YORK-ADAMS BASEBALL: West York gets just one hit, but still beats Northeastern
West York had just one hit on Monday, but still managed to earn a 2-1 baseball victory over visiting Northeastern.
Brett Kinneman got the win, striking out seven and walking three. Cash Gladfelter came on in the seventh and got the save, fanning one and walking one. They combined on a three-hitter.
The Bulldogs scored both of their runs in fourth when Kinneman walked and later scored on a hit by catcher Nick Traettino. Anthony Kahley came in as a courtesy runner for Traettino and got to third on passed ball before scoring on a throwing error.
Northeastern plated its only run in the first when Nick Sprenkle reached on a dropped third strike and later scored on a hit by Trae Beyer.
Cody Reeser went the distance for Northeastern to take the tough-luck loss. He struck out six and walked two.
West York, which had already clinched the York-Adams Division II title and a York-Adams League Tournament berth, improved to 14-3 overall and finished 13-1 in league play. Northeastern fell to 11-8 and 9-5.
In the league semifinals at 5 p.m. Friday at New Oxford, West York will face Division I champion Spring Grove.
York Catholic 9, Biglerville 3: At York, Jake Krevetski pitched a complete-game three-hitter for the Irish to get the win. He struck out eight and walked two. He also added a hit, two RBIs and a run scored at the plate. Dillon Hippensteel and C.J. Burnside each added three runs scored and two hits for the winners. The Irish improved to 10-5 overall and 10-4 in York-Adams Division IV.
Dallastown 9, Central York 7: Joe Capobianco collected three hits (including a homer and a double) and three RBIs to help Dallastown to the win. Bryant Holtzapple added two hits, including a double, and three RBIs for the winners. Joe Kroeger had two hits, including a two-run homer, and five RBIs in a losing cause, while Elzir Stroman had three hits. Ryan Crum added two hits and an RBI for Central, while Kolby Guinard chipped in two hits, including a double. The two teams combined for 25 hits (13 for Dallastown and 12 for Central).
Kennard-Dale 2, Bermudian Springs 1: At Fawn Grove, the Rams plated two runs in the first and made them stand up. Kyle Amrhein got the win, pitching a complete-game five-hitter. He struck out two and walked five. Stephen Miller doubled for K-D. Clayton Hoff went the distance for Bermudian, but took the loss. He fanned seven and walked four. Collin Weigle doubled for the Eagles.
Eastern York 6, Littlestown 1: At Littlestown, Eastern finished off a 12-2 York-Adams League season. The Golden Knights (12-5 overall) had already clinched the Division III crown and a berth in the York-Adams League Tournament. Colby Shimmel pitched a complete-game three-hitter for Eastern, striking out 12 and walking none. He also had two hits at the plate. Brandon Knarr (two hits, double, run, RBI), Brandyn Fry (two RBIs, hit, run) and Mitchel Winter (double, RBI, run) also excelled at the plate for the winners.
Spring Grove 13, Red Lion 9: At Red Lion, the game was tied 9-9 after three innings, but the Rockets plated four unanswered runs over the final four innings to capture the York-Adams Division I victory. Jon Sager led the Rockets with two triples and one double. Also for Spring Grove, Trent Baker went 3-for-5 with two triples, Derek Hoiles went 2-for-4 with a double and Austin Piety went 2-for-4. For the Lions, Kody Allen went 2-for-3 with a triple, while Erik Paules went 2-for-4, including a triple, while Alex Zelger went 2-for-4. Spring Grove finished divisional play at 12-3 and improved to 14-6 overall. They had already clinched the division crown and earned a York-Adams Tournament berth. Red Lion finished divisional play at 8-7 and fell to 10-8 overall.
York Tech 4, Fairfield 0: At Spry, the Spartans earned their first win of the season, downing the Green Knights on Senior Night. Tech scored three times in the bottom of the third to break a scoreless tie and that's all it would need. Christopher Pearson tossed a four-hit shutout. Tyler Wells had a perfect game at the plate for the Spartans, going 3-for-3.
Dover 7, Susquehannock 2: At Glen Rock, Will Fetrow pitched a complete game to get the win. Also for Dover, Joe Morrett, Tad Pequiqnot and Jaret Hilbert each had two-hit games. Both of Morrett's hits were doubles. Connor Hood went 2-for-4 for the Warriors.
York Suburban 4, Gettysburg 4 (Suspended, 14): At York, the Warriors and Trojans battled through 14 innings and couldn't come up with a winner. The game will be completed at a later date.