Local roundup: Kennard-Dale boys take down Gettysburg on road

Staff Report

Kennard-Dale boys' basketball prevailed in a back-and-forth battle at Gettysburg, coming from behind in the final minutes and emerging with a 54-52 victory at the buzzer on Monday.

Zach Orwig connected on the game-winner as time ran out, completing the comeback for the Rams (6-6). Kennard-Dale trailed 36-34 entering the final quarter of play, took the lead early in the period and still trailed 52-49 with a minute remaining. But Levi Sharnetzka made a 3-pointer with 50 seconds left, the Rams forced a turnover on defense and Orwig delivered the deciding basket.

Koy Swanson led the Rams' offense with 16 points. Sharnetzka made three 3-pointers to finish with nine points, while Orwig also connected for nine. Josh Herr tallied 18 points and Ian McLean had 10 for the Warriors (5-5).

Kennard-Dale led 16-13 after the first quarter but found itself trailing 25-22 at the break. Gettysburg's lead reached 36-28 in the third quarter before Swanson led a 6-0 run to close the period. The hosts pulled ahead 50-46 with 3:12 remaining only to see the game slip away at the end. Gettysburg shot 3-of-13 on free throws.

The Rams hosts Dover on Tuesday in a York-Adams Division II matchup. The Warriors, who were a York-Adams League member until last year, host Northern York on Tuesday.


West Shore Christian 52, York Country Day 43


Kennard-Dale 35, Gettysburg 21: At Fawn Grove, the Rams (4-6) pulled away in the fourth quarter after leading 25-20 through three periods. Hannah Carl led all scorers with 13 points, while Bella Huber added six for Kennard-Dale. Lydia Floreck led the Warriors (1-10) with seven points.

York Tech 51, Biglerville 47: At Spry, Rhlyn Rouse scored 25 points as the Spartans (4-9) pulled away from the visiting Canners (4-8). Amelia Bernard added 18 points for York Tech, which led 23-22 at halftime and 41-37 through three frames. Claire Roberts led Biglerville with 19 points and Kierney Weigle had 11.

West Shore Christian 39, York Country Day 24

Central York at State College, postponed


Penn State York 89, Central Penn 43: At Penn State York, the Lions (15-2) led 46-18 at the half and went on to capture the easy non-conference victory. John John Gillespie knocked in 15 points, including three from behind the arc, and Connor Hostetter matched the team high with 15 off the beach. D'Andre Davis (York Catholic) scored 14 points, while Deriq Brown (New Oxford) and Marquise McClean (York High) each finished with 11.


Central Penn 52, Penn State York 49: At Penn State York, the Lions (7-7) missed a tying three-pointer as time expired and dropped the non-conference matchup. Desii Garcia-Hernandez led the home team with 19 points, including four 3-pointers. Teammate Jayla Brown (New Oxford) knocked in 12 points. 


South Western 48, Susquehannock 21


Spring Grove 5, New Oxford 0: At Colony Park North, the Rockets (5-0, 5-0) won the match by the scores of 1,076-942, 1,053-931 and 949-897. Blayze Denny led the Rockets individually by rolling a day-best 696, while Landon Carl rolled a 655 and Myles Garland posted a 588. Hunter Datolli rolled a 611 for the Colonials (0-5, 0-5).

York Tech 4, Columbia 3


Central Dauphin 10, Dallastown 2: At Twin Ponds, the Wildcats (5-7) trailed 3-1 after the first period and were unable to recover, dropping the Bears Division matchup. Preston Goshorn and Nicholas Horvath each scored for Dallastown


Katie Baldwin Invitational, Spooky Nook Sports Complex

Level 9, ages 8-13

Briana Revesz: vault (9.15) 2nd; uneven bars (8.85) 2nd; floor exercise (9.575) 1st; all-around (36.10) 1st ... Olivia Forbes: balance beam (8.75) 3rd ... Gavi Heller: balance beam (8.775) 2nd

Level 9, age 14

Kayla Weese: vault (9.30) 2nd; uneven bars (8.95) 3rd; floor exercise (9.275) 2nd; all-around (35.775) 1st ... Rylee Diller: balance beam (9.025) 1st

Level 9, age 15

Sierra Kratzer: balance beam (8.65) 2nd; all-around (33.275) 3rd ... Erin Marie Russo: vault (8.85) 3rd ... Team Score: (107.90) 3rd

Level 8, age 12

Adalyn Tuanquin: uneven bars (9.625) 2nd; balance beam (9.55) 1st; all-around (37.4) 2nd

Level 8, age 14

Hayley Middleton: balance beam (9.125) 1st