Leb. Co. Highlights: Palmrya boys lax handles Mechanicsburg
Game of the Day
Palmyra boys lacrosse 19, Mechanicsburg 7
Up by five after the third quarter, the Cougars pulled away with a seven-goal fourth. Ethan Gain led the Cougars with a nine-point night of six goals and three assists, while Grant Haus had a five-point night of four goals and an assist.
Player of the Day
Cheyenne Sprecher, Palmyra girls lacrosse
Sprecher recorded 10 points, including nine goals and an assist, to lead the lady Cougars to a 10-goal win over conference rival Mechanicsburg.
Mechanicsburg 3, Palmyra 2
Trailing 3-0 after the fourth inning, the Cougars' rally fell short, getting back in it with runs in the fifth and sixth. Jacob Roe and Brian Coburn had both RBI for Palmyra.
Manheim Central 12, Lebanon 5
The Barons opened up a big lead early with two runs in the first two innings, which the Cedars couldn't recover from. Camryn Shaak and Nathaniel Portes led Lebanon with a RBI and run scored.
Palmyra 17, Mechanicsburg 7
The Lady Cougars dominated in their MPC-Keystone opener. Besides Sprecher's monstrous day, Nikki Bowman also led the way with four goals and three assists.
Boys track and field
Cedar Crest 110, Lancaster Catholic 40
The Falcons were relentless, having a first-place winner in all but three events. Greg Munnion won the javelin (156'10"), and the Triple Jump (39'1/2"), while Noah Bragunier won the 1600 meter race in 4:50.7, and the 3200 meter race in 11:06.
Girls track and field
Cedar Crest 109, Lancaster Catholic 41
The Lady Falcons won all but three events as well. Hannah Woelfing led the way with wins in the discuss (111'11") and the Triple Jump (31'6").
Mechanicsburg 8, Palmyra 0
The Lady Cougars had a tough time solving Wildcats' ace Erica Smiley, who one-hit Palmyra. The Lady Cougars also committed three errors.
Garden Spot 12, Lebanon 3
With the game tied at three in the bottom of the fourth, the Spartans began pulling away, scoring nine runs over the next three innings.
Conestoga Valley 3, Cedar Crest 0 (25-15, 25-19, 25-13)
Mark Johns led the Falcons with three kills, while Jake Cole had eight assists.
Garden Spot 3, Lebanon 1 (28-26, 25-27, 25-23, 25-13)
Tyler Bolden led the Cedars with 12 digs, 22 assists, and an ace, while Paul Heagy recorded 12 kills and four blocks.
Ephrata 7, Lebanon 0
It was a tough day for the Cedars, though they didn't go down without a fight. Luke Foster and Alex Mease hung in there before losing 9-7 to the Mountaineers' Ryan McKim and Nick Ohline in No. 1 doubles. Foster also lost a contested battled to McKim in No. 1 singles, 6-4, 6-4.
Garden Spot 4, Annville-Cleona 3
In a tough loss for the Dutchmen, Koy Alwine had to grind out his No. 3 singles match over the Spartans' Ethan Horning, 3-6, 6-3, 10-7, while William Klatchko cruised in his No. 4 singles match over the Spartans' Sam Tlumach, 6-0, 6-0.