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October 14th, 2013
The momentum is there for Ridgway girls soccer heading into the postseason.
Ridgway extended their winning streak to 10 after a 5-1 victory over Brockway Monday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
"Across the board, solid play. Every one of them," Ridgway coach Greg Maddalena said. "They know I wasn't real happy with the last performance against Smethport. They just stepped their game up as a team. That's all I want. We're such a balanced team, we have the athletes to do it. We just got to do it."
Ridgway boys golf captured the AML championship Saturday over Brookville.
The Elkers won 316-345 over the Raiders to capture the AML crown for the second year in a row.
In a fiercely contested AML South game, the extra points turned out to be crucial.
Curwensville earned three points from conversions while Ridgway converted none as the Golden Tide won 27-24 over the Elkers Friday night at Memorial Field in Johnsonburg.
The Ridgway Elkers defended their Elk County Golf Tournament title on Thursday afternoon at the Bavarian Hills Golf Course, finishing in first place in the 16th annual tournament with a team score of 389 in the 18-hole event.
The Elk County Catholic Crusaders came in second with a score of 406, followed by Johnsonburg with 450 and St. Marys Area with 455. Each team was able to play with as many as eight golfers, with the five lowest scores counting toward the team total.
Bradford volleyball moved to 13-0 on the season with a 3-0 (25-13, 25-13, 25-18) win over Ridgway Thursday night at Ridgway Area High School.
"Bradford's a good team," Ridgway coach Janet Redmond said. "They have a lot of hitting ability that really we don't see along our way. I thought our girls did well keeping with them. I can't complain."
JOHNSONBURG â€“ The Johnsonburg Ramettes ended their season on a positive note with an 8-1 victory on the tennis courts Thursday against visiting Bradford.
At No. 1 singles, Johnsonburg's Riley Fannin defeated Hannah Burgoon 8-5; at No. 2 singles, Ashley Stolz got Bradford on the board with an 8-2 win over Cheyenne Johnson; at No. 3 singles, Paige Martonik won 8-0 over Mary Schroll; at No. 4 singles, Olivia Perez-McGill won 8-1 over Katelyn Wells; at No. 5 singles, Andrea Allegretto won 8-3 over Mandi Droney.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Johnsonburg volleyball won 3-1 (25-17, 26-24, 22-25, 28-26) over Ridgway Monday night in a match held at Johnsonburg Area High School.
Ridgway won the third set to send the match to a fourth set and the Lady Elkers took the momentum early, scoring six of first eight points. At 9-5, Ridgway scored five straight points as Johnsonburg had trouble returning serve. A Sierra Kos had the Ridgway lead up to nine at 14-5 in the fourth set.
The Elk County Catholic Crusader football team had their homecoming game on Saturday afternoon at Dutch Country Stadium, losing 35-7 to the Kane Wolves to fall to 0-6 on the season.
"We had some things going there. We made some mistakes," said ECC head coach Tony Gerg. "I wish we could have had a better showing for homecoming."
The Wolves scored 14 in the first quarter and 21 in the second to lead 35-0 at halftime. The Crusaders' lone touchdown came midway through the fourth quarter.
Ridgway football had their 2-game winning streak snapped as the Elkers lost 42-0 to Allegany High School out of Cumberland, Md. Friday night at Memorial Field in Ridgway.
Allegany led from the first play on and scored 28 points in the second half to put the game out of reach.
Ridgway volleyball had little trouble in a 3-0 (25-15, 25-10, 25-6) win over DuBois Central Catholic Thursday night at Ridgway Area High School.