Dover won its first seven games in District 3 Class AAA Pool A play at Hempfield and went on to earn a quarterfinal berth with a second-place finish.

The YAIAA tournament champions cruised past Chambersburg 25-17, 25-14, 25-12 in their opening match. The Eagles went on to sweep Daniel Boone 25-14, 25-16, 25-12, setting up a showdown with the host Black Knights, who had also won their first two matches.

Dover captured the first game 25-21, but Hempfield pulled out the second game 29-27 and took first place in the pool with a decisive 25-13 victory in the third.

Dover will face Pool C winner Manheim Township in Thursday's first quarterfinal at Northern York at 6 p.m. Hempfield will host Pool C runner-up Carlisle at 6 p.m. on Thursday.

  
at Hempfield
   Hempfield def. Daniel Boone, 25-12, 25-6, 25-18
   Dover def. Chambersburg, 25-17, 25-14, 25-12
   Hempfield def. Chambersburg, 25-15, 25-6, 21-25
   Dover def. Daniel Boone, 25-14, 25-16, 25-12
   Hempfield def. Dover, 21-25, 29-27, 25-13
   Chambersburg def. Daniel Boone, 25-27, 25-20, 25-10
   Standings: Hempfield 3-0 (7-2), Dover 2-1 (7-2), Chambersburg 1-2 (3-6), Daniel Boone 0-3 (1-8)

  
Pool B
at Wilson
   --- Panthers dominate in first round: Central York survived an opening-game challenge from Exeter, then stormed undefeated through Pool B at Wilson High School.


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The Panthers pulled out a 29-27 win in the opening game against Exeter. They completed the sweep by winning the last two games 25-16, 25-22 against the Eagles, who went on to finish second. Central rolled through its remaining two matches, defeating Mechanicsburg, 25-17, 25-23, 25-15, and Lampeter-Strasburg, 25-12, 25-5, 25-10.

Hayley Harrold dished out 59 assists in the three wins. Brooklyn Smith saved 33 digs and served 11 aces. Hadley Swartz smacked 30 kills and Jordan Benton had 18 kills, nine aces, and five blocks.

Central's quarterfinal opponent will be Penn Manor, which finished second in Pool D. The match will be played at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Hempfield.

  
at Wilson
   Central York def. Exeter, 29-27, 25-16, 25-22
   Mechanicsburg def. Lampeter-Strasburg, 25-19, 25-18, 25-20
   Exeter def. Lampeter-Strasburg, 25-14, 25-14, 25-21
   Central York def. Mechanicsburg, 25-17, 25-23, 25-15
   Exeter def. Mechanicsburg, 25-21, 25-17, 25-19
   Central York def. Lampeter-Strasburg, 25-12, 25-5, 25-10
   Standings: Central York 3-0 (9-0), Exeter 2-1 (6-3), Mechanicsburg 1-2 (3-6), Lampeter-Strasburg 0-3 (0-9)
  
   Central York statistics (combined) -- Hayley Harrold (59 assists), Brooklyn Smith (33 digs, 11 aces), Hadley Swartz (30 kills, 5 aces), Sydney Gallagher (19 kills, 3 blocks), Jordan Benton (18 kills, 9 aces, 5 blocks), Ashlee Burd (14 kills, 1 block).

  
Pool D
at Dallastown
   --- Rockets win Pool D: Spring Grove swept all three of their matches to win Pool D in District 3 Class AAA Championship pool play.

The Rockets pool featured Garden Spot, Cumberland Valley and Penn Manor.

The Rockets faced off against Garden Spot in their first match, winning in three games, 25-13, 25-23, 25-18. The Rockets then defeated Cumberland Valley, 25-21, 25-16, 25-14. In the third game, the Rockets won yet again, this time defeating Penn Manor, 20-25, 25-16, 25-16.

Penn Manor came in second in the pool, defeating Cumberland Valley, 28-30, 25-20, 25-20 and Garden Spot, 23-25, 25-22, 25-23. Cumberland Valley defeated Garden Spot for their lone win in pool play, 23-25, 27-25, 25-16.

Spring Grove moves on to the District 3 quarterfinals on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at Northern York High School and will face Exeter, the second place team in Pool B. 

  
Pool D
at Dallastown
   Spring Grove def. Garden Spot, 25-13, 25-23, 25-18
   Penn Manor def. Cumberland Valley, 28-30, 25-20, 25-20
   Spring Grove def. Cumberland Valley, 25-21, 25-16, 25-14
   Penn Manor def. Garden Spot, 23-25, 25-22, 25-23
   Spring Grove def. Penn Manor, 20-25, 25-16, 25-16
   Garden Spot def. Cumberland Valley, 23-25, 27-25, 25-21
   Standings: Spring Grove 3-0 (8-1), Penn Manor 2-1 (5-4), Garden Spot 1-2 (3-6), Cumberland Valley 0-3 (2-7)
  
Thursday's Matches
Quarterfinals
at Hempfield
   Hempfield vs. Carlisle, 6 p.m.
   Central York vs. Penn Manor, 7:30 p.m.
at Northern York
   Manheim Township vs. Dover, 6 p.m.
   Spring Grove vs. Exeter, 7:30 p.m.
  
Saturday's Matches
at Dallastown
Semifinals
   Hempfield quarterfinal winners at middle school, 3 p.m.
   Northern York quarterfinal winners at high school, 3 p.m.
  
Third-Place Match
   Semifinal losers at middle school, 5 p.m.
Championship
   Semifinal winners at high school, 4:30 p.m.
  
CLASS AA
Today's Matches
Quarterfinal Pool Play
Pool A
at Lower Dauphin
   Trinity (Mid-Penn #1), Brandywine Heights (Berks #2), Manheim Central (Lancaster-Lebanon #1), West York (YAIAA #2), 4:30 p.m.
Pool B
at Dallastown
   Susquehannock (YAIAA #1), West Perry (Mid-Penn #3), Berks Catholic (Berks #1), Lancaster Mennonite (at-large #2), 4:30 p.m.
  
Saturday's Matches
at Wilson
Semifinals
   Pool A winner vs. Pool B runner-up, 3 p.m.
   Pool B winner vs. Pool A runner-up, 3 p.m.
  
Championship
   Semifinal winners, 4:30 p.m.
  
CLASS A
at Central York
Tuesday's Matches
Preliminary Round
   Mount Calvary Christian (at-large #1) vs. Upper Dauphin (at-large #3), 6 p.m.
   Dayspring Academy (at-large #2) vs. Conestoga Christian (CCAC #2), 7:30 p.m.
  
Thursday's Matches
Quarterfinal Pool Play
Pool A
   Lititz Christian (CCAC #1), Columbia (Lancaster-Lebanon #1), Halifax (Tri-Valley #1), Mount Calvary Christian-Upper Dauphin winner, 4:30 p.m.
Pool B
   Dayspring Academy-Conestoga Christian winner, Fairfield (YAIAA #1), Steelton-Highspire (Mid-Penn #1), Antietam (Berks #1), 4:30 p.m.
  
Saturday's Matches
Semifinals
   Pool A winner vs. Pool B runner-up, 3 p.m.
   Pool B winner vs. Pool A runner-up, 3 p.m.
  
Championship
   Semifinal winners, 4:30 p.m.