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October 12th, 2014
The Elk County Catholic Crusaders scored 15 fourth quarter points Saturday afternoon to come from behind to beat the Northern Cambria Colts by a 24-20 score at Dutch Country Stadium.
The important points came with 1:22 left in the contest when Noah Werner scored on a four-yard run and Kyle Huff added the PAT making the score 24-20.
"This was a team victory," said ECCHS coach Tony Gerg. "It was a huge win because it assured us of a winning season after going 0-9."
At critical moments in the second half, Brockway couldn't hang on to the ball.
Ridgway pounced on the Rovers' mistakes and pounced on the victory.
Ridgway forced three second-half turnovers, two in the Elkers' red zone, en route to a 28-14 win over AML South foe Brockway Friday night at Memorial Field in Johnsonburg.
Ridgway boys golf won the Elk County Boys Golf Tournament held Thursday afternoon at Bavarian Hills Golf Course.
It was the third straight year the Elkers won the county tournament.
Elk County Catholic boys soccer took advantage of a pair of chances and were able to take a 2-0 victory from Ridgway Thursday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
"I feel we played well against Ridgway," Elk County Catholic coach T.J. Weaver said. "They're a good opponent. They're going to do well in the playoffs. I'm pleased with the way we played. I'm looking forward to Senior Night next Monday which is always good for the kids at home against Smethport."
Ridgway boys golf won 199-208 over Elk County Catholic in a match held Wednesday afternoon at Leaning Pines Golf Course.
Mitchell Stark of Ridgway was the overall medalist for the Elkers with a 36. Josh Roselli finished with a 38 and TJ Schlimm carded a 40 for Ridgway. Nick Simon carded a 41 and Cory Oknefski rounded out the top five for Ridgway with a 44.
The Elk County Catholic cross country squads hosted runners from Kane on Tuesday afternoon during a rainy meet at Benzinger Park.
The Crusaders defeated the Kane Wolves by a score of 15-44. Kane did not have enough runners to field a girls' team.
ECC swept the top five spots in the girls' race with senior Tori Dippold leading the way. Not only did Dippold win the girls' event, but she also came in fourth out of all runners. She finished in a time of 18:36 which is a new girls' course record.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader volleyball team remained unbeaten in regular season play as they defeated the St. Marys Area Lady Dutch 3-0 in a match played Tuesday at the ECCHS gym.
Elk Catholic took the first set by a 25-12 score. The second set was back and forth right to the end as Elk prevailed 28-26. In the third set ECC won by a 25-17 score to win the match.
It was a different site and a different winner in the second meeting this season between Ridgway and Johnsonburg.
After a 3-1 win by Johnsonburg in the Paper City, the Lady Elkers matched their area rivals with a 3-1 (25-20, 25-12, 24-26, 25-21) win over the Ramettes Monday night at Ridgway Area High School.
â€śItâ€™s Burg and Ridgway. They were really pumped up,â€ť Ridgway coach Janet Redmond said. â€śItâ€™s nice to see them perform and get the win.â€ť
Ridgway boys soccer fell 7-0 to DuBois Central Catholic Monday afternoon in cool and damp conditions at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
DCC opened the scoring in the 12th minute as a shot squeaked through the hands of Ridgway goalkeeper Phil Waddell for a 1-0 lead.
BROCKWAY â€” St. Marys Area's Sarah Casey captured the District 9-AA singles championship on Wednesday as she defeated Punxsutawney's Amber Ward.
It took approximately 3 1/2 hours spread over two days for Casey to win her championship.
The match started Tuesday at Benzinger Park. With the score tied 4-4 and at deuce, the thunder and lightning along with rain brought the day's activities to an end. The match was picked up Wednesday afternoon at Brockway.
Casey won the first set 7-6 (9-7). Ward came back to win the second set 7-6 (7-2). The third set went to Casey by a 6-2 score.