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May 8th, 2014
The Johnsonburg girls track and field team and St. Marys boys track and field team won team championships at the Elk County Track and Field Meet held Thursday afternoon at Johnsonburg Area High School.
The Johnsonburg girls won the county meet team championship for the first time in head coach Rene Wenner's six-year tenure. Johnsonburg finished with 79.5 team points while Elk County Catholic was second at 67.5 team points. St. Marys was third at 42 points.
It has been a busy week for the Elk County Catholic Crusader tennis team, and the squad added another pair of victories on Thursday as they hosted Bradford and St. Marys Area in back-to-back matches at Benzinger and Memorial Parks. ECC beat Bradford 7-2 and St. Marys Area 8-1.
It took almost two and a half hours, but Alan Brennen of Elk County Catholic captured the District 9 Class AA singles tennis championship by defeating his teammate Drew Meyer in three sets.
Meyer won the first set by a 6-4 score. Brennen came back to knot the match at one-all by winning the second set 6-3. The two battled in the third set with Brennen coming out on top by a 7-5 score.
It may have taken a few days longer than originally scheduled, but the St. Marys Area Lady Dutch and Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders finally faced off in the championship game of the Elk County Softball Tournament on Tuesday afternoon at the SMAHS softball field. It was certainly worth the wait too as both teams put in a good showing and needed to go to extra innings before the Lady Dutch walked off for a 3-2 victory in the bottom of the eighth.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader softball team raised their record to 7-4 on the season with a 12-3 victory over the Johnsonburg Ramettes Monday afternoon at Benzinger Park.
The Elk County Catholic Crusaders remain perfect with a 13-0 record, but the Johnsonburg Rams gave them a run for their money on Monday afternoon in a close game at Berwind Park that saw ECC edge Johnsonburg 4-3.
The Elk County Catholic Crusader baseball team captured the 2014 Elk County Baseball Tournament crown by defeating the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchman by an 11-2 score in the championship game Saturday afternoon at Berwind Park.
St. Marys cruised to an easy 15-0 win in three innings Saturday morning over Brookville in the first round of the Elk County Softball Tournament. Their only opposition was a steady downpour that at one point caused a one-hour rain delay.
The last time Elk County Catholic and Johnsonburg met on the softball field in Ridgway, the Ramettes came away with a 2-1 win as each team had three hits.
Saturday's game boasted several similarities in regulation until the Lady Crusaders exploded with four runs in the top of the eighth inning to secure a 7-3 win in the first round of the Elk County Softball Tournament.
Cole Peterson struck out 17 and the Johnsonburg Rams scored two runs in the first, four in the second, and one in the sixth to shut out the Ridgway Elkers 7-0 in the consolation game of the Elk County Tournament on Saturday morning at Berwind Park.