In a back-and-forth affair, West York earned an 8-7 baseball triumph over Dover on Thursday.
The Bulldogs took a 5-0 lead after two innings, only to see their rivals come back strong to take a 7-6 lead after 4½ innings.
It stayed that way until the bottom of the seventh, when West York scored two runs, both scoring on a dropped third strike (passed ball) with two outs.
Braydon Harris led the Bulldogs offense going 5-for-5, including a triple and a double, with two runs scored and two RBIs. Also for West York, Brayden Landis went 2 for 4 with two RBIs, Reed Fultz scored three runs and relief pitcher Ricky Peters pitched 2 1/3 shutout innings, striking out four, walking one and allowing a hit to claim victory.
For the Eagles, David Crone went 2 for 4 with an RBI and a run scored, Nathaniel Hammock went 2 for 3 with a run scored, Tanner Rohrbaugh went 2 for 3 with an RBI and Brayden Bowlsbey went 2 for 4.
Red Lion 5, Susquehannock 2: At the Red Lion, the Lions (13-4) scored five runs late in the first and secured the non-divisional victory. Chase Morris led the Lions individually by starting the game on the mound and pitching five innings, striking out four, walking one and allowing an earned run. Also for Red Lion, Ryan Stabley went 2 for 3 with an RBI, while Jaden Taylor went 1 for 3 with a run scored. For the Warriors (14-4), Zack Coleman went 3 for 4, Brayden Heaps went 2 for 3 with an RBI and Garrett Wilson pitched two shutout innings, hitting one on one, walking one and not granting no hits.
Dallastown 7, Lower Dauphin 0: In Dallastown, Kamden Sowers led the Wildcats to non-league victory throwing a four-hit shutout, striking out five and walking none. For the Dallastown offense, Brady Altland went 3-for-3 with a run scored, Conner Barto homered and doubled with two RBIs and two runs scored, and Colin Ahr went 2-for-2 with two RBIs and a run brand. Dallastown is now 14-3 and has won 11 straight games.
Spring Grove 7, suburb of York 4: At York Suburban, the Rockets (10-6) scored five points in the top of the seventh to take the lead for the win. Individually for the Rockets, Cameron Gracey went 2 for 3, including a double, with three RBIs; Nizeah Mummert homered with two runs scored and two walked; and Landon Bailey started the game on the mound and pitched six innings, hitting two, walking four and allowing three earned runs for the victory. For the Trojans, Gavin Landis went 2 for 2 with an RBI and a run scored, while Vincent Klinedinst had two RBIs.
Kennard-Dale 13, Bermudian Springs 4: In York Springs, Travis Nelson led the Rams in going 4 for 4, including a double, with three RBIs and a run scored. Also for KD, Hank Leighty went 4 for 4 with two RBIs and a run scored, Dylan Boswell went 3 for 3 with two runs scored and an RBI, Micah Smith went 3 for 4 with three runs scored and a run produced, Lucas Najel tripled and doubled with three RBI and two runs scored and Adam Loucks went 2 for 5, including a triple, with one RBI and one run scored. Leighty also started the game on the mound and pitched 5 2/3 innings, striking out six, walking four and allowing two earned runs to claim the win. For the Eagles, Liam Cook went 2 for 4 with a run scored.
Littlestown 6, Central Dauphin East 3: In Littlestown, Brandon Clabaugh led the Thunderbolts (10-5) to non-league victory by going 2 for 4, including a brace, with two RBIs. Also for Littlestown, Zack Weaver went 2 for 3, while Michael Henrie doubled with two RBIs. Henrie also started the game on the mound and pitched five innings, striking out six, walking five and allowing two earned runs to claim the victory.
Biglerville 9, York Tech 1: In Biglerville, Austin Black led the Canners in going 3 for 4, including a double, with two runs scored and one RBI. Also for Biglerville, Ben Angstadt went 2 for 3 with three runs scored and two RBIs, Abi Sosa went 2 for 4 with three RBIs and a run scored and Eli Weigle pitched a full game, striking out seven, walking two and awarding an earned run. . For the Spartans, Brody Dedrick went 1 for 2 with an RBI, while Owen Urey went 2 for 2.
Fairfield 15, Christian School of York 0 (4 innings): At CSY, Cody Valentine led the Green Knights (11-2) to non-league victory with two doubles, a triple, three RBIs and two runs scored. Also for Fairfield, Eric Ball went 3 for 3, including a double, with three runs scored and an RBI, while Andrew Koons went 3 for 3 with three RBIs and a run scored.
Kennard-Dale 18, York High 0 (3 innings): In Fawn Grove, Emma Coughenour led the Rams (9-7) going 1 for 1 with three RBIs and three runs scored. Also for KD, Carly Vaughan went 1 for 1 with three runs scored and two RBIs, Lyla Ambrose went 1 for 2 with two RBIs and two runs scored, and Savannah Taylor doubled with two runs scored and one RBI.
Southwest 15, York Suburban 0 (3 innings): In Suburban, Kelly Green led the Mustangs (13-2) in going 3-for-3, including a deuce, with two RBIs and a run scored. Also for South Western, Morgan Stalnecker went 2-for-3 with three RBIs and an RBI, Kinsley Proepper homered with three RBIs and two RBIs, and Ryleigh Sprague homered and had three RBIs.
Catholic Delone 11, Biglerville 4: In Biglerville, Teagan Funkhouser led the Squirettes (11-4) in going 4-for-5, including a brace, with two RBIs and a run scored. Also for Delone, Olivia Kale went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and an RBI, Nicole Brown went 2-4 with two RBIs and a run scored, and Katheryn Keller went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run. brand. For the Canners, Alexis Pickett went 3 for 4, including a double, with two runs scored and one RBI.
Garden Spot 6, Spring Grove 4: At Garden Spot, the Spartans scored four runs late in the third to break the 2-2 tie for the win. Trista Hershey led the Rockets individually in going 2 for 4, including a brace. Hershey also pitched three shutout innings, striking out one and walking none to a no decision.
Central Dauphin 10, Susquehannock 0 (5 rounds): At Central Dauphin, Jocelyn Davis went 1 for 2 for the Warriors.
Fairfield 9, Gettysburg 4: At Fairfield, Kira Weikert launched a full game to lead the Green Knights (10-3). She struck out three, walked one and allowed two earned runs for the win. Her teammate Claudia Bricker went 2 for 4. For the Warriors, Maddie Knerr went 2 for 4 with two RBIs and one run scored. The Green Knights took advantage of 10 errors from Warrior.
Hanover 15, Lancaster Mennonite 5: At Lancaster Mennonite, Keana Noel led the Hawkettes to the non-league victory by pitching a full game, striking out 10, walking three and allowing three earned runs to claim the victory. Noel also went 2-for-4 at the plate, including a double, with two runs scored and one run batted in. Her teammate Bryonna Hatfield went 2 for 4 with an RBI and a run scored.
Susquehannock 19, Dover 6: At Glen Rock, Ben Oestrike led the Warriors to victory by scoring a record five goals. Also for Susquehannock (15-0), Doug Reinecke scored three goals and added an assist, Owen McFadden scored three goals, Ben Tomasic scored a goal and added two assists and Grant Johns and Dominic Eckels each scored two goals. For the Eagles, Dalton Richter scored two goals, while Mason DeHass scored a goal and added an assist.
West York 18, Delone Catholic 8: At McSherrystown, Nasir Jones led the Bulldogs to victory by scoring a record six goals. Also for West York, Connor Michael scored four goals and added five assists, Tyler Michael scored three goals, Kaidan Grove added three assists and Jaidyn Wilkins scored two goals. For the Squires, Landon Smith scored three goals, while Degan Snyder scored one goal and added two assists.
Dallastown 3, Southwest 0: At the Hershey Racquet Club, the Wildcats (19-0) won both doubles matches, with Andrew Chronister and Jacob Horn winning Game 1, while Bobby Nicholson and Anand Patel combined to win Game 2, both in two sets. In singles, Hayden Koons of the Wildcats won Game 2 in straight sets. The other two singles matches were not completed once the team’s result was determined. With the victory, the No. 1 seed Dallastown advances to the semifinals of the Class 3-A District 3 tag team tournament and will face No. 5 Cumberland Valley (14-2) at 2 p.m. Tuesday at HRC. The No. 8 seed South Western finished at 13-4.
Contact Steve Heiser at [email protected] or on Twitter at @ydsports. Dave VanO’Linda contributed to this report.