TUESDAY'S PREP ROUNDUP: Kennard-Dale softball, baseball teams continue dominant starts
The Kennard-Dale softball and baseball teams are off to dominant starts to the 2021 spring season.
Both Rams squads cruised to victories over York Tech on Tuesday afternoon in Fawn Grove. Each K-D team is now 3-0 on the season.
The K-D softball team rolled to a 16-1, three-inning, mercy-rule triumph. The Rams softball team has won each of its games by the mercy rule and has outscored its three foes, 50-5.
The K-D baseball team, meanwhile, also cruised, 14-4, in a five-inning, mercy-rule contest. The Rams baseball team has outscored its three foes, 37-5, with all three wins coming via the mercy rule.
Combined, the two K-D teams have outscored the opposition 87-10.
In K-D’s softball win on Tuesday, Lyla Ambrose led the Rams by going 3 for 3 at the plate, including a triple and a double, to go with three runs scored and two RBIs. Also excelling for K-D offensively were Carly Vaughan (two hits, triple, three runs, two RBIs), Brianna Serruto (two hits, double, three RBIs, two runs), Brooke Ashenfelter (two hits, double, two runs, two RBIs) and Stacy Schultz (two hits, two runs, RBI).
Julie Rubelmann pitched all three innings to get the win, allowing two hits and striking out three.
In the K-D baseball win, Jason Williams had a homer and two doubles, to go with two RBIs and two runs scored. Also for K-D, Ryan Schubert homered with three runs scored and two RBIs and two walks; Koy Swanson went 2 for 3, including a double, with two RBIs and two runs scored; and Hank Leighty went 2 for 3 with two RBIs. For the Spartans, Tyler Bond went 2 for 3 with one run scored.
New Oxford 4, Central York 3: At New Oxford, Ethan Diehl led the Colonials by throwing 6.2 innings, striking out five, walking four and allowing three hits. Teammate Mason Weaver went 2 for 3 with one RBI. For the Panthers, Josh Marquard doubled and started the game on the mound, throwing five innings while striking out six, walking two and allowing two earned runs. Central fell to 2-1. New Oxford is 1-1.
Christian School of York 11, Harford Christian 10: The Defenders captured a high-scoring affair on Tuesday.
New Oxford 10, West York 2: At West York, Tiffany Lehigh led the Colonials with a homer, three RBIs and two runs scored. Teammate Ellie Widerman went 3 for 4 with one run scored. For the Bulldogs, Jaylin Belton went 3 for 3, including a homer, with two RBIs, while Rylyn Fant went 2 for 4, including a double.
Wilson 7, Red Lion 5: At Red Lion, the Lions dropped the nonleague battle.
Dallastown 3, Lancaster Country Day 2: At Dallastown, the Wildcats captured both doubles matches in straight sets to secure the nonleague victory. Bobby Nicholson and Cameron Koons combined to win the No. 1 match, while Aryan Saharan and Dylan Patel combined to win the No. 2 match. Teammate Andrew Chronister won the No. 3 singles match in straight sets. Dallastown is now 7-0.
Northeastern 5, Dover 0: At Manchester, the Bobcats received straight-set singles wins from Seth Sidle, Evan Gibbs and Govohn Conley to secure the York-Adams Division I victory. In doubles, Troy Billingslea and Ryan Smith won the No. 1 match, while Caleb Oliver and King Igwa won the No. 2 match.
Delone Catholic 4, York Country Day 1: At McSherrystown, the Squires received singles victories from Andrew Gervasi and Isaac Sheerer to secure the nonleague victory. In doubles, Kaleb Powell and Sebastian Fielding won the No. 1 match, while Will Seymore and Jon David Frizzell won the No. 2 match. For the Greyhounds, Ethan Jacoby won the No. 1 singles match in straight sets.
Central York 23, Delone Catholic 1: At Central York, Cade Campbell led the Panthers by scoring five goals and adding two assists. Jerin Williams scored two goals with four assists, Jakob Terpak scored three goals with one assist, Alec Fahs scored two goals with one assist and Bentley King scored one goal and added two assists.
Red Lion 13, South Western 9: At Hanover, Michael Wilburn led the Lions to the road victory by scoring six goals and adding two assists. Also for Red Lion, Damian Stafford had one goal and three assists, while Jack Gulley scored three goals. Jacob Mertz had five goals for South Western.
Susquehannock 13, Kennard Dale 6: At Glen Rock, the Warriors won their season opener. Ben Tomasic (four goals, two assists), Dominic Eckels (three goals, assist), Ben Oestrike (two goals, two assists) and Doug Reinecke (three goals) led the Warriors.
Dallastown 16, York Suburban 4: At Suburban, the Wildcats rolled behind big games from Colin Hughes (three goals, two assists), Evan Mitchell (four goals, assist), Mason Bowman (three goals, assist) and Adam Destanfano (goal, two assists). Sam Poster paced Suburban with three goals and an assist.
York Catholic 22, Dover 7: At Dover, the Irish improved to 2-0 on the season. They've scored more than 20 goals in each victory. The Irish were led by Ella Linthicum (five goals, six assists), Kelly Nguyen (two goals, three assists), Olivia Staples (two goals, assist) and Maddie Williams (three goals). Kaitlyn DiGiovanni and Jenna Davis each had two goals for Dover, while Lexi Wells had a goal and two assists.
Susquehannock 15, Kennard-Dale 4: At Fawn Grove, the Warriors grabbed the win over their southern York County rival. It was Susquehannock's opener. K-D, a traditional York-Adams power, fell to 1-2.
South Western 23, Red Lion 4: At Red Lion, the Mustangs cruised to a second straight easy win. South Western has now outscored its two foes, 43-6.
Northeastern 3, Red Lion 0: At Red Lion, the Bobcats won the York-Adams match, 25-23, 25-17, 25-13. Joel Braswell led the Bobcats individually with 12 kills and five digs. Also for Northeastern, Brady Lemen had 10 kills and three aces, Tristan Schraudner had 10 digs, three aces and four assists and Tanner Sadowski had 27 assists, three aces and three digs. Tyler Keener had nine digs for Red Lion.
York Suburban 3, West York 0: At Suburban, the Trojans won the home match, 25-6, 25-8, 25-8. Individually for the Trojans, Brady Stump had nine kills, four aces and four digs; Alex Probert had 11 digs and five aces; Lucas Stickland had five kills and four aces; and Trevor Culbertson had 21 assists.
Central York 3, Dallastown 0: At Dallastown, the Panthers cruised to the victory in the season opener for both teams.
Spring Grove 3, Susquehannock 0: At Glen Rock, the Rockets triumphed in the season opener for both teams.
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