Monday, January 22, 2018
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Fall Sports

Final Meet Brings Showdowns


The final boys cross country meet of the Lancaster-Lebanon League regular season Tuesday could offer a preview of what to look for in the upcoming L-L championships.

Ephrata's Zach Lefever and McCaskey's Nathan Henderson -- both undefeated -- will face off as McCaskey hosts Ephrata, Elizabethtown and Lancaster Catholic.

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Lady Mounts Draw with Barons


With 24 seconds left in the second of two 10-minute overtimes, and the Ephrata and Manheim Central Ephrata girls’ soccer teams headed to a certain 0-0 tie, momentum did a whiplash-inducing 180 on both sides Monday evening on Mountaineer Field.

With the Barons pushed up in one last-gasp effort, sophomore centerback Kayla Herr stepped to a loose ball near the top of the box, unleashing one final shot on goal, a rising rocket on frame.

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Mounts fall to Trojans


Dajour Henderson and Collin Mailman each came up with a pair of touchdowns Friday night, and York Suburban ran away from visiting Ephrata, 38-6 [boxscore], in a nonleague matchup.

Mailman opened the scoring for Suburban (3-2) with 6:40 to play in the first quarter, taking a 14-yard catch from QB Tom Merkle. Mailman then ran for the two-point conversion, and Suburban hit the gas from there.

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Mounts, Barons battle to tie


After a back-and-forth first half Monday night in which the Ephrata and Manheim Central boys’ soccer teams accounted for nearly a dozen combined shots on goal, the Mounts took control of the second half and dominated possession.

It seemed like it would only be a matter of time for Ephrata to find the back of the net.

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Kreider 2nd at Leagues


Dom Oliveri thought he had a good round of golf in him but it just hadn't happened.

In league matches this season, parts of his game were fine but nothing quite came together.

Until Monday.

Oliveri, a senior at Conestoga Valley, shot a 2-under 70 to win the boys' individual title at the Lancaster-Lebanon League championships at Tanglewood Manor Golf Club.

"Before the match, I thought, maybe today will be the day," he said.

Oliveri finished a stroke ahead of Ephrata's Matt Kreider and Manheim Township's Jacob Macinanti.

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