No quit Elkers fall short in PIAA quarterfinals

Photo by Bob Parana The Elkers get together one last time following their tough, 45-27, defeat to Wilmington Friday night in Slippery. The Ridgway seniors ended their careers with three district championships, the first two District 9 Large School Division titles and 31 wins. Pictured, l-r, are seniors Paul Gresco, Greg Simon, Robert Briggs, Cole Kilhoffer, and Damon Kelley who was unable to continue in uniform in the second half.
Staff Writer

SLIPPERY ROCK – The effort was there, but in the end the strong running game of the Wilmington Greyhounds proved to be the difference for last year’s PIAA Class AA runner-ups in their 45-27 win over the District 9 champion Ridgway Elkers Friday night at Mihalik-Thompson Stadium in Slippery Rock.