PREP ROUNDUP, WEDNESDAY, OCT. 9: Central York wins another outright D-I field hockey title
For a third straight season, Central York is the outright York-Adams League Division I field hockey champion.
The Panthers sewed up another outright title on Wednesday with a 5-0 victory at Dover.
Central improved to 11-7 overall and 11-2 in D-I. The Panthers have now gone 34-4-1 in York-Adams action over the past three seasons.
Central also sewed up the top seed from D-I for the upcoming Y-A playoffs. Central has never won a league playoff crown.
Abby Lamison and Victoria Whitehead each had two goals in the win vs. Dover. Grace Harrold had the other score.
OTHER FIELD HOCKEY
Eastern York 5, Fairfield 0: At Fairfield, Addison Malone led the Golden Knights to the York-Adams League cross-over victory by scoring three goals and adding two assists. Morgan Arnold scored two goals and added one assist, while Lily Campbell added one assist. Eastern improved to 13-3-0 overall and 10-2-0 in Division III.
West York 1, Hanover 0: At Hanover, Carly Gross scored the game's only goal for the Bulldogs. West York improved to 9-6-2 overall and 5-5-2 in York-Adams Division III.
Whiteside seeded No. 3 in 2-A: Eastern York's Evelyn Whiteside is seeded No. 3 for the District 3 Class 2-A girls' tennis singles tournament.
Whiteside recently won the York-Adams League 2-A crown. Whiteside is the only Y-A player to earn a top-four seed in either the 3-A or 2-A fields.
The other Y-A players in the 2-A field are Alisa Steele of West York and Brianna Miller of Kennard-Dale. The Y-A players in the 3-A field are Meghan Salaga of Dallastown, Rachel Haupt of Central York and Jillian Laughman of Northeastern.
The top seeds are Alex Pancu of Conrad Weiser in 3-A and Ava Lewis of East Pennsboro in 2-A.
The district event is set for Friday and Saturday at Hershey Racquet Club.
Central York 3, South Western 2: At Hanover, the Panthers stormed back from an 0-2 hole to outlast the Mustangs in a battle of York-Adams League Division I leaders, 18-25, 20-25, 25-18, 27-25, 15-8. Central is now alone in first place in the division. The Panthers are 10-1 overall and 9-1 in D-I. South Western fell to 12-2 overall and 9-2 in the division. Central is No. 3 in the latest District 3 Class 4-A power ratings. South Western is No. 5. Central's leaders were Alexa Shorts (13 kills, 18 digs), Aubrey Rentzel (13 assists), Sydnie Johnson (12 kills), Jenna Arganbright (11 kills, 11 digs), Eve Brink (23 digs) and Abbey Stiffler (21 assists, 10 digs). South Western's leaders were Jacy Crouse (44 assists, 11 digs), Victoria Mullins (10 digs), Ali St Rose (23 kills, 18 digs), Makayla Dyson (18 digs), Emma Filipovits (19 kills, 28 digs) and Kirby Meyer (15 digs).
Northeastern 3, Northern Dauphin Christian 0: At Manchester, the Bobcats won the nonleague match, 25-7, 25-22, 25-21. Northeastern improved to 3-9.
Central York 1, Cocalico 1: At Cocalico, the two teams battled to a nonleague tie. Central is now 9-5-3 overall, while Cocalico is 10-5-2.