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July 17th, 2015
Daunte Allegretto jumps and attempts a shot from beyond halfcourt at the recently rededicated Frank Clark Memorial Basketball Courts on July 16.
DuBOIS â€“Â The St. Marys Senior League All-Star baseball team suffered a forgettable 15-0 five-inning defeat to Upper Moreland in the semifinals of the winners' bracket on Friday evening, and the loss put them in a tough position as they then had to immediately turn around and face Montoursville in an elimination game. They made sure the second game was more memorable as they recorded a 9-8 walk-off win in eight innings to stay alive in the tournament.
Neil MacDonald of the Ridgway American Legion Baseball team strides into a pitch as Ridgway won its first playoff game 5-4 over Fox Township. Ridgway went from a winless season to winning 10 games in the 2015 season.
The Elk County Senior League softball All-Stars are scheduled to open play in the Pennsylvania State Tournament this afternoon in Berwick.
The All-Stars are scheduled to play against Greater Pittston at noon. Elk County manager Rich Quiggle said the Greater Pittston team is a bit more experienced due to their experience last year.
Brandon Schlimm was recently selected to compete in the New York Collegiate Baseball League (NYCBL) 2015 All-Star Game, which will be played at Damaschke Field in Oneonta, N.Y. on Thursday, July 16.
SMETHPORT â€“ The Ridgway American Legion baseball team opened the playoffs with the game ending in victorious walkoff fashion.
Unfortunately for Ridgway, the team ended the playoffs on the other end of the spectrum.
A two-run seventh inning allowed Smethport to rally and walk off with a 3-2 victory over Ridgway in an Elk County Legion League elimination game held Saturday afternoon in Smethport.
A single by Hobie Milliron in the seventh gave Smethport a 3-2 win.
ST. MARYS â€” The St. Marys Little League Softball Minor League All-Star squad advanced to the finals of the District 10 Tournament on Saturday afternoon by defeating the Elk County squad by a 14-3 score in four innings at Benzinger Park.
St. Marys will return to action Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Benzinger Park when they will play the winner of the loser's bracket. The Elk County and DuBois squads will meet tonight at 6 p.m. at DuBois to determine who the St. Marys opponent will be.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ The Elk County Boys Majors All-Star team wouldn't let DuBois just have the victory easily.
After trailing 5-0 and 14-7, Elk County had a sixth-inning rally fall short by a few feet as DuBois won 15-14 over Elk County Friday night in a District 10 Tournament elimination game at Knothole Park in Johnsonburg.
ST. MARYS â€” The Elk County Major League all stars eliminated the St. Marys squad from the District 10 Tournament on Wednesday by a 7-5 score in seven innings.
BRADFORD â€“ The Ridgway Legion team had much less success on the road Wednesday night than at home a night before.
A night after a 5-4 walkoff win against Fox Township, Ridgway managed only one hit in a 10-0, six-inning loss to top-seeded Bradford at the Kessel Athletic Complex at Pitt-Bradford.