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The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders will meet the Johnsonburg Ramettes tonight at 6:30 p.m. in the championship game of the ECCHS Girlsâ€™ Junior Varsity Basketball Tournament.
Elk Catholic reached the finals with a 31-8 win over Ridgway, while Johnsonburg defeated St. Marys Area 52-40.
ECCHS vs. Ridgway
The Lady Crusaders opened an 11-4 first-period lead over the Lady Elkers. The second period saw Elk outscore Ridgway 9-0 to take a 20-4 halftime lead.
In the third period, the Lady Crusaders shut out the Lady Elkers 7-0 to take a 27-4 lead with one period remaining. The fourth quarter saw both teams score four points in the final period, giving Elk Catholic the 31-8 victory.
ECCHS scoring: Michelle Imbrogno 12, Morgan Onink 8, Marla Scacchitti 2, Hayley DaCanal 5, Stephanie Zimmerman 2, Maria Scacchitti 2.
Ridgway scoring: Christine Schauer 2, Ellen Toncich 2, Bri Stenta 2, Dani Shirey 2.
St. Marys vs. Johnsonburg
The Lady Dutch opened the contest by taking a 12-11 lead after the first quarter. Each team scored 11 second-period points, with St. Marys holding a slim 23-22 lead.
Johnsonburg outscored St. Marys 21-9 in the third period. In the fourth quarter, the Ramettes outscored the Lady Dutch by a 9-8 margin to win the game by a 52-40 score.
Johnsonburg scoring: Chelsea Benson 8, Kassa Kocjancic 9, Brittany Watts 12, Tommi Wildnauer 10, Kathryn Polaski 12.
St. Marys scoring: Kali Quagliani 7, Abbey Cribbs 4, DeAnna Yost 4, Sloan Foster 4, Cassie Daniels 3, Becky Krieg 10, Jessie Donachy 8.
Tonightâ€™s championship game will be played in the main gym, while the consolation game will be played in the auxiliary gym. Both games are scheduled for 6:30 p.m. starts.