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PREP: Central York golfers stay perfect in York-Adams Division I, clinch championship

  • Central York has clinched the York-Adams Division I golf championship.
  • The Panthers won Monday's tournament at the Bridges to improve to 36-0 vs. D-I competition.
  • Central has now won four straight D-I crowns and five of the last six.

The Central York golf dynasty continues to reign.

The Panthers sewed up their fourth straight York-Adams Division I championship on Monday, Sept. 18, by winning a D-I tournament at The Bridges Golf Club near Abbottstown. Central has also won five of the last six D-I crowns.

Will Gekas fired a 73 on Monday at The Bridges Golf Club to lead Central York to a York-Adams Division I golf triumph.

At The Bridges, the Panthers finished with a 306 total, led by a 1-over-par 73 from Will Gekas. The Panthers finished 11 shots ahead of second-place New Oxford. Julianne Lee (75) and Matt Bricker (75) also broke 80 for the Panthers, who improved to 36-0 vs. D-I competition with just one division tournament match left on Thursday at Hanover Country Club.

Dallastown is second at 25-11.

New Oxford's Justin Gruver tied Gekas for medalist honors at 73. The only other golfers to break 80 on the day were Dallastown's Gavin Harvey (77) and New Oxford's Michael Robinson (78).

Dallastown finished third in the team competition at The Bridges with a 322, followed by Spring Grove (341), Red Lion (360), Northeastern (423) and South Western (450).


Abrams leads Susquehannock to win: Kendel Abrams fired a 75 on Monday to lead unbeaten Susquehannock to another York-Adams Division II golf triumph at Pleasant Valley Golf Club near Stewartstown.

Andrew Roberts added a 78 for Susquehannock.

The Warriors improved to 30-0 vs. D-II foes with just two division matches left. York Suburban is second at 23-7.

Susquehannock finished with a 334 total on Monday, followed by Suburban (360), Dover (362), Kennard-Dale (363), Eastern York (375), West York (377) and Gettysburg (391).

Other than Abrams and Roberts, the only other golfer to break 80 on the day was Dover's Logan Snyder at 79.

Correction: The York-Adams Division II match at Cool Creek played the back nine twice during Thursday's match.

That decision was made by the division coaches and was not related to the course conditions, as was reported in Friday's Dispatch sports section.

To constitute an official match, all players must play at least seven common holes for scoring purposes. It was decided by the coaches that, because of the threat of storms, the only way to accomplish that goal was to play the front nine twice.


Red Lion 5, Spring Grove 0: At Red Lion, the Lions received singles victories from Kristina Snyder, Destiny Mann and Zoe Watson. Abigail Mitzel and Alyssa Lutz combined to win the No. 1 doubles match, while Cora Beyer and Emily Herbert combined to win the No. 2 doubles match.

Central York 4, Gettysburg 1: At Central York, the Panthers received singles victories from Annia Rempp and McKenna Spangler. Also for Central, Olivia Quartey and Daniella Feistritzer won the No. 1 doubles, while Sarah Kohr and Catherine Bennett won the No. 2 doubles.

Dallastown 4, Northeastern 1: At Dallastown, Meghan Salaga and Morgan Kistler swept the top two singles matches for the Wildcats. Brynn MacDonald took No. 3 singles for Northeastern. Dallastown improved to 6-0 in York-Adams Division I.

Susquehannock 4, Dover 1: At Susquehannock, Julianne Cassady and Julia Kelbaugh won singles matches for the Warriors. Madisyn Weaver won in singles for Dover.


Central York 1, Hershey 0: At Pleasureville, Trace Becker scored the game’s only goal with just under 31 minutes to play to lift the Panthers over the Trojans. Central York dominated the game, out-shooting Hershey, 12-3, and taking nine corner kicks to the Trojans’ one. 


Kennard-Dale 2, Littlestown 1: At Littlestown, the Rams led 2-1 at the half and went on to capture the victory. Allison Ebaugh and Chloe Thoericht each scored one goal for the Rams. Teammate Abigail Wiland made nine stops in goal to pick up the win. 



Spring Grove 3, Northeastern 1: At Spring Grove, the Rockets triumphed, 21-25, 25-17, 25-21, 25-11. Kendra Miller had 11 kills and four aces for Spring Grove, while Faith Shaffer had 28 digs, Kaylyn Zeigler had 15 assists and Hailey Marcionette finished with 11 assists. Northeastern's Neli LaCourt had 26 digs, while Natalie Martin finished with 24 assists. Spring Grove won the JV match, 2-1.