Boys win York Suburban tournament
The Wildcats boys opened the 2019-20 season in style by capturing the York Suburban tip-off tourney. Dallastown topped West York 55-49 in Friday's opener, then defeated Suburban 69-58 on Saturday.
Boys split Division I opening games
YAIAA Division I play begins this week with the boys were impressive, remaining unbeaten after a 67-55 win past always-tough Northeastern on Tuesday. The Cats hosted York High on Friday and lost heart breaker 41-39, then fell to at outstanding Governor Mifflin squad, 56-32 in Saturday's Keystone Cup contest.
Boys earn pair of wins on weekend
The Wildcats boys scored a pair of wins this past weekend, starting with Friday's 66-51 Division I victory at Spring Grove. The next day was even more impressive as the Cats took down a red hot Penn Manor squad 56-29 in the cross-river contest. Roman Owens scored 15 and Michael Dickson added 13 as Dallastown went off on a 21-3 third-quarter blitz to run away.
Boys split pair of Division I games
Central York's defense has given opponents fits all season and the Panthers did the same to our boys Friday night in a 53-41 Division I victory. Still, despite a third league loss, Dallastown has plenty to play for the rest of the way, as one of the top 12 teams in District 3 6A.
A trio of Wildcats posted double figures and the boys' team went on to a hard fought 45-40 win at Red Lion in the opener of Wednesday's boys-girls doubleheader. Michael Dickson led the way with 15, while Kobe Green (11 points) and Jadon Green (10) combined to score all 19 of Dallstown's first quarter points.
Boys fall to Northeastern, York and New Oxford
It was a tough week for the Wildcats boys and two days after falling to Northeastern, Dallastown led York High several times on Wednesday night, but the Bearcats took the lead late and knocked off the Wildcats, 50-49. While Dallastown played great against York, Friday was unkind to our boys, who fell to a very good New Oxford team, 68-58. Kobe Green led the Cats with 19 points and Michael Dickson added 14.
Girls fall in Hempfield title tilt
The girls played great defense in Friday's 33-30 victory over Solanco to open the Hempfield tournament, however the ladies fell on Saturday to a very good Central Dauphin team, 53-42.
Girls go 2-1 in second week of season
The girls faced Conestoga Valley on Tuesday and came away with a one-sided 68-26 win. The ladies upended York High on Friday, 43-26 before losing a Keystone Cup game to Governor Mifflin, 47-39 on Saturday.
Girls also grab two wins
The Dallastown girls squad had three players post double figures, led by Olivia Stein's 14 points in Friday's 49-40 win against a quality Spring Grove squad. The ladies followed that performance on Saturday with a 49-44 win against Penn Manor. Aniya Matthews led the way with 17 as the Cats jumped out to a 15-4 lead after one quarter and never looked back.
Coach Rex's 300th win highlights week
Saturday's girls team win past Susquehannock as when the Wildcats defeated the Warriors 46-26, giving coach Jay Rexroth his 300th career victory. Although the coach would likely downplay the accomplishment, his 300-204 record speaks volumes about what he has meant to Dallastown girls and boys basketball.
Coach Rex's moment helped the team make a quick recovery from Friday night's disappointing 49-47 loss to Central York. The Wildcats trailed the Panthers by 10 heading into the final quarter before coming back to within two points. Aniya Matthews led the way with 13 points.
Red Lion has always been the Wildcats nemesis, and the rivalry is renewed this season with the two teams battling for Division I supremacy. Unfortunately, on Wednesday, the Lions showed they are ready, holding the Wildcats offense in check to defeat our ladies, 46-32. First place Red Lion jumped out to an 8-2 lead after one and led 19-6 at halftime, handing Dallstown its first league loss of the season.
Dallstown wins battle of Cats
In their only game of the week of Jan. 19, the Wildcats topped the Bearcats of York High, 42-33. With a few games remaining, Dallastown hopes to catch Red Lion and Central York, the two teams ahead of them in Division I.