Lebanon County H.S. Highlights: May 5
Game of the day
Cedar Crest boys lacrosse 21, Lancaster Mennonite 7
The Falcons finished the 2016 season a high note with the rout of the Blazers. Senior Mike Weaver certainly made his final game in a Cedar Crest uniform one to remember. More on his big night below. Stevie Roda also finished his high school career with a bang on a seven-point night, including five goals and two assists. Mitch Tice joined the party with a five-point night, including a hat trick and two assists.
Players of the day
Mike Weaver, Cedar Crest boys lacrosse
In his final game in a Falcons uniform, Weaver recorded his 200th career point as part of a monster 12-point night, including eight goals and four assists.
Chase Dubendorf, Northern Lebanon baseball
Dubendorf feasted at the plate in the Vikings' 11-2 win over Manheim Central, going 3-for-5 with two doubles, a triple, and four RBI.
Annville-Cleona 6, Tulpehocken 1
Holding onto a 2-0 lead after four, the Little Dutchmen added two pairs of runs in the fifth and seventh innings to close it out. Mitch Long struck out five Trojan batters.
Palmyra 13, Harrisburg 0 (5 innings)
A seven-run first, a five-run second, and a run in the fourth were all the Cougars needed to force the mercy rule. Evan Hallowell led the way with a pair of doubles, two RBI and two runs scored.
Northern Lebanon 11, Manheim Central 2
With the Vikings leading 3-1 after four, NL pulled away with four runs in the fifth and seventh innings. Chase Dubendorf played a major part of the Vikings offensive success. More on his big day above.
Elco 10, Cocalico 0
Under the lights at Newmanstown, the Raiders rolled to the easy win, scoring eight times in the first two innings and never looking back.
Sarah Yermalovich led the way, tossing a complete-game five-hit shutout while adding three hits and two RBIs at the plate. Amaya Phillips and Casey Boyer added three hits apiece, and Phillips also drove in three.
Palmyra 14, Harrisburg 3
In Harrisburg, the visitors exploded for nine first-inning runs and got six RBIs from Kayla Bonawitz en route to the lopsided win.
Sara Boyer had a three-run triple to highlight the uprising in the first, and Abbey Krahling and Ashley Acri added two hits apiece to the win.
Solanco 18, Lebanon 0 (3 innings)
A pair of nine-run innings did the job for Golden Mares. Solanco's Hanna Phillps also no-hit the Cedars, while striking out two.
Donegal 10, Northern Lebanon 3
A six-run third helped the Indians pull away. It was also a tough day in the field for the Vikings, committing four errors. On the mound for Donegal, Makyla Yoder fanned 10 NL batters and did not allow a walk.
Palmyra 12, Lower Dauphin 10
The Cougars' Kiley Gallagher lit it up with a six-point night, including five goals and an assist. Nikki Bowman and Cheyenne Sprecher also recorded hat tricks for Palmyra.
Cedar Crest 11, Spring Grove 9
Maddie Barron scored three goals, and Tiana Ditzler and Gracen Donmoyer added two apiece as the Falcons squeezed past the York County reps in a non-league battle.
Manheim Central 3, Lebanon 1
Down 2-0, the Cedars grinded out a 26-24 win in the third set, but unfortunately the comeback fell short. Paul Heagy had eight kills, while Billy Blair had 12 assists.
Cocalico 3, Cedar Crest 1
After pulling out a 25-22 win in the second set to tie the match at one, the Falcons dropped the final two sets 25-14 and 25-20, respectively. Adam Rakow had 11 kills for Cedar Crest, while John Simpson had 15 assists.
Palmyra 90, Lower Dauphin 60
Tanner Yaw won both hurdle events and Mason Cooper took the shot put and discus as Palmyra took care of backyard rival LD by 30 points.
Palmyra 83, Lower Dauphin 67,
Ellie Keck (400, 800) and Amelia Baldo (100, 200) each won two events to help the Cougars fend off the challenge of their arch rival in this Keystone Division showdown.