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With the school year behind us, here is an A-to-Z look at some of the top performances by YAIAA athletes during the 2014-15 academic year.

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A: Athletes who inspire us: Marcus Josey (Northeastern), Peter Falci (Central York) and Maddie Hill (Dover), who continue their battles against cancer. Keep up the fight!

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B: Bobcats' dominance of the boys' volleyball court, as Northeastern won its third straight PIAA Class AA championship to go along with the program's sixth district title in seven years.

C:Carson Gross, who won the YAIAA's only gold medal at the PIAA swimming championships when the York Suburban junior captured the Class AA 200 freestyle, in addition to collecting several individual, relay and team district titles.

D:Dover softball won its first YAIAA crown in 19 seasons when the Eagles took home the honors in Division II, led by all-star shortstop Natalie Cutright.

E:Erica Sarver, the West York sophomore who not only won the District 3 Class AA girls' diving championship, but also went on to place third in the state.

F: Frank Lenno, the Central York boys' soccer coach, who guided his team to its second straight PIAA tournament appearance. The Panthers (21-3-1) won the YAIAA title and finished second in districts.

G: Graduation, which took a toll on last year's YAIAA champion Spring Grove baseball team. But the Rockets — new coach and all — made it all the way to the district Class AAA title game.

H: Hannah Logue of Fairfield was a goal-scoring machine during the girls' soccer season. Only a sophomore, the Green Knights standout notched 37 goals in only 20 games.

I: Improvement shown by the Red Lion girls' volleyball squad, which won nine more games in 2014 than it did the previous season.

J: Janney, Seth, the South Western wrestler who made it to the PIAA Class AAA title bout at 220 pounds. His silver medal came a week after he won district gold.

K: Krieger, as in Dylan, the Hanover athlete who led the YAIAA boys' basketball league in scoring after finishing the football season as the top receiver in the area. He broke Hanover's all-time basketball scoring record.

L: Lucas Barshinger, who not only was a standout linebacker for Eastern York's football team but also won a gold medal at 195 pounds during the Class AA district wrestling championships.

M: Most sportsmanlike basketball teams: Biglerville girls and York County Tech boys, as voted by the league referees for the annual Gretchen Wolf Swartz Sportsmanship Awards. The scholarships went to the Canners' Maddie Wenk and Rebecca Isaac, and York Tech's Donte Grim and Keevon Rice.

N: National championship, which the New Oxford competitive spirit squad claimed after running through the district and state competitions.

O: Opening season in the YAIAA for Gettysburg, which was quite successful in many sports, particularly field hockey. The Warriors went unbeaten in Division II and won the league tournament title, finishing 19-1 overall.

P: Parrini siblings of York Catholic. Joe and Lauren claimed the District 3 Class AA boys' and girls' golf championships. Joe Parrini went on to place sixth at the PIAA, joining teammate Nick Geiman, who was third at states.

Q: Quintet of YAIAA Division III football championships won by Bermudian Springs. This season's Eagles won their first 11 games to claim their fifth overall division title (and their fourth with sole possession of the crown).

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R: Ravaughn Dillard of Gettysburg, who captured the YAIAA's only gold medal at the PIAA track and field championships when he won the Class AAA triple jump.

S: Shelbee Holcomb, who hit an astounding .740 (57-for-77) with 10 home runs and 53 runs batted in to help lead Delone Catholic to the District 3 Class AA softball title and the second round of the PIAA tournament.

T: Thunderbolt thrower Bre Smith, who tossed her way to a District 3 AA title in the discus with her sling of 109 feet, 5 inches for Littlestown.

U: Usha Baublitz, the diminutive girls' tennis star, who captured the YAIAA singles championship last fall.

V: Vaulter extraordinaire Danny Stoner of Biglerville, who won his second straight District 3 Class AA pole vault championship and a week later earned a silver medal at the PIAA meet.

W: Wildcat swimmers, Noah Brockway (100 backstroke) and Spencer Hill (100 butterfly), both of whom won gold at the District 3 Class AAA swimming championships for Dallastown.

X: XC, or cross county, and the PIAA Class AA championship won by the York Suburban boys' team. The Trojans won the District 3 crown, as well, and the Delone Catholic girls' team won the Class A district title.

Y: York Catholic's girls' basketball team, which won an unprecedented 10th straight District 3 Class AA championship this year — the ninth under head coach Kevin Bankos.

Z: Zero, the number of girls in the nation who scored more lacrosse goals in high school than Kennard-Dale's Morgan Day. She set both the PIAA and national scoring marks, capping an incredible career at 469 goals.

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