PREP ROUNDUP: Central York rolls to girls' volleyball win, inches closer to D-I top spot

Central York's Alexis Southivong, left, Tehya Shaw and Brynn Weigle, right, react after the Panthers scored on  Red Lion, Monday, October 12, 2020.
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The Central York girls' volleyball team moved within a game of first place in York-Adams Division I on Monday night with a 3-0 victory at Red Lion.

The match scores were 25-13, 25-16, 25-17.  

Central was paced by big nights from Abbey Stiffler (19 assists), Brynn Weigle (five kills, five aces, five digs) and Princess Gabriel (four kills, six digs).

Red Lion's leaders were Riley Good (15 assists, nine digs) and Julia Beiler (eight kills).

The Panthers now stand at 5-1 in the division. Spring Grove, which had its game with Dover on Monday postponed, leads the division at 6-0.

Central's only loss this season came at home to Spring Grove on Sept. 29, 3-1.

The Panthers and the Rockets are scheduled to meet again on Thursday, Oct. 22, at Spring Grove, in a match that could determine the division title.

In the latest Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association rankings, Spring Grove is ranked No. 4 in the state in Class 3-A. York Suburban is No. 5 in that same poll, while Susquehannock is No. 10.

The only other York-Adams team to earn a top-10 state ranking from the PVCA is York Catholic, which is No. 4 in Class 2-A.

Red Lion fell to 1-5 with Monday's loss.


South Western 3, Dallastown 0: At Hanover, the Mustangs won the D-I match, 25-20, 25-15, 25-19. Emma Filipovits led the Mustangs with 12 kills, nine digs and four aces. Also for South Western, Sarah Nicholl had 13 kills and Makayla Dyson had 27 assists. For the Wildcats, Lexy Bloss had 10 kills, four aces and four digs, while Syd Ohl had eight kills and 11 digs and Izzy Ream had 23 assists and five digs. South Western is 3-2 in the division. Dallastown fell to 2-3.

New Oxford 3, Eastern York 2: At Wrightsville, the Colonials rallied for a 19-25, 25-19, 23-25, 25-20, 15-8 victory. New Oxford was paced by Devyn Kelley (15 digs, 13 kills), Lauren Robinson (40 assists) and Mallory Topper (18 digs). Eastern was led by Brooklyn Camara (13 kills, seven digs), Sarah Moore (12 kills, 20 digs) and Jaide Fochtman (19 assists, 10 digs). No New Oxford stats were provided. Both teams entered a 3-3 in D-II action.

Littlestown 3, Bermudian Springs 2: At Littlestown, the Lady Bolts improved to 5-1 in D-III with a 26-28, 25-10, 25-13, 23-25, 18-16 victory. Bermudian fell to 2-3. Littlestown was led by Hailey Riley (18 digs, 17 assists), Carli Thayer (13 assists, five digs) and Makayla Orwig (14 kills). The Bermudian leaders were Tori Murren (six kills, 19 digs) and Jewel Tallman (19 digs, 15 assists).


Dallastown 3, Northeastern 0: At Dallastown, Camryn Eveler led the first-place Wildcats to the D-I victory by scoring two goals. Sarah Beck also scored. Dallastown improved to 5-0 in the division. 

Biglerville 7, Littlestown 0: At Littlestown, Natalie Showaker posted a hat trick for Biglerville, while Courtney Smith had two goals. Isabelle Allen and Alyssa Smith added a goal apiece.


Northeastern 5, Spring Grove 2: At Manchester, the first-place Bobcats fell behind early, 1-0, but responded with five straight goals to remain unbeaten in D-I action at 6-0. Alex Afata scored three goals for Northeastern. Sam Gatchell and Brian Warrender had the Bobcats' other scores. Warrender also had two assists. Mitchel King also had an assist for Northeastern. Liam Gohn scored both of Spring Grove's goals. The Rockets fell to 2-4-1.

Hanover 3, Delone Catholic 2: At Hanover, the home team rallied from a 2-1 second-half hole to earn the win. Brian Sanchez scored the game-winner. It was his second goal of the match. Ubaldo Ramirez-Barranco scored Hanover's other goal. Andrew Immler and Tyler Fritzges scored for Delone.


Gettysburg 5, Susquehannock 2: At Gettysburg, Lora Bertram had two goals and an assist to lead Gettysburg, which jumped out to a 4-0 lead. It was a meeting of Y-A D-II leaders. Both teams entered at 4-0 in the division. Liv Colgan, Ella Santoyo and Anna Crawford also scored for Gettysburg. Shelby Derkosh and Jada Ciletti scored for Susquehannock.