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Another week of spring sports are in the books and we're starting to see YAIAA division races taking shape.

Is your team contending for a division title, or is it already time to look ahead to next year? Regardless of where your favorite team stands, there is a long way to go this season.

Everyone has time to make up ground and also lose ground in the title chase.

1. Speaking of races, the fight to win the YAIAA Division I baseball title could come down to the wire.

Dallastown cemented itself as a contender with a 5-1 win vs. Spring Grove on Wednesday. Tyler Butcher led the Wildcats both at the plate and on the mound against the Rockets. He went 4-for-4 on offense and pitched a complete game with nine strikeouts and one walk.

Spring Grove, Dallastown and Red Lion all enter this week tied atop the division at 4-1. South Western is a game back at 3-2.

2. Red Lion's calling card in softball is its ability to hit the ball.

And the Lions did just that Saturday in their inaugural Lady Lion Tournament. The hosts are so potent at the plate that they even made unbeaten Twin Valley sweat in the final.

The Raiders won, 15-7, but it wasn't a walk in the park. Red Lion held a 7-4 lead in the championship game before Twin Valley, which scored 27 runs in the two games, rallied to win.

3. Waynesboro is one of those Mid-Penn baseball teams that has a certain mystique. Coach Greg Chandler has the Indians in the running for division and even conference hardware year after year.

None of that mattered to Delone Catholic on Saturday. The Squires sent the Tribe back to Franklin County smarting after a 2-1 loss.

Delone scored two runs in the bottom of the fifth and held on to spoil a solid start from Alex Cline.

4. There was more football news out of the YAIAA this week.

First, the league announced that Gettysburg will be a member of Division II for football. The new home for the Warriors' other sports will be determined this summer and fall. Gettysburg joins the YAIAA in the fall of 2014.

The move results in eight-team divisions in Division I and III and a seven-team Division II. The latter will be forced to use a rotating bye in Weeks 4 through 10.

The other football news came out of York Suburban. The Trojans hired Jeremy Jones as their new head coach.

Jones, who was West York's offensive coordinator, was unanimously approved by the York Suburban school board Monday. Jones replaces Brian Freed, who resigned after going 12-8 in two seasons.

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