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February 10th, 2015
Ridgway wrestling overcame absences on the mat and on the bench as the Elkers picked up a 39-30 win over Clarion Tuesday night at Ridgway Area High School.
Ryan Geyer and Troy Quail were out of the lineup at 195 and 220 pounds respectively while head coach David Fordoski and assistant coach Rick Leitzel watched the match from the hallway because of illness. Assistant coach Curt Olson spoke with the media after the dual was over.
JOHNSONBURG â€“Â The St. Marys Lady Dutch (7-15) spoiled the Johnsonburg Ramettes' (6-16) Senior Night on Tuesday with a 44-39 win in the Paper City.
Lady Dutch junior Rachel Bauer stole the show as she turned in an impressive performance, scoring 22 points to pace all scorers.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Johnsonburg's seniors went out with a victory as the Rams downed St. Marys 47-33 Monday night on Senior Night at Johnsonburg Area High School.
It was Johnsonburg's fourth straight win to move the Rams to 12-9.
St. Marys led 18-17 after a Parker Housler trey from the corner with 2:27 left before halftime. Johnsonburg would close out the half on a 7-0 run and had an overall 20-4 spurt from Housler's three until the end of the third quarter.
Ridgway (20-2) ended their regular season Friday night with a 59-26 win over the visiting St. Joseph Catholic Academy Wolves.
The visitors were no match for the Elkers as Jeremy Breier paced the home team with 19 points. Teammate Josh Lineberger followed with 11 points, including seven points in the first quarter to help push the Elkers to a large lead.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ The Johnsonburg Rams were at the foul line consistently in the fourth quarter, so much so that the Rams didn't need points any other way.
The Rams scored all 15 fourth-quarter points from the foul line en route to a 43-29 win over Brockway Friday night at Johnsonburg Area High School.
Johnsonburg was 15 for 19 from the charity stripe, taking advantage of Brockway being in the penalty throughout the final eight minutes.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Kane wrestling won 30-24 over Johnsonburg Thursday evening at Johnsonburg Area High School.
Only three matches were wrestled on the mat and Johnsonburg won them all, picking up a pinfall and two decisions.
Ridgway gymnastics set a season-high team score, scoring 119.9 team points against Altoona Wednesday night at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
Altoona won the meet with 129.95 team points.
Hailey Hoffman of Ridgway was the all-around winner with a score of 34.3. Hoffman won the bars, beam and floor exercise events. Rachael Schiafone was fifth for Ridgway with a 30.475 and Alanna Schiafone was sixth with a 29.15.
JOHNSONBURGÂ â€“Â Johnsonburg wrestling lost 32-9 to Youngsville Wednesday night at Johnsonburg Area High School.
Only four matches were wrestled on the mat and each team picked up two victories. Youngsville was aided by three forfeit victories, including at the opening weight of 195 pounds as Austin Spear picked up the forfeit win for Youngsville. After there was no match at 220 pounds, William Peluso tied the team score with a first-period pin over Mason Benjamin in 1:55.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ The third time was the charm for Ridgway girls basketball against the Johnsonburg Ramettes.
Ridgway used a strong second half to win 41-28 over Johnsonburg Tuesday night at Johnsonburg Area High School. Johnsonburg had defeated Ridgway twice before this season.
Victory eluded Ridgway Saturday night, but it wasn't for lack of effort.
Ridgway boys basketball lost 50-47 to Meadville at Ridgway Area High School in a closely contested game throughout.
"I told the team I'm proud of them. They really competed," Ridgway coach Anthony Allegretto said. "It is what it is. It's a loss. We're disappointed. We're happy that we really competed with a really, really good team."