BASEBALL: Nick Parker's strong outing helps Dallastown sew up at least share of D-I title
Nick Parker pitched a complete-game three-hitter to help Dallastown beat Central York, 6-1, and earn at least a share of the York-Adams Division I baseball championship.
Parker needed just 88 pitches. He struck out seven and walked one, while also getting two hits at the plate, including a double.
Dallastown also got solid offensive games from Peter Capobianco (two hits, two runs), Chase Hoecke (two RBIs) and Alex Weakland (triple, two RBIs).
The Wildcats improved to 15-3 overall and 12-2 in York-Adams Division I. They can clinch the outright title with a win Tuesday at South Western. Dallastown has won the previous two outright D-I crowns.
Red Lion 4, New Oxford 3 (12 innings): In a night game at Red Lion, the home team rallied for two runs in the bottom of the ninth to earn the walk-off win, which came when Austin Wildasin was hit by a pitch with the bases load. Cole Daugherty had two hits (including a double), three walks, an RBI and a run scored for the Lions. Tyler Burchett went the first seven innings for the Lions, allowing two runs and four hits, while striking out seven. C.J. Czerwinski pitched the final five innings, allowing one run, to get the win. The win kept alive Red Lion's hopes for grabbing a share of the York-Adams Division I title. The Lions improved to 13-5 overall and finished 12-3 in D-I. If Dallstown loses to South Western Tuesday, the Lions will share the title with the Wildcats.
Dover 5, Gettysburg 0: At Gettysburg, the Eagles picked up a pivotal York-Adams Division II win behind a six-hit shutout from Shane Haffner. The Eagles and Warriors are now tied for first in the division at 8-5. Dover improved to 11-6 overall. Gettysburg fell to 10-7. Andrew Chronister had two hits for Dover, including a double.
York Suburban 8, West York 4: At Suburban, West York's hopes of winning the York-Adams Division II title took a big hit. The Bulldogs (11-8 overall) finished their D-II season at 8-6, which is a half game behind Dover and Gettysburg, which are both 8-5 with one division game left. Max Reinecker (two homers, double, three RBIs, three runs), Trey Pridgen (two hits, homer, three RBIs, run) and Lucas Miller (two hits, two RBIs) led Suburban. Colton Kubicki (two hits, homer, two RBIs, run), Corey Wise (homer, double, two RBIs, run) and Zion Neuman (two hits, double) led West York.
York Catholic 7, Fairfield 4: At York, the Irish trailed 2-1 after 4 1/2 innings, but rallied for the win to improve to 10-4 overall and 10-3 in York-Adams Division IV. The Irish are tied for first with Biglerville. Tony Staub (four hits, double, three RBIs, run), Kevin Duncan (two hits, RBI) and Joe Stich (two hits, double, two runs, RBI) led the Irish offense. Duncan and Bryan Bullen combined on a seven-hitter for the Irish.
Susquehannock 14, Eastern York 10: At Wrightsville, Josh Smiley drove in five runs to power the Warriors. Smiley had two triples and a double, while scoring two runs. Susquehannock's other offensive leaders were Dalton Palmer (three hits, two runs), Hunter Sentz (three RBIs, run), Sam Odegaard (two hits, two runs), Jake Mahan (homer, three RBIs, run), Noah Miller (two hits, run, RBI), Ben Trego (double, run, RBI) and Austin Ruth (two hits, run). Eastern's leaders were Emmit Silar (three hits, three RBIs, two runs), Bryce Billet (two hits, three runs, two walks), Justin Ranker (two hits, double), Bren Taylor (triple, two RBIs, two runs).
York Tech 10, Hanover 0 (6 innings): At Spry, Nathan Chronister pitched 5 1/3 innings of three-hit shutout ball to get the win, striking out three without a walk. Chronister also had two hits (including a triple), three runs scored and an RBI at the plate. Tech's other hitting leaders were Kaden Rogers (two hits, two runs), Juan Lopez (two RBIs, run), Luke Greisler (two hits, double, two runs, RBI) and Gus Giacopelli (two RBIs, run).
South Western 4, Spring Grove 2: At Spring Grove, the Mustangs won despite getting just two hits, compared to nine hits for the Rockets. Pat Anderson and Dylan Spangler each had two Spring Grove hits, while Connor Reed tripled and scored two runs. Derek Huff and Connor Wilson each doubled and drove in two runs for the Mustangs.
Red Land 11, Northeastern 1 (5 innings): At Red Land, Robbie Elzinga had two hits in a losing cause.