The Red Lion baseball team is now alone in first place in York-Adams Division I -- thanks to Scott Rissler.
Rissler pitched a two-hit shutout on Tuesday afternoon to lead the Lions to a 3-0 victory over visiting South Western.
Rissler struck out three and didn't walk anyone. He permitted just two base runners in the game.
Red Lion improved to 9-3 in the division and 10-3 overall. They lead Dallastown (8-3 in the division) by a half game and Spring Grove (7-3 in the division) by a full game.
Dallastown and Spring Grove were supposed to face off on Tuesday, but that game was postponed by wet field conditions. It was rescheduled for 4:15 p.m. Wednesday at Dallastown.
South Western fell to 9-7 overall and 6-5 in the division.
Brady Taylor went 1-for-1 for Red Lion with two RBIs. He also had a sacrifice fly and was hit by a pitch. Kyle Knisely doubled for Red Lion.
Brandon Utz and Louis Sauer pitched well for South Western, combining to allow just six hits. Utz took the loss.
KENNARD-DALE 4, DOVER 1: At Dover, Dan Hare belted two hits, including a double, and drove in three runs to lead the Rams' attack. Kyle Amrhein also had two hits for the winners. Collin Crowell pitched a complete-game three-hitter for K-D. He struck out six and walked one. Ross Drawbaugh homered for Dover's run. The game was originally scheduled for Fawn Grove, but was moved to Dover because of wet field conditions at K-D. The Rams were still considered the home team.
HANOVER 11, YORK TECH 1: At Hanover, the Nighthawks pounded out 21 hits. Jose Gonzalez (four hits, three runs), Nick Trish (three hits, three RBIs), Logan Hamm (three hits, two runs) and Zac Sheaffer (three hits) led Hanover. The game was ended in the sixth inning because of the 10-run mercy rule. Brandon Etzler went the distance to get the win, allowing four hits. He struck out eight and walked three. Cyrus Tome had two hits for Tech.
DELONE CATHOLIC 10, YORK CATHOLIC 0: At York, Dalton Haymaker pitched a complete game and allowed just two hits. He struck out four and walked one. The game was ended after five innings because of the 10-run mercy rule. Devin Altland tripled for Delone, while Haymaker, Austin Buckley and Austin Roth doubled. Delone improved to 13-3 overall and 10-3 in York-Adams Division IV. York Catholic fell to 9-7 overall and 7-6 in the division. With the win, Delone clinched at least a tie for the division title.
NEW OXFORD 7, WEST YORK 6: At West York, the Colonials erupted for five runs in the fifth to earn the victory. Cody Pieper had two doubles and three RBIs for the winners, while Aaron Palmer added two hits. Brandon Kinneman had two hits for West York, while Cole Bixler doubled. West York still leads York-Adams Division II despite falling to 6-6 in the division and 9-6 overall. New Oxford improved to 4-6 in the division and 8-7 overall.
LITTLESTOWN 5, YORK SUBURBAN 3: At Suburban, Kai Hess pitched a complete-game eight hitter to get the win. Ryan Kehr had three hits and two RBIs for the winners, while Seth McGregor added two hits. Jacob Kitting had three hits for Suburban, including a homer and double. Littlestown improved to 13-2 overall and 11-1 in York-Adams Division III.
NORTHEASTERN 5, SUSQUEHANNOCK 1: At Mount Wolf, Grant Myers belted two doubles to lead the Bobcats. That included a two-run double in Northeastern's three-run first. Freshman Kody Reeser and Jesse Sargen combined on a six-hitter for the winners. Sammy Miller pitched a complete-game five-hitter for Susquehannock.