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Lady Elkers fall to Lady Cardinals, 12-2

May 11, 2011

Ridgway softball lost 12-2 in six innings to DuBois Central Catholic on a sunny Wednesday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
Ridgway scored its runs in the home half of the fourth inning with the Lady Cardinals leading 7-0. Bri Stenta led off the inning with a triple to right center field, she scored on a subsequent single from Ashley Viglione for Ridgway’s first run. Sam Kovalyak also followed with a single. After two outs were made on a fielder’s choice and popout, Taylor Roseto singled to plate Viglione.

Johnsonburg track faces ECC, Kane in double dual

May 11, 2011

KANE – The Elk County Catholic track and field teams swept the Johnsonburg and Kane squads in a double dual meet held Tuesday at Kane.
Against Johnsonburg, the Lady Crusaders beat the Ramettes 89-44, while the Crusaders downed the Rams 117-22.
The Lady Crusaders beat the Lady Wolves 81-65, while the Crusaders beat the Wolves 80-69.
“We had another good meet today with some strong performances, especially in the throws and jumps,” said ECCHS coach John Schneider.
“Congratulations to David Bojalad, who set a new school record in the new javelin with a throw of 179’1”,” said Schneider.

Lady Tide overwhelm Ramettes in 14-run output

May 11, 2011

JOHNSONBURG – Confident from a one-run loss earlier this season to Curwensville, the Ramettes were unable to replicate that effort in a 14-3 five-inning loss Wednesday at Knothole Recreational Park.
Johnsonburg previously succumbed in a 7-6 contest earlier this year to the Lady Tide but it was all Curwensville Wednesday afternoon under sunny skies in Paper City.

Crusader baseball holds on for 8-6 win over Bradford

May 10, 2011

ST. MARYS – The Elk County Catholic Crusaders held on to defeat the Bradford Owls by an 8-6 score Tuesday afternoon at Berwind Park.
After five innings of play, ECC held an 8-1 lead. The Owls scored four in the sixth and one in the seventh making the final score 8-6.
“We held on to win that one,” said ECCHS coach Father Eric Vogt.
“Rick (Pearsall) came in to finish it but it was our timely hitting that won the game. Joe McLaughlin had a clutch two-run double in the fifth inning,” said the coach.

Lady Crusaders shut out Brockway Lady Rovers, 4-0

May 10, 2011

ST. MARYS – The Lady Crusaders picked up their 11th win of the season on Tuesday afternoon at Benzinger Park as they defeated the visiting Brockway Lady Rovers by a 4-0 score. Taylor Schlimm pitched a one-hit shutout for the Lady Crusaders.
Schlimm faced only 24 batters in the game as she recorded five strikeouts while walking none. The only hit against Schlimm was a third-inning single. The other two girls who reached base against Schlimm got on on infield errors.
A. Wright took the loss for the Lady Rovers as she gave up four runs on six hits, struck out one and walked three.

Johnsonburg softball wins suspended game over Lady Elkers

May 9, 2011

JOHNSONBURG – The Ramettes waited nearly a month to finish the game and then they nearly lost it at the end.
Johnsonburg took a five-run lead into the bottom of the seventh inning but the Lady Elkers battled back and had the game-tying run aboard before a groundout ended the game.
The contest was originally halted after three-and-a-half innings April 12 as a torrential downpour in Ridgway halted play with Johnsonburg leading 11-7.

Johnsonburg baseball downs Ridgway, 16-0

May 9, 2011

Johnsonburg baseball won 16-0 in three innings over Ridgway Monday afternoon at Sandy Beach Recreational Park.

Ramettes use pair of big innings to down Lady Elkers softball, 8-3

May 9, 2011

JOHNSONBURG – The Ramettes used two big innings Monday to surge past the visiting Lady Elkers in an 8-3 victory at Knothole Recreational Park.
Deadlocked in a 2-2 game, the Ramettes exploded for three runs in the bottom of the fourth inning and another three in the sixth inning to secure the victory.

St. Marys' Romain wins D9-AA Singles crown

May 9, 2011

DuBOIS - St. Marys Area’s Brandon Romain won the District 9-AA Singles Tennis Championship Monday afternoon at the DuBois Area High School courts.
Romain defeated DuBois Central’s David Gangeware 6-1, 6-1 in the championship match.
Brandon started the day by defeating Brockway’s Fabio Fortunato 6-0, 6-0 in the quarterfinals. In the semifinals, Romain beat DuBois Central’s Kevin Blakely 6-2, 6-0 to reach the finals.
Romain’s teammate Keith Meyer lost in the quarterfinals to Elk County Catholic’s Ben Wortman 6-4, 3-6, 0-6.
Wortman lost in the semifinals to DCC’s Gangewere 6-2, 6-3.

Elk County Catholic wins county baseball tournament

May 8, 2011

ST. MARYS – The Elk County Catholic Crusader baseball team captured the 2011 Elk County Baseball Tournament crown Saturday afternoon at Berwind Park by defeating the Johnsonburg Rams by a 10-6 score in the title game.
The Crusaders were able to score at least one run in five of the six innings at the plate.
“We hit the ball when we had to,” said ECCHS coach Father Eric Vogt.

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