Archive - 2014 - Sports Article
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Brockway boys soccer used a strong first half to take a 5-0 victory over Ridgway Tuesday evening at Memorial Field in Johnsonburg.
Ridgway honored their seniors before the game which were Chris Persinger, Bryce Dias, Justin Kinkead, Mason Walters, Philip Waddell, Dakota Dworsky and Pranay Medapally.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ After a promising first half, the Lady Elkers could not withstand a Brockway comeback and fell 4-3 in overtime to the Lady Rovers Tuesday at Memorial Field in Johnsonburg.
After building a 3-0 halftime lead, Brockway scored three goals in the second half and then scored three minutes into overtime to take the match.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Despite some inspired volleyball in the first and third sets, visiting Bradford was still able to upend a stubborn Johnsonburg squad 3-0 (25-23, 25-10, 25-22) Tuesday night.
"It was good volleyball at times and I thought the first and third games were hard fought, and there was some good volleyball being played," said Johnsonburg head varsity volleyball coach Bill Shuey following the match.
St. Marys volleyball won 3-0 (25-14, 25-13, 26-24) over Ridgway in varsity action Monday night at Ridgway Area High School.
â€śWeâ€™re starting to get back to where we were in the first half of the season,â€ť St. Marys coach Ken Vogt said. â€śWeâ€™re still not quite there. We need to be faster and we just need to get our heart back, I think.â€ť
After a 1-1 halftime score, Clarion girls soccer tallied four goals in the second half to take a 5-1 win over Ridgway Monday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
â€śTheyâ€™re a very good team,â€ť Ridgway coach Greg Maddalena said. â€śWe changed our formation. We finally figured out the formation that we wanted to go with against them. We came here and went to a 4-4-2, I thought we played them real well.â€ť
Ridgway boys golf won the AML championship for the third straight time as the Elkers defeated Brookville 399-444 Saturday afternoon in an 18-hole match at Laurel Mill Golf Club.
Josh Roselli of Ridgway was the overall medalist with 73. Nate Burgeson finished with a 77 and TJ Schlimm followed with an 80. Mitchell Stark finished with an 83 and Mike Sorge carded an 86 to round out the top five.
Nick Simon finished with an 89 and Ben Ames had a 91 for Ridgway. Cory Oknefski had a 94 for the Elkers.
The Elk County Catholic Crusaders scored 15 fourth quarter points Saturday afternoon to come from behind to beat the Northern Cambria Colts by a 24-20 score at Dutch Country Stadium.
The important points came with 1:22 left in the contest when Noah Werner scored on a four-yard run and Kyle Huff added the PAT making the score 24-20.
"This was a team victory," said ECCHS coach Tony Gerg. "It was a huge win because it assured us of a winning season after going 0-9."
At critical moments in the second half, Brockway couldn't hang on to the ball.
Ridgway pounced on the Rovers' mistakes and pounced on the victory.
Ridgway forced three second-half turnovers, two in the Elkers' red zone, en route to a 28-14 win over AML South foe Brockway Friday night at Memorial Field in Johnsonburg.
Ridgway boys golf won the Elk County Boys Golf Tournament held Thursday afternoon at Bavarian Hills Golf Course.
It was the third straight year the Elkers won the county tournament.
Elk County Catholic boys soccer took advantage of a pair of chances and were able to take a 2-0 victory from Ridgway Thursday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
"I feel we played well against Ridgway," Elk County Catholic coach T.J. Weaver said. "They're a good opponent. They're going to do well in the playoffs. I'm pleased with the way we played. I'm looking forward to Senior Night next Monday which is always good for the kids at home against Smethport."