Urrunaga, West York's Dylan Ackerman, Susquehannock's Michael Fisher and Susquehannock's Jacob Derkosh.
GIRLS' CROSS COUNTRY
Lions lead way at New Oxford: At New Oxford, the Red Lion Lions captured first in the team competition, by picking up victories over New Oxford (16-47), Central York (17-43), Dover (24-33) and York Suburban (21-34). The Trojans came in second by defeating Central York (19-41), New Oxford (18-45) and Dover (27-30). The Eagles came in third by defeating Central York (20-35) and New Oxford (18-41). The Panthers came in fourth by picking up a victory over New Oxford (19-43). Dover's Summer Hogan was the individual winner in 18:56, followed by Red Lion's Gwendolyn Lloyd, Red Lion's Lily Hare, Red Lion's Kiersten Lloyd and Dover's Emily Hogan.
Squirettes capture first: At Hanover, the Delone Catholic Squirettes defeated York Catholic (19-36), Littlestown (15-48) and South Western (27-28). Julia O’Brien led the Squirettes with a second-place individual finish, while teammate Becky Hernandez took third. The Mustangs came in second as a team by defeating York Catholic (20-40) and Littlestown (15-50). Paige Watson led the Mustangs individually by taking first in 20:55. Teammate Alyssa Bentzel came in fifth. The Irish came in third as a team by defeating Littlestown (17-44). Gabbie Tully led the Irish individually by taking fourth.
Schuler paces Wildcats: At Sam Lewis State Park, Emily Schuler led the Dallastown Wildcats to victories over Gettysburg (21-37), York Tech (15-50) and Eastern York (15-50) by taking first individually in 22:05. Also for Dallastown, Allison Myers came in second, while Lydia Tolerico came in third. The Warriors took second as a team by defeating Tech (15-50) and Eastern (15-46). Anne Bair led the Warriors individually by taking fourth, while teammate Keity Oaster came in fifth. The Golden Knights came in third as a team by defeating Tech (15-50).
West York goes 2-0: At Reservoir Park, West York downed Susquehannock (15-50) and Biglerville (15-44). Biglerville beat Susquehannock, 15-50. Susquehannock's Sabrena Fahringer was the individual winner in 21:46, followed by Susquehannock's Kylee Galante, Susquehannock's Kylie Martin, West York's Olivia Grimes and West York's Victoria Hernandez.
Kennard-Dale 4, Gettysburg 1: At Gettysburg, the Rams sewed up a at least a share for their first-ever girls' tennis division crown by downing the Warriors. The Rams improved to 13-0 overall and 7-0 in York-Adams Division II. Gettysburg fell to 7-4 and 5-1. The Rams can sew up the outright title with a victory over winless Biglerville on Wednesday in Fawn Grove.
Central York 3, Cumberland Valley 2: At Central York, the Panthers received straight-set singles victories from Rachel Haupt, Audrey Stewart and Daniella Feistritzer to capture the nonleague victory. Central improved to 10-1. CV fell to 6-6.
West York 7, Columbia 0: At Columbia, the Bulldogs received straight-set singles victories from Sadie Mikula, Lexi Sanderson, Chloe Hoover and Alissa Steele to secure the nonleague victory. In doubles, Steele and Sanderson combined to win the No. 1 match, while Mikula and Amara Weaver won the No. 2 match.
Red Lion 3, South Western 1: At Hanover, the Lions moved to 8-2 overall and 7-1 in York-Adams Division I with the triumph. The Lions received one goal apiece from Samantha Haynie, Julia Rowe and Grace Uhler. For the Mustangs, Bella Gilberto had the lone goal.
Northeastern 6, Spring Grove 2: At Spring Grove, Megan Elzinga led the Bobcats with two goals. Also for Northeastern, Katie Snelbaker and Camryn Kurilla each scored one goal and added one assist. Brianna Woods and Rose Gatchell also connected for goals, while Madi Craley and Logan Jennings added one assist apiece. Northeastern improved to 8-4 overall and 5-2 in York-Adams Division I. For the Rockets, Carley Kibler scored a second-half goal.
Gettysburg 2, Eastern York 0: Lora Bertram and Grace Floreck scored the game's only goals. Savannah Wingst made six saves in a losing cause.
Susquehannock 1, Kennard-Dale 1: The two southern York County rivals battled to a draw. It was the first blemish on the Warriors' York-Adams Division II record. Susquehannock is now 6-3-1 overall and 6-0-1 in D-II. K-D is 7-3-1 and 4-3-1.
Central York 14, New Oxford 0: At Central, the Panthers cruised to improve to 9-1-1 overall and 7-0-0 in York-Adams Division I.
York Suburban 9, West York 0: The Trojans improved to 8-4 overall and 4-3-0 in York-Adams Division II.
Susquehannock 4, Kennard-Dale 1: At Glen Rock, Mason Kaifer led the Warriors by scoring two goals and adding one assist. Also for Susquehannock, Fallou Cisse had one goal and one assist, Nolan Holloway added two assists and Greyson Murray scored one goal. For the Rams, Zack Orwig scored the lone goal. The Warriors improved to 11-0-1 overall and 7-0-0 in York-Adams Division II.
York High 3, Littlestown 0: At Littlestown, Yair Rodriguez scored twice to lead the Bearcats. Brayan Rivero-Serrano had York's other goal. Angel Paredes and James Molina had assists. Jose Garcia-Habana made seven saves to get the shutout in goal.
Northeastern 3, Spring Grove 1: At Manchester, Alex Afata scored two goals and added an assist to pace the Bobcats. Brian Warrender had Northeastern's other goal. Owen Sporer scored for Spring Grove. Northeastern improved to 6-4-1 overall and 4-2-1 in York-Adams Division I.
York Catholic 5, Bermudian Springs 3: York Catholic improved to 9-1 overall and 7-0 in York-Adams Division III. The Irish were led by Ben Bullen (goal, two assists), Pasen Maynard (two goals), Colin Smith (goal, assist), Patrick Freed (goal) and Jon Yinger (assist).
West York 1, York Suburban 0: At Suburban, Jake Altimore's second-half penalty kick was the game's only score. The Bulldogs improved to 6-4-1 overall and 3-3-1 in York-Adams Division II. Suburban fell to 8-2-1 overall and 4-2-1 in D-II.
Central York 1, New Oxford 0: At New Oxford, the Panthers won to improve to 7-3-1 overall and 5-1-1 in York-Adams Division I.
Red Lion 1, South Western 0: The Lions moved over .500 at 4-3-1 overall and 3-2-1 in York-Adams Division I. South Western fell to 2-5-1 and 2-3-1.