The York Tech baseball team continued to show signs that this is a new year on Tuesday, winning another early-season contest, defeating Littlestown at home, 6-3.
The Spartans scored four times in the bottom of the third to open a 4-0 lead, but saw the Thunderbolts make things interesting with a three-run top of the sixth. But, Tech answered right back with two runs of its own in the bottom half of the frame to put away the game.
Luke Greisler earned the win for the Spartans, tossing five innings while recording five strikeouts and no walks. Joshua Matias doubled for Tech.
Central York 10, Kennard-Dale 9: At Central York, Elzir Stroman went 2 for 4 with three RBIs for the Panthers. Also for Central, Ben Reed went 2 for 3 with two RBIs and two runs scored. K-D's Dustin Harden turned in a 2-for-4 effort with a triple.
Spring Grove 9, West York 2: At Spring Grove, the home team rolled in a battle between traditional powers behind big games from Matt Brooks (3 for 3, two doubles, triple, two RBIs) and Derek Hoiles (2 for 3, double, four RBIs). West York committed five errors and had just three hits.
Dallastown 7, Dover 1: At Dallastown, the Wildcats scored seven times in the fourth en route to the win. Chace Miller, Nick Parker and Tracy Carr all had triples for Dallastown, while Miller and Parker each drove in two runs. Dover’s Joe Morrett went 3 for 3, including a double.
York Catholic 3, Gettysburg 2 (8 innings): At York Catholic, the Fighting Irish walked off in this one, scoring the winning run in the bottom of the eighth. Relief pitcher Will Catterall earned the win for York Catholic, pitching 3 2/3 scoreless innings, while also hitting a double. Brenden Kennedy (three hits, two runs) and Matt Knauer (two hits) also excelled for the winners.
Eastern York 18, Hanover 0 (4 Innings): At Hanover, Brandon Knarr led the Golden Knights by hitting two doubles and starting the game on the mound, pitching three innings to pick up the win, striking out six and walking three. Knarr finished with three hits, four RBIs and four runs scored. Bryce Billet (three hits, triple, double, three runs, two RBIs) and Wyatt Smith (three hits, double, four RBIs) also had big games for the winners.
Biglerville 13, York Suburban 8: At Biglerville, the host Canners erupted for nine runs in the bottom of the fifth to turn a 5-3 deficit into a 12-5 advantage. Hunter Kime had four RBIs for Biglerville, while Brock Chronister and Brandon Miller each drove in two. Suburban got five RBIs from Collin Slenker.
Susquehannock 13, New Oxford 10: At New Oxford, the Warriors rallied from an 8-3 deficit thanks to an eight-run top of the sixth to knock off the Colonials. Dustin Babie had three RBIs for Susquehannock, while Conor Miller and Peyton Reider each had three hits. Zach Rudisill and Kobe Brown both had two hits and two RBIs for New Oxford.
Red Lion 8, Northeastern 4: At Red Lion, the home team grabbed the victory. No other details were reported.