Archive - Sports Article
May 26th, 2014
Two Johnsonburg girls track and field athletes finished with state medals on the second day of the PIAA track and field championships held Saturday at Shippensburg University.
Ashley Imbrogno finished third in the girls javelin with a throw of 133-2, setting a new school record in the process. Imbrogno bettered her seed of 130-8 by over two feet to win the third-place medal.
DuBOIS â€“ DuBois Central Catholic found a way to overtake the Ramettes again.
DCC scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to rally from a 5-3 deficit en route to a 6-5 victory Thursday afternoon at DuBois Central Catholic in the quarterfinal round of the District 9 Class A softball playoffs.
DCC downed Johnsonburg three times this season and twice rallied from deficits to defeat the Ramettes. Last Wednesday, DCC scored six runs in the sixth and eighth innings to win 16-10 over Johnsonburg.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ It didn't have to be pretty or have a ton of style points but the Johnsonburg Ramettes were happy to take a playoff victory.
Johnsonburg overcame errors early and held off a furious comeback in the seventh inning to take a 10-8 victory over Clarion-Limestone Monday afternoon at Knothole Park in the first round of the District 9 Class A softball playoffs.
BROOKVILLE â€“ Johnsonburg girls track and field swept the relay races, set three new school records in the process and finished second in the girls teams standings at the 2014 District 9 Class AA track and field championship Friday at Brookville High School.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ DuBois Central Catholic mounted a furious comeback in the late innings Wednesday to complete a 16-10 win in eight innings and spoil Johnsonburg's Senior Night celebration in the process.
The Ramettes were staked to an 8-3 lead after five innings only to squander it away with a mistake-riddled six-run sixth inning by the Lady Cardinals to pull ahead by a run. Johnsonburg tied the score with two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning before DCC knocked in six more runs in the eighth inning
JOHNSONBURG â€“ In many ways, Wednesday was the end of an era for Johnsonburg baseball.
Johnsonburg lost 7-1 to DuBois Central Catholic Wednesday afternoon in the final game for seniors Cole Peterson, Cameron Grumley, Taylor Feronti, Eric Bevacqua and Nate Field.
For the foreseeable future, Monday was the last time Ridgway and Johnsonburg baseball will play each other.
Next year, they are scheduled to co-op under the Johnsonburg banner as one baseball team and in Monday's doubleheader each team took one victory. Johnsonburg won 1-0 in the opening game before Ridgway finished with a 15-3 win in five innings in the nightcap.
Ridgway baseball defeated Cameron County for the second time this season with a 4-0 victory over the Red Raiders Friday afternoon at Sandy Beach Recreational Park.
Jeremy Breier threw 6 1/3 innings of shutout baseball for the Elkers while Ben MacDonald recorded the final two outs to get the save. Ridgway won 12-3 over Cameron County on April 26.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ The Johnsonburg girls track and field team and St. Marys boys track and field team won team championships at the Elk County Track and Field Meet held Thursday afternoon at Johnsonburg Area High School.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Johnsonburg baseball couldn't wait to get the unpleasant aftertaste of Tuesday's loss out of their mouth.
Their ace made sure the Rams didn't have to wait until Friday.
Johnsonburg senior starting pitcher Cole Peterson threw a complete game shutout and struck out 10 in a 6-0 victory over Brockway Wednesday afternoon at Knothole Area Recreational Park.