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Lady Crusaders edge Ramettes for tourney title

December 29, 2010

Photo by Jim Mulcahy Members of the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders proudly display the championship trophy they received Tuesday night for winning the ECCHS Junior Varsity Girls’ Basketball Tournament.

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 game
A 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 game
The 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.

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