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May 6th, 2014
JOHNSONBURG â€“Â The Johnsonburg Rams dropped a 7-2 tennis match Tuesday to visiting Brockway.
At No. 1 singles, Brockway's James Matson defeated Mason Walters 6-3, 6-4; at No. 2 singles, Aaron Barraclough defeated Nate Field 6-0, 6-1; at No. 3 singles, Brockway's Sam Hawkins won 6-3, 6-4 over Tyler Martonik; at No. 4 singles, Tyler Foradori won 6-0, 6-1 over Zane Hodgdon; at No. 5 singles, Brenden Dauber won 1-6, 7-6(7-5), 11-9 over Adam Sabatose.
Elk County Catholic moved to 14-0 on the season with a 15-2, five-inning victory over Ridgway Tuesday afternoon at Sandy Beach Recreational Park.
It took almost two and a half hours, but Alan Brennen of Elk County Catholic captured the District 9 Class AA singles tennis championship by defeating his teammate Drew Meyer in three sets.
Meyer won the first set by a 6-4 score. Brennen came back to knot the match at one-all by winning the second set 6-3. The two battled in the third set with Brennen coming out on top by a 7-5 score.
"This was an excellent match and I am very proud of both young men," said ECCHS coach Aaron Straub.
The Kane Wolves baseball team defeated the Johnsonburg Rams 11-7 on Tuesday at Pat Santilli Field. The win was the first of the season for the Wolves, who were playing in only their second home game of 2014.
Ridgway baseball could not follow up on a strong first inning as Brockway defeated the Elkers 7-3 in action Monday afternoon at Sandy Beach Recreational Park.
ST. MARYS â€“ The Elk County Catholic Crusaders remain perfect with a 13-0 record, but the Johnsonburg Rams gave them a run for their money on Monday afternoon in a close game at Berwind Park that saw ECC edge Johnsonburg 4-3.
ST. MARYS â€“ The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader softball team raised their record to 7-4 on the season with a 12-3 victory over the Johnsonburg Ramettes Monday afternoon at Benzinger Park.
Elk Catholic used a six-run second inning to their advantage.
ST. MARYS â€“ The Elk County Catholic Crusader baseball team captured the 2014 Elk County Baseball Tournament crown by defeating the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen by an 11-2 score in the championship game Saturday afternoon at Berwind Park.
The last time Elk County Catholic and Johnsonburg met on the softball field in Ridgway, the Ramettes came away with a 2-1 win as each team had three hits.
Saturday's game boasted several similarities in regulation until the Lady Crusaders exploded with four runs in the top of the eighth inning to secure a 7-3 win in the first round of the Elk County Softball Tournament.
Cole Peterson struck out 17 and the Johnsonburg Rams scored two runs in the first, four in the second, and one in the sixth to shut out the Ridgway Elkers 7-0 in the consolation game of the Elk County Tournament on Saturday morning at Berwind Park.
"It was a good game," said Johnsonburg head coach Jeff Peterson. "We're both young teams. They struggle just like we do."