PREP: Dallastown's Holden Koons, York Suburban's Parker Lando top Y-A boys' singles seeds
- Dallastown's Holden Koons is the No. 1 seed for the York-Adams Class 3-A Boys' Singles Tennis Tournament.
- York Suburban's Parker Lando is the No. 1 seed for the York-Adams Boys' Singles Class 2-A Tennis Tournament.
- The league singles tournaments start Thursday and conclude Saturday.
File this under no big surprise.
Dallastown junior Holden Koons is the No. 1 seed for the upcoming York-Adams League Class 3-A Boys' Singles Tennis Tournament.
Koons already owns two league 3-A crowns and would have to be considered the overwhelming favorite to add a third crown this weekend. He won last year's league title match without losing a game.
Red Lion's Alec Shue garnered the No. 2 seed in 3-A, followed by No. 3 Jonathan Burns of Dallastown, No. 4 Justin Gruver of New Oxford, No. 5 Drew Heinzelman of Gettysburg, No. 6 Josh Sanderson of Northeastern, No. 7 Sebastian May of Dallastown and No. 8 Cameron Wheeler of Red Lion.
In 2-A, York Suburban freshman Parker Lando is the No. 1 seed, followed by No. 2 Noah DeCampo of Littlestown, No. 3 Nick Wool of Bermudian Springs, No. 4 Matt Steinberg of Delone Catholic, No. 5 Augie Citrone of West York, No. 6 Nicholas Gingerich of York Catholic, No. 7 Dominic Snyder of Susquehannock and No. 8 Ryan Appleton of Littlestown.
DeCampo was the league 2-A runner-up a year ago, but Lando defeated DeCampo in their head-to-head meeting this season, 7-5, 6-0, on April 10.
Doubles: The league's doubles seedings were also released.
The 3-A doubles seeds are: Dallastown's Burns and May at No. 1, Red Lion's Shue and Wheeler at No. 2, Northeastern's Sanderson and Lance Fries at No. 3 and New Oxford's Gruver and Michael Paganelli at No. 4. Only four seeds were listed for 3-A doubles.
The 2-A doubles seeds are: Suburban's Lando and Liam Waterbury at No. 1, Littlestown's DeCampo and Appleton at No. 2, West York's Noah Sanderson and Jack Citrone at No. 3, Wool and Brandt Yurick at No. 4, Gingerich and Ethan Underwood at No. 5, York Suburban's Jordan Ohl and Tomasz Ziminski at No. 6, Susquehannock's Snyder and Justin Field at No. 7 and Biglerville's Noah Mattson and Aaron Orndorff at No. 8.
Schedule: The singles tournament starts at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 26, with first- and second-round action at South Western (2-A) and Red Lion (3-A). The quarterfinals and semifinals are slated to start at 2 p.m. Friday, April 27, at South Western for both classes. The event concludes starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 28, with finals and consolation matches for both classes at South Western.
The doubles tournament begins at 2 p.m. Monday, April 30, with the first two rounds at South Western (2-A) and Red Lion (3-A). The doubles event concludes with the semifinals, finals and consolation matches starting at 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, at South Western for both classes.
In case of inclement weather, the action would be moved to Wisehaven Tennis Center starting at 9 a.m. Thursday, 2 p.m. Friday, 3:30 p.m. Saturday, 10:30 a.m. Monday and 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Spring Grove 5, York Country Day 0: At Spring Grove, the Rockets didn't lose a set in the nonleague match. Tucker Bolton, Dennis Eicholtz and Bobby Buffington earned singles wins. Graham Pantalone/Graham Harlacher and Caleb Warren/Logan Covington took doubles wins.
Red Lion 10, Spring Grove 2: After getting shut out for the first three innings, Red Lion erupted for 10 runs over the next three innings to erase a 2-0 deficit and roll to the win. Nathan Hodgkinson pitched 3 2/3 innings of one-hit shutout relief to get the win, striking out five. Connor Dewees (two hits, two runs, RBI), Denny Dennison (three RBIs, triple, two walks, run) and Tyler Burchett (double, two RBIs) led the Red Lion attack. Ethan Zorbaugh drove in both Spring Grove runs. Red Lion improved to 8-3 overall and 8-2 in York-Adams Division I.
Littlestown 3, Susquehannock 2: At Glen Rock, Littlestown scored a run in each of the last two innings to erase a 2-1 Susquehannock lead. Littlestown improved to 7-2 both overall and in York-Adams Division III. Jake Mahan pitched six strong innings for the Warriors, allowed one earned run while striking out five without a walk and allowing four hits..
Kennard-Dale 21, Spring Grove 5: At Spring Grove, Megan Hulczuk led the Rams by scoring five goals. Also for K-D, Autumn Kramer had three goals and one assist, Eden Sterner had one goal and four assists, Mackenzie Young had one goal and three assists, Amerie Gamache scored three goals, Maddie Day had two goals and one assist and Chloe Fornoff and Morgan Bowings each had one goal and one assist. For the Rockets, Emma Randisi scored three goals, while Hannah Miller scored two goals. K-D improved to 11-1 overall and 8-1 in the York-Adams League.
Dover 16, Central Dauphin East 4: At Dover, Paige Lantz led the Eagles with five goals and one assist. Also for Dover, Alex DiGiovanni had two goals and two assists, Riley Lawton scored three goals and Jaylynn Malehorn and Annie Long each scored two goals.
Central York 15, West York 9: At Central, the Panthers won behind big games from Abby McFerren (four goals, two assists), Maddy Kurland (four goals, two assists), Lauren Ogurcak (three goals), Emily Kurland (goal, two assists) and Liz Rader (two goals). West York was paced by Sydney Sweitzer (three goals, two assists) and Holly Detwiler (three goals, assist). Central's Carli Cohn had 12 saves, while West York's Reilly Dearolf had five saves. Central improved to 10-4 overall and 8-3 in the York-Adams League.