Tuesday and Thursday is title time in District 3, and champions in boys’ and girls’ football, girls’ volleyball, and field hockey are crowned.

Only the champions advance into states. And there is no consolation. It’s one and it’s done.

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District 3 2A Field Hockey Championship

Palmyra 3, Hershey 1

In a year when we all had to accept a new normal, some things haven’t changed a bit.

Like the Palmyra field hockey team that wins District 3 championships.

The Cougars took their title in the 11th District since 2001 on Thursday night, taking their second 2A crown in with a 3-1 win over the backyard and rival Hershey of the Mid-Penn Keystone Division at Palmyra Area High School Episode.

In a title game that was pushed back a day because of the rain, the Cougars were ready to play and a few others jumped to the top early in the first quarter when Maddie Hudson put in an Olivia Kirkpatrick with a shot from a penalty corner.

Kirkpatrick gave the Cougars (13-2) a 2-0 advantage with less than 5 minutes of play in the first quarter when they converted a penalty, her second in as many games for Palmyra. On Saturday, Kirkpatrick recorded a hat trick in the Cougars 7-0 semi-final against Elco.

Palmyra, who will open the playoffs against Selinsgrove or Penn Trafford on Tuesday, extended their lead to 3-0 just before half-time thanks to Anna Miller’s rebound from a Hudson shot.

To his credit, Hershey didn’t go quietly and cut Palmyra’s lead to 3-1 in the middle of the third quarter when Ashley Arnold slammed a corner bet home.

But Palmyra’s defense slammed the door from there, keeping the Trojans off the scoreboard the rest of the way on their way to winning the No. 11 District title and second straight under head coach Kent Harshman.

District 3 girls’ volleyball

(All title games are Tuesday, November 10th)

4A championship

No. 1 Hempfield 3, No. 3 Wilson 1 (25-16, 23-25, 25-19, 25-19)

3A championship

No. 2 York Suburban 3, No. 1 Garden Spot 2: York Suburban stunned Garden Spot in five sets, winning its first District 3 title in two consecutive crowns in 1975 and 1976.

The Trojans followed 2-0 before going back to 23:25, 20:25, 25:18, 31:29, 15:12 victory.

Suburban is now 17-0 and fourth in the state and will face District 2 champions Berwick in the state’s quarter-finals on Saturday.

2A championship

# 1 Trinity 3, # 2 York Catholic 0: In the past few years, York Catholic girls’ volleyball coach Phil Autrey has shed tears after losing the District 3 title game.

That year he could smile from sadness.

Not because he wasn’t disappointed. But because he was happy that his senior class had the chance to compete this season.

York Catholic fell 3-0 (25:17, 25:13, 25:19) against Trinity on Tuesday in the Class 2A title fight of District 3. It is the fourth time in the last five seasons that the Irish have lost in the district championship. The Irish finish 13-1 but miss the state playoffs.

But a few months after expecting the season to be canceled, Autrey said the main thing he will remember about this group is their great attitude.

He recalled having to inform some of his players that Governor Tom Wolf had recommended not playing sports until January 1st in August because of the coronavirus pandemic.

“About a few of them were in this (volleyball camp) and I sat them down and said, ‘Look, we’re not going to have a season. It probably won’t happen, ”said Autrey. “And Shannon Toomey said, ‘Can we still practice?'”

“That’s why I train for myself. I knew whatever we get we will be grateful for it. The group wants to win, but that’s not why they played. They played because they love to play together. It’s hard to characterize when you have such a special group. “

This was the first season since the Irish were promoted to Class 2A in 2016 without losing to Delone Catholic in the 3rd District playoffs. York Catholic beat the Squirettes 3-1 in Saturday’s semi-finals.

Nonetheless, the Irish fought defending champion Shamrocks from District 3 on Tuesday. Trinity coach John Barrick called his team the best he has ever trained. Autrey expects the Shamrocks to make a strong run for a state title.

York Catholic fell behind early in the first movement and never really recovered. By the last point in the third set, the Irish rallied by three direct points, but were unable to overcome an eight-point deficit.

The Irish were without four players due to COVID issues. Autrey said these players were exposed to COVID in the classroom but were quarantined and their teammates were not exposed.

Star Senior Hope Leavy-Gaskins led the Irish with 11 kills. York Catholic will graduate six seniors: Leavy-Gaskins, Madeline Walker, Keely Brennan, Luisa Stout, Shannon Toomey, and Grace Keesey.

“I’ve seen these girls grow into fantastic young women,” said Autrey. “I’m the lucky one who was able to train her for as long as I did.

“Have I grown since then (upset about previous losses? Yes, but they taught me. They just wanted to play together. You couldn’t ask for more.”

– Matt Allibone

1A championship

No. 1 Kalvarienberg Christian 3, No. 2 Lititz Christian School 1 (25-10, 25-17, 21-25, 25-14)

Girls’ soccer from District 3

(All title games are Tuesday, November 10th)

4A championship

No. 5 Cumberland Valley 1, No. 6 Central Dauphin 0

3A championship

No. 4 Mechanicsburg 1, No. 6 Lampeter-Strasburg 0

2A championship

Wyomissing 2, North Lebanon 1 (2 OT): Wyomissing scored six minutes in the second extension to defeat northern Lebanon in the 2A final on Tuesday at Conrad Weiser.

Hannah Spartleman of the Spartans scored 6:18 to lead the Spartans to their second title in the district and for the first time in 16 years.

Wyomissing also won the Berks County title by defeating Wilson in the league finals. The only loss all year round was 4-3 to Elco.

The Vikings joined the game eight minutes ahead of a goal from Emily Hauck, their school record of 21st of the season.

“Wyomissing was a very good team,” said NL coach Jeff Snyder. “With the exception of Manheim Township, they were the best team we’ve faced all year.”

The Vikes were 15-2 with playoff losses to Manheim Township and Wyomissing.

The Spartans were led by Abigail Doyle, who was a volunteer at the United States Military Academy at West Point.

The Spartans’ first goal was a corner kick from Cadie Hoke, who scored the goal in the 15th minute.

“Just as I was about to catch it, I was pushed by one of their players,” said NL goalkeeper Ashlyn Messinger. “It was just enough to shorten my timing.”

– Jerry Reigel

1A championship

Fairfield 2, Mount Calvary Christian 0: The Fairfield Green Knights took advantage of a second-half explosion in Gettysburg on Tuesday to score two goals and win the Class A girls’ soccer championship.

Fairfield (12-1-1) was slowed down in the first half and couldn’t get any shots on goal despite most of the possession. He gave up his original strategy and used his speed to his advantage.

Elderly Naia Roberts, who has been part of the district’s title bout defeats for the past two years, split the defense with two passes that resulted in goals in the second half.

“Again today,” said Fairfield senior manager Owen Phelan, “(Naia) was someone when our midfielder dominated the game and handed the ball, took her risk when she saw her, and prepared us for success. ” . “

Roberts played Erin Gregg alone on Mount Calvary goalkeeper Marlie Niedwick in the third minute of the second half, and the ball ricocheted off Gregg’s shin into the net after Niedwick dived and tipped him into the attacker.

Emma Dennison danced around the goalkeeper after a pass from Roberts and took down the second Fairfield goal in 16 minutes to double Fairfield’s lead.

“I really think it was just the heart our girls have,” said Roberts of the second-half increase. “I think they didn’t want to get out of this game losing. They didn’t want this to be the end of the season because this year is different with COVID and everything. I really think they just wanted it more in the second Halfway there was no strategy … we had a strategy for the game, but there was no strategy for the second half, we just wanted it more. “

– George Marinos

District 3 boys’ soccer

(All title games are Tuesday, November 10th)

4A championship

No. 4 Cumberland Valley wins by loss against No. 3 Manheim Township due to COVID case of Manheim Township.

3A championship

No. 3 Northern York 2, No. 5 Fleetwood 0

2A championship

No. 3 Oley Valley 2, No. 4 Boiling Springs 0

1A championship

No. 4 Tuliphocken 4, No. 2 Camp Hill 0

District 3 field hockey

(All title games have been postponed to Thursday November 12th.)

3A championship

No. 2 Central Dauphin vs. No. 1 Lower Dauphin near Lower Dauphin MS, 7 p.m.

2A championship

No. 1 Palmyra 3, No. 7 Hershey 1.

1A championship

# 5 Greenwood versus # 6 Newport at West Perry HS, 7pm