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October 20th, 2014
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
JOHNSONBURG â€“ St. Marys had little trouble dropping Johnsonburg Thursday night as the Lady Dutch volleyball teamâ€™s blistering offense overpowered the Ramettes in a 3-0 (25-15, 25-12, 25-16) win.
Ridgway girls soccer finished the regular season with a 1-1 draw with Curwensville Thursday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
Ridgway boys soccer lost 4-2 to Brookville Wednesday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
Brookville took a 1-0 lead with 25 minutes left before adding another goal with 13:50 remaining as Gabe Peterson took a run past the Ridgway defense and weaved his way past Ridgway goalkeeper Phil Waddell for a tap-in goal and a 2-0 lead.
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.