Sunday, February 18, 2018
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Spring Sports

Ephrata Pounds Warriors


For seven innings Monday, Seth Griffith operated with the skill of a master chef.
 
The Ephrata right-hander sliced a little here, diced a little there and -- voila! -- served up an 8-1 win over Warwick in a matchup of L-L section leaders in Lititz.
 
"He kept us off balance," Warriors first-year boss Bob Locker said. "We have some good hitters and he did a real good job. He threw strikes, hit his target and didn't walk anybody."
 

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Ephrata Girls Stay Perfect


When they find themselves in times of trouble, Mother Mary comes through for them, sprinting, jumping, hurdling, whatever they need.
 
So it's not exactly the Beatles, but with "Mother Mary'' Witmer sparking the squad—both in performance and motivation—the Ephrata girls' track and field team kept its unscathed record intact Friday with an 85-65 Section Two victory over visiting Garden Spot.
 

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Ephrata Girls show power in opener


The stealth mode has been removed from the Ephrata girls' track and field team.
 
Mountaineers coach John Keller and his experienced, deep and versatile squad all seem OK with that notion.
 
"They know we're not going to sneak up on anybody this year,'' Keller said of his squad after it overpowered visiting Lampeter-Strasburg 112-48 in the Section Two and season opener for both teams on a frigid Friday.
 

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