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November 1st, 2013
Ridgway football has had the motto of "One Team" since the start of this season with the new co-op between Ridgway and Johnsonburg.
Now that one team has clinched one of eight Class A playoff berths.
The Elkers defeated St. Joseph's Catholic Academy 13-0 Friday night at Memorial Field in Ridgway to seal Ridgway's first playoff berth since the 2006 season.
The Lady Elkers had the advantage in shots, scoring chances and kept the ball in DCC's end for much of Tuesday's playoff game against the Lady Cardinals.
DuBois Central Catholic had the advantage in the most important stat at the end of the night, most goals scored.
A Maddie Meyers goal with three minutes left in the second half gave DuBois Central Catholic the lead and ultimately the win as the Lady Cardinals advanced past Ridgway with a 2-1 victory Tuesday night at Frank Varischetti Field in Brockway in the District 9 Class A girls soccer semifinals.
An impressive run by members of the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader cross country team gave the squad the edge over North Clarion on Saturday in Ridgway as ECC used a 1-point advantage to claim the girls' District 9 Class A team title.
Ridgway football still has a shot at the District 9 playoffs.
Ridgway kept their playoff hopes alive with an 8-0 win over Smethport Friday night to move to 4-5 on the season on Senior Night.
"We have another shot next week and again, we control our own destiny," Heindl said. "This week, the kids came to practice hard, focused. We fixed a lot of things. It wasn't pretty in the first half offensively but the second half, to take nine minutes off the clock on that first drive and seal the deal, what a great job by our team."
The Lady Elkers avenged an earlier loss and won in the seniorsâ€™ final home game.
Not a bad way to end the 2013 volleyball season.
Ridgway volleyball won 3-0 (25-15, 26-24, 25-14) over Sheffield Thursday night at Ridgway Area High School on Senior Night.
BROCKWAY â€“Â The Elk County Catholic Crusader soccer team saw their season come to an end on Wednesday evening in a tough match against Brockway in the D9 quarterfinals played under the lights at Frank Varischetti Field.
ECC was the fifth seed in the playoffs while Brockway was seeded fourth. Both teams had to deal with the cold and occasional rain and snow on Wednesday night but the Rovers proved to be too much for Elk to overcome.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Eighty minutes of girls soccer didn't result in a single goal for either team.
Less than one minute of overtime produced Ridgway's game-winner.
Caitlin Viglione scored for the Lady Elkers in Brookville's penalty area to give Ridgway a 1-0 overtime victory over the Lady Raiders in the District 9 quarterfinals Tuesday night at Johnsonburg Area High School.
KANE â€“Â Kane football entered Friday's game undefeated and left the same way.
The Wolves also left with the AML South Division crown.
Kane clinched a spot in the AML championship game with a 27-18 win over Ridgway Friday night at Paul R. Miller Stadium to move to 8-0 on the season.
Ridgway boys soccer finished their season with a 3-3 tie against Curwensville Thursday afternoon.
Ridgway honored their seniors before the game, the seniors are Kyle Jacobs, Dustin Cowan, Brandon Wildnauer, Joe Horning, Ben Izbinski and Mason Stark.
Brockway boys soccer won 6-0 over Ridgway Tuesday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
Brockway had balanced scoring as Aaron Barraclough, Jarrett Esposito and James Matson each had a pair of goals.