Archive - Sports Article
April 21st, 2013
It was a typical spring day in Elk County on Saturday, but baseball fans braved the chilly temperatures and snow flurries to take in an exciting game between the Elk County Catholic Crusaders and Ridgway Elkers at Berwind Park. The Crusaders took an early 1-0 lead in the bottom of the second but then the Elkers fought right back to go ahead 2-1 in the top of the third, and the score remained that way until the bottom of the sixth when ECC pushed through two more runs and held on to come away with the 3-2 win.
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch softball team won their fourth straight contest Thursday afternoon as they handed the Altoona Lady Lions a 7-1 loss at the SMAHS softball field.
The Bradford Owls visited Berwind Park for the second day in a row on Thursday, this time taking on the Elk County Catholic Crusader squad. Much of the game was a pitcher's duel, with neither side able to generate much offense in the early innings. The Crusaders got on the board with a two-run home run by Ivan Wortman in the bottom of the fourth, added another pair of runs in the bottom of the sixth, and then worked out of a jam in the top of the seventh to come away with the 4-1 win.
It was a nice afternoon for tennis on Wednesday as the St. Marys Area boys' tennis team played host to crosstown rival Elk County Catholic in a match that saw the Crusaders emerge victorious by an 8-1 score.
The Bradford Owls baseball team spoiled the home opener of the St. Marys Area Flying Dutch with a 14-5 victory over the Dutch at Berwind Park Wednesday.
As the temperature began to cool down, the softball bats began to heat up at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
Elk County Catholic softball would finish off the game with a 10-run seventh inning en route to a 24-6 win over Ridgway Monday afternoon.
The St. Marys Area boys tennis team defeated the visiting Bradford Owls 7-2 on Monday afternoon to improve to 3-0 on the season.
The Elk County Catholic Crusader tennis team improved to 4-1 on the season with a 6-3 victory over the Clearfield Bison Monday afternoon at the Benzinger and Memorial Park courts.
The Elk County Catholic Crusader baseball team used a triple play to help preserve a 1-0 victory over the Curwensville Golden Tide Wednesday afternoon at Berwind Park.
The contest was called after five innings of play due to the inclement weather.
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch softball team saw their record slip to 0-2 on the young season after a 5-2 loss Tuesday afternoon to Hollidaysburg at the SMAHS softball field.