The Elk County Catholic Crusader baseball team successfully defended their Elk County Baseball Tournament crown Saturday afternoon by defeating the St. Marys Area Flying Dutch by an 8-3 score in the championship game at Berwind Park.
It was fitting that a long day at Knothole Park was made a little longer by extra innings.
St. Marys didn't mind playing the extra two innings.
The Lady Dutch scored two runs in the ninth inning to win 4-2 over Elk County Catholic in the Elk County Softball Tournament championship game Friday night at Knothole Park in Johnsonburg.
The Johnsonburg Rams went into the seventh inning of Friday's opening round game in the Elk County Baseball Tournament leading St. Marys Area 3-2 and needing just three outs to advance to today's title game. They got them, but not before the Dutchmen were able to score three runs to rally for a 5-3 victory.
The Elk County Catholic Crusader baseball team used a 14-hit attack to defeat the Kane Wolves 15-0 in three innings in the opening game of the Elk County Baseball Tournament being played at Berwind Park.
Dutchman R.J. Johnston's single in the bottom of the 10th inning scored Kirkland McClain from second base to give the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen a 4-3, 10-inning win over the Curwensville Golden Tide.
Amid an occasional drizzle on a cool and cloudy Thursday afternoon, the St. Marys Area and Elk County Catholic boys' tennis teams faced off once again, this time at the St. Marys Area High School tennis courts. Both teams played well, but the Crusaders came away with the 8-1 victory to improve to 11-2 on the year.