Lady Crusaders edge Ramettes for tourney title
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders captured the ECCHS Girls’ Junior Varsity Basketball Tournament Tuesday night by edging the Johnsonburg Ramettes 32-31 in double overtime.The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch won the consolation game by defeating Ridgway 35-25.Championship gameA foul shot by Chiara Genevro in the second overtime gave the Lady Crusaders the 32-31 win over Johnsonburg.The game was tied at 28 at the end of regulation. The Lady Crusaders were up 31-28 in the first overtime when Johnsonburg’s Tommi Wildnauer hit a three to force the second overtime with the score tied at 31. Genevro’s foul shot was the lone point scored in the second overtime.The first period saw ECC take a 10-6 lead. In the second quarter, the Ramettes outscored the Lady Crusaders by a 6-4 margin to cut Elk’s lead to 14-12 at the half.Johnsonburg outscored ECC 10-8 in the third period to knot the score of 22. In the fourth quarter, each team scored six points as regulation ended tied at 28.In the overtime periods, ECC outscored Johnsonburg 4-3 to win the game 32-31.ECCHS scoring: Michelle Imbrogno 2, Morgan Onink 2, Maria Scacchitti, Hayley DaCanal 11, Steph Zimmerman 2, Chiara Genevro 3, Kayla Weis 2, Michaela Cashmer 2.Johnsonburg scoring: Chelsea Benson 11, Kassa Kocjancic 2, Brittany Watts 5, Kathryn Polaski 2.Consolation gameThe Lady Dutch took a 10-7 lead after the first quarter of play. In the second quarter, St. Marys outscored Ridgway 6-4 to take a 16-11 halftime lead.In the third period, the Lady Dutch outscored the Lady Elkers 11-2. In the final quarter, Ridgway outscored St. Marys 12-8 to win the game 35-25.St. Marys scoring: Kali Quagliani 4, Abbey Cribbs 6, DeAnna Yost 13, Sloan Foster 2, Becky Krieg 4, Jessie Donachy 4, Whitney Taylor 2.Ridgway scoring: Ange DeAngelo 4, Bry Harvey 4, Christine Schauer 4, Ellen Toncick 4, Kirsten Woodford 2, Dani Shirey 7.