York Dispatch Staff Report
The Dallastown swimming teams just keep piling up championships.
The Wildcat boys won at Central York on Thursday, 139-45, to sew up their fourth straight outright York-Adams Division I title. Dallastown improved to 4-0-0 in division action and 9-0-0 overall. South Western and Spring Grove are tied for second at 2-1-1. Each team has just one division meet remaining.
The Dallastown girls, meanwhile, also beat Central, 96-87, to clinch at least a share of the Division I crown. The Wildcat girls have not lost to a York-Adams team since the 2003-2004 season and have won seven straight outright championships and 16 of the last 18 outright crowns. Dallastown improved to 4-0-0 in the division and 8-1-0 overall. Red Lion is second in the division at 3-1-0. Each team has just one division meet left. Dallastown can sew up another outright girls’ title next Thursday at home against York High, which is 0-4-0 in the division.
In the boys’ meet, Dallastown’s Trevor Hine broke the pool record in the 500 freestyle with a time of 4 minutes, 46.26 seconds. The sophomore also won the 200 individual medley, while another sophomore, Corey Stauffer, captured the 100 freestyle and 200 freestyle for the Wildcats. Dallastown placed first in 11 of the 12 events.
In the girls’ meet, Dallastown outscored the Panthers, 51-41, over the last six events. The Wildcats clinched the victory when the 400 freestyle relay team of Julia Casolo, Megan Fix, Erica Wise and Alyssa Bixler finished first in a time of 3:47.85. Bixler also captured the 100 freestyle and 200 freestyle. Central’s Jade Arganbright recorded the fastest times in the 200 IM and 100 breaststroke.
OTHER BOYS’ SWIMMING
SPRING GROVE 91, SOUTH WESTERN 91 (TIE): At Spring Grove, the Mustangs held an 85-83 edge going into the final event, the 400 free relay, but Spring Grove finished first to secure eight points and deadlock the York-Adams Division I meet. Individually for the Rockets, Kyle Huber won the 50 and 200 freestyles. For the Mustangs, Chris Beaghan broke a pool record with a diving total of 267.75 points. Both teams are now 2-1-1 in the division and 7-1-1 overall.
DOVER 96, NEW OXFORD 87: At Dover, the Eagles were led by Curtis Harman, who captured the 100 free and 100 breast, and Karl Mallorey, who won the 100 back and 100 fly.
SUSQUEHANNOCK 86, WEST YORK 84: At Graham Aquatic Center, the Warriors led 80-76 entering the final event (the 400 free relay). They captured second and third places in the event to hold on for the York-Adams Division II victory. Susquehannock took 22 points between the three relays. For the Bulldogs, Bradley Strathmeyer took first in the 200 IM and 500 free, while teammate Ben Spangler won the 100 fly and 100 breast.
RED LION 93, YORK HIGH 43: At Red Lion, Chance King won the 200 free and 100 fly to lead the victorious Lions. For the Bearcats, Colin Burns captured the 100 free and 100 back. Red Lion improved to 2-2 in York-Adams Division I and 5-2 overall.
OTHER GIRLS’ SWIMMING
SOUTH WESTERN 101, SPRING GROVE 75: At Spring Grove, the Mustangs captured 26 points between the three relays to capture the York-Adams Division I victory. Julia Gilchrist won the 50 and 100 frees for South Western, while teammate Alison Sell captured the 500 free and 100 breast. South Western improved to 2-2 in the division and 7-2 overall.
DOVER 133, NEW OXFORD 50: At Dover, the Eagles captured 36 points between the three relays to grab the York-Adams Division II victory. Morgan Staub won the 200 and 100 frees for Dover, while teammate Allie Aspey won the 200 IM and 100 breast. For the Colonials, Regan Chalk captured the 100 back and 100 fly. Dover improved to 4-0 in the division and 7-0 overall.
SUSQUEHANNOCK 112, WEST YORK 54: At Graham Aquatic Center, the Warriors captured 34 points between the three relays to secure the York-Adams Division II victory. Katie Steines won the 200 and 500 frees for Susquehannock, while teammate Jordan McGee won the 100 breast and 50 free. For the Bulldogs, Jahna Alleyne won the 200 IM and 100 free.
RED LION 116, YORK HIGH 54: At Red Lion, the Lions captured 32 points between the three relays to win the York-Adams Division I meet. Morgan Pfaff, Emily Smeltzer, and Courtney Schaefer were part of all three first-place relays. Red Lion improved to 3-1 in the division and 4-3 overall.