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Unbeaten York Catholic teams enter District 3 playoffs as No. 1 seeds in Class 2-A

STEVE HEISER
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Susquehannock's Ben Tomasic, left, works to get around Central York's Robert Stockbower during boys lacrosse semifinal action at South Western High School in Hanover, Wednesday, May 8, 2019. Central York would win the game 10-4. Dawn J. Sagert photo
  • Both York Catholic lacrosse teams are 17-0 on the season.
  • Both York Catholic teams are seeded No. 1 in the District 3 Class 2-A brackets.
  • Fourteen York-Adams teams have qualified for the district lacrosse playoffs.

Two unbeaten York Catholic squads will lead a 14-team York-Adams League contingent into the District 3 lacrosse playoffs next week.

Both Fighting Irish squads are 17-0 and both are seeded No. 1 in Class 2-A.

The YC boys' team will receive a first-round bye on Tuesday before playing host to either No. 8 seed Conrad Weiser (10-7) or No. 9 seed Lampeter-Strasburg (9-8) on Thursday at a time to be determined.

Two Y-A foes will face off in a 2-A first-round game at 7 p.m. Tuesday when No. 10 Eastern York (8-8) visits No. 7 York Suburban (9-7). Suburban beat Eastern in the regular season, 16-10. 

Susquehannock (12-5) is also in the 2-A boys' field as a No. 5 seed. At 7 p.m. Tuesday, the Warriors will play host to No. 12 seed Lower Dauphin (8-9).

In 3-A boys, Central York (14-2) grabbed the No. 4 seed and a first-round bye on Tuesday. At 7 p.m. Thursday, Central will play host to either No. 5 Hempfield (12-3) or No. 12 State College (11-6).

Red Lion (13-4) grabbed the No. 6 seed in 3-A, while South Western (12-3) is seeded No. 7.

At 7 p.m. Tuesday, Red Lion will play host to No. 11 Warwick (9-6). At the same time, South Western will play host to No. 10 Exeter (12-6).

Girls' playoffs: In girls' 2-A, York Catholic also gets a bye in the first round Monday. On Wednesday, at a time to be determined, the Irish will play host to either No. 8 Lancaster Country Day (9-8) or No. 9 Eastern York (9-6).  LCD and Eastern will face off at 7 p.m. Monday at LCD.

Kennard-Dale (14-4) also got a bye in Monday's first-round as the No. 3 seed in 2-A. At 7 p.m. Wednesday, K-D will play at home vs. No. 6 Twin Valley (14-4) or No. 11 Red Land (9-9).

Susquehannock (10-6) also made the 2-A girls' field as the No. 7 seed. At 7 p.m. Monday, the Warriors will play at home vs. No. 10 Northern York (10-8).

Three Y-A teams made the 3-A girls' playoffs, led by No. 7 Central York (14-4), which will play at home at 7 p.m. Monday vs. No. 10 Central Dauphin (13-4). 

At 6 p.m. Monday, No. 9 New Oxford (13-4) will visit No. 8 Gov. Mifflin (11-6). 

At 7 p.m. Monday, No. 11 South Western (10-5) travels to No. 6 Cumberland Valley (14-4).

League playoffs: Before district action starts, four Y-A teams have the league playoffs to finish up.

Both championship games will be played at Eastern York High School on Friday.

In the boys' title game at 5:30 p.m., York Catholic faces Central York. The Irish beat the Panthers in overtime during the regular season.

The league girls' title game will follow the boys' championship at approximately 7:15 p.m. York Catholic will battle Kennard-Dale. The Irish beat the Rams by a goal during the regular season.

Reach Steve Heiser at sheiser@yorkdispatch.com.