Lebanon County HS Highlights- April 29
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It will be Falcon vs. Falcon for the Lancaster-Lebanon League Class 3A singles titles on Monday.
Cedar Crest tennis teammates Jack Muraika and Dylan Tull set up that championship battle with impressive semifinal wins on Saturday at Conestoga Valley.
The top-seeded Muraika gained his finals spot with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Hempfield's Jake Curtin, while No. 3 Tull dispatched Curtin's second-seeded teammate, Jack Hessinger, by a 6-2, 6-1 score in their semifinal tussle.
Muraika and Tull, who also teamed up to reach the 3A doubles final, will meet for the title Monday at 4 p.m. at Conestoga Valley.
Also on Saturday, Elco's Mason Bennetch and Dylan Spitler advanced to the Flight 1 AA doubles final by knocking off the No. 2 seeds from Lancaster Mennonite by a 6-2, 6-1 score, while Elco teammates Dawson Smith and Adam Omar grabbed a berth in the Flight 2 doubles final.
Annville-Cleona earns split in its softball tourney
Hosting a four-team event that also included Palmyra, Cedar Crest and Twin Valley, A-C went 1-1, topping Palmyra 4-2 in the first round before falling to Twin Valley 8-4 in the championship game.
Kaila Grubb tossed a four-hit complete game in the win over Palmyra, while Amber Rexrode (two RBIs) and Lauren Schrader (two hits) led the offense for A-C.
In the title game, Twin Valley took control with a five-run top of the second and A-C couldn't make up the difference.
Rexrode, Morgan Zimmerman and Destiny Loy each had two hits in a losing cause.
Cedar Crest defeated Palmyra in the consolation game.
Palmyra 17, Penn Manor 15
It looked as though the Cougars had control with at 12-4 halftime lead, but the Comets came storming back in the second half, outscoring Palmyra 11-5. The Cougars however, would hang on. Cheyenne Sprecher led the way with nine points (eight goals, assist), while Nikki Bowman had five goals.
Palmyra 12, Penn Manor 4
The Cougars scored three goals in each quarter to pace their way to a 15-0 start. Kyle Nolen led the Cougars with four goals, while Ethan Gain recorded a hat trick.