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February 7th, 2014
Ridgway girls basketball lost 59-29 to Smethport Friday night at Ridgway Area High School.
Before the game, the Lady Elkers honored their five seniors, Sarah Szczotka, Kiki Woodford, Jenni Thomas, Dani Shirey and Ange DeAngelo. The five seniors also sang the national anthem before the game.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Brockway girls basketball won 42-32 over Johnsonburg in action Thursday night at Johnsonburg Area High School.
Brockway took control of the game in the first quarter as the Lady Rovers led 19-5 after just eight minutes.
"That seems to be our MO this season. We have a slow start," Johnsonburg coach Crystal Galsick said. "If we could just get off the bench like we play the second half, I think a lot of our losses would be wins."
A pressing defense helped Johnsonburg girls basketball overcome a halftime deficit and take a 35-26 victory over Ridgway Tuesday night at Ridgway Area High School.
Ridgway led 15-11 at halftime.
Ridgway's seniors filled up the stat sheet and filled up the win column for the Elkers on Senior Night.
A strong effort by the Ridgway seniors helped the Elkers to a 68-40 win over Sheffield Friday night at Ridgway Area High School.
Seniors Joe Horning, Dustin Cowan and Mason Stark were honored before the game.
JOHNSONBURG â€“Â Starting off on the wrong foot Friday night doomed the Ramettes.
Johnsonburg and Curwensville were evenly matched for three quarters but the Ramettes were unable to overcome at 14-3 first-quarter deficit, succumbing to a 51-42 loss.
The visiting Ridgway Elkers trailed the Kane Wolves boysâ€™ basketball team 9-8 going into the locker room at halftime. Whatever the Elker coaching staff said during the break must have sunk in, because Ridgway came out and outscored the home team 21-10 during the next eight minutes on their way to posting a 42-24 win in the Wolvesâ€™ Den on Wednesday night.
Early on, Ridgway sophomore Jeremy Breier made it clear he could handle the offensive load against Brockway.
Breier scored a game-high 22 points and the first 10 points of the game as Ridgway defeated AML South foe Brockway 43-20 in boys basketball action Monday night at Ridgway Area High School.
JOHNSONBURG â€“Â The Johnsonburg Rams (16-3) had three players in double figures Monday night in a 74-38 win over the visiting Kane Wolves (5-11).
Seniors Cameron Grumley and Cole Peterson stood head and shoulders above the rest with 26 and 22 points, respectively, following by teammate Zane Hodgdon with 14 points.
The Wolves were led by Jeff Kocjancic with 14 points and Kevin Cleer with 11.
The Elk County Catholic Crusaders pulled off a big 67-66 victory over the Johnsonburg Rams on Friday night in a contest played in front of a packed house at the ECCHS gymnasium.
Both teams battled hard from start to finish, and fans of both teams helped create an exciting atmosphere throughout the contest.
"The fan support was outstanding," said ECC head coach Aaron Straub. "They were as good as they get from start to finish. It was a fun atmosphere all the way around."
JOHNSONBURG â€“ The Lady Crusaders used a strong defensive attack in addition to transition points to pull away from the Ramettes Friday night in a 51-26 victory.
Johnsonburg senior Chelsea Benson paced all scorers with 11 points but ECC easily took the game with balanced scoring as five Lady Crusaders scored between six to nine points in the win.