Behind the one-hit pitching of Andria Copelli and Cassie Wonderling's two home runs, the St. Marys Area Lady Dutch softball team handed the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders their first loss of the season by a 5-0 score Friday afternoon at the SMAHS softball field.
The St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen hosted the Elk County Catholic Crusaders for the crosstown rivals' first matchup of the season on Friday afternoon at Berwind Park. It was a nice day for baseball and a sizable crowd filled the bleachers to watch what would be an exciting, though lopsided contest as the Crusaders shut out the Dutchmen 11-0.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders built a lead in the early innings of Monday afternoon's game at Benzinger Park and then held off an attempted rally by the DuBois Central Catholic Lady Cardinals late in the game to come away with a 6-3 victory.
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 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.