Elk County Catholic Crusaders hold on for 4-3 victory over Rams

ST. MARYS – The Elk County Catholic Crusaders remain perfect with a 13-0 record, but the Johnsonburg Rams gave them a run for their money on Monday afternoon in a close game at Berwind Park that saw ECC edge Johnsonburg 4-3. Ross Brennen and Vincent Jacob split time on the mound for the Crusaders, with Brennen starting the game and working four and two thirds innings and Jacob taking over in relief for the remaining two and one third. Brennen allowed six hits while striking out six. Jacob gave up one hit–a double by Johnsonburg shortstop Cole Peterson in the final inning as the Rams tried to rally–and struck out four.