West York suffers nonleague football loss vs. Palmyra on Monday night


The West York football team is still looking for its first victory of the season.

The Bulldogs dropped a 24-12 decision at Palmyra on Monday evening in a nonleague contest.

Both teams entered the game at 0-2.

Palmyra led throughout the game, jumping out to a 17-0 first-half lead.

The contest was originally scheduled for Friday night, but was postponed because of a general threat of violence within the Palmyra School District.

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West York's Sherrod Anderson scored two touchdowns on a pair of 5-yard runs.

West York quarterback Darnell Goring-Pollard rushed nine times for 32 yards and was 7 for 16 passing for 119 yards with one interception.

The Bulldogs had trouble stopping Palmyra's run game, which piled up 326 yards. Richie Kowalski, in particular, proved to be a problem for West York. Kowalski rushed for 246 yards on 30 carries with two touchdowns.

The Bulldogs won’t have much time to recover. They will open their York-Adams Division II schedule at 7 p.m. Friday at home against Gettysburg, which will enter that contest at 1-2.

Reach Steve Heiser at sheiser@yorkdispatch.com.