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The Elk County Catholic Crusader tennis team will meet the St. Marys Area Flying Dutch squad next Wednesday at a site and time to be announced for the District 9-AA team tennis championship.
Both the Crusaders and the Dutch won their semifinal matches on Thursday. Elk Catholic defeated DuBois Central 5-0 at the Benzinger and Memorial Park courts while the Dutch beat Brockway 3-2 at the SMAHS courts.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders took two games from the Brockway Lady Rovers on Monday afternoon in a doubleheader played at Benzinger Park. ECC won the first game 8-0, and the second game 13-2 in six innings.
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch softball team rallied for two runs in the home half of the sixth inning to defeat the Punxsutawney Lady Chucks by a 5-3 score Monday at the SMAHS softball field.
What initially looked to be an exciting matchup between two undefeated teams quickly turned into a one-sided rout as the Elk County Catholic Crusaders used a walk-off walk in the bottom of the fourth inning to defeat the Brockway Rovers 15-0.
The St. Marys Area boys tennis team was handed a minor setback on Monday afternoon as the Dutchmen came out on the losing end of a 6-3 match against the Brockway Rovers.
When Elk County Catholic head coach Fr. Eric Vogt elected to start three freshmen this season, he said he knew they would contribute, and they all proved that on Friday afternoon as they combined for six of the team's 13 hits, including a walk-off single by Brad Dippold in the bottom of the fifth inning to give the Crusaders a 10-0 victory over crosstown rival St. Marys Area.
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch softball team defeated the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders by a 3-0 score in a game played Friday at Benzinger Park.
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch softball team evened their record at 3-3 with a 3-0 victory over the DuBois Area Lady Beavers on a cold and windy afternoon at the SMAHS softball field.
Brandon Schlimm struck out 12 batters over the course of six innings on the mound for ECC and the Crusaders used strong showings in the second and sixth innings to defeat the DuBois Central Catholic Cardinals by a score of 10-2 on Wednesday afternoon.
Missed opportunities were becoming the norm as St. Marys Area and Ridgway continued to pile up zeroes on the linescore Tuesday afternoon.
St. Marys broke that trend in the ninth, broke the scoreless tie and came away with the victory.
A Shane Haberberger one-out single brought home RJ Johnston to give the Dutch the only run of the game in a 1-0, nine-inning victory over Ridgway Tuesday afternoon at Sandy Beach Recreational Park.