BOYS’ CROSS COUNTRY
Panthers take first place: At Hanover, Central York picked up victories over South Western and York Tech. Mike Lundy led the Panthers with a second-place finish. Also for Central, Nick Swanson came in third, Justin Hartman took fourth and Alec Evanitus rounded out the top five. The Mustangs came in second. Ben Schott led the Mustangs with a first-place finish, setting a course record in 16:24.
Trojans score another sweep: At Spring Grove, New Oxford’s Aaron Gebhart won in 16:35, but York Suburban runners captured five of the next eight places to earn four victories. The Trojans kept their record perfect by defeating Spring Grove, Biglerville, Gettysburg and New Oxford. Brady Wilt led the Suburban pack with a second-place finish, 14 seconds behind Gebhart. Donovan Mears took fourth for Suburban. Daniel Filler of Gettysburg took third and Hunter Miller of Spring Grove was fifth. Spring Grove took second by winning three of the four meets.
Green leads Squires to first-place finish: At York College, Will Green’s first-place finish in 18:07 led Delone to victories over West York and Bermudian Springs. Teammate John Mall took fourth. West York came in second. Connor Schroll led the Bulldogs with a third-place finish.
Wildcats grab four wins: At Fairfield, Dallastown placed five runners among the first 11 finishers to earn victories over Fairfield, Littlestown, Northeastern and Kennard-Dale. Ben Linne of Northeastern put up the best time (17:30). Three Dallastown runners, Jonathan Buytenhuys, Patrick Jacobson and Justin Sweitzer finished 2-3-4. Northeastern’s Brody McElwain was fifth. Northeastern went 3-1 on the day.
Gatchell leads Lions to first-place finish: At York Catholic, Ethan Gatchell’s first-place finish in 17:33 helped lead Red Lion to victories over York Catholic, Eastern, Dover and Susquehannock. Teammate Alex Miller took third. Eastern came in second by defeating York Catholic, Susquehannock and Dover. Tyler White led the Golden Knights with a second-place finish, while teammate Mason Bair took fourth. Susquehannock came in third and Dover came in fourth. Gabe Lloyd led the Eagles with a fifth-place finish.
GIRLS’ CROSS COUNTRY
Hartman takes first-place finish: At Hanover, Paige Hartman’s first-place finish in 20:43 led Central York over South Western and York Tech. Also for Central, Bridget Palm came in second, Brooke Buzynski came in third, Evin Wilson took fourth and Hailey Pfeffercron came in fifth. South Western came in second as team.
York Suburban runners lead the way: At Spring Grove, York Suburban swept the first five places to earn 15-50 victories over Spring Grove, Biglerville, Gettysburg and New Oxford. Olivia Gettle led the Trojans in 20:39. Emma Leik, Danielle Cardone, Lena Strong and Cecillia Lantz completed the Suburban quintet.
Mowery sparks Squirettes: Kate Mowery’s first-place finish in 20:38 helped Delone to a victories over West York and Bermudian Springs. Teammate Leah Sneeringer took second. The Bulldogs came in second. Bethany Weaver led the Bulldogs with a third-place finish, while teammate Corinne Maloney took fifth.
Rams’ trio goes 1-2-3: At Fairfield, Kennard-Dale’s Kayla White, Maddie Ferner and Caitlin Salomon captured the top three places as the Rams posted victories over Dallastown, Fairfield, Northeastern and Littlestown. K-D edged Dallastown, 27-30, in the closest meet of the day. Elizabeth DiBiase was fourth for Dallastown, while Isabella Wise was fifth.
Lions sweep meet: At York Catholic, Red Lion picked up victories against York Catholic, Eastern, Susquehannock and Dover. Individually for the Lions, Tristan Schluderberg took second, Julia Kendrick came in third, Hailey Welchans took fourth and Kate Gatchell came in fifth. Dover came in second and York Catholic came in third. Susquehannock came in fourth. Eastern’s Maddie McLain finished first in 20:28.