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Penn State York vs Penn State Worthington Scranton basketball

Basketball can be a cruel, cruel game sometimes.

And despite one of the more successful seasons in program history, the Penn State York men’s basketball team found that lesson out the hard way this year.

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The York College softball team continued its season-opening trip in Clermont, Florida, Tuesday by sweeping a tripleheader and only allowing one run in the process.

The Spartans knocked off Adrian, Finlandia and Rose-Hulman to improve to 5-2, outscoring the three foes 20-1 and outhitting them, 33-5.

In a 5-1 win over Rose-Hulman, Carleigh Ruleman and Ashley Werner each had three-hit games. As a team, York outhit Rose-Hulman, 14-2.

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Carrie Fix

York Catholic High School graduate Carrie Fix helped the highly-ranked Messiah College women’s softball team get off to a fast start last week.

The junior was named the Middle Atlantic Conference Commonwealth Pitcher of the Week.

Fix helped Messiah, ranked No. 3 in NCAA Division III, to a 3-1 opening week with a team-high 12.2 innings pitched, allowing six hits and finishing with a 1.11 ERA.

Fix earned a win against Methodist with six shutout frames, allowing one hit and striking out one in the complete-game effort. Fix followed that with 6.2 innings against No. 11 Emory, allowing two earned runs in a 2-1 setback.

She held opponents to a .146 batting-average against for the week.

Steve Heiser, 505-5446/@ydsportsCentral York's Rachel Butler has been named first-team

Three York-Adams League softball standouts have earned first-team all-state honors.

Central York pitcher Rachel Butler captured the recognition in Class AAAA, while Dover shortstop Natalie Cutright and Dover outfielder Alyssa Lawton were honored in Class AAA. All three players are seniors.

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, 505-5402/@P_StroheckerDallastown vs Penn Manor D3-AAAA sball semifinal

ROYERSFORD — All year long, the Dallastown softball team didn’t have an inning like Monday’s sixth frame.

Batter after batter came to the plate. Hit after hit extended the inning. And run after run quickly put the game out of reach. Unfortunately, for the Wildcats, it was an inning they’d like to forget.

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ELIJAH ARMOLD, 505-5406/@YDSportsThe Kennard Dale Rams celebrate after winning the District

Saturday, the season continues for three York County teams in their quests for PIAA state titles.

The day starts in West Grove at Avon Grove High School, where the Kennard-Dale girls’ lacrosse team takes on Conestoga in a second-round contest. The District 3 champion Rams (23-1) advanced to this game by defeating Pine-Richland, 12-9, on Wednesday. Conestoga (21-1) began the season 18-0 before falling early in the District 1 tournament and eventually securing the final state spot out that district.

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RYAN VANDERSLOOT, 505-5403/@yaiaascoresDallastown vs Penn Manor D3-AAAA sball semifinal

MILLERSVILLE — There is a little that is more disappointing than a 1-0 loss for a high school softball team.

Especially when golden opportunities go wasted.

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