YORK-ADAMS SOFTBALL: West York wins thriller over Susquehannock
West York earned a thrilling 8-7 softball victory over visiting Susquehannock on Thursday afternoon.
The Bulldogs broke a 7-7 tie, when they plated the game-winning run in the bottom of the seventh to earn the walk-off York-Adams Division II victory.
West York led 7-4 going into the top of the seventh, but Susquehannock rallied to tie it in the top of the seventh.
Gabrielle Ilyes led the Bulldogs, going 3-for-4, including a triple, to go with three RBIs. Also for West York, Jossalin Shipley went 3-for-4 with a double and three RBIs, Kayla Michael doubled and scored three runs and Allison Ross scored two runs and connected for a double.
For the Warriors, Maddy Staub belted two homers, drove in three runs and scored two runs. Also for Susquehannock, Madi Shockey went 3-for-4 with two runs scored, Ally Kerr went 2-for-4 with a triple, Lily Yoakum went 3-for-4 with a double and two runs scored, Tyler Williams went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and Kristi Langhans went 2-for-4 with a double.
West York improved to 5-2 overall and 4-1 in York-Adams Division II, while Susquehannock fell to 5-3 and 3-2.
Gettysburg 3, Northeastern 2: At Gettysburg, the Warriors scored in the bottom of the ninth to earn the win. Madelyn Yannetti went the distance to get the win, striking out 13 without a walk. She allowed six hit hits. At the plate, she was 3-for-4, including a homer, with two RBIs and a run scored. Allison Sweitzer also went the distance for the Bobcats, striking out eight and walking one. She gave up five hits. Kayla Jordan had two hits and a run scored for Northeastern.
Delone Catholic 15, York Tech 2: At Spry, Catherine Rickrode picked up the win. She had five strikeouts and allowed just three hits in a game that ended after five innings because of the 10-run mercy rule. Shayna Rider, Katie Laughman and Karley Coleman each had two hits for Delone. Abby Yerger doubled for Tech.
Central York 23, New Oxford 5: At New Oxford, the Panthers belted 26 hits, led by a 4-for-5, two-RBI, two-runs-scored effort from Briannah Dobson. Alyssa Stonebraker turned in a 2-for-3 effort with three RBIs and a pair of runs scored for Central.
Hanover 15, York Catholic 0: At Hanover, the visiting team couldn't overcome 17 walks in a game that ended after three innings because of the 15-run mercy rule. Sara Durika got the win, pitching all three innings and allowing three hits. She struck out five and walked one. Hanover had just four hits, including a double from Lauren Smith.
Littlestown 9, York Suburban 2: At Suburban, Kaitlin Yealy's double helped the Trojans jump on their guests early, taking a 4-0 lead after the first and cruising the rest of the way. Yealy later added a home run in the sixth, finishing 2-for-4 with three RBIs and three runs scored. Emily Turybury was 2-for-3 with an RBI for the Trojans.
South Western 10, Spring Grove 3: At Spring Grove, a four-run fourth for the Mustangs propelled them to the win over the Rockets. Allie Fleming and Hannah Sterrett combined to five-hit Spring Grove in the win. All three of the Rockets' runs came via home runs, a solo shot by Kasey Bentley and a two-run homer by pitcher Julia Swivell.
Dallastown 10, Red Lion 0 (5 Innings): At Dallastown, Jaelynn Harbold and Delaney Kolb combined to throw a three-hit shutout to lead the Wildcats. Harbold struck out five and walked one, while Kolb struck out three and walked none. At the plate for Dallastown, Kayla Flemmens, Danielle Ludwig and Harbold each connected for two hits. Teammate Kayla Collins hit a double.