Archive - Sports Article
April 28th, 2011
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch softball team raised their record to 5-2 on the season with a 9-0 victory over the Ridgway Lady Elkers.
The game was played at Benzinger Park due to unplayable conditions at the SMAHS field.
St. Marys used a five-run, four-hit first inning to take charge of the contest.
â€śWe hit the ball well today but they (Ridgway) played well defensively,â€ť said St. Marys coach Manny Gerarge. â€śWe made good contact today.â€ť
Taylor Schlimm recorded her fifth shutout of the season on Thursday afternoon as she pitched the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders to a 12-0, five-inning victory over the visiting Kane Area High Lady Wolves in a game played at Benzinger Park.
Schlimm faced just 17 batters in the five innings, giving up just two infield hits while striking out 10 and issuing no free passes.
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch game with the DuBois Area Lady Beavers was called due to weather conditions after two and a half innings. The Lady Dutch are leading in the game by a 5-2 score.
They had seven hits in the first two innings, with Mandy Gerarge and Kali Quagliani leading the way with two singles each. Rachel Ginther, Savanah Krivonyak and Raelyn Cunningham each had a single to account for the other three hits. Gerarge has three RBIs in the game thus far, while Krivonyak and Cunningham each have one.
Elk County Catholic pounded the softball and had a 13-run second inning en route to a 21-2, 3-inning win over Ridgway Wednesday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
ECC had every starter get a hit, the top four hitters combined for nine hits overall.
The Elk County Catholic Crusaders and the Ridgway Elkers saw their game Wednesday suspended after 2 1/2 innings due to inclement weather.
The Crusaders were leading by a 10-1 score when the game was called in the top of the third inning after Ridgway finished batting.
The Crusaders had five hits in the limited contest. Kyle Schneider had a double while Ricky Pearsall, Eric Wehler, Luke Daghir and Josh Feldbauer all singled.
Jesse Reynolds, Josh Mitchell and Slade Horner all singled for the Elkers.
The Elk County Catholic track and field teams swept the St. Marys Area squads Thursday in a meet held at the ECCHS track and field complex.
The Crusaders defeated the Dutchmen 86-64, while the Lady Crusaders downed the Lady Dutch 108-42.
In the boysâ€™ meet, Elk Catholic was led by quadruple winners Dan Steudler and Jared Schaut. Steudler won the 400 dash, 800 run and was a member of the 1600 and 3200 relay teams. Schaut won the 200 dash, 300 hurdles, triple jump and was a member of the winning 1600 relay team.
The St. Marys Area High School Lady Dutch softball team picked up their third win of the season and second league win with a 5-1 victory over the visiting Altoona Lady Mountain Lions in a game played at the St. Marys Area High softball field under very chilly conditions.
The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch tennis team improved to 4-2 on the season with an 8-1 victory over the Johnsonburg Rams Thursday afternoon at the SMAHS courts.
At first singles, Dutchman Nathan Hansen won his match 6-3, 6-1 over John Carnovale.
At second singles, Brandon Romain of the Dutch defeated Mason Martonik 6-0, 6-0.
At third singles, Keith Meyer of the Dutch won his match 6-2, 6-1 over J.P. Allegretto.
Brandon Orr of the Dutch won his match 6-0, 6-1 over Shane Bickford at fourth singles.
At fifth singles, Michael Fox of the Dutch defeated Nate Fields 6-0, 6-0.
The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch tennis team improved their record to 3-1 on the season with a 9-0 victory over the DuBois Central Cardinals Monday afternoon at the SMAHS courts.
At singles, Dutchman Nathan Hansen won his match 6-0, 6-2 over David Gangeware.
At second singles, Brandon Romain of the Dutch defeated Kevin Blakely 6-2, 6-0.
Keith Meyer of the Dutch defeated Jake Peek 6-0, 6-2 at third singles.
At fourth singles, Dylan Wiesner won his match easily over Jake Aravich 6-0, 6-0.
Thomas Murmann of SMA defeated Elliot LaParke 6-2, 6-0 at fifth singles.
The Elk County Catholic Crusaders pounded out 13 hits on their way to a 15-5, five-inning victory over the visiting Curwensville Golden Tide at Berwind Park on Monday afternoon. The Crusaders used two pitchers in the five-inning game. Starter Joe Childs set the tone for the Crusaders as he limited the Golden Tide to just three hits and one run in his three innings of work. Pat Brennen came on to pitch the final two innings, giving up four hits and four runs.