The York Catholic boys' and girls' lacrosse teams continued stellar seasons on Monday night with easy wins over South Western.
The Irish boys won at home, 23-6, while the York Catholic girls cruised to an 18-6 road triumph.
The York Catholic boys (11-3 overall) moved into a four-way tie for first place in the York-Adams League at 8-2 with Central York, Red Lion and Susquehannock. The Irish are slated to play at Central at 7 Tuesday night in the regular-season league finale for both teams. The winner will earn at least a share of the regular-season crown.
Against South Western on Monday, the Fighting Irish boys scored 16 first-half goals en route to the blowout. Tanner Yanick scored six goals and added three assists to lead York Catholic, while Tommy Bowser added five goals and an assist and Jacob Norton tacked on four goals. South Western got two goals from Braden Dunn and a goal and an assist from Carson Perry, Justus Coury and Kyle Mills.
In the girls' contest, the Fighting Irish scored 11 times in the first half to pace themselves to the lopsided win. Lindsey China scored seven times for York Catholic, while Anna Linthicum had her own seven-point game, scoring three goals and adding four assists. South Western’s Elizabeth Antoshak and Mollie Farace each scored twice, while Antoshak added an assist. York Catholic improved to 14-0 overall and 10-0 in the York-Adams League. The Irish girls have clinched at least a share of the league crown. York Catholic can win the title outright with a win at home on Tuesday afternoon vs. Central York, which is 7-7 overall and 4-6 in the league.
Kennard-Dale 21, New Oxford 7: At New Oxford, Emmie Dressel led the Rams by scoring four goals and adding six assists. Also for K-D, Claire Gamache had one goal and five assists, Morgan Bowings had two goals and two assists, Maddie Day and Gillian Zimmerman each scored three goals, Kelsey Glenn had two goals and one assist and Megan Halczak and Hannah Bracey each scored two goals. For the Colonials, Braxtin Reddinger had six goals and one assist. The Rams improved to 14-1 overall and 8-1 in the York-Adams League.
Lower Dauphin 16, Spring Grove 11: At Hummelstown, Casey Franklin had three goals and an assist and Kaitlyn Smith added two goals and an assist, but it wasn't enough for the Rockets in the non-league contest. Lauren Grove and Jordyn Miller each add two goals for Spring Grove.
Red Lion 18, Dover 2: At Dover, the visitors (10-5 overall) rolled behind Emily Robbins (three goals, three assists), Emily Harrington (five goals), Alyssa Adams (three goals, two assists) and Peyton Shima (four goals).
New Oxford 16, Kennard-Dale 1: At Fawn Grove, John Wilson led the Colonials by scoring five goals and adding three assists. For the Rams, Wyatt Carins scored the lone goal.