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York Catholic earned a wild 10-9, eight-inning victory over visiting Bermudian Springs on Wednesday.

The Irish rallied for two runs in the bottom of the seventh to push the game into extra innings at 6-6.

Bermudian, however, scored three times in the top of the eighth to regain the lead, 9-6. York Catholic, however, responded with four runs in the bottom of the eight to grab the win.

Brenden Kennedy tossed all eight innings to earn the win on the mound, giving up nine hits while striking out five and walking two. He was also 1-for-4 at the plate with two RBIs and three runs scored to help his own cause. Bryce Floyd was 2-for-3 with two RBIs and Ryan Deporter also drove in two runs for the Irish.

York Catholic improved to 7-3 overall and 7-2 in York-Adams Division IV.


West York 11, Central 9: At Central, Nicholas Traettino led the Bulldogs, going 3-for-4, including three RBIs. Traettino also came on in relief of starting pitcher Logan Stover to pick up the win on the mound, striking out four, walking none and allowing one earned run in three innings. Also for West York, Andrew Copeland went 2-for-3, including a triple. For the Panthers, Elzir Stroman went 4-for-4, including a double, while teammate Ben Reed went 2-for-4 with a double. West York improved to 10-0 in York-Adams Division II and 11-0 overall.

Red Lion 10, Kennard-Dale 2: At Red Lion, the Lions plated six runs in the bottom of the fourth to take a commanding lead. Brett Landis led the Lions by going 2-for-3, including a double. Also for the Lions, Hank Shultz went 2-for-3, while Alex Zelger went 2-for-4 with a double.

Dover 3, New Oxford 1: At New Oxford, the Eagles broke a 1-1 tie in the top of the third when they plated two runs. Joe Morrett led the Eagles by going 2-for-3 with two runs and one RBI. Also for Dover, Nate Sennett and Jaret Hilbert combined on the mound to strike out three, walk two and allow no extra base hits. For the Colonials, Keegan Romanoff went 4-for-4.

Spring Grove 6, Susquehannock 3: At Spring Grove, Cameron Starner led the way for the Rockets with a 1-for-2 day at the plate with a run batted in and a run scored. Dakota Dennis hit a solo home run for the Warriors. First-place Spring Grove improved to 9-4 overall and 8-2 in York-Adams Division I.

Delone Catholic 8, York Suburban 0: At McSherrystown, Austin Roth was 3-for-4 with three RBIs and Austin Kuntz was 3-for-4 with three runs scored for the Squires. Thomas Merkle and Brad Smith had two hits each for Suburban.

Eastern York 4, York Tech 3: The Golden Knights trailed their hosts 3-0 before scoring four runs in the top of the seventh inning to steal the victory. Colby Shimmel was 2-for-3 with a double for Eastern. He also came in to pitch a scoreless seventh, striking out the side to earn the win. Luke Greisler was 2-for-3 with a double for the Spartans. First-place Eastern improved to 8-4 overall and 8-1 in York-Adams Division III.
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Dallastown 6, Northeastern 2: At Manchester, Tye Golden led the visitors, belting two homers and driving in four runs. Avery Strayer got the win on the mound, pitching six innings and allowing two runs. Bryant Holtzapple, Nick Schuler and Joe Capobianco each doubled for the Wildcats. Devin Blymire had two hits for Northeastern, while Kody Reeser doubled. Dallastown moved to 7-6 overall and 6-4 in York-Adams Division I. The Bobcats fell to 8-6 overall and 6-3 in Division II.

York Suburban 7, York Catholic 1: At Suburban, Trojans pitcher Thomas Merkle shut down the visiting Fighting Irish offense on two hits, both singles. Merkle struck out seven and walked five. Meanwhile, Brad Smith had a huge day with the bat for Suburban, smashing three hits, including a double and a home run, and driving in six of the winners’ seven runs. Ryan Day and Austin Falco added two hits apiece for the Trojans.

Spring Grove 15, Dover 4: At Dover, Matt Brooks went 5-for-5 with three runs scored and two stolen bases to lead the Rockets. Also for Spring Grove, Derek Hoiles had two runs and four RBIs, Austin Piety went 2-for-4, including a double, with three RBIs, while Anthony Reed pitched six innings to get the win, striking out eight and walking two. For Dover, Steven Stoy went 3-for-3, including a double, with three runs and two stolen bases, while Joe Morrett went 3-for-4 with a double and two stolen bases. Spring Grove improved to 8-4 overall and 7-2 in York-Adams Division I. The Rockets lead the division.

South Western 11, Kennard-Dale 6: At Fawn Grove, Josh Fostik belted two doubles to lead the Mustangs. Ryan Vipperman homered for K-D.


There is now just one York-Adams baseball team with a perfect league record.

West York remained unbeaten, both overall and in the league, with Monday’s 6-1 triumph over visiting Red Lion.

Eastern York, meanwhile, suffered its first league setback with a 3-1 loss to visiting Biglerville.

At West York, Brett Kinneman and Cash Gladfelter combined on a four-hitter for the Bulldogs. Kinneman struck out 10 and walked five before Gladfelter came on in the sixth. Gladfelter struck out two and walked one. Gladfelter was also 2-for-4 at the plate, including a double. Colton Kubicki and Logan Stover each added two RBIs for West York.

The Bulldogs now stand at 10-0 overall and 9-0 in Division II. Red Lion fell to 5-6 overall and 4-5 in Division I.

At Wrightsville, the Golden Knights managed just five hits in the loss to the Canners to fall to 7-4 overall land 7-1 in Division III. Biglerville improved to 5-8 overall and 5-5 in Division IV. Jon Borth got the win, allowing five hits and one run in six innings. Noah Ayers got the save with a scoreless seventh. Eastern was hurt by four errors. All three Biglerville runs were unearned. Brandyn Fry pitched for five innings for the Golden Knights, while Brandon Knarr pitched the final two innings. Colby Shimmel had two hits and a run scored for Eastern.


York Suburban 6, Biglerville 3: At Suburban, the Trojans scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth to erase a 3-2 deficit and earn the win. Suburban pounded out 12 hits, including a 3-for-4 performance from Thomas Merkle, who scored all three times he reached base. The win snapped a four-game losing streak for the Trojans, who started the season 4-0 before sliding back to .500.


West York’s Brett Kinneman celebrates his two-run homer with starting pitcher Logan Stover (20) on Wednesday. West York rolled to a 10-2 victory.

West York’s Brett Kinneman celebrates his two-run homer with starting pitcher Logan Stover (20) on Wednesday. West York rolled to a 10-2 victory. (BILL KALINA —

MANCHESTER — It’s a common notion at any level of baseball that leadoff walks turn into runs more often than not.

Northeastern learned that the hard way on Wednesday when, in three separate innings, West York batters reached first base on a free pass to lead off an inning, and all three times they came around to score. As a result, the Bulldogs (8-0 overall, 7-0 York-Adams Division II) made relatively easy work of the Bobcats (7-5 overall, 5-2 Division II) in a battle of the top two teams in the Division II, winning 10-2 and moving two games ahead in the standings.

Northeastern’s Trae Beyer gets back safely to first base on a pick-off attempt against visiting West York on Wednesday. Bill Kalina -

Northeastern’s Trae Beyer gets back safely to first base on a pick-off attempt against visiting West York on Wednesday. Bill Kalina –

After the first two innings went by scoreless, the first slip up for either side came in the top of the third, when West York’s No. 9 hitter, Sam Eyler, worked a leadoff walk off of Northeastern pitcher Adam Kipp and turned the lineup over for the Bulldogs. Brett Kinneman, a North Carolina State commit, was the next man up for the Bulldogs and deposited a 2-2 fastball over the right-field fence for a two-run home run, drawing first blood for the road team.

“I was honestly looking curve ball,” Kinneman said. “I didn’t get many fastballs my first at-bat and didn’t think that I was going to get that many my second at-bat, but he threw me a pretty good pitch and (I got around on it.)”

That shot by Kinneman kick-started the West York offense, which went on to put up four more runs in the next inning, again aided by a leadoff walk that came around to score. The Bobcats scratched across a run in the bottom half of the fourth to make it 6-1, but the damage was already done. Northeastern would never cut the Bulldogs’ lead to less than five runs. West York added four runs over the final three innings, while the Bobcats only managed a single run in the fifth. In total, Northeastern left 10 men on base, unable to get a timely hit or put up a big number up against West York starter Logan Stover.

“Logan is a bulldog,” Bulldogs coach Roger Czerwinski said. “He’s bullheaded sometimes, but he’s a bulldog. He’s going to go after it and he’s not afraid to throw strikes. When he’s on, his change-up’s working, his off-speed is working. Let’s face it, he throws 78-80 mph, but he’s able to hit spots.”

Right from the very beginning, the game had a playoff-type atmosphere, with both teams doing a lot of talking from the dugouts, warranting both benches to be warned at separate points in the contest.

“It was a pretty cool atmosphere,” Kinneman said. “Both teams chatted it up pretty good. Lot of excitement going on, especially in the early innings, there was a lot of excitement going on. … It was definitely a fun game to play in and those are the kind of games you want to play in.”

Kipp only lasted four innings for the Bobcats, surrendering six runs, five earned, on only three hits, but gave up six walks. When the bases were empty, he was tough to hit for West York. But, even when only one runner got on base for the Bulldogs, their aggressiveness on the base paths created all sorts of problems for Kipp, resulting in big innings.

“Anybody that knows us, we average, for the last three years, we average 100 stolen bases per year,” Czerwinski said. “So, we’ve had success and that’s what really sets it up for us.”

Brady Dolan pitched 1 1/3 innings in relief of Kipp, giving up three runs, two earned, on two hits and four walks. Kenny Kopp finished it out for Northeastern, throwing the final 1 2/3 innings, giving up one run.

For West York, Stover threw four-plus innings, giving up two runs, one earned, on a single hit and four walks. Cash Gladfelter recorded the final nine outs in relief, striking out three, while only giving up a single hit.

At the plate, Kinneman, Gladfelter and Stover provided much of the pop for the Bulldogs at the top of the order, producing six of the team’s eight RBIs, while Kinneman scored all three times he reached base.

It was a convincing win over a good team for West York, a team that won back-to-back state titles in 2012 and 2013, but played second fiddle to the Bobcats last postseason, a team that made it to the state tournament.

“More than, I guess, standings, it’s nice beating a quality ball club,” Czerwinski said. “And I think they’re very quality. … It’s a nice win, but, again, today’s done. We gotta look at the next game.”


Eastern York 9, Littlestown 3: At Wrightsville, the Golden Knights won the York-Adams Division III showdown behind Brandon Knarr, who pitched a complete-game four-hitter, striking out 16 and walking six. He threw 138 pitches. He was also 3-for-3 at the plate with an RBI. Colby Shimmel added two RBIs and two runs scored for the winners, while Brandyn Fry homered, drove in two runs and scored two runs. Eastern (6-3 overall) took over first place in the division at 6-0. Littlestown fell to 8-1 overall and 7-1 in the division.

Spring Grove 4, Red Lion 1: At Spring Grove, Matt Brooks pitched a complete-game six-hitter to get the win, striking out 11 and walking two. He also scored two runs and drove in a run. The Rockets won despite getting out hit, 6-3. They were helped by six walks allowed by Red Lion pitchers. Derek Hoiles and Brandyn Schuchart each added a hit and an RBI for the winners. Roger Shultz (two hits, double, run) and Alex Zelger (two hits) led Red Lion. Spring Grove (7-3 overall) remained in first place in York-Adams Division I at 6-2.

York Catholic 3, Biglerville 0: At Biglerville, Brandon Kennedy pitched a seven-hit shutout to get the win, striking out five and walking one. The Canners out hit the Irish, 7-4. Chase Long pitched a complete game for Biglerville, striking out eight and walking four. Kennedy also doubled for the winners, as did Dillon Hippensteel. Noah Ayers had two hits, including a double, for Biglerville, while Jordan Trostel also doubled. York Catholic improved to 5-2 overall and 5-1 in York-Adams Division IV.

Gettysburg 3, York Suburban 2: Luke Wlazlak excelled at the plate and on the mound for Gettysburg. Wlazlak got the win, pitching five innings and giving up one earned run. He struck out four and walked one. He was also 2-for-3 with an RBI. Gettysburg’s Ethan Ketterman was also 2-for-3 with an RBI. Michael Tempel pitched two shutout innings in relief to get the save, striking out three without a walk. Thomas Merkle pitched a complete-game, six-hitter for Suburban, striking out four and walking two while allowing two earned runs. He was also 3-for-4 at the plate with an RBI and a run scored. Bradley Smith added two hits for Suburban.

Dallastown 6, Central York 0: At Dallastown, Sam Deardorff got the win, striking out seven and walking two. Bryant Holtzapple homered and had three RBIs for the winners. Tye Golden, Brandon White and Riley Hamberger tripled for Dallastown, while Nick Schuler doubled. Schuler also came in to pitch in the seventh. Ryan Crum had three of Central’s six hit. Mike Davis pitched a complete-game six-hitter for Central, striking out four.

Susquehannock 14, Dover 6: At Dover, Aaron Portner led the Warriors, going 3-for-4, including two runs scored and two RBIs. Also for the Warriors, Cody Dennis went 2-for-4 with three RBIs and two runs scored, Alex Palmer doubled and Connor Hood tripled. For the Eagles, Nicolaus Morrett doubled.

— Reach Patrick Strohecker at

An bizarre play helped Eastern York capture a 5-4, nine-inning victory at Fairfield on Tuesday afternoon.

The game was the completion of a suspended contest that was started earlier this season.

In the top of the ninth, Eastern’s Colby Shimmel (2-for-5) hit a hard grounder to the first baseman with a runner on first. In fielding the ball, it became lodged in the first baseman’s jersey as he stood on first base. Both the batter and the runner were granted two bases, putting the runners on second and third. Brandon Knarr then hit a ball to center that scored the two runners before he was thrown out by the center fielder. Knarr then pitched the bottom of the ninth to complete the win and get the save, despite giving up a run. Knarr had earlier pitched two-thirds of an inning in the fifth.

Brandyn Fry got the win, pitching three innings in relief and allowing one run.

Hunter House had three hits for Fairfield, while Chase Stadler had two hits. Dustin Baker pitched a complete-game five-hitter, but took the loss.

Eastern (5-3 overall) remained unbeaten in York-Adams Division III at 5-0.


Gettysburg 4, York Catholic 3 (11 innings): At Gettysburg, in the completion of a suspended game, the Warriors triumphed in 11 innings. Luke Wlazlak had three hits and two RBIs for the winners, while Michael Tempel added two hits. Tyler Martin pitched four shutout innings in relief to get the win. He struck out five and walked one. C.J. Burnside had two hits and an RBI for the Irish, while Dillon Hippensteel added two hits. The loss dropped York Catholic to 5-1 overall and 4-1 in York-Adams Division IV. Gettysburg improved to 2-5 overall and 2-3 in Division III.

Northeastern 7, Daniel Boone 6: At Birdsboro, the Bobcats (7-4) scored seven runs in the fourth inning and held on to defeat the Blazers (4-3). Northeastern plays host to unbeaten West York (7-0) in a key York-Adams Division II battle on Wednesday. West York leads the division at 6-0, while Northeastern is 5-1.

Correction: In Monday’s game against Eastern York, York Suburban’s Jackson Marshall had a home run and double. The hits were incorrectly attributed to another player.

The Spring Grove baseball team maintained its hold on first place in York-Adams Division I on Monday with a 22-7 road beating of Central York that included a 19-run fourth inning.

The Rockets improved to 6-3 overall and 5-2 in Division I. Central fell to 3-5 and 2-4.

Jonathan Sager led the winners, going 3-for-4 with four RBIs, while Caleb Ruth went 3-for-4. The Rockets outhit Central, 17-7.

Ryan Crum went 3-for-3 for Central, including a double, with two runs scored.

Central actually led the game 5-3 heading into the top of the fourth inning, when Spring Grove erupted for 19 runs to take a 22-5 lead. Central plated two runs in the bottom of the fourth, but couldn’t stop the 15-run mercy rule from coming into effect.


West York 10, Dover 1: At West York, Brett Kinneman’s dual effort lifted the Bulldogs to the easy win. Kinneman pitched five innings without giving up a hit, struck out six and walked just four. At the plate, he delivered with a three-run homer. Logan Stover was 2-for-2 with two RBIs for West York, which improved to 7-0 overall and 6-0 in York-Adams Division II.

Eastern York 6, York Suburban 2: At Suburban, the Golden Knights jumped out to a 2-0 lead after the first inning and never relinquished the lead. Kyle Billet led the way for Eastern, pitching 5 1/3 innings and surrendering the only two runs the Trojans scored on six hits, with two strikeouts. For Suburban, Jared Wolfenberger had a big day at the plate, hitting a double and a home run.

York Catholic 10, Fairfield 0 (5 innings): At Fairfield, a balanced lineup pushed the Irish past their hosts, as seven players recorded at least one RBI. Jake Krevetski went the distance for York Catholic, scattering a pair of hits and striking out five. He also recorded a pair of hits in three at-bats. Dustin Baker and Chris Kletz picked up a hit each for Fairfield.

New Oxford 3, Dallastown 2 (8 innings): Dominic Grimes’ sacrifice fly brought home Josh Shultz in the extra frame to lift the Colonials. Alex Smith went 3-for-3 with two RBIs for New Oxford. Nick Schuler had two hits and a run scored for Dallastown.

Susquehannock 12, Kennard-Dale 6: At Glen Rock, the Warriors trailed 5-0 entering the bottom of the fourth, when they plated seven runs to take the lead for good. Connor Hood led the Warriors by picking up the complete-game victory on the mound, while striking out six and walking none. Hood also connected for a triple at the plate.

Red Lion 17, South Western 15: At Hanover, offense wasn’t limited in this slugfest as the Lions held off the Mustangs. The two teams combined for 32 runs, 29 hits, 13 errors and nine pitchers used. Adam Whitman had two doubles to lead Red Lion, while Miles Francis hit a home run for South Western. The Lions failed to score in only one inning, while the Mustangs managed to score in five of their seven at-bats.

After being held hitless into the fifth inning, all the Littlestown baseball team needed was one inning to get its bats going.

That moment came in the top of the sixth, when the Thunderbolts collected two hits and two walks against York Suburban pitcher Thomas Merkle, scratching across four runs to capture the 4-3 win.

The big inning erased a 3-0 deficit and handed the Trojans their second straight loss after beginning the season 4-0. The Littlestown victory also pushed its record to 6-0 overall and 5-0 in the York-Adams Division III standings, while handing Suburban its first league loss (3-1).

Despite out-hitting the Thunderbolts 10-4, the Trojans could never put together the one big inning like their opponents did, managing only single runs in the first, second and fifth innings.

Chase Dipietro tossed a complete game for Littlestown, picking up the win. He scattered 10 hits and four walks over the seven innings, only striking out one.

Merkle was brilliant on the hill for Suburban in six of the seven innings he threw in the complete-game performance. Despite the rough sixth inning, he was perfect through four innings and struck out 10.


Spring Grove 2, South Western 0: At Spring Grove, Matt Brooks pitched a one-hit shutout for the Rockets, striking out 14 and walking one. The only hit was a Matthew Taylor triple. Spring Grove had just three hits. Caleb Ruth had one hit and an RBI, while Brooks had a hit and a run scored.

York Catholic 11, Hanover 1: At Hanover, Jake Krevetski and Brenden Kennedy combined on a one-hitter for the Fighting Irish. Krevetski went three innings and Kennedy went four innings. Krevetski had seven strikeouts without any walks and did not allow a hit. Dillon Hippensteel led the York Catholic offense, going 4-for-4, including a double, with four runs scored and two RBIs. Brady Wilking added two hits and four RBIs for the winners, while Kennedy had two hits, an RBI and a run scored.

New Oxford 6, Central York 3: At New Oxford, the Panthers outhit the Colonials 8-6 but couldn’t come up with the win. Alex Myers, Joe Kroeger and Mike Davis each had two hits for the Panthers, while Ben Reed walked three times. Keegan Romanoff was 3-for-4 with two RBIs for New Oxford, while Zach Rudisill had two RBIs. Dominic Grimes got the win on the mound, pitching five innings and allowing one earned run.

West York 14, Susquehannock 5: At West York, the Bulldogs scored 12 runs over the first four innings, pacing themselves to the win. Logan Stover earned the win for West York, while Cash Gladfelter pitched one inning in relief and also had two doubles in the game. As a team, Susquehannock only recorded three hits in the game.

Northeastern 12, Kennard-Dale 0 (5 Innings): At Fawn Grove, the Bobcats plated eight runs in the top of the first and went on to capture the victory. Adam Kipp threw all five innings to pick up the shutout win, while striking out six, walking just two and allowing only two singles. Teammate Devin Blymire hit a double.

Dallastown 2, Red Lion 1: At Dallastown, the Wildcats plated both runs in the top of the first, powered by a solo homer from Tye Golden to help them secure the victory. Also for Dallastown, Sam Deardorff threw a complete game on the mound, while striking out 14 and walking eight, while Brandon White hit a double. For the Lions, Wyatt Tyson started on the mound, pitching five innings, while striking out four and walking three.


On paper, it looked like it should’ve been a cakewalk for the York Suburban baseball team on Wednesday afternoon.

The 4-0 Trojans were off to the program’s best start since 2009 and their next opponent was a winless Dover squad. All Suburban had to do was get through the top of the seventh with its 10-9 lead still in tact and its undefeated season would continue.

The Eagles, however, had other ideas.

Dover strung together four straight, one-out singles, instantly turning its one-run deficit into a one-run advantage. It was a lead that would hold up and result in Dover’s first win of the season, 11-10, and send the Trojans to their first loss of the year.

Nic Morrett drove in the game-tying run, scoring Trevor Staub. One batter later, Zach Brenneman’s single brought home Tad Pequignot for the eventual game-winning run. Jaret Hilbert did the rest, nailing down the Eagles’ first win of the year, pitching a perfect 1-2-3 inning in the bottom of the seventh, striking out two Suburban batters.

Dover overcame a 6-1 deficit after three innings, giving up five runs in the third. But, a six-run inning in the top of the fifth pulled the Eagles in front, 9-6. The Trojans’ three-run bottom of the sixth, however, put them back ahead heading into the final inning.

The two teams combined for 30 hits, including six extra-base hits.

Thomas Merkle had a big day for Suburban, going 2-for-4 with a walk and scoring all three times he got on base. In the Trojans’s five-run third, Brad Smith delivered a three-run homer. That was part of his 2-for-4 day at the plate. He also scored twice.

Pequignot and Morrett contributed in a big way at the bottom of the order for Dover, both going 3-for-4. They were two of five Dover players to score at least two runs in the game.

Hilbert, who pitched the final two innings for the Eagles, recorded the win, giving up three runs on three hits, but striking out five.

Eastern York’s Brandon Knarr pitched a six-inning no-hitter on Tuesday afternoon to lead the Golden Knights to a 3-0 victory over Bermudian Springs in Wrightsville.

Knarr struck out 17, just one less than the maximum, and walked three. He threw 98 pitches — 61 for strikes. Eastern played errorless ball behind him.

Matt Taylor led Eastern’s offense, going 2-for-3, including a homer, with two RBIs and a run scored. Colby Shimmel added two hits and a run scored for the winners.

The Knights improved to 3-1 overall and 3-0 in York-Adams Division III.


Kennard-Dale 12, Dover 8: At Dover, the Rams broke an 8-8 tie in the top of the sixth, plating four runs. Trevor Jacobs led the Rams by going 3-for-4, including a double, with four RBIs. Teammates Jake Deppen and Kyle Amrhein each went 2-for-4 with two runs scored, while Ryan Vipperman and Josh Bakalyar each went 2-for-4 with two RBIs. For the Eagles, Zach Altland went 3-for-4, including a double, with two runs scored, while Levi Murphy went 3-for-3, including a three-run homer, with two runs scored, while Austin Jewitt went 3-for-4 with a double and three RBIs.

York Catholic 9, York Tech 0: At York Catholic, Will Catterall and Matt Knauer combined on a four-hit shutout. Catterall went five innings and struck out six to get the win. Knauer fanned five in two innings. Brenden Kennedy (three hits, three runs, one RBI), Dillon Hippensteel (two hits, one run, one RBI), Brady Wilking (two hits, one RBI, one run), Knauer (two hits, double, two runs) and Catterall (two RBIs) led the Irish offense. Luke Greisler had two hits for Tech.

Spring Grove 3, Dallastown 0: At Dallastown, Anthony Reed pitched a complete-game one-hitter to get the win. He struck out eight and walked three. Dallastown’s Avery Strayer also pitched a complete game, allowing four hits. He fanned four and walked three. Cam Starner had two hits for the Rockets. Dallastown’s Tye Golden broke up Reed’s no-hitter in the sixth.

South Western 10, Central York 1: At Central, the Mustangs used a nine-run fifth inning to break open a 1-1 game. Adam Reed and Miles Francis each had two hits and two RBIs for the Mustangs. Beau Burris and Joe Kroeger each had two hits for the Panthers.

New Oxford 1, Red Lion 0: At Red Lion, Keegan Romanoff led off the top of the first with a triple and later scored on an RBI groundout by Ethan Hertz to plate the lone run of the game. Teammate Alex Smith threw a shutout on the mound, striking out 13 and walking two. For the Lions, Briar Lauer threw a complete game, striking out four, walking five and allowing two hits.

Northeastern 16, Susquehannock 0: At Glen Rock, the visitors scored at least two runs in each inning en route to the five-inning victory. The Bobcats had 14 hits, including a triple from Nicholas Sprenkle. Cristian Morales and William Kopp combined on a five-hit shutout.