Here is a look at just some of the many standout athletic performance throughout the YAIAA this past school year, broken down alphabetically.
Armando Rojo, Biglerville soccer player, who helped the Canners win a District 3 Class A crown and advance to the second round of the PIAA tourney. He was named Division III Co-Player of the Year, finishing with 11 goals and 13 assists.
Bearcats boys' basketball team. William Penn coach Troy Sowers took a team that at times started three sophomores and two juniors all the way to a district championship.
Courtney Harnish, the record-setting West York freshman swimming phenom. She set eight postseason records with new fast times at the YAIAA (4), District 3 (2) and PIAA (2) swim meets and was named Swimmer of the Meet at the state championships.
Delaughter, Jeff, the Spring Grove running back who led the YAIAA in rushing last season with 1,484. He had 14 touchdowns, including four in one game.
ERAs posted by Eastern York pitching tandem Colby Shimmel and Terry Godfrey. Shimmel finished with a miniscule 1.02 ERA with 35 strikeouts and only four walks. Godfrey had a 1.93 ERA with 36 strikeouts.
Fairfield football, which set a school record with its 6-4 regular season behind nearly 1,500 yards and 23 touchdowns from running back Nick Mort.
Gold medals won by Biglerville's Brady Wilt and Danny Stoner at the District 3 boys' track and field championships. They were the only district titles won by the YAIAA track and field athletes this year.
Hartman, Sam, who starred as Dallastown's catcher. The West Point-bound senior ended high school with a .431 batting average and Division I Softball Player of the Year honors.
Isaiah Logue of Fairfield, who won his second straight PIAA Class AA golf championship. He also won back-to-back district titles.
Jumper Kyrstin Evans of York County Tech, who tied for fourth in the high jump at the District 3 track and field championships.
Katie Wagner, who wraps up a terrific career on the tennis courts as Susquehannock's three-time YAIAA champion and two-time District 3 champion. Also a basketball standout, Wagner combined with Chelsey Simmers to win the league doubles championship.
Littlestown football, which held opponents to 12 points per game while winning its first 12 contests of the season.
Maddie Hill, the Dover soccer player showing extreme perseverance and fight as she battles leukemia. Way to go, Maddie. We are all proud of you.
Nine straight District 3 Class AA girls' basketball championships won by York Catholic. Coach Kevin Bankos and the Irish girls put together another unbelievable run, extending their district record for consecutive wins, boys' or girls'.
Ox running back Wesley Beans, who led the upstart New Oxford football team to a 6-4 regular season record. Beans ran for 1,411 yards with 20 touchdowns.
Posey, Ali, the Red Lion field hockey player who continued dominance of her sport, winning her third straight YAIAA Division I Player of the Year award.
Rams girls' lacrosse. Kennard-Dale extended its YAIAA Division II unbeaten streak to six years before falling to York Catholic in the league tournament final.
Spirit and showmanship displayed by the league's competitive spirit teams. Local teams saw a great deal of success this season, including New Oxford's PIAA and District 3 coed division championships, and Dover's District 3 small squad title.
Trojans cross country dominance. The York Suburban boys' and girls' cross country teams both won District 3 titles.
Bermudian Springs wrestler Tristan Sponseller won the PIAA Class AA 195-pound championship in March. (File -- GameTimePA.com)
Unbeaten wrestlers Tristan Sponseller of Bermudian Springs and Ian Brown of Hanover. Both won PIAA Class AA championships in March.
Volleyball, which should be considered the YAIAA's best sport after the league won three of the five state championships. The Delone Catholic girls won the PIAA Class AA crown, and Northeastern and Central York swept the boys' title matches.
Wildcat swimmers, who continue to set the local standard. Dallastown extended its YAIAA unbeaten streaks to six years in boys and 10 in girls.
Xtra attention required by the YAIAA boys' lacrosse scoring leaders, five of whom topped the 50-goal plateau this season as the sport continues to grow in the area.
York Suburban's Elliot Diehl, who won the YAIAA Class AA singles and doubles titles in boys' tennis, teaming with Michael Peck.
Zero, the number of times Kennard-Dale's Chance Marsteller lost during his four-year wrestling career, which concluded with a fourth straight state title. He is considered by many to be the greatest high school wrestler in Pennsylvania history.