York Dispatch Staff Report

The Dallastown girls’ volleyball season came to an end on Thursday night with a 25-16, 21-25, 22-25, 25-21, 15-7 loss to Mechanicsburg in a District 3-AAA play-in contest at Hempfield.

York Dispatch Staff Report

York’s Evan Greenplate won the boys’ 14-and-under division at an International Junior Golf Tour event at Penn State’s Blue Course recently.

He had rounds of 79 and 78, for a two-round total of 13-over-par 157. He won by nine shots.

By DICK VANO’LINDA
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When the final horn sounded on Thursday afternoon, York Catholic’s players walked slowly off their home soccer field.

There were tears in the eyes of some of the white-clad players following a 3-2 loss to Tulpehocken.

For the third straight year, the Berks County team got the best of the Fighting Irish in the District 3 Class A playoffs.

York Catholic was determined that this year would be different, but Tulpehocken used Danielle Bressler’s game-winning goal with 15:01 remaining in the match to bring the Fighting Irish season to a close.

“Last year, we were the underdog, but this year, we felt we were evenly matched,” York Catholic goalie Hannah Laslo said. “Our season came up short, but we lost to a great team.”

Laslo and her teammates were hoping that playing in familiar surroundings could help them take down Tulpehocken and move into the semifinals.

“We’ve played so many matches on this field,” Laslo said. “Other teams from (other) sports were here today (including the football team, which walked over after practice and started a ‘Here We Go Irish, Here We Go’ cheer), and family and friends were here.”

Tulpehocken, which also had a good-sized following on hand, never trailed in the match.

The Trojans led 1-0 and 2-1, but York Catholic draw even both times on Liz Johnson goals. The Fighting Irish, though, weren’t able to match Bressler’s goal.

Tulpehocken head coach Dave Zerbe wasn’t surprised that just one goal separated the teams for the second year in a row.

“I knew it would be a tough battle,” Zerbe said. “They always come to play hard. That No. 15 (Johnson) is a playmaker. We didn’t do well against her, but she’s tough.”

Zerbe was also impressed with York Catholic sophomore forward Melanie Matthews, who assisted on Johnson’s second goal and set up other scoring opportunities with moves and speed on the outside.

“No. 1 (Matthews) was a surprise,” Zerbe said. “I wasn’t prepared for her. We had to adjust on the fly.”

Zerbe’s team received an outstanding performance from Taylor Boyer, who scored her team’s second goal and made a crossing pass to Bressler, who booted the ball into the left-hander corner of the net.

“It comes down to they convert chances when they get them, and we don’t,” York Catholic head coach Ryan Luckman said. “Sometimes, we don’t get chances because of the great defense they play. On one play today, they blocked Lizzie (Johnson), who had a wide-open goal.”

Luckman was pleased with the way his team responded to Tulpehocken’s first two goals.

“I enjoyed the way we answered,” he said. “The girls kept their heads up, and they kept going and kept battling. For the most part this season, we’ve shown great heart. We just can’t get over the Tulpehocken hump,”

Despite the disappointing loss to the defending district champions, the Fighting Irish will be able to look back on a highly successful season, during which they won 13 games and captured the York-Adams Division III title.

The 2015 York Catholic team will be a veteran one, since 18 of the 22 players will be eligible to play again next fall. Laslo, Courtney Sheckells, Patricia Mezza and Bernardine Mann are the team’s seniors.

“The sky’s the limit for this team,” said Laslo, who prevented a fourth Tulpehocken goal by diving to her left and swatting the ball outside the post and over the end line. “The thing I’ll remember the most is coming together, not just as a team, but as a bunch of sisters. I felt like the rest of the team and I could go home and have a family dinner. More than losing teammates, it’s losing sisters for next year.”

— Reach Dick VanOlinda at sports@yorkdispatch.com.

By RYAN VANDERSLOOT
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Susquehannock’s Maddy Mummert has to leap over Greencastle goalie Jenay Faulkner on Thursday during a District 3-AA playoff match.

Susquehannock’s Maddy Mummert has to leap over Greencastle goalie Jenay Faulkner on Thursday during a District 3-AA playoff match. (BIL BOWDEN PHOTO)
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SPRING GROVE — Goals scored against a team late in the first half are always tough to swallow.

Add in another goal in the first minute of the second half and that makes it all the more unbearable.

Such was the case for the No. 2-seeded Susquehannock girls’ soccer team Thursday afternoon in a District 3-AA quarterfinal against Greencastle. The Blue Devils scored twice within the two minutes of game action that sandwiched the intermission.

Those goals accounted for all of the scoring for the contest, which was enough to send Greencastle, the No. 7 seed in the draw, into the semifinals with a 2-0 victory over the Warriors at Papermakers Stadium.

“Both of those were tough,” Susquehannock coach Pat Brubaker said. “We were right there with them. And even after halftime I thought we could score with the wind at our backs, but, yeah, (those goals) took the wind out of our sails.”

The Blue Devils (13-4-1) took the lead late in the first half after the Warriors couldn’t convert one of several prime scoring chances. Greencastle goalie Jenay Faulkner cleared a ball to midfield, where it finally found its way to Ally Rudy, who didn’t miss from about six yards out.

“We heard this team (Greencastle) had a high-powered offense,” Brubaker said. “No. 33 (Rudy) was a conference player of the year and she showed why. She was very quick. And they took advantage of their (chances) and we, unfortunately didn’t.”

The Blue Devils doubled the lead in the first minute of the second half when Rudy lofted a perfect pass for Paige Johnson from just outside the box. Johnson did the rest, taking the ball into the box before beating Susquehannock goalie Ashley Stone up high to make it 2-0 with 39:07 left.

Things could have easily been different had the Warriors (12-5-1) not squandered several good scoring chances early. Brooke McGee gained separation during a breakaway about eight minutes into play only to have Faulkner snuff out her attempt. McGee and teammate Madeline Ketterer added other prime scoring chances later, but Faulkner was up to the task each time.

“(Faulkner) was very aggressive,” Brubaker said. “And we heard she was aggressive. So we worked on trying to shoot quickly or take it around her, but we never got that opportunity.”

The loss ended what still has to be considered a very successful campaign for the Warriors and Brubaker, alike. The first-year coach guided the squad to a Division II co-championship and into the District 3 quarterfinals for the first time in program history.

“These girls came together as a team after a very frustrating season last year,” Brubaker said. “They far exceeded my expectations and, I think, their expectations too.”

— Reach Ryan Vandersloot at sports@yorkdispatch.com.

By RYAN VANDERSLOOT
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Gettysburg’s Adam Yingling leaps over the West York’s Drew Geller during District 3-AA action on Thursday. Yingling had an assist on the

Gettysburg’s Adam Yingling leaps over the West York’s Drew Geller during District 3-AA action on Thursday. Yingling had an assist on the game’s only goal. (BIL BOWDEN PHOTO)
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SPRING GROVE — There was hardly a sound near the West York bench after the conclusion of the Bulldogs’ District 3-AA boys’ soccer quarterfinal against York-Adams League rival Gettysburg.

West York had already suffered two double-overtime losses vs. the Warriors during the regular season. Thursday night, the Bulldogs were again stunned by the league’s newest member. A second-half goal by Drew Wivell was all that Gettysburg would need to down a game West York side, 1-0, ending the Bulldogs’ season in the process.

“It’s like losing any game,” West York assistant coach Dan Klinedinst said of the silence. “It’s our last game and, for the seniors, it’s their last time playing in high school. It’s a somber experience for our seven seniors, but they’ll move on. But, of course, it’s always tough afterwards.”

The victory vaults Gettysburg (16-4) into the semifinals opposite ELCO on Saturday. ELCO nipped Pequea Valley 2-1 in overtime on Thursday.

The Warriors were able to clamp down on a potent West York offense, holding the Bulldogs to just four shots on goal. Even when West York was able to get a look at the cage, Gettysburg goalie Michael Heeschen was there to make the stop.

Head Coach Drew Shaffer’s club played nearly as well, although goalie Darrian McCauley had to make some big stops. Warrior standout Adam Yingling had two chances against McCauley late in the first half, but the Bulldog keeper was up to the task each time.

Yingling, however, got some revenge early in the second half. After his initial shot was blocked by a West York defender, Yingling recovered the ball and left a drop-pass for Wivell, who drilled a shot past McCauley with 36:56 left on the clock.

While the Bulldogs tried feverishly to stage a comeback as the clock ticked down, it just wasn’t meant to be.

“I felt that both teams were level, skill-wise,” Shaffer said. “They just were able to find the back of the net before we did. And sometimes, going down 1-0 is a little hard to overcome.”

With the season now over after a 13-6-1 campaign, Shaffer pointed out one really unique thing about his club — at times it was able to essentially coach itself. That’s something quite rare for any team, especially a high school one.

“They’re a great group of kids,” he said. “Self-motivated. Hard-working. There were really days at practice where I could just show up and just stand there and they would run the practice themselves without having to be told what to do. And you won’t find that very often. They’re a special group.”

— Reach Ryan Vandersloot at sports@yorkdispatch.com.

Individual Rushing
Team Name RUSH YDS AVG
BS Colton Dull 148 1141 7.7
WY Ross Campbell 100 958 9.6
BS Briton Shelton 136 916 6.7
Dal Addison Quinones 103 889 8.6
EY David Livelsberger 117 886 7.6
YC Hakeem Kinard 129 863 6.7
SG Shay Feulmer 128 793 6.2
CY Terrance Carter 103 752 7.3
DC Jake Kadis 101 741 7.3
EY Lucas Barshinger 72 684 9.5
YH Bryshon Sweeney 118 628 5.3
Ne Chris Whack 98 608 6.2
Get Lane Sherman 81 601 7.4
DC Alex Little 129 574 4.4
Dov Durran Ledbetter 96 542 5.6
RL Antwan Jackson 114 539 4.7
Lit Lucas Reynolds 128 538 4.2
NO Hunter Ringrose 103 527 5.1
YH James Way 118 503 4.3
Big Scott Cooper 91 503 5.5
SW Robby Harbison 117 502 4.3
Ne Kody Reeser 98 489 5.0
Lit Zach Brown 96 478 5.0
Han Jordan Laughman 88 469 5.3
CY Pearson Hinkle 65 460 7.1
WY Cadence Thomas 51 446 8.7
Dov Tyrel Jones 32 440 13.8
Dov John Sterner 63 415 6.6
YS Liam McWilliams 90 404 4.5
YS Dajour Henderson 49 392 8.0
EY Jake Kessler 48 389 8.1
DC Tavian Dorsey 51 356 7.0
YT Damarius Wiggins 71 353 5.0
WY Garrett Stauffer 56 334 6.0
SW Andrew Hartlaub 64 331 5.2
YT Jibri Bones 77 295 3.8
WY Noah Bowers 59 290 4.9
Big Samuel Laird 60 285 4.8
Get Wade Laudeman 43 283 6.6
Dov Kenyon Hoopes 52 281 5.4
EY Keegan Corwell 31 273 8.8
F Matt Petrie 67 269 4.0
Dov Joey Zutell 64 265 4.1
RL Kenny Holloway 86 260 3.0
Get Elijah Jackson 23 258 11.2
NO Daulton Snyder 53 255 4.8
SG Nick Erickson 75 252 3.4
F Mason Flickinger 86 249 2.9
Dal Cade Gold 62 248 4.0
Big Colton Sentz 37 244 6.6
YT Nashid Bones 60 234 3.9
YC Jack Burnside 33 232 7.0
Get Tyler Lampe 46 229 5.0
RL Alex Keough 35 221 6.3
KD Josh Eaton 70 218 3.1
SG Zack Stauffer 52 211 4.1
YC Gregory Bennett 44 205 4.7

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Individual Passing
Team Name COMP ATT INT TD YDS
YC Hakeem Kinard 94 179 8 14 1442
Han Kyle Krout 96 204 9 9 1337
SW Brock Geiman 74 143 7 12 1326
YS Thomas Merkle 91 148 4 9 1268
WY Ross Campbell 53 107 4 9 1095
YH James Way 69 141 7 8 1038
Get Jake Myers 37 80 2 11 889
Sus Josh Stoneberg 75 166 7 4 823
Dal Cade Gold 51 106 5 4 762
DC Brian Shermeyer 42 83 6 8 709
F Mason Flickinger 46 119 6 9 706
CY Nik Strine 37 68 3 5 636
Ne Blake Einsig 30 57 3 8 605
Lit Cody Boyd 39 80 10 6 588
BS Ryan Markle 28 61 6 6 586
RL Dalton Grove 59 122 7 7 581
Big Ben Hurda 41 88 2 4 514
KD Daniel Brewer 50 110 3 4 419
CY Shannon Valenti 38 84 6 1 415
NO Corban Czap 33 77 7 5 386
SG Nick Erickson 27 64 7 3 350
EY Conrad Rhein 16 42 5 3 325
Dov Kenyon Hoopes 17 53 3 3 297
Lit Jarrett Brittain 16 35 4 0 225
YT Damarius Wiggins 12 36 2 1 145
SG Shay Feulmer 3 5 1 1 131

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Individual Receiving – Receptions
Team Name REC YDS AVG
Han Dylan Krieger 47 902 19.2
YS Collin Mailman 35 719 20.5
Lit Lucas Reynolds 26 417 16.0
WY Diego Torres 25 545 21.8
YC Qua’Shawn Grooms 25 506 20.2
Sus Nick Tannura 24 311 13.0
YS Jimmy Daglaris 22 251 11.4
SW Noah Staub 20 314 15.7
CY Jeremiah Dadeboe 19 211 11.1
F Antijuan Washington 19 283 14.9
YH Bryshon Sweeney 18 241 13.4
SG Anthony Beddia 18 280 15.6
CY Terrance Carter 18 311 17.3
YH Sae’Quan Whitaker 18 298 16.6
SW Andrew Hartlaub 18 502 27.9
YC Luke Brennan 18 257 14.3
NO Daulton Snyder 18 217 12.1
KD Kyle Woolridge 17 224 13.2
SG Logan Hall 17 231 13.6
Ne Jordan Zirkle 17 195 11.5
YH Danny Acevedo 17 243 14.3
YC Joseph Bauhof 17 264 15.5
Lit Dylan Brittain 16 284 17.8
YC Daniel Yokemick 16 200 12.5
SW Miles Francis 15 199 13.3
RL Kendrick Boyd-Gillespie 15 177 11.8
Han Colten Ehrhart 14 136 9.7
Sus Dorian Faster 14 227 16.2
Big Scott Cooper 14 297 21.2
DC Brandon Zumbrum 14 169 12.1
Dal Jake Jansen 14 174 12.4
Han Nick Seymour 14 122 8.7
KD Austin Jenkins 13 109 8.4
YS Brad Smith 12 115 9.6
Han Resean Williams 12 106 8.8
Sus Tyler Buckley 11 76 6.9
YS Teague Hoffman 11 86 7.8
YH Nate Delmotte 11 188 17.1
Lit Lane Nye 10 88 8.8
YC Scott Bartkowiak 10 158 15.8
F Alex Irvin 10 221 22.1
Ne David Ankney 10 245 24.5
Sus Dervon Mayberry 9 75 8.3
RL Derek Ross 9 45 5.0
WY Cash Gladfelter 9 201 22.3
Dal Owen Ritter 9 216 24.0
CY Pearson Hinkle 9 98 10.9
Get Jordan Turner 9 187 20.8
Get Kobe Wansel 9 356 39.6
Dal John Middleton 9 120 13.3

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Individual Receiving – Yards
Team Name REC YDS AVG
Han Dylan Krieger 47 902 19.2
YS Collin Mailman 35 719 20.5
WY Diego Torres 25 545 21.8
YC Qua’Shawn Grooms 25 506 20.2
SW Andrew Hartlaub 18 502 27.9
Lit Lucas Reynolds 26 417 16.0
Get Kobe Wansel 9 356 39.6
SW Noah Staub 20 314 15.7
CY Terrance Carter 18 311 17.3
Sus Nick Tannura 24 311 13.0
YH Sae’Quan Whitaker 18 298 16.6
Big Scott Cooper 14 297 21.2
Lit Dylan Brittain 16 284 17.8
F Antijuan Washington 19 283 14.9
SG Anthony Beddia 18 280 15.6
YC Joseph Bauhof 17 264 15.5
YC Luke Brennan 18 257 14.3
YS Jimmy Daglaris 22 251 11.4
Ne David Ankney 10 245 24.5
YH Danny Acevedo 17 243 14.3
YH Bryshon Sweeney 18 241 13.4
SG Logan Hall 17 231 13.6
Sus Dorian Faster 14 227 16.2
KD Kyle Woolridge 17 224 13.2
F Alex Irvin 10 221 22.1
NO Daulton Snyder 18 217 12.1
Dal Owen Ritter 9 216 24.0
CY Jeremiah Dadeboe 19 211 11.1
WY Cash Gladfelter 9 201 22.3
YC Daniel Yokemick 16 200 12.5
SW Miles Francis 15 199 13.3
Ne Jordan Zirkle 17 195 11.5
YH Nate Delmotte 11 188 17.1
Get Jordan Turner 9 187 20.8
DC Justin Gobrecht 7 185 26.4
RL Kendrick Boyd-Gillespie 15 177 11.8
Dal Jake Jansen 14 174 12.4
DC Brandon Zumbrum 14 169 12.1
YC Scott Bartkowiak 10 158 15.8
Dov Shane Orchard 4 155 38.8
SG Shay Feulmer 5 140 28.0
BS Brady Myers 4 137 34.3
Han Colten Ehrhart 14 136 9.7
BS Derek Starner 6 130 21.7
SW Brady Thayer 7 127 18.1
Get Tyler Lampe 8 124 15.5
Han Nick Seymour 14 122 8.7
Dal John Middleton 9 120 13.3
DC Larry Lefler 7 119 17.0
CY Braden Neal 8 117 14.6
Get Lane Sherman 5 116 23.2
YS Brad Smith 12 115 9.6
Dal Addison Quinones 7 112 16.0
KD Austin Jenkins 13 109 8.4
YT David Porter 4 109 7.0
WY Ian Lichty 4 108 27.0
Han Resean Williams 12 106 8.8
Dov Derek Breneman 5 104 20.8
WY Terry Caines 7 104 14.9

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Individual Scoring
Team Name TD EP1 EP2 FG TOTAL
WY Ross Campbell 19 0 3 0 120
BS Colton Dull 19 0 0 0 114
SW Andrew Hartlaub 14 0 0 0 84
SG Shay Feulmer 13 0 2 0 82
EY Lucas Barshinger 13 0 1 0 80
CY Terrance Carter 12 0 0 0 72
Dal Addison Quinones 10 0 1 0 62
YH Bryshon Sweeney 10 0 1 0 62
BS Briton Shelton 10 0 0 0 60
Get Lane Sherman 9 0 2 0 58
Han Dylan Krieger 7 6 4 0 56
F Mason Flickinger 9 0 0 0 54
Big Scott Cooper 9 0 0 0 54
EY Damian McKinsey 3 22 0 3 49
YS Liam McWilliams 8 0 0 0 48
Get Michael Heeschen 0 36 0 4 48
DC Jake Kadis 8 0 0 0 48
YC Hakeem Kinard 8 0 0 0 48
CY Pearson Hinkle 8 0 0 0 48
YS Collin Mailman 7 0 1 0 44
BS Connor Zahm 0 37 0 2 43
EY David Livelsberger 7 0 0 0 42
RL Kendrick Boyd-Gillespie 7 0 0 0 42
YC Qua’Shawn Grooms 6 0 1 0 38
CY Carter Luckenbaugh 0 23 0 5 38
Han Jordan Laughman 6 0 0 0 36
Dov Durran Ledbetter 6 0 0 0 36
Dov John Sterner 6 0 0 0 36
Lit Lucas Reynolds 6 0 0 0 36
YC Jack Burnside 6 0 0 0 36
Ne David Ankney 6 0 0 0 36
WY Diego Torres 6 0 0 0 36
SW Miles Francis 6 0 0 0 36
Dal McKinley Curren 0 20 0 5 35
WY Brett Strickler 0 34 0 0 34
SG Andrew Luckenbaugh 0 17 0 5 32
EY Jake Kessler 5 0 1 0 32
Get Wade Laudeman 5 0 0 0 30
F Michael Quealy 5 0 0 0 30
Get Elijah Jackson 5 0 0 0 30
Ne Chase Sasala 0 21 0 3 30
DC Jay Strickland 0 21 0 3 30
WY Garrett Stauffer 5 0 0 0 30
YH James Way 5 0 0 0 30
Dov Tyrel Jones 5 0 0 0 30
YT Jibri Bones 4 0 2 0 28
Get Tyler Lampe 4 0 1 0 26
YC Daniel Yokemick 4 1 0 0 25
YS Thomas Merkle 4 0 0 0 24
YC Gregory Bennett 4 0 0 0 24
SW Andrew Slater 0 21 0 1 24
Ne Kody Reeser 4 0 0 0 24
Dov Shane Orchard 4 0 0 0 24
Lit Wes Storey 4 0 0 0 24
YS Jonas Atkinson 0 22 0 0 22
Big Jorden Trostel 0 15 0 2 21
SW Brock Geiman 3 2 0 0 20
Dov Josh Bradley 0 14 0 2 20
YH Danny Acevedo 3 0 1 0 20
F Alex Irvin 3 0 0 0 18
Ne Chris Whack 3 0 0 0 18
WY Noah Bowers 3 0 0 0 18
YT Damarius Wiggins 3 0 0 0 18
DC Justin Gobrecht 3 0 0 0 18
WY Cash Gladfelter 3 0 0 0 18
Lit Dylan Brittain 3 0 0 0 18
DC Lucas Shull 3 0 0 0 18
Get Jake Myers 3 0 0 0 18
KD Kyle Woolridge 3 0 0 0 18
SW Robby Harbison 3 0 0 0 18
YC Joseph Bauhof 3 0 0 0 18
NO Keegan Romanoff 3 0 0 0 18
NO Daulton Snyder 3 0 0 0 18
Han Colten Ehrhart 3 0 0 0 18
YH Sae’Quan Whitaker 3 0 0 0 18
Get Jordan Turner 3 0 0 0 18
Get Jordan Turner 3 0 0 0 18
Dal Cade Gold 3 0 0 0 18
SW Noah Staub 3 0 0 0 18
WY Brett Kinneman 3 0 0 0 18
EY Keegan Corwell 3 0 0 0 18
F Brandon Hummel 0 14 0 1 17
EY Conrad Rhein 2 0 1 0 14
BS Wyatt Gearhart 2 0 1 0 14
2014 #YAIAA FOOTBALL REGULAR SEASON TEAM STATISTICS

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Team Offense (scoring)
GM PTS AVG
West York 8 364 45.5
Gettysburg 8 346 43.3
Bermudian Springs 8 315 39.4
Eastern York 8 256 32.0
York Catholic 8 252 31.5
South Western 8 232 29.0
Dallastown 8 204 25.5
Central York 8 200 25.0
Delone Catholic 8 190 23.8
York Suburban 8 184 23.0
Spring Grove 8 176 22.0
Dover 8 175 21.9
Fairfield 8 172 21.5
Northeastern 8 170 21.3
Littlestown 8 163 20.4
York High 8 147 18.4
Hanover 8 143 17.9
Red Lion 8 136 17.0
Biglerville 8 135 16.9
New Oxford 8 91 11.4
York Tech 8 86 10.8
Kennard-Dale 8 69 8.6
Susquehannock 8 51 6.4

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Team Defense (scoring)
GM PTS AVG
Bermudian Springs 8 48 6.0
Dallastown 8 113 14.1
West York 8 114 14.3
Gettysburg 8 121 15.1
Eastern York 8 123 15.4
Spring Grove 8 154 19.3
Biglerville 8 154 19.3
Dover 8 155 19.4
Northeastern 8 157 19.6
Fairfield 8 162 20.3
Red Lion 8 164 20.5
Central York 8 184 23.0
York Catholic 8 187 23.4
Delone Catholic 8 191 23.9
York High 8 204 25.5
York Tech 8 207 25.9
York Suburban 8 211 26.4
South Western 8 229 28.6
Hanover 8 258 32.3
New Oxford 8 262 32.8
Littlestown 8 269 33.6
Kennard-Dale 8 358 44.8
Susquehannock 8 360 45.0

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Total Team Offense
GM Yards AVG
West York 8 3815 476.9
Bermudian Springs 8 3284 410.5
York Catholic 8 3030 378.8
Gettysburg 8 2969 371.1
Central York 8 2832 354.0
Eastern York 8 2677 334.6
Dallastown 8 2520 315.0
Delone Catholic 8 2510 313.8
South Western 8 2463 307.9
Littlestown 8 2451 306.4
Dover 8 2438 304.8
Northeastern 8 2410 301.3
Spring Grove 8 2383 297.9
York Suburban 8 2323 290.4
York High 8 2297 287.1
Hanover 8 2116 264.5
Biglerville 8 1952 244.0
Red Lion 8 1707 213.4
Fairfield 8 1550 193.8
New Oxford 8 1520 190.0
York Tech 8 1463 182.9
Susquehannock 8 1312 164.0
Kennard-Dale 8 771 96.4

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Total Team Defense
GM Yards AVG
Bermudian Springs 8 1209 151.1
Gettysburg 8 1541 192.6
West York 8 1782 222.8
Eastern York 8 1936 242.0
Spring Grove 8 1983 247.9
York Suburban 8 2000 250.0
Northeastern 8 2103 262.9
Delone Catholic 8 2175 271.9
Dover 8 2226 278.3
Red Lion 8 2258 282.3
Dallastown 8 2292 286.5
Fairfield 8 2337 292.1
York Tech 8 2363 295.4
Central York 8 2366 295.8
New Oxford 8 2503 312.9
Hanover 8 2504 313.0
Littlestown 8 2535 316.9
Biglerville 8 2666 333.3
South Western 8 2734 341.8
York Catholic 8 2780 347.5
York High 8 2784 348.0
Kennard-Dale 8 3136 392.0
Susquehannock 8 3532 441.5

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Team Rushing
GM Att Yards Yds/Gm Yds/Att
West York 8 380 2686 335.8 7.1
Bermudian Springs 8 389 2678 334.8 6.9
Eastern York 8 321 2339 292.4 7.3
Gettysburg 8 322 2066 258.3 6.4
Dover 8 345 2064 258.0 6.0
Delone Catholic 8 343 1815 226.9 5.3
Dallastown 8 285 1718 214.8 6.0
Central York 8 257 1550 193.8 6.0
Spring Grove 8 336 1547 193.4 4.6
Littlestown 8 357 1544 193.0 4.3
York Catholic 8 240 1485 185.6 6.2
Northeastern 8 310 1481 185.1 4.8
Biglerville 8 306 1360 170.0 4.4
York High 8 271 1260 157.5 4.6
York Tech 8 318 1157 144.6 3.6
Red Lion 8 310 1149 143.6 3.7
South Western 8 284 1137 142.1 4.0
New Oxford 8 309 1066 133.3 3.4
York Suburban 8 267 959 119.9 3.6
Hanover 8 257 864 108.0 3.4
Fairfield 8 246 787 98.4 3.2
Susquehannock 8 174 422 52.8 2.4
Kennard-Dale 8 226 262 32.8 1.2

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Team Passing
GM Comp Att Yards Yds/Gm Yds/Att
York Catholic 8 95 180 1447 180.9 8.0
York Suburban 8 94 156 1363 170.4 8.7
Hanover 8 98 209 1348 168.5 6.4
South Western 8 74 143 1326 165.8 9.3
West York 8 56 113 1129 141.1 10.0
Central York 8 75 152 1051 131.4 6.9
York High 8 69 141 1038 129.8 7.4
Northeastern 8 52 98 930 116.3 9.5
Littlestown 8 62 141 904 113.0 6.4
Susquehannock 8 83 193 890 111.3 4.6
Spring Grove 8 52 113 836 104.5 7.4
Dallastown 8 53 108 802 100.3 7.4
Fairfield 8 49 122 799 99.9 6.5
Gettysburg 8 49 122 799 99.9 6.5
Delone Catholic 8 43 88 725 90.6 8.2
Bermudian Springs 8 28 61 586 73.3 9.6
Red Lion 8 59 122 581 72.6 4.8
Biglerville 8 45 94 548 68.5 5.8
Kennard-Dale 8 63 144 510 63.8 3.5
New Oxford 8 40 102 460 57.5 4.5
Dover 8 20 61 374 46.8 6.1
Eastern York 8 17 43 339 42.4 7.9
York Tech 8 21 58 305 38.1 5.3

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Team Rushing Defense
GM Att Yards Yds/Gm Yds/Att
Bermudian Springs 8 220 568 71.0 2.6
West York 8 237 739 92.4 3.1
Dallastown 8 278 881 110.1 3.2
Northeastern 8 227 886 110.8 3.9
Delone Catholic 8 229 937 117.1 4.1
Gettysburg 8 293 1002 125.3 3.4
Spring Grove 8 284 1063 132.9 3.7
Dover 8 294 1135 141.9 3.9
Red Lion 8 296 1260 157.5 4.3
Eastern York 8 294 1288 161.0 4.4
York Tech 8 327 1353 169.1 4.1
York Suburban 8 251 1460 182.5 5.8
Fairfield 8 283 1518 189.8 5.4
Central York 8 326 1536 192.0 4.7
Littlestown 8 317 1676 209.5 5.3
Hanover 8 346 1679 209.9 4.9
South Western 8 296 1685 210.6 5.7
Biglerville 8 374 1747 218.4 4.7
York High 8 308 1760 220.0 5.7
New Oxford 8 329 1832 229.0 5.6
Kennard-Dale 8 281 2306 288.3 8.2
York Catholic 8 366 2322 290.3 6.3
Susquehannock 8 349 2548 318.5 7.3

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Team Passing Defense
GM Comp Att Yards Yds/Gm Yds/Att
York Catholic 8 47 128 458 57.3 3.6
York Suburban 8 44 104 540 67.5 5.2
Gettysburg 8 42 111 545 68.1 4.9
New Oxford 8 48 83 671 83.9 8.1
Eastern York 8 56 127 681 85.1 5.4
York Tech 8 45 99 714 89.3 7.2
Bermudian Springs 8 55 129 741 92.6 5.7
Fairfield 8 48 104 777 97.1 7.5
Hanover 8 47 100 812 101.5 8.1
Central York 8 43 104 837 104.6 8.0
Littlestown 8 62 128 859 107.4 6.7
Susquehannock 8 44 85 907 113.4 10.7
Spring Grove 8 49 116 920 115.0 7.9
Biglerville 8 64 120 920 115.0 7.7
Kennard-Dale 8 44 83 929 116.1 11.2
West York 8 100 185 958 119.8 5.2
York High 8 59 108 960 120.0 8.9
Red Lion 8 65 125 998 124.8 8.0
South Western 8 73 140 1050 131.3 7.5
Dover 8 67 134 1090 136.3 8.1
Northeastern 8 78 146 1217 152.1 8.3
Delone Catholic 8 79 158 1244 155.5 7.9
Dallastown 8 108 188 1410 176.3 7.5

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Turnover Differential
GM Take Give Diff Diff/Gm
West York 8 20 8 12 1.5
Fairfield 8 24 13 11 1.4
Biglerville 8 18 8 10 1.3
Eastern York 8 15 8 7 0.9
Central York 8 16 10 6 0.8
Bermudian Springs 8 20 16 4 0.5
York Suburban 8 13 9 4 0.5
Dallastown 8 15 11 4 0.5
South Western 8 13 10 3 0.4
York Tech 8 15 12 3 0.4
Gettysburg 8 9 7 2 0.3
Delone Catholic 8 11 11 0 0.0
York High 8 9 10 -1 -0.1
Dover 8 9 13 -4 -0.5
Northeastern 8 7 11 -4 -0.5
Hanover 8 14 20 -6 -0.8
York Catholic 8 6 12 -6 -0.8
Spring Grove 8 9 16 -7 -0.9
New Oxford 8 10 18 -8 -1.0
Red Lion 8 8 16 -8 -1.0
Kennard-Dale 8 8 17 -9 -1.1
Susquehannock 8 8 17 -9 -1.1
Littlestown 8 11 27 -16 -2.0

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2014 #YAIAA FOOTBALL REGULAR SEASON STANDINGS
Division I Division Overall Scoring
W L W L PF PA Diff
Dallastown 5 0 7 1 204 113 91
Central York 4 1 4 4 200 184 16
Red Lion 4 1 5 3 136 164 -28
South Western 3 2 3 5 232 229 3
York High 2 3 2 6 147 204 -57
Northeastern 1 4 4 4 170 157 13
Spring Grove 1 4 3 5 176 154 22
New Oxford 0 5 0 8 91 262 -171
Division II Division Overall Scoring
W L W L PF PA Diff
West York 4 0 7 1 364 114 250
Dover 3 1 5 3 175 155 20
Gettysburg 3 1 7 1 346 121 225
York Suburban 2 2 3 5 184 211 -27
Eastern York 2 3 5 3 256 123 133
Susquehannock 0 4 0 8 51 360 -309
Kennard-Dale 0 5 1 7 69 358 -289
Division III Division Overall Scoring
W L W L PF PA Diff
Bermudian Springs 5 0 8 0 315 48 267
York Catholic 4 1 5 3 252 187 65
Fairfield 3 2 5 3 172 162 10
Delone Catholic 3 2 4 4 190 191 -1
Biglerville 2 3 4 4 135 154 -19
Hanover 1 4 2 6 143 258 -115
Littlestown 1 4 2 6 163 269 -106
York Tech 1 4 1 7 86 207 -121

By PATRICK STROHECKER
505-5402/@ydsports

Nick Geiman is just one of a large number of outstanding amateur golfers in the York area.

Nick Geiman is just one of a large number of outstanding amateur golfers in the York area. (FILE PHOTO)

York County isn’t really known for anything in particular when it comes to sports.

It doesn’t have a major professional sports team, or an affiliate of a major league team, for that matter. Sure, there’s the Revolution, an independent team that is part of the Atlantic League, but that’s about the extent of professional sports teams in York.

There have been some notable athletes to come out of York County recently, such as John Kuhn, Will Beatty and Mike Cox, but the surrounding areas have probably produced better-known athletes, such as Jim Furyk (Lancaster), LeSean McCoy (Harrisburg) and Kyle Brady (Camp Hill).

York just isn’t really a pro sports hub. It’s place in athletics stands as more of a middle ground, where fans of Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Baltimore and, to an extent, Washington D.C. all reside, with no one burning passion taking control of the area. And that’s perfectly fine. It’s kind of what makes the area unique.

But, as I took in the PIAA State Golf Championships these past couple days, I couldn’t help but think about all of the great amateur golfers the area has to offer. It’s almost like that is becoming the identity of York County athletics.

Just this past week, six golfers from the York-Adams League participated in the state golf championships, with York Catholic’s Nick Geiman finishing third in the boys’ Class AA field and Joe Parrini tying for sixth. In the Class AAA tournament, Central York’s Gus Minkin tied for eighth. To have three golfers from the same league finish in the top 10 of the state in their respective classes is impressive, but not surprising if you’ve followed the local golf scene throughout the summer and during the high school season.

All three guys were the leaders of their respective high school teams throughout the season, while also performing admirably during the summer on the junior tours. Minkin and Geiman were always near the top of the leaderboards, if not winning events around the area, filling the void left behind by Isaiah Logue.

Logue is one of the most-decorated young amateur golfers to come out of the area in recent memory, winning back-to-back Class AA state titles in 2012 and 2013 for Fairfield, before moving on to NCAA Division I Liberty University this year. Not to mention he qualified for the United States Amateur during the summer, advancing to the Round of 32 before being sent home. He set the standard for young amateur golfers in the area, and not just for boys such as Geiman and Minkin.

Parrini qualified for this year’s state championship as only a freshman, proving that he has a bright future ahead of him. And when Minkin graduates from Central York in 2016, Julianne Lee is poised to take over after recently completing her freshman season with the golf team.

Old guard: But it hasn’t just been this new wave of young players that’s set the stage for the local golf scene. Many years before any of these young boys and girls were born, some prominent golfers ruled the courses back when fairway woods were actually wooden and golf balls were only two layers, not three and four.

The first name that comes to mind when thinking about the old guard of York County golf is Bill Brenner. The guy is a local legend, literally, as made official by the national golf magazine, Golfweek. He’s won a record six York County Amateur championships and 27 Briarwood club titles. He captained the 2014 York side to a War of the Roses victory over Lancaster this summer, serving as an ambassador to the amateur golf scene in York.

Guys such as Brenner don’t come around often, ones who make their mark on a sport. But it’s happening more and more nowadays in York County, where young kids are picking up the game of golf and developing into players who become state champions.

This isn’t Florida, Georgia, Texas or California when it comes to developing golf greats, but you wouldn’t expect it to be. The game here can only really be played seven, maybe eight months out of the year, not year round as in warmer states.

Still, as players such as Brenner, Logue, Geiman, Parrini and Minkin continue to represent York County on a state and even national stage, it won’t be long until people begin to associate York, Pa., with superb amateur golf.

— Patrick Strohecker can be reached at pstrohecker@yorkdispatch.com.

By PATRICK STROHECKER
505-5402/@ydsports

Two-and-a-half months ago, when the York Catholic golf team kicked off its season, it set one goal: to win the Class AA state title.

Wednesday, the Irish were a mere 18 holes from accomplishing that goal. They were one of six teams taking part in the PIAA Class AA Boys’ Golf Team Championship at Heritage Hills Golf Resort. But, on a day when the blustery, damp weather was perhaps the players’ toughest competition, York Catholic’s dream of being a state championship team came down to the disappointing end.

The Irish shot a combined four-player team total of 336, finishing in third place, only three shots behind champion New Hope-Solebury (333) and second-place Sewickley Academy (334).

“You gotta give credit to (Roland) Massimino from New Hope, who shot 72 today,” York Catholic coach Bill Brander said. “That’s a fantastic score and he carried their team to a state championship and that’s fantastic.”

Massimino’s 72 was the low score of the day and was the deciding factor in the final outcome. The next-best score among AA players was 79 in the rainy, windy and cold conditions.

The Irish were led by Nick Geiman and Andrew Forjan, who both shot team-low 81s, followed by Joe Parrini’s 85, Ryan Deporter’s 89 and Lauren Parrini’s 91. The team total score takes the top four scores from each team, so only Lauren Parrini’s 91 didn’t count toward the final outcome.

Geiman’s 81 and Joe Parrini’s 85 marked the first time all season that York Catholic’s top two golfers shot in the 80s, a testament to how tough the playing conditions were.

“It was just really tough conditions with the wind and the rain,” Brander said. “It was just a really tough day.”

Deporter added: “It was the hardest competitive golf round that I’ve ever played.”

It was a day that forced the best players to shine for their teams, but conditions weren’t cooperating. Birdies were hard to come by, with puddles forming in bunkers and standing water on some of the greens, forcing groundskeepers to get out squeegees so that players could putt.

The state competition marked the end of the Irish season and also the final round of scholastic golf for seniors Geiman, Deporter and Lauren Parrini. And despite not fulfilling the team goal set way back in the middle of August, the players from York Catholic didn’t necessarily see this year as a failure.

“We’re disappointed a little bit, but we also had an incredible year,” Deporter said. “We won districts, which our school had never done. Five of us advanced to regionals, which is a huge number, so, yeah it’s disappointing, but there’s a silver lining to it. It was a memorable year.”

The other state team champions were St. Joseph’s Prep in boys’ AAA, Central Valley in girls’ AAA and Villa Maria in girls’ AA.

— Reach Patrick Strohecker at pstrohecker@yorkdispatch.com.


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