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January 14th, 2015
Ridgway girls basketball were at the brink of overcoming the Eisenhower Lady Knights.
A last-second shot to tie the game was wide of the mark as Eisenhower defeated Ridgway 42-39 Wednesday night at Ridgway Area High School.
The Kane Lady Wolves basketball team outscored the Johnsonburg Ramettes 27-1 over the second and third quarters of Wednesday nightâ€™s game in the Wolvesâ€™ Den on their way to a 41-18 win.
The Lady Wolves used a balanced scoring attack to get out to an early lead when Johnsonburgâ€™s shooters went ice cold.
After going 0-2 against Cameron County in head coach David Fordoski's first two years, the Elkers and Fordoski have paid the Red Raiders back in the past two weeks.
After a 50-20 win over Cameron County at the Coudersport Duals, the Elkers added a second win over the Red Raiders with a 52-20 win Tuesday night at Ridgway Area High School.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Johnsonburg sophomore Nicole Myers had the hot hand Tuesday night with 20 points as the Ramettes toppled visiting Brockway 50-31.
The home team took control of the game going into halftime with 19 points in the second quarter, and held on in the second half for the win.
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The Elk Catholic Crusaders took advantage of a strong second quarter to hand the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen a District 9 League 64-48 loss Saturday night at the SMAHS Dutch Oven.
The Dutch held a 15-11 lead after the first eight minutes of play. In the second quarter Elk Catholic took advantage of nine St. Marys Area turnovers to outscore the Dutch 21-9 and open a 32-24 halftime lead. In the second half, Elk outscored their hosts 32-24.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders extended their winning streak to 11-0 with a 55-27 victory over the St. Marys Area Lady Dutch on Saturday night at the SMAHS Dutch Oven.
ECC led all the way and was up 16-5 at the end of the first quarter, 26-17 at the half, and 42-20 after three.
"I thought in the first half we played with a lack of energy," said Elk County Catholic head coach Ken Pistner. "We came out a little bit flat in the first half. I thought in the second half we played much better basketball. We cut down our turnovers in the second half and played with a little more energy."
The Ridgway Elkers used a big second quarter to pull away from the Kane Wolves in boysâ€™ basketball action in the Wolvesâ€™ Den on Friday night. The visitors led by two after one quarter but put up 17 points in the second while holding the Wolves scoreless during the quarter to take a big lead into the locker room and went on to win 47-27.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ The DuBois Central Catholic Cardinals staked themselves to an early first quarter lead and were able to stave off a late rally Friday night to preserve a 49-42 win in the Paper City.
The Rams wasted a 22-point effort from Christian Cherry as Zane Hodgdon followed with nine points and Nate Burgeson chipped in six. No other Johnsonburg player had more than one field goal.
Kane girls basketball had plenty of chances from the foul line and took advantage of enough of them to take a 44-27 win over Ridgway Friday night at Ridgway Area High School.
Kane was 22 for 38 from the foul line while Ridgway was just 2 for 5. Ridgway didn't shoot a free throw until the second half.