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Dutch junior high defeats ECC 42-33 in championship game

December 29, 2011

Photo by Becky Polaski – Ridgway's Steis, 24, takes the ball up the court during the first half of Wednesday's consolation game match-up against Brockway. Dutch junior high defeats ECC 42-33 in championship game

ST. MARYS – The St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen junior high basketball squad won the championship game of this year's ECCHS Boys Junior High Basketball Tournament, defeating the Crusaders 42-33 on Wednesday evening at ECC.
In the consolation game, Ridgway defeated Brockway 54-18.
Championship game
Neither team was able to gain much of an advantage in the first period and the back-and-forth action left the score tied at 7-all at the end of seven minutes of play. St. Marys came alive in the second quarter, outscoring ECC 14-5 to take a 21-12 halftime lead.
The Crusaders tried to rally in the third quarter, outscoring the Dutchmen 14-9 to cut St. Marys' lead to 30-26 with one period remaining. St. Marys took back the momentum in the final quarter, outscoring Elk Catholic by a 12-7 margin to take the 42-33 win.

Pick up a copy of the Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011 edition of The Ridgway Record for more.

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