Players of the Day
Grace Miller and Brooklyn Varner, Cedar Crest girls volleyball
Miller and Varner led the way in a big 3-2 win for the Falcons over Penn Manor. Miller finished with 23 kills and 14 digs, while Varner finished with 38 assists and five aces.
Game of the Day
Girls tennis, Elco 4, Lancaster Mennonite 3
After winning only one of their singles matches, the Raiders rallied to win all three doubles matches to pull out the victory. Kelsey Stubblebine and Jen Kinsey led Elco with an 8-1 win over the Blazers' Allyssa Peters/Bethany Bronkema.
New Covenant Christian 2, Covenant Christian 0
Toby Kornhaus provided all the scoring for the Flames with a goal in each half. Nathn Dubble had the assist on the first goal in the 13th minute, while Aron Kim assisted on the second goal in the 56th minute.
Lebanon 4, West Shore Christian Academy 2
Two goals from Felix Kortright-Roman led the Cedars to the win. Chase Testerman and Karim Agha added goals in the 20th minute and 77th minute, respectively, to pull away.
Pequea Valley 6, Lebanon Catholic 0
Allowing three goals in each half doomed the Beavers in their lopsided loss. Lebanon Catholic also had a tough time committing fouls inside the 18, as two of the Braves' goals came by penalty kick. Josh Stoltzfus and Gingerich each had two goals for PV.
Lancaster Mennonite 5, Northern Lebanon 0
The Vikings had a tough time managing the Blazers' attack, including Ben Lefever, who scored back-to-back goals in the 14th minute and 22nd minute, respectively, to lead Mennonite in the lopsided victory.
Elco 2, Donegal 0
Two goals early in the first half were all the Raiders needed in a key Section 3 win. Mason Bennetch and Clay Hain generated the scoring, both recording a goal and an assist.
Manheim Central 2 , Cedar Crest 0
Allowing a goal in each half did the Falcons in against the Barons. Zach Reed put the Barons on the board in the 13th minute, followed by Kale Landis putting the game away in the 73rd minute.
Palmyra 2, Mifflin County 0
Goals from Alec Haldeman and Sean Bordner provided enough offense for the Cougars en route to the shutout. Haldeman put Palmyra on the board early in the first half at the 5:16 mark, followed by Bordner increasing the lead at the 44:57 mark of the second half. Derrick Ciesielka recorded five saves.
Lancaster Mennonite 2, Northern Lebanon 1
The Vikings saw their 1-0 halftime lead slip away, thanks to two goals from the Blazers. Savannah Walters scored a goal in the 57th minute, followed by the go-ahead goal in the 88th minute from Katie Will. Cassie Ginter put NL on the board just under 10 minutes into the game, assisted by Jess Batz.
Lancaster Catholic 2, Annville-Cleona 1 (2 OT)
Ally D'Ecrole gave the Crusaders the win, scoring the game-winner in the 91st minute. Peyton Jaquis had the assist. Reagan Hess had the lone Little Dutchmen goal in the 59th minute on a penalty kick.
Elco 2, Donegal 1
The Raiders wiped out a 1-0 deficit with two second-half goal en route to the win. Ryelle Shuey tied the game in the 57th minute, followed by Kiersten Sweigert, giving Elco the lead in 69th minute.
Manheim Central 12, Lebanon 0
An eight-goal first half for the Barons was highlighted by a hat trick in the first seven minutes by Kayla Herr.
Palmyra 6, Mifflin County 1
Camryn Simpson had a goal and an assist to lead the Cougars to the big win. Simpson started the scoring just four minutes in, then assisted on Nikki Bowman's goal, which gave Palmyra a 3-0 lead at the time.
Lancaster Catholic 1, Elco 1
After both teams got on the board in the first half, neither could find another to earn a victory, this despite the Crusaders outshooting the Raiders 10-3. But Raiders goalie Kendra Bicksler was up to the task, recording nine saves. Katie Fields first got Elco on the board at the 4:40 mark of the first half, on an assisst from Alyssa Keath. Izzy Miller tied it for Lancaster Catholic at 18:53 of the half.
Lancaster Mennonite 4, Northern Lebanon 2
Three second-period goals sealed the Vikings' fate. Emma Kelliher and Tori Moyers had both goals for NL, with assists from Heather Wolfe and Baylee Madillia, respectively. The Blazers also created a ton of offensive chances with a 15-2 edge in corners.
Wilson 3, Cedar Crest 0
The Falcons couldn't generate much offense in its shutout loss, with a total of only three shots on goal and one corner. Goalie Hannah Funk did her best keeping her team in it, recording four saves.
Palmyra 6, Red Land 1
After trailing 1-0 early on, it was all Cougars (4-1-0) as they poured on six straight goals to earn the victory. Lexy Smith recorded a hat trick for Palmyra, all coming in back-to-back-to-back fashion. Two of Smith's goals came in the first half, including one to beat the horn before the end of the half. The third goal came at the 27:18 mark of the second half. Jess Dembrowski also added two goals for the Cougars, both coming in the second half.
Lebanon 1, Pequea Valley 0
A first half goal was all the offense needed in the Cedars' shutout.
Northern Lebanon 3, Elco 1
After dropping the first set, the Vikings stormed back to win the next three - all hotly contested - 25-22, 25-22, and 25-19, respectively. Zoe Zerman led the way with 10 kills, while Kacey Smith had 10 digs, Brianna Hossler with 23 assists, and Kacey Smith with eight aces.
Lebanon 3, Columbia 0
It may have been a sweep, but the Cedars had to work for every set win, taking the first one 27-25, followed by the final two sets 25-53, and 25-21, respectively.
Cedar Crest 3, Penn Manor 2
In a hard-fought battle, the Falcons pulled away for the win, led by the notable nights on the stat sheet by Miller and Varner.
New Covenant 3, Linden Hall 0
The Flames had no problem taking care of business, winning 25-17, 25-18, and 25-19. Danielle Rudy led the way with five kills and seven aces on the night. Grace Simniskis also led the way with one kill, and two blocks.
Palmyra 3, Waynesboro 0
The Cougars dominated the first two sets, 25-15 and 25-14, respectively, before grinding out to take the third set, 25-20 to finish the sweep.