Archive - 2014 - Sports Article
TIONESTA â€“Â Ridgway girls soccer extinguished the Forest Area Lady Fires' season and moved into the D-9 semifinals again.
Caitlin Viglione added a pair of goals for Ridgway in a 3-0 win over Forest Area Thursday afternoon at West Forest High School in the District 9 Class A quarterfinals.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Elk County Catholic volleyball capped off a perfect 14-0 regular season Thursday night with a 3-0 (25-12, 25-13, 25-15) win over Johnsonburg.
"We were glad to get everyone some playing time as we prepare for the district playoffs next week," said ECC head varsity volleyball coach Diane Gies following the win. "It's a good tuneup match for us as we prepare for next week, and to finish the season at 14-0 for the regular season, that was a goal for us at the beginning of the year. Being 14-0 for the regular season is a lot nicer than any other number."
Ridgway boys soccer lost 4-0 to Karns City Wednesday night at Karns City High School in the first round of the District 9 Class A quarterfinals.
ST. MARYS â€“ Elk County Catholic volleyball remained undefeated on the season with a 3-0 win (25-9, 25-10, 25-17) victory over Ridgway Tuesday night at Elk County Catholic High School.
Elk County Catholic coach Diane Gies said she was pleased with the effort after the ECC Tournament on Saturday.
The Johnsonburg Ramettes won a match between two struggling teams on Tuesday night in the Wolvesâ€™ Den. Coach Bill Shueyâ€™s Ramettes won their third match of the season 3-1, (25-18, 25-21, 23-25 and 25-15) to spoil Kaneâ€™s Senior Recognition.
CLARION â€“Â The fifth-seeded Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders battled through wet and muddy conditions on Tuesday night at the Clarion Area High School to rally for a 3-2 victory over the fourth-seeded Clarion Lady Bobcats in the District 9 Class A quarterfinals.
It was a slow start and a nervous finish for Ridgway girls soccer.
Thankfully for the Lady Elkers, it was a happy ending and a chance to play another day.
Two Julie Alford goals were enough to propel Ridgway to a 2-1 win over Redbank Valley in the first round of the District 9 Class A girls soccer playoffs held at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
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Union may have had small numbers against Ridgway but their effort against the Elkers was anything but.
The Knights knocked Ridgway from the ranks of the unbeaten as Union defeated the Elkers 32-7 Friday night at Memorial Field in Ridgway.
"I give Union 100 percent credit," Ridgway coach Mark Heindl said. "They came ready to play and I take 100 percent of the fault here, I did not have my team ready to play. Next week's a new week. We live another day, we get ready for Curwensville."
KANE â€“Â The Elk County Catholic Crusader football team is making sure their fans get to see a little bit of everything this season. They started off the year with a couple of big shutout victories, added a few closer games, got their only loss to date out of the way, and most recently they have been rallying in the fourth quarter to come up with with some key victories.
Ridgway volleyball made Senior Night a happy one as the Lady Elkers rallied in all three sets for a 3-0 (25-23, 25-23, 25-20) victory over Kane.
â€śIâ€™m so happy for them,â€ť Ridgway coach Janet Redmond said. â€śTo come back, all three games we were down by a lot. That just shows the determination. We got the ball up so we could have an offense. They worked. It was nice to get all the seniors in. Iâ€™m really proud of them. I wish them all the best in their future plans. Iâ€™m just so happy for them. We needed that because weâ€™ve been on a downslide a little bit.â€ť