Game of the Day
Annville-Cleona field hockey 5, Lancaster Mennonite 1
It's been quite a season already for the Annville-Cleona field hockey team. The best may be yet to come.
A-C inched closer to a potential Section 3 title on Thursday, routing Lancaster Mennonite 5-1 in Annville.
The win upped A-C's overall record to 14-1 and its Section 3 mark to 9-1, moving it just ahead of Lancaster Catholic (9-1-1) for first place with two games remaining.
The program's all-time leading scorer, Michaela Singer, led the way with a hat trick and Lauren Schrader and Katelyn Brightbill also found the back of the cage for Sue Felty's club, which outshot Mennonite 17-1.
Player of the Day
Grace Miller, Cedar Crest girls volleyball
The Cedar Crest girls volleyball team dropped a 3-0 decision to Section 1 leader Warwick on Thursday night. But not before Grace Miller did all she could to help the Falcons avoid that fate.
Miller had a huge game in defeat for Cedar Crest, tallying 18 kills, 13 digs and 2 aces to keep the Falcons in the thick of the fight they lost 25-18, 25-17, 25-12.
Manheim Central 1, Cedar Crest 0
In Manheim, Zach Reed's first half goal stood up as the game-winner as the Barons blanked the Falcons in Section 2 action.
Manheim Township 8, Lebanon 0
In Neffsville, the Blue Streaks rolled over Lebanon with the help of a six-goal first half.
Palmyra 4, Mifflin County 2
At Mifflin County, Sean Bordner scored twice and John Jeffrey and Joey Giordano tallied single goals as the Cougars jumped to a 2-0 halftime lead and held on for the win.
Elco 7, Lebanon 0
At Lebanon, Katie Fields notched a hat trick as the Raiders rolled to the easy Section Three win.
Abbie Keath, Emily Witmer, Hayley Smith and Alicia Yoh also scored for Elco, which outshot Lebanon 21-4.
Manheim Township 3, Cedar Crest 0
In South Lebanon, the Falcons fell behind for good when Alison Heckman scored four minutes into the game to send Township on its way.
Palmyra 2, Mifflin County 1
At In The Net, Hannah Bowman scored at the 29:35 mark of the second half to break a 1-1 tie and ultimately give the Cougars the win.
Eden Haldeman scored in the first half for Palmyra, and Nikki Bowman assisted on both goals in the win.
Lancaster-Lebanon League Tournament
Cedar Crest enjoyed a strong performance on the opening day of the L-L individual tourney, advancing Abbey Castor and Serena Cheng to singles semifinals in Flight 3 and 4, respectively.
Castor also teamed with Keeley Hartman to advance to the second round in Flight 1 AAA doubles, while Tatyana Golub and Olivia Hitz did the same for Crest in Flight 2 doubles, as did Cheng and Hallie Koslowski in Flight Three doubles. Meanwhile Elco's Kelsey Stubblebine and Jennifer Kinsey have reached the semifinals in Flight One AA doubles, and Annville-Cleona's Abby Kline and Sasha Bretous are still alive in Flight Three doubles.
Northern Lebanon 3, Lebanon 0
Zoe Zerman had 7 kills and Brianna Hossler had 14 assists to lead the Vikings past their county rival.
Cocalico 3, Elco 0
Carli Sholl had eight kills and 14 assists for Elco but the Eagles still pulled off the sweep 25-16, 25-20, 25-17.
Palmyra 3, Lower Dauphin 1
At Palmyra, the Cougars kept their stranglehold on first place in the Mid-Penn Keystone, improving to 9-2 overall and 8-0 in the division with the four-set win over backyard rival LD.
Warwick 3, Cedar Crest 0
In addition to Miller's heroics, the Falcons got 25 assists from Brooklyn Varner and 3 blocks from Destinee Holloman in the setback.