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ECC’s Meyer and Housler win D9-AA doubles crown

October 12, 2011

DuBOIS - Elk County Catholic’s Abby Meyer and Loreal Housler captured the District 9 tennis doubles championship on Tuesday by defeating their teammates, Laira Reuscher and Maria Gismondi, in the finals. The tournament was played at the DuBois Area High School courts.
Housler and Meyer reached the finals by defeating St. Marys Area’s Chelsea Agosti and Aubrey Wiesner 5-7, 6-1, 6-3 in the quarterfinals. In the semifinals they beat Brockway’s Abigail Larson and Cassandra Foradori 6-1, 6-3.

Lady Crusader volleyball downs Lady Dutch 3-1

October 12, 2011

The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader volleyball team defeated the St. Marys Area Lady Dutch by a 3-1 score in a match played at the SMAHS Dutch Oven.
The Lady Crusaders won the first set 25-21. The Lady Dutch took the second set 25-17 to even the match at 1-all.
The Lady Crusaders beat St. Marys 25-16 and took the final set 25-10 to win the match 3-1.
“I think we were worried about coming out flat after last Thursday’s win over Bradford,” said ECCHS coach Diane Gies.

St. Marys cross country squads sweep Brookville

October 12, 2011

The St. Marys Area boys and girls cross country squads both picked up wins over Brookville on Tuesday afternoon in a meet at the St. Marys Area High School.
The boys won 18-43 while the girls won 18-45.
In the boys' race, St. Marys Area's Alec Foster finished in first place with a time of 17:57. He was followed across the line by his teammate Dylan Shields in 18:21. Brookville's Shane Hummel was third in 18:34, while St. Marys runners Austin Frey and Nate McFadden were fourth and fifth with times of 19:02 and 19:27, respectively.

Dutch soccer squad downs Kane for 1-0 win

October 12, 2011

The St. Marys Area High School boys soccer squad picked up a 1-0 win over the Kane Wolves on Tuesday afternoon at the SMAHS soccer field in a game that was not without some controversy.

Crusader soccer comes up short against Punxsutawney

October 12, 2011

KERSEY – The Elk County Catholic boys soccer team was edged 2-1 by the visiting Punxsutawney Chucks on Tuesday evening in a game played at Angela Huey Memorial Field in Fox Township.
"I think it was a great game. I think the fans got exactly what they were looking for. It's nice to see an improvement for our kids. I wish Punxsy luck and we'll build on the game and move forward," said ECC coach Adam Bailey.

Dutch rally in second half to beat Bulldogs 21-13

October 10, 2011

The St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen rallied to beat the Redbank Valley Bulldogs Friday night at Dutch Country Stadium on Senior Night for the Dutch.
The Bulldogs held a 13-7 lead at the half, with the Dutch scoring seven points in the third and seven in the fourth quarter to win the contest 21-13.
“This was a good win, a tough win,” said St. Marys coach Joe Schlimm. “We were not at our best tonight, but we found a way to get it done.”
“We had four kids (starters) that didn’t dress tonight. Give credit to the other kids who stepped in for them tonight,” he added.

Crusaders fend off Wolves 13-6

October 10, 2011

KANE – With 36 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter, Kane was down 13-6 and was facing fourth and long from about the 26-yard line. With a chance to tie the game, quarterback Sean Jordan put a nice pass into the endzone; however, Elk Catholic's Pat Brennen was the player on the receiving end of that pass, sealing the Crusader victory with the interception.

SMA’s Amy Orr wins D9-AA singles crown

October 6, 2011

DuBOIS - St. Marys Area sophomore Amy Orr won the District 9 Class AA Singles Tennis Championship Wednesday afternoon at the DuBois Area High School courts.
Orr defeated Brockway’s Brittany Johnson in the championship match 6-3, 6-3.
In the first set, Johnson opened a 2-0 lead. Orr battled back to knot the set at 2-all. It was tied at 3-all before Orr took control and went on to win the first set 6-3.

ECC’s Kristy Hanes qualifies for PIAA Western Regional

October 4, 2011

Elk County Catholic’s Kristy Hanes qualified for the PIAA Girls’ Western Regional Golf Tournament by tying for second place at Tuesday’s District 9 Girls’ Golf Championship held at Kane. The top three golfers qualify for the Western Regional.
The Western Regional is set for Tuesday, Oct. 18 at the Toms Run Golf Course in Blairsville.
Redbank Valley’s Samantha Dinger placed first with her 84. Hanes and Union’s Larissa Roberts tied for second with 87s.

Crusaders take 1-0 OT win over Dutchmen

October 4, 2011

When it comes to cross-town rivalry boys' soccer games, there is just something about overtime.
Of the three times the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen and Elk County Catholic Crusaders have played each other this season, the last two games have ended up going into overtime. The Crusaders have emerged the victor of all three match-ups between the two teams this season, notching the third win with a 1-0 score on a goal by Sam Mosebarger a few minutes into the first overtime period in a match played at the SMAHS soccer field on Tuesday afternoon.

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