PREP ROUNDUP: Dallastown, New Oxford headed for Division I girls' tennis showdown


The two remaining unbeaten girls' tennis teams from York-Adams Division I will collide Wednesday.

New Oxford and Dallastown both improved to 6-0 in the division with victories on Monday. New Oxford downed visiting South Western, 4-1, while Dallastown beat visiting Central York, 3-2.

Wednesday's showdown will start at 4 p.m. at New Oxford.

Kayla Hoffman of New Oxford returns the ball to South Western's Emma Cockey during the #2 seed singles match, Monday, September 28, 2020.
John A. Pavoncello photo

In New Oxford's win on Monday, Kayla Hoffman won at No. 2 singles and Allison Horick triumphed at No. 3 singles. The Colonials swept the doubles behind Alex Wolf and Joslyn Loss at No. 1 and  Maddie Dockter and Kaelyn Kennedy at No. 2

South Western, which entered the match at 5-0, got a win at No. 1 singles from Sarah McComas.

The Wildcats, meanwhile, swept the doubles matches on Monday behind Lana Dumnich/Catharine Lasher and Kylie Sciuto/Chloe Isett. Namaya Jindal won at No. 3 singles for the Wildcats.

Central (3-3) got singles wins from Rachel Haupt at No. 1 and Audrey Stewart at No. 2. All of the matches were won in straight sets. All three of Central's losses came by 3-2 scores to Dallastown, New Oxford and South Western.


Kennard-Dale 5, Hanover 0: At Fawn Grove, the Rams moved into sole possession of first place in D-II at 7-0. Brianna Serruto, Lexi Hippensteel and Tori Santoriello swept the singles. K-D got doubles wins from Grace Maccarelli/Shannon Fletcher and Julie Rubelmann/Cassidy Conover. K-D is chasing its second consecutive D-II title. The Rams have D-II matches left at home Wednesday vs. Gettysburg (5-1) and at home Monday vs. West York (6-1).

York Suburban 5, Dover 0: At Dover, the Trojans received straight-set singles victories from Ini Ekaha, Abigail Miller and Alex Clancy to win the D-I match. In doubles, Jenelle Rice and Claire Hartinger won the No. 1 match, while Tina Pham and Morgan Sheldon won the No. 2 match, both in straight sets. Suburban is 4-2 in the division.

Red Lion 5, Spring Grove 0: At Spring Grove, the Lions received straight-set singles victories from Lexi Lakatosh, Sophie Lanius and Emily Scott in the D-I match. In doubles, Lilly Wentzel and Kenzie Zagroba won the No. 1 match, while Kalie McGown and Meadow Robinson combined to win the No. 2 match, both in straight sets.

West York 4, Gettysburg 1: At West York, the Bulldogs received straight-set singles victories from Chloe Hoover and Lexi Sanderson to secure a D-II victory. Also for West York, Sadi Mikula and Megan Hartlaub won the No. 1 doubles match, while Alexa Stackhouse and Charlotte Whitesel won the No. 2 match. For the Warriors, Kaitlyn Then won the No. 1 singles match. West York is now 6-1 in the division. Gettysburg fell to 5-1.

Susquehannock 5, Bermudian Springs 0: At York Springs, the Warriors received singles victories from Peyton Joines, Ali Zapach and Megan Cramer to grab the D-II win. In doubles, Diana Kelbaugh and Anne Jackson won at No. 1, while Tessa Bryan and Angela Kontz won at No. 2. Susquehannock improved to 5-1 in the division.

Delone Catholic 5, Littlestown 0: At Hanover, the Squirettes rolled behind straight-set singles wins from Olivia Roth, Ella Knox and Madi Rollins.


York Catholic 3, Delone Catholic 1: At York Catholic, the Lady Irish stormed back for a 25-27, 25-15, 25-23, 25-14 victory in a battle of traditional D-III powers. The two teams shared the D-III crown a season ago. York Catholic entered the match ranked No. 5 in the state in Class 2-A by the Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association. Hope Leavy-Gaskins (19 kills, 18 digs), Shannon Toomey (15 kills), Madeline Walker (20 digs, five assists) and Lindsey Beck (39 assists, two kills, four aces) paced York Catholic. Delone was led by Shalee Clabaugh (25 digs), Audrey Sell (14 assists, five digs), Maggie Hughes (five kills, 18 digs), Holly Neiderer (seven kills, eight digs), Olivia Snyder (11 assists, 10 digs) and Meredith Wilson (eight kills).

Susquehannock 3, Eastern York 0: At Glen Rock, the Warriors cruised to a 25-14, 25-14, 25-14 D-II victory. The Warriors lead D-II at 2-0.

West York 3, Gettysburg 0: At West York, the Bulldogs grabbed a 25-11, 25-15, 20-25, 25-8 win in D-II action. West York is now 1-1 in the division.

Northeastern 3, Dover 0: At Northeastern, the Bobcats rolled to a 25-8, 25-20, 25-12 D-I victory. Northeastern is now 1-1 in the division.


Red Lion 3, Spring Grove 1: At Spring Grove, the Lions improved to 2-0 in D-I action behind two goals from Delaney Bittner and one from Nicole Keeney. Maddie Sokolowski and Julia Rowe had assists.


York Catholic 6, Hanover 2: At York Catholic, Kayden Macris led the Irish to the D-III victory by recording a hat trick. Wesley Bonner and Jon Yinger each added two York Catholic assists. For the Nighthawks, Kyle Garman scored both goals.  

Reach Steve Heiser at sheiser@yorkdispatch.com. David VanO'Linda contributed to this report.