Elkers repeat as District 9 Class AA Champs

By Bob Parana - Staff Writer

The Ridgway Elkers repeated as District 9 Class AA Champions with a 41-32 win over Clarion at Clarion University Saturday. Matt Dush scored 14 points to lead Ridgway. The Elkers entered the district tournament as the number-three seed. Ridgway defeated Smethport and Coudersport before defeating the sixth-seed Bobcats for the district title. Ridgway defeated Coudersport in last year's district final. The title is the fourth of the school year for Ridgway which captured the D9 golf, football, and Medium Division Competitive Cheer championships.