YORK-ADAMS GIRLS' VOLLEYBALL, MONDAY, OCT. 21: Dallastown pulls off shocker vs. West York

  • Dallastown earned a 3-1 girls' volleyball win over West York on Monday night.
  • The victory came in the York-Adams League playoff quarterfinals.
  • West York is ranked No. 5 in the state in Class 3-A this season.
  • Two other state-ranked teams, York Catholic and Delone Catholic, also lost Monday.

West York has won the last two York-Adams League playoff titles.

The Bulldogs won't make it a three-peat.

The Dallastown Wildcats made sure of that.

The Wildcats upset the defending PIAA Class 3-A state champions on Monday night at Red Lion, 32-30, 25-11, 18-25, 27-25, in a Y-A quarterfinal match.

Dallastown, the third-place team from Division I, improved to 14-6. Division II champion West York fell to 18-2. The Bulldogs came into the night ranked No. 5 in the latest Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association Class 3-A state poll.

West York was one of three state-ranked teams to suffer losses in Monday's Y-A quarterfinals. The other two were York Catholic and Delone Catholic, who shared the Division III crown.

At Dallastown, York Catholic dropped a 3-2 decision to Susquehannock, the third-place team from Division III. The Lady Irish dropped to 16-2, while the Warriors improved to 12-9. The game scores were 25-27, 25-23, 18-25, 25-15, 15-10.

Also at Dallastown, Delone was swept by Division I champion Central York, 25-16, 25-19, 25-21. Central is now 13-1, while Delone fell to 14-3. 

York Catholic is ranked No. 3 in the state in 2-A by the PVCA, while Delone is No. 4 in 2-A.

The only state-ranked Y-A team to survive on the opening night of the league playoffs was Division II runner-up York Suburban, which earned a 25-18, 27-25, 13-25, 25-22 victory over Division I runner-up South Western at Red Lion.

Suburban is ranked No. 6 in the state in 3-A by the PVCA.

The Trojans improved to 15-3. South Western dropped to 14-3.

For the Mustangs, Ali St. Rose had 26 kills and 11 digs, while Emma Filipovits had 15 kills and 28 digs and Makayla Dyson had 36 assists and nine digs. No Suburban stats were provided.

In Tuesday's semifinals at Dallastown High School, Central will take on Susquehannock at 6 p.m., followed by Suburban vs. Dallastown at 7:30 p.m. The league title match is slated for 7 p.m. Wednesday at Dallastown. 

Reach Steve Heiser at sheiser@yorkdispatch.com.