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Central York High School senior Connor Hoch recently signed a National Letter of Intent to play for the powerhouse Limestone College lacrosse team.

Limestone is an NCAA Division II school located in Gaffney, South Carolina. The Saints have won three NCAA Division II national titles in the last four years, including claiming the 2017 crown. Limestone finished 21-1 last year.

Limestone has also won 10 Conference Carolinas championships in the last 11 years, including 2017.

Hoch, a midfielder, also plays for the Team Maryland Lacrosse Club. He was a Brine National All-Star in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 and a Brine national champion in 2015. 

He helped Central win the York-Adams League title in 2017, scoring 41 goals, according to Central York's MaxPreps.com page.

Hoch also considered Belmont Abbey, Mount Olive University and Walsh University.

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K-D grad Marsteller earns PSAC, EWL honors: Kennard-Dale High School graduate Chance Martseller has been named the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Wrestler of the Week.

He was also named the Eastern Wrestling League Wrestler of the Week.

The Lock Haven University redshirt junior made his much-anticipated Bald Eagles debut and he hasn’t disappointed. The nationally-ranked 165-pounder has raced out to a perfect 8-0 record.

At the Clarion Open (Nov. 5), Marsteller went 5-0 with four technical falls on the way to the individual crown. On Sunday, Nov. 12, Marsteller went a perfect 3-0 and won Pool A at the elite Journeymen Collegiate Classic.

Marsteller has won each of his eight matches by at least six points.

York's Stahl named CAC Swimmer of Week, again: York College freshman swimmer Keven Stahl has been named the Capital Athletic Conference Men's Swimmer of the Week for the third consecutive week.

Stahl led the Spartans to a win over Washington & Jefferson in York's lone meet for the week. The freshman earned two more wins in that meet. He now leads the team with seven individual victories. Stahl won the 200 freestyle in a time of 1 minute, 44.75 seconds, just .32 seconds off the school record. He also won the 100 butterfly in a time of 52.63 seconds.

Stahl owns the top times in the CAC in the 100 free (:48.17), 200 free (1:44.75), 500 free (4:41.57), 1,000 free (9:37.82), 100 fly (52.63) and 200 fly (1:55.88).

Karpontinis is Spartan Athlete of Week: York College sophomore wrestler Stefanos Karpontinis has been named the Spartan Athlete of the Week for the week ending Nov. 12

Karpontinis earned his second straight tournament title at the Ursinus Fall Brawl. In the championship bout, he earned a 5-3 double-overtime win over Gettysburg All-American Paul Triandafilou. Triandafilou is a two-time NCAA Division III national qualifier and was a 2017 All-American.

Karpontinis is now 9-0 with three pins for the year. 

 

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