WEEKEND PREP ROUNDUP: Dallastown rallies for baseball win; K-D hurlers combine on no-hitter

STEVE HEISER
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Dallastown's Cam Flinchbaugh, front, scores a run while West York's Brayden Harris looks for the ball during baseball action at Sunset Lane Park in West Manchester Township, Friday, March 26, 2021. Dallastown would win the game 8-6. Dawn J. Sagert photo

The Dallastown Wildcats opened their 2021 baseball season with a come-from-behind 8-6 triumph at West York on Friday.

Dallastown trailed 4-1 after three innings before answering with seven unanswered runs over the next four at-bats to take an 8-4 lead. Dallastown then withstood a two-run rally by West York in the bottom of the seventh to hang on for the win.

The Dallastown offense was led by Riley Thomas (three hits, triple, RBI, run), Jake Holt (two hits, two RBIs), Chandler Powell (two RBIs, run), Andrew Jones (double, two runs) and Colin Ahr (triple, run). Carter Alwan got the win, going three innings without allowing an earned run. He struck out three.

Jeff Minot homered with two RBIs and a run scored for West York. Brayden Harris added two hits and two RBIs for West York.

The Bulldogs also dropped a nonleague contest to Shippensburg on Saturday, 2-1. Ricky Peters pitched a complete game for the Bulldogs, but took the tough-luck loss, allowing only three hits and zero earned runs. He struck out four with one walk. Jordy Rios had two of West York's five hits in the loss.

OTHER BASEBALL

Kennard-Dale 12, York Catholic 0: Koy Swanson and Pierce Ragland combined on a five-inning no-hitter on Friday. Swanson, a Maryland commit, got the win, striking out six in 3.2 innings. Ragland had one strikeout in 1.1 innings. The Rams were paced offensively by Jason Williams (three hits, double, two RBIs, two runs), Swanson (two hits, homer, three RBIs, run) and Ryan Schubert (double, triple, two RBIs, two runs).

Susquehannock 3, Biglerville 2: Luke Geiple’s walkoff single in the bottom of the seventh gave the Warriors the Friday win. Geiple finished with two hits. Ryan Barrett tripled with an RBI and a run scored for the winners. Joey Smith pitched 3.2 innings of one-run relief to get the win.

Eastern York 8, York Tech 0: Evan Rishell got the win on Friday, going 5.1 innings of two-hit shutout ball, striking out 10. Eastern’s offense was led by Owen Shimmel (three hits, run), Drew Dellinger (double, three RBIs), Justin Ranker (two hits, two runs) and Austin Bausman (two RBIs, run).

Central York 5, York Suburban 2: Grant Smeltzer struck out nine over five innings for Central on Friday. He allowed two runs and three hits in a no-decision. At the plate, Smeltzer had two hits, including a double, with two RBIs and two runs scored. Owen Wampler added two doubles and an RBI for the Panthers. Ben Rohrbaugh (two hits, RBI, run) and Spencer Butz (two hits, RBI) paced Suburban. Trojans starter Ian Korn hurled five shutout innings, striking out five, in a no-decision. Central erased a 2-0 Suburban lead with five runs over the final two innings, including a four-run seventh. Ethan Hall got the win with two shutout innings of relief.

Spring Grove 15, York High 0: Owen Sporer (three hits, three runs, two RBIs), Jett Smith (two hits, double, three RBIs, run), Landon Bailey (two hits, two runs, two RBIs) and Cam Gracey (triple, three RBIs) paced the Rockets to the three-inning victory on Friday. Beau Boyers (two innings) and Nick Vitale (one inning) combined on a one-hit shutout, with seven combined strikeouts.

South Western 8, Dover 0: Josh Berzonski got the win, pitching 5.1 innings of four-hit shutout ball, striking out 11 with one walk on Friday. Garrett Smith led South Western’s offense with two hits, two RBIs and two runs scored. Luke Dewees added three RBIs.

Gettysburg 8, Northeastern 2: Alex Meckley got the win on Friday, going four innings of one-hit ball without allowing an earned run, striking out five. In three innings of relief, Tegan Kuhns didn’t allow an earned run, striking out four. Meckley also homered and had three RBIs. Bryce Rudisill added two hits, an RBI and a run scored for the winners.

Delone Catholic 20, Bermudian Springs 10: Tyler Hillson (four hits, three doubles, four RBIs, three runs), Brodie Collins (three hits, double, three runs, three RBIs) and Avery Kuntz (two doubles, three RBIs, three runs) led Delone on Friday. Dalton Reinert (three hits, three runs, RBI) and Dylan Myers (three hits, four RBIs, run) led Bermudian.

Littlestown 9, Fairfield 3: Andrew Olvera pitched three innings of one-hit shutout relief to get the win on Friday, striking out five. Ryan Jones led Littlestown’s offense with two hits, including a double, with two runs and an RBI.

Northern York 3, Northeastern 1: On Saturday, Josh Sullivan (five innings) and Garret Weber (two innings) combined on a one-hitter for the Polar Bears. They combined for 10 strikeouts.

Boiling Springs 8, Hanover 0: On Saturday, Charlie White pitched a seven-inning no-hitter vs. Hanover, striking out 17 without a walk.

SOFTBALL

Northeastern 9, Susquehannock 8: Jiselle Castano led the Bobcats with three hits, including a pair of doubles, to go with three RBIs and two runs scored on Friday. Jocelyn Davis had two hits, including a double, with two RBIs and a run scored for the Warriors. Brooke Frey pitched five innings of two-hit shutout relief for the win.

Dallastown 9, West York 6: Shauna Stotler (double, three RBIs, run), Elaina Winemiller (two hits, three runs) and Katie Chronister (double, two RBIs, run) led the Wildcats on Friday. West York was paced Rylyn Fant (three hits, three RBIs, run), Julia Zinjerli (homer, RBI, two runs) and Cameron Bair (two hits, run).

Eastern York 6, York Tech 0: Morgan Estes pitched a one-hit shutout, striking out 17 against just one walk on Friday. The Golden Knights’ offense was led by Lauren Breault (two hits, homer, three RBIs, two runs) and Kennedy Gray (two hits, double, two runs, RBI).

Bermudian Springs 17, Delone Catholic 16: In a wild one, Bermudian plated four runs in the bottom of the ninth for the Friday win. Hannah Chenault (three hits, four RBIs, three runs) and Maddie Reever (four hits, double, three runs, RBI) led Bermudian’s 15-hit attack. Delone’s 17-hit attack was paced by Alma Partenza (four hits, three runs), Carolina Arigo (four hits, two runs, RBI) and Kathryn Keller (three hits, double, triple, two RBIs, two runs).

Littlestown 6, Fairfield 5: Littlestown plated two runs in the bottom of the ninth to walk off with the Friday win. Megan Gorsuch (three hits, double, two RBIs, run) and Chelsey Stonesifer (homer, triple, two RBIs, three runs) sparked Littlestown. Sarah Devilbiss (three hits, run) and Kira Weikert (two homers, three RBIs, three runs) led Fairfield.

Gettysburg 18, Biglerville 3: Rachel Keller powered Gettysburg to the Friday win with four hits (including a double) with three runs scored and two RBIs.

Kennard-Dale 17, York Catholic 2: On Friday, Lyla Ambrose (two hits, two runs, RBI), Mackenzie Warner (homer, two RBIs), Carly Vaughan (triple, two runs, RBI) and Stacey Schultz (double, two runs, RBI) led K-D to the three-inning win.

Boiling Springs 21, Hanover 0: Sidney Schoffstall threw a three-inning no-hitter vs. Hanover on Saturday. The Bubblers pounded 21 hits. 

Shippensburg 10, West York 6: On Saturday, Rylyn Fant (three hits, homer, double, three runs, RBI), Savanah Bortner (two hits, double, two RBIs) and McKenzie Tapias (two hits, double, two RBIs) excelled in the West York loss.

Trinity 15, York Catholic 1: On Saturday, the Irish were outhit 14-1 in the five-inning loss on Saturday.

BOYS’ LACROSSE

Central York 13, Dallastown 10: Jakob Terpak and Robert Wiley each had three goals and an assist for the Panthers, while Jerin Williams had two goals and three assists. Josh Heromin had three goals for Dallastown.

York Catholic 6, Berks Catholic 5: Preston Boeckel had three goals and an assist in York Catholic's 6-5 Saturday win over Berks Catholic. The Irish also earned a 15-5 victory over Delone Catholic on Friday.

Red Lion 17, York Suburban 6: The Lions dominated the opener against the Trojans on Friday.

Kennard-Dale 13, Spring Grove 9: The Rams captured a season-opening triumph on Friday.

GIRLS’ LACROSSE

Penn Manor 19, West York 11: The Bulldogs dropped a 19-11 nonleague decision to Penn Manor on Saturday, after earning a 14-5 victory over Dover on Friday.

Kennard-Dale 14, Spring Grove 5: The Rams captured a season-opening 14-5 win over Spring Grove on Friday. On Saturday, the Rams dropped a nonleague battle to Garnet Valley, 19-2.

Red Lion 12, York Suburban 3: The Lions dominated their season opener on Friday.

Central York 9, Dallastown 6: The Panthers won their season opener on Friday.

BOYS’ VOLLEYBALL

Northeastern 3, Elizabethtown 0: The Bobcats dominated in the nonleague opener on Friday, 25-15, 25-21, 25-22. Joel Braswell (16 kills), Brady Lemen (14 kills), Tanner Sadowski (37 assists) and Tristan Schraudner (16 digs) paced Northeastern.

York Suburban 3, Northern York 1: The Trojans captured a 25-15, 25-19, 23-25, 25-20 nonleague triumph over the Polar Bears on Friday. Suburban was led by Brady Stump (17 kills, nine aces, five digs), Trevor Culbertson (35 assists, six digs) and Alex Probert (12 digs).

Red Lion 3, Carlisle 1: Red Lion opened the season with a 25-20, 22-25, 25-21, 25-20 nonleague victory on Friday.

Mechanicsburg 3, West York 0: West York suffered a nonleague loss on Saturday.

BOYS’ TENNIS

Spring Grove 5, Littlestown 0: On Friday, the Rockets rolled behind singles wins from Nicholas Etter, Mike Shaqfeh and Logan Covington. Joseph Kelly/Will Cummings and Cameron Gutshall/James Raub won in doubles.

South Western 5, Delone Catholic 0: The Mustangs earned the nonleague win on Friday. Alex Guy, Ryan Hanson and Chase Anderson earned singles wins. Mason Neiderer/Derek Cracium and Brody Rebert/Arsh Kumaran combined for doubles victories.

Gettysburg 4, York Suburban 1: The Warriors captured a Friday victory over the Trojans.

Lancaster Catholic 7, York Catholic 0: The Lady Irish suffered a nonleague loss on Friday.

TRACK AND FIELD

Tech takes titles at Spartan Invitational: The York Tech track-and-field teams cruised to titles at their own Spartan Invitational. In boys’ action, Tech finished with 180 points, followed by Dayspring Academy (118), Christian School of York (48), Lancaster County Christian (46) and Columbia (38). In girls’ action, Tech finished at 156, followed by CSY (130), Columbia (59), LCC (40) and Dayspring (10).

Reach Steve Heiser at sheiser@yorkdispatch.com.