YORK-ADAMS BASEBALL: Eastern York wins wild, eight-inning slugfest over Gettysburg
Eastern York won a wild baseball slugfest at Gettysburg on Thursday afternoon, 12-11, in eight innings.
The Golden Knights outhit the Warriors, 14-7, but the Knights were hurt by seven errors in the field.
Colby Shimmel and Wyatt Smith each had three hits, including a double, with two runs scored and two RBIs for the winners. Mitchel Winter, Kyle Billet and Drake Renn each added two hits, one run and one RBI.
Billet also got the win in relief, pitching two innings and allowing one run.
Eastern scored two runs in the seventh to send it to extra innings and added two more in the eighth to win it.
York Suburban 3, Bermudian Springs 0: At Suburban, Thomas Merkle and Brendon Delridge combined on a two-hit shutout. Merkle got the win and Delridge got the save. Merkle also had three of Suburban's seven hits. The Trojans scored all of their runs in the fourth.
Spring Grove 2, New Oxford 0: At New Oxford, Anthony Reed shut down the Colonials, scattering two hits over seven innings while striking out 10 in the Rockets' victory. Four errors ultimately doomed New Oxford. Both Spring Grove runs were unearned. Keegan Romanoff had a double for the Colonials.
West York 6, Kennard-Dale 2: At West York, Brett Kinneman threw four-plus innings to help the Bulldogs to a 4-0 start to the season. The big inning for West York came in the fourth when it scored four runs to break a 1-1 tie and open up a 5-1 lead. Kyle Amerhein had a multi-hit game for K-D, going 2-for-4.
Central York 8, Red Lion 1: At Red Lion, the visitors used three-run rallies in the second and fourth innings to grab the win. Beau Burris led the Panthers at the plate by going 3-for-4, including a double, with two RBIs. Collin Smeltzer and Mike Davis combined on a four-hitter for Central. Smeltzer started and pitched four scoreless innings to get the win. For the Lions, Alex Zelger went 2-for-4, including a double.
Littlestown 10, Susquehannock 6: At Susquehannock, despite only scoring runs in two innings, the Thunderbolts made them big innings, scoring four in the first and six in the fifth to knock off the Warriors. Zach Brown and Jacob Crawmer each went 2-for-4 with two RBIs.
Biglerville 8, York County Tech 0: At York, Noah Ayers surrendered just one hit in a standout 12-strikeout, no-walk shutout victory on the mound. Ayers also helped his own cause with a double and three RBIs at the plate. Logan Reever added two hits and a stolen base to the winning cause.
Northeastern 9, Dover 8: At Northeastern, Nicholas Sprenkle (1-for-3) and Trae Beyer (3-for-4) each drove in three runs in the Bobcats victory. Austin Jewitt hit a grand slam for the Eagles.
South Western 13, Dallastown 6: At Hanover, Austin Weaver homered, while Luke Small and Josh Fostix doubled to lead South Western's 10 hits attack. Dallastown also had 10 hits, paced by doubles from Tye Golden and Eric Morrison. South Western used an eight-run sixth inning to erase 6-5 Dallastown lead.