Archive - Sports Article
October 2nd, 2014
Despite giving up an early lead and allowing the Lady Cardinals back into the game in the second half of Thursday afternoon's game at Benzinger Park, the Lady Crusaders never gave up and were able to score the game-winner in double-overtime to come away with a 2-1 victory and avenge an early season loss.
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch soccer team handed the Kane Lady Wolves a 3-0 setback Thursday afternoon at the SMAHS soccer field.
The final score on Thursday night's match between the Crusaders and the Cardinals may have been 4-1 in favor of DCC, but it does not reflect the effort put forth by ECC and the numerous opportunities the team was able to create throughout the game. Despite ECC's best efforts, the spectacular play of DCC keeper Markus Peterson thwarted nearly all of their chances to put points on the board.
The Elk County Catholic cross country teams played host to the St. Marys Area squads Tuesday afternoon at Benzinger Park.
In the only team race, the Lady Dutch edged the Lady Crusaders 26-29.
St. Marys Area's Sarah Casey captured the District 9-AA singles championship on Wednesday as she defeated Punxsutawney's Amber Ward.
It took approximately 3 1/2 hours spread over two days for Casey to win her championship.
Casey won the first set 7-6 (9-7). Ward came back to win the second set 7-6 (7-2). The third set went to Casey by a 6-2 score.
The Elk County Catholic Crusader golf team defeated the visiting Kane Wolves by a score of 205-218 on Wednesday afternoon in a match played at the Leaning Pines Public Golf Course.
The Elk County Catholic Crusader soccer team defeated the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen 1-0 on Tuesday evening in a match played at Angela Huey Memorial Field in Fox Township. It was the third meeting of the season between the crosstown rivals, with Elk having won each match.
Being down 2-0 early in Tuesday afternoon's game did little to phase the St. Marys Area Lady Dutch as they used a strong second half to rally for a 3-2 victory over the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders in the crosstown rivals' first meeting this season, which was played at Benzinger Park.
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch volleyball squad won their third straight match last night as they defeated the Kane Lady Wolves by a 3-1 score.
St. Marys Area's Sarah Casey will meet Punxsutawney's Amber Ward this afternoon at 2 p.m. at Benzinger Park for the District 9 Class AA Singles Tennis Championship.
The first three rounds of the tournament were played Monday at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford courts.