Archive - 2013 - Sports Article
BROCKWAY â€“Â The Elk County Catholic Crusader soccer team saw their season come to an end on Wednesday evening in a tough match against Brockway in the D9 quarterfinals played under the lights at Frank Varischetti Field.
ECC was the fifth seed in the playoffs while Brockway was seeded fourth. Both teams had to deal with the cold and occasional rain and snow on Wednesday night but the Rovers proved to be too much for Elk to overcome.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Eighty minutes of girls soccer didn't result in a single goal for either team.
Less than one minute of overtime produced Ridgway's game-winner.
Caitlin Viglione scored for the Lady Elkers in Brookville's penalty area to give Ridgway a 1-0 overtime victory over the Lady Raiders in the District 9 quarterfinals Tuesday night at Johnsonburg Area High School.
KANE â€“Â Kane football entered Friday's game undefeated and left the same way.
The Wolves also left with the AML South Division crown.
Kane clinched a spot in the AML championship game with a 27-18 win over Ridgway Friday night at Paul R. Miller Stadium to move to 8-0 on the season.
Ridgway boys soccer finished their season with a 3-3 tie against Curwensville Thursday afternoon.
Ridgway honored their seniors before the game, the seniors are Kyle Jacobs, Dustin Cowan, Brandon Wildnauer, Joe Horning, Ben Izbinski and Mason Stark.
Brockway boys soccer won 6-0 over Ridgway Tuesday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
Brockway had balanced scoring as Aaron Barraclough, Jarrett Esposito and James Matson each had a pair of goals.
The momentum is there for Ridgway girls soccer heading into the postseason.
Ridgway extended their winning streak to 10 after a 5-1 victory over Brockway Monday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
"Across the board, solid play. Every one of them," Ridgway coach Greg Maddalena said. "They know I wasn't real happy with the last performance against Smethport. They just stepped their game up as a team. That's all I want. We're such a balanced team, we have the athletes to do it. We just got to do it."
Ridgway boys golf captured the AML championship Saturday over Brookville.
The Elkers won 316-345 over the Raiders to capture the AML crown for the second year in a row.
In a fiercely contested AML South game, the extra points turned out to be crucial.
Curwensville earned three points from conversions while Ridgway converted none as the Golden Tide won 27-24 over the Elkers Friday night at Memorial Field in Johnsonburg.
The Ridgway Elkers defended their Elk County Golf Tournament title on Thursday afternoon at the Bavarian Hills Golf Course, finishing in first place in the 16th annual tournament with a team score of 389 in the 18-hole event.
The Elk County Catholic Crusaders came in second with a score of 406, followed by Johnsonburg with 450 and St. Marys Area with 455. Each team was able to play with as many as eight golfers, with the five lowest scores counting toward the team total.
Bradford volleyball moved to 13-0 on the season with a 3-0 (25-13, 25-13, 25-18) win over Ridgway Thursday night at Ridgway Area High School.
"Bradford's a good team," Ridgway coach Janet Redmond said. "They have a lot of hitting ability that really we don't see along our way. I thought our girls did well keeping with them. I can't complain."