Fairfield 9, Delone Catholic 6
Fairfield 3, Delone Catholic 1
The Green Knights pulled off a rare weekday doubleheader sweep on Wednesday, closing the book on the Squires’ playoff hopes.
The teams started by completing a game that had been suspended with the scored tied at 6 through four innings. The Knights ended things with a three-run eighth inning. Hits by Nick Mezger and Brent Hamilton got things started, and Jonas Holz later plated a run with a single. Zach Koons brought home another Knight with an RBI groundout, and Nic Wheeler capped the scoring by drawing a bases-loaded walk.
Colton Devilbiss worked four scoreless innings, stacking up six strikeouts to get the win. Devilbiss kept it going in Game 2, tossing three more scoreless frames, allowing just one hit. Cody Valentine logged the final four innings, working around six singles while allowing just one run.
Koons, Devilbiss and Valentine finished with an RBI each in the second game, with Devilbiss and Wheeler both picking up two hits.
For Delone, Kyle Denisch went 3-for-5 with a double, triple and five RBI in the opener. Avery Kuntz and Jack Moore had two hits each. Shane Kecken and Josh Sherdel both singled twice in the second contest.
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Delone Catholic 200 400 00 - 6 10 4
Zach Koons, Colton Devilbiss (4). Matt Rineman, Mateo Ugarte (7), Kyle Denisch (7), Avery Kuntz (8). WP: Devilbiss. LP: Rineman. SO-BB: Koons 6-3, Devilbiss 6-1, Rineman 7-2, Ugarte 0-3, Denisch 3-0, Kuntz 1-2. 2B: F-Devilbiss, Will Myers; DC-Denisch, Jack Moore. 3B: DC-Denisch
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Denisch, Shane Kecken (5). Devilbiss, Cody Valentine (4). WP: Devilbiss. LP: Denisch. SO-BB: Denisch 7-0, Kecken 2-0, Devilbiss 3-0, Valentine 1-1.
York Catholic 7, Biglerville 6
The Canners touched off four home runs but were denied for the second time this season by the Irish.
The hosts managed eight singles and were aided by four Biglerville errors, leading to four unearned runs.
Ben Bretzman, Logan Brewer, Wyatt Kline and Connor Orner all homered for Biglerville (15-5), which put the tying run on third base before falling short. Brewer and Orner were both 2-for-4, with Brewer delivering three RBI.
Biglerville will face Gettysburg in the semifinals of the YAIAA Tournament on Monday at New Oxford High School. First pitch is slated for 5 p.m.
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York Catholic 100 600 x - 7 8 2
Ben Bretzman, Eli Weigle (4) and Nick Wright. Catterall, Kordaz (5), Petteys (7). WP: Catterall. LP: Bretzman. SO-BB: Bretzman 4-4, Weigle 1-0, Catterall 3-2, Kordaz 2-0, Petteys 1-1. HR: B-Bretzman, Logan Brewer, Wyatt Kline, Connor Orner
Littlestown 10, William Penn 0
Devin Peart spun a two-hit shutout on Wednesday as the Bolts blasted the Bearcats.
Peart whiffed five and walked two, tossing strikes oun 55 of 86 offerings.
Jakob Lane, Austin Kipple and Blake DiPietro drilled two hits apiece for the Bolts, with Lane adding a double.
Jacob Thomas and Lane finished with two RBI apiece.
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WP: Devin Peart. LP: Rodriguez. SO-BB: Peart 5-2, Rodriguez 3-2, Garbito 2-2. 2B: L-Jakob Lane
Gettysburg 5, West York 3
Emily Delacruz lashed a bases-loaded double to cap a four-run sixth inning in the Warriors’ win over the Bulldogs on Wednesday.
Delacruz’s clutch hit plated Aubriegh DeFriece, Kaelyn Blocher and Jenna Brasee, giving the Warriors a 4-0 cushion. The visitors rallied in the seventh but Brasee closed out the complete-game victory.
Rachel Keller doubled as part of a 2-for-3 day and Jordyn Schachle also drove in a run for the winners.
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Cullen and Harvey. Jenna Brasee and Rachel Keller. WP: Brasee. LP: Cullen. SO-BB: Cullen 3-3, Brasee 5-3. 2B: WY-Harvey; G-Keller, Emily Delacruz
Littlestown 16, William Penn 0
Bailey Smith, Megan Gorsuch and Catherine Scarborough drove in three runs apiece as the newly-minted YAIAA-3 champs rolled to victory on Wednesday.
Smith singled four times while Gorsuch, Scarborough and Molly Watkins rattled off three hits each.
Wendi Snyder struck out six and did not allow a hit in the three-inning contest.
Littlestown 5(11)0 - 16 18 2
William Penn 0 0 0 - 0 0 0
WP: Wendi Snyder. LP: Vega. SO-BB: Snyder 6-0, Vega 1-5.
Kennard-Dale 5, Bermudian Springs 0
Alexis Hurley limited the Eagles to just one hit in Wednesday’s YAIAA contest.
The Rams plated four runs in the sixth, none of which were earned.
Berm hurler Maya Kemper took the tough-luck loss, finishing with nine strikeouts, one walk and five hits allowed.
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Bermudian Springs 000 000 0 - 0 1 4
WP: Hurley. LP: Maya Kemper. SO-BB: Hurley 6-0, Kemper 9-1. 2B: KD-McKeon
New Oxford 23, Chambersburg 1
Fourteen different Colonials reached the goal-scoring column in Wednesday’s thumping of the Trojans.
Eryn Little paced the Ox attack with six goals, followed by Lauryn Beckner with a hat trick. Maddie Waite and Emily Sterner netted two tallies apiece.
Chambersburg 1 0 - 1
New Oxford 16 7 - 23
Goals: C-Bothe; NO-Lauryn Beckner 3, Maddie Waite 2, Garcia, Emily Sterner 2, Eryn Little 6, Daelyn Stabler, Lauren Dubs, Brooke-lynn Grim, Savannah Winpigler, Morgan Sauter, Chloe Herring, Hannah Zimmer, Bethany Cohee, Morgan Scott. Assists: NO-Waite 3, Sterner, Dubs, Cohee, Lupian. Shots: C-6; NO-38. Saves: C-Shearer 3, Moschetti 5; NO-Scott 1, Kelsie Mann 2.