The Solanco JV softball team dominated opponents on the way to a 17-0 record.
"This was an outstanding season," coach Chad McDowell said. "After a slow start to the season, with all the weather issues, I thought this team really came together quickly. They stepped on the field and perform well. They expected to and they believed that they were going to win every time out and that was a key to much of our success. Throughout the season everyone made individual improvements, they made lasting memories with their teammates and they had FUN being on the field together and they spelled fun...W-I-N... seventeen times!"
Solanco has three state qualifiers for this weekend's PIAA State Championship Track and Field Meet at Shippensburg's M&T Bank Stadium.
Natalie Crum is the 21st seed in the 1600.
Billy Cooney is the seventh seed in the 110 high hurdles and ninth seed in the 300 intermediate hurdles.
Troy Miller is the fourth seed in the long jump and 21st seed in the high jump.
The Solanco baseball team split its last two games of the season to finish with a 10-10 record.
The Mules ended the season on a positive note with a 6-4 triumph over district qualifier Dallastown last Wednesday.
Senior hurler Kenny Walton went out in style. He recorded 13 strikeouts, did not walk a batter, and gave up two earned runs.
He fanned the final batter to secure the win. "Kenny is calm and collected on the mound, but he got a little excited after the last out," coach Tom Fish said.
"I'm happy he got the win. He threw nine shutout innings in his last game and didn't get a win so I'm happy for him."
UPDATE: The Mules lost 118-6 to Garden Spot Monday.
The Solanco baseball team's district playoff chances took a potentially fatal blow last week as the Mules suffered a pair of excruciating extra-inning losses.
After studying the district standings over the weekend, coach Tom Fish was pessimistic about his team's chances even if they were to win their final two regular season games.
The crushing blow came Friday when Solanco lost 15-13 to Lampeter-Strasburg in nine innings.
The Mules scored 12 runs off Pioneers ace Cameron Enck, a University of Maryland signee, and led 12-4.