Archive - Sports Article
September 26th, 2012
ECC travels to SMA this afternoon
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader tennis team raised their record to 10-1 with a 9-0 victory over the Brockway Lady Rovers Thursday at the Benzinger and Memorial Park courts.
â€śToday we enjoyed a really nice tennis match with a short-handed but improving Brockway squad. Brockway has a very nice team again this year. They have four sophomores that have gotten a lot better and they are going to be a lot of fun to watch the next two years,â€ť said ECCHS coach Pete Meier.
The St. Marys Area boys' and girls' cross country teams both picked up wins over Kane on Tuesday afternoon in a meet at the St. Marys Area High School that also featured runners from Ridgway and DuBois Central Catholic. The Dutchmen defeated the Wolves 23-34, while the Lady Dutch took a 22-39 win over the Lady Wolves.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader volleyball team raised their dual-match record to 7-0 on the season with a 3-0 victory over the Johnsonburg Ramettes last night at the ECCHS gym.
The Lady Crusaders won the first set by a 25-23 score. They took the second set 25-18 and won the third set by a 25-8 margin.
â€śWe were slow to make adjustments but once we did we played well,â€ť said ECCHS coach Diane Gies.
â€śThe last game tonight was the best we played both offensively and defensively. Now we have to keep working to get better,â€ť added Gies.
The Elk County Catholic cross country teams played host to the Brookville and Brockway squads Tuesday afternoon at Benzinger Park.
The Crusaders defeated Brookville 19-38 and Brockway 22-34. Brookville defeated Brockway 26-30.
There was no scoring in the girlsâ€™ meet, as Elk Catholic was the only school with a full team.
In the boysâ€™ race, the Crusaders took the first two spots in Ryan Detsch in 18:04 and Drew Bille in 18:21. Brockwayâ€™s Dakota Lawson was third in 18:48. Elkâ€™s Lucas Knight placed fourth in 19:24, with Brookvilleâ€™s Shane Hummel rounding out the top five in 19:51.
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch tennis team edged the Johnsonburg Ramettes 5-4 in a match played at Johnsonburg.
At first singles, SMAâ€™s Amy Orr defeated Riley Fannin 6-1, 6-1.
At second singles, Aubrey Wiesner of St. Marys defeated Cheyenne Johnson 6-0, 6-1.
SMAâ€™s Chelsea Agosti won her match 6-0, 6-1 over Josie Del Rio at third singles.
At fourth singles, Danielle McCoy of the Lady Dutch lost her match in a three-set tiebreaker 2-6, 9-7, 3-10 against Paige Martonik.
At fifth singles, Andrea Allegretto of Johnsonburg defeated Madison Squires 6-1, 6-2.
FOX TWP. â€“Â The Elk County Catholic Crusaders finally got on the board on Tuesday evening against Brookville, but it was not enough to get them back in the win column as they were edged 2-1 by the Raiders to extend their losing streak to five games.
"Brookville played a good game. It's unfortunate that we didn't get the result we were looking for. I'm sure we'll learn from the game and take away what we need to," said ECC coach Adam Bailey.
ST. MARYS - The Brookville Lady Raiders girls' varsity soccer team scored a 4-0 victory Tuesday afternoon at Benzinger Park over the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders.
Junior Julie Shields scored a pair of goals for the winners. Shields scored with 3:06 remaining until halftime and then again just 10:29 from the end of the contest.
Sophomore Brenna Dworek tallied first for Brookville with 21:04 showing on the clock in the first half. Freshman Kara Wonderling upped the Lady Raiders lead to 3-0 with 15:11 to play in the game.
It was a cool and breezy fall day Monday at the Bavarian Hills Golf Course, but for the Elk County Catholic Crusader golf team, the weather and everything else was just about perfect as the Crusaders edged the Ridgway Elkers 335-336 to claim the District 9 Class AA team title.
Elk Catholic's foursome consisted of Elliott Struble, Mitchell Struble, Drew Meyer, and Jess Jaynes. The D9 team title is the first for second-year Crusader head coach George Schneider.
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch soccer team lost a tough 1-0 contest to the Ridgway Lady Elkers Monday afternoon at the SMAHS soccer field.
The lone goal of the game came at the 30:34 mark of the first half when Ridgwayâ€™s Abbie Lampman scored from the left side, giving Ridgway the eventual only goal of the contest.
Ridgway dominated play in the first half as they kept the ball in the St. Marys half of the field. The Lady Elkers had seven shots on goal to St. Marysâ€™ one. They also had seven corner kicks in the first 40 minutes of play.
Saturday marked the first day of autumn, and the cool and dreary morning was filled with intermittent periods of rain throughout an extremely physical girls' soccer match at the SMAHS soccer field between the St. Marys Area Lady Dutch and the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders. In the end, ECC was able to replicate their performance of a week ago in the Bucktail Tournament and again defeat the Lady Dutch by a 3-0 score.