Margaret Carroll leads Northeastern to cross nation win

Margaret Carroll leads Northeastern to cross country win


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Margaret Carroll is picking up where she left off last season.

The Northeastern High School senior cruised to the individual victory on Thursday in a York-Adams Division I girls’ cross country opener against Dover.

Carroll helped the Northeastern girls to a 15-50 victory on the Bobcats’ home course. The Northeastern boys also defeated Dover, 21-36.

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Northeastern’s Margaret Carrol pulls away from Summer Hogan of Dover, Thursday, September 24, 2020.
John A. Pavoncello photo (Photo: The York Dispatch)

Carroll finished the girls’ race in 20 minutes, 1 second. She finished 40 seconds ahead of Dover standout Summer Hogan.

Carroll is coming off a season when she won the Y-A League girls’ run and finished third in the District 3 Class 3-A run. Hogan, meanwhile, finished sixth in both of those races. After Hogan, Northeastern swept the next six girls’ spots, led by Trinity Schraudner in third, Bella Treglia in fourth and Marissa Pritchett in fifth.

The Northeastern girls are the defending D-I champions.

Cole Perry and James Herman finished one-two for the Northeastern boys, while Dover’s Tyler Rackley was third. Perry finished in 17:32. Northeastern’s Wyatt Peeling came in fourth, while teammate Camdyn Buohl took fifth.


Dallastown 18, Red Lion 42: At Dallastown, Jakob Rager led the Wildcats to the D-I victory by taking first in 17:36. Also for Dallastown, Jake Gable took second, Rocco Dumnich took third and Tyler Hunt took fifth. For the Lions, River Van Wicklen took fourth. 

West York 25, Eastern York 34: At Reservoir Hill, Thomas Urrunaga led the Bulldogs to the D-II victory by taking first in 18:02. Also for West York, Steve Miller took fourth and Curtis Donaldson came in fifth. For the Golden Knights, Anthony Roselli took second, while Dellas Edmisten came in third.

Kennard-Dale 16, New Oxford 46: At New Oxford, Garrett Quinan led the Rams to the D-II victory by taking first in 16:10. Also for K-D, Dylan Cunningham took second, followed by Collin Wolf,, Dan Gibney and Lukas Roullerson.

Littlestown 24, Biglerville 31: At Littlestown, Alex Lehigh and Anthony Reidel finished one-two to lead the home team to the win. Dante Aguilar was third for Biglerville.

Delone Catholic 25, Fairfield 31: At Fairfield, Christian Childs’ second-place finish led Delone to the win. Fairfield’s Levi Davis won the race for Fairfield, while his teammate, Gabe Schubering, was third.


Dallastown 18, Red Lion 44: At Dallastown, Lydia Tolerico led the Wildcats to the D-I victory by taking first in 20:25. Also for Dallastown, Helen Zardus took second, Mia Trend took fourth and Nicole Register took fifth. For the Lions, Sylvia Breschi took third.

Eastern York 17, West York 38: At Reservoir Hill, Emma Nace led the Golden Knights to the D-II victory by taking first in 24:28. Also for Eastern, Kaydence Strange took second, Fiona Valore took third and Abigail Ferry took fifth. For the Bulldogs, Katie Coats took fourth.

New Oxford 15, Kennard-Dale 50: At New Oxford, Elizabeth Pfisterer led the Colonials to D-II victory by taking second. Teammate Isabella Kraus took third. For the Rams, Angelina Hammond took first in 20:45. Also for K-D, Ava Strickland took fourth and Charlotte Crowl took fifth.

Littlestown 13, Biglerville 15: At Littlestown, the home team swept the top three places behind Sonya Yingling, Abi Reidel and Alyssa Meyers.

Delone Catholic 15, Fairfield 50: At Fairfield, Fairfield’s Honey Stronsnider won the race, but Delone rolled to the team win. Julia O’Brien’s second-place finish led Delone. Fairfield’s Morgan Dennison was third.


Susquehannock clinches D-II title: At Pleasant Valley Golf Club near Stewartstown, Susquehannock clinched the D-II title with a first-place finish. 

The Warriors improved to 36-0 with one D-II match left. Susquehannock finished with a 336 total, four shots better than Dover. Host Kennard-Dale was third at 342, followed by West York at 350, York Suburban at 356, Eastern York at 360 and Gettysburg at 401.

Suburban and Dover are tied for second at 24-12.

A 76 by Susquehannock’s Sam Elsen’s led all golfers. K-D’s Jimmy Hook and Suburban’s Athen Sachar each shot 78. K-D’s Josh Behles shot 79.

Central York takes D-I win: At Hanover Country Club near Abbottstown, Central York finished first at 314, 12 shots better than second-place Dallastown.

Spring Grove was third at 333, followed by South Western at 334, Northeastern at 337, Red Lion at 357 and New Oxford at 368.

With one D-I match left Monday at Heritage Hills, Central leads the division at 33-3, followed by Dallastown at 30-6.

Spring Grove’s Karl Frisk shot an even-par 71 to take individual medalist honors. Other golfers breaking 80 were Dallastown’s Lane Krosse (76), Central’s Cole Sevick (77), Central’s Noah Shultz (77), Spring Grove’s Noah Keener (77), Central’s Alex Gekas (78) and South Western’s Dylan Poalucci (79).


Red Lion 5, Dover 0: At Red Lion, Olivia Buckley, Delaney Bittner, Bella Vanover, Dannah Bittner and Madison Sokolowski scored for the Lions. Delaney Bittner added an assist.

Central York 2, Dallastown 1: At Central, the defending D-I champion Panthers got off to a strong start with a victory over a traditionally strong Dallastown program.

Susquehannock 4, Eastern York 0: At Wrightsville, the Warriors threw a road shutout in their season opener.

York Suburban 7, New Oxford 2: At New Oxford, the visitors opened the season with an impressive win.

Littlestown 6, Hanover 0: At Littlestown, the home team had no problem rolling to the win.


Susquehannock 7, Eastern York 0: At Glen Rock, the Warriors rolled behind three goals from Fallou Cisse and two from Mason Kaifer. Nick Holloway and Ashton Murray scored once each. Murray also had two assists, while Kaifer, Cisse, Carlos Dilts, Andrew Snyder and Aaron Bilbie had one each.

Northeastern 4, York High 0: At Manchester, Alex Afata scored all four Bobcats goals.

Caleb Snyder, Brian Warrender and Seth Sidle had assists.

Central York 1, Dallastown 0: At Dallastown, the Panthers won in the battle of traditional D-I powers. Dallastown went 12-0 in D-I action last season.

Red Lion 2, Dover 2: At Dover, the Lions and the Eagles battled through two overtimes but couldn’t come up with a winner.

York Suburban 3, New Oxford 0: At Suburban, the Trojans got their 2020 season off to an impressive start.

Fairfield 3, Bermudian Springs 2: At Fairfield, the home team emerged victorious in a D-III match.


York Suburban 3, West York 0: At Suburban, in a battle of state-ranked teams, the home team rolled, 25-16, 25-15, 25-12. Suburban came in ranked No. 7 in Class 3-A by the Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association, while West York was ranked No. 10. Suburban was led by Caitlin Springer (nine digs, 32 assists), Eliana Rodgers (12 kills, 11 digs), Maddison Perring (eight kills) and Peyton Lando (11 digs, five aces). 

Spring Grove 3, Red Lion 0: At Spring Grove, the Rockets rolled to a 25-12, 25-9, 25-18 triumph. Nevaeh Wolfe led the Rockets individually with 10 kills and seven digs. Also for the Rockets, Maddie Ruhland had five kills, 24 assists and seven aces; and Hailey Wolfe had 14 digs, six aces and seven kills. For the Lions, Brooke Axe had seven kills and Riley Good had 10 assists and four digs.

Eastern York 3, Kennard Dale 0: At Fawn Grove, the Golden Knights rolled, 25-18, 25-20, 27-25. Eastern’s leaders were Sarah Moore (16 kills, seven digs, four aces) and Jaide Fochtman (24 assists).

Delone Catholic 3, Hanover 0: At Hanover, the Squirettes rolled, 25-19, 25-14, 25-19. Delone was led by Olivia Snyder (12 aces, 14 assists), Shalee Clabaugh (eight digs) and Audrey Sell (five digs, seven assists) and Holly Neiderer (six kills).

Bermudian Springs 3, Fairfield 0: At Fairfield, the Eagles rolled, 25-8, 25-12, 25-12. Jewel Tallman (11 assists), Aida Sponseller (seven kills) and Tori Murren (12 aces) led Bermudian. 

Dallastown 3, Northeastern 1: At Manchester, the defending Y-A League champion Wildcats got the 2020 season off to a winning start, 25-17, 25-22, 16-25, 25-16. Dallastown’s leaders were Izzy Ream (26 assists), Lexy Bloss (15 kills) and Mya Gilliam (15 digs). Northeastern was paced by Jade Shellenberger (25 assists, 11 digs, five aces), Marissa Kipp (15 kills, nine digs) and Lily Forry (15 digs).

Central York 3, Dover 0: At Dover, the visitors cruised to the opening victory.

Susquehannock 3, York High 0: At York High, the Warriors got their 2020 season off to a good start with a road win.

Littlestown 3, York Tech 0: At Spry, the Lady Bolts swept to the D-III triumph.

Reach Steve Heiser at David VanO’Linda contributed to this report.


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