Archive - 2014 - Sports Article
The defending District 9 Class A baseball champion is making a claim to be a favorite for that crown again.
Elk County Catholic moved to 6-0 on the season with a 9-1 victory over Johnsonburg Thursday afternoon at Knothole Area Recreational Park.
The Altoona Lions scored two runs in the top half of the seventh inning to edge the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen by a 4-2 score Thursday afternoon at Berwind Park.
When the game between the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen and Bradford Owls was postponed on Wednesday afternoon, the Elk County Catholic Crusaders and Kane Wolves took advantage of the open field at Berwind Park and moved their matchup there due to reportedly poor field conditions in Kane. The Wolves remained the home team in the contest, but that did not matter to the Crusaders, who scored in every inning but the fifth to claim a 10-0 shutout in six innings.
Abbey Bauer threw a no-hitter and the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders put together 15 runs to defeat the Kane Lady Wolves 15-0 in a three inning contest on Wednesday afternoon at Benzinger Park.
The St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen and Hollidaysburg Golden Tigers had every intention of playing baseball on Monday afternoon at Berwind Park. Unfortunately, the weather did not agree with those plans.
The Elk County Catholic girls' and boys' track and field squads took part in the Kane Invitational on Saturday, with both teams earning third place finishes out of 15 teams.
The St. Marys Area girls' and boys' track and field teams travelled to Kane Area High School on Saturday for the annual Kane Invitational and left with fourth and seventh place finishes, respectively.
The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch baseball team saw their record slip to 1-2 on the season as they lost an 8-3 contest to the Punxsutawney Chucks Thursday afternoon at Berwind Park.
An infield single by Justin Eckert with the bases loaded in the home half of the seventh inning gave the St. Marys Area Flying Dutch a 3-2 victory over the Brookville Raiders Wednesday at Berwind Park.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders were one strike away from starting their season 0-2 after giving up the lead late in Wednesday afternoon's contest against the Curwensville Lady Tide. Instead, a single by Michaela Cashmer drove in pinch runner Emily Evers to send the game into extra innings tied at 6-all. With the momentum back in their favor, ECC was able to keep Curwensville off the board in the top of the eighth and drive in the winning run in the home half of the inning to pick up their first win of the season, 7-6.