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February 24th, 2014
CLARION â€“Â Former St. Marys Area wrestling coach Wayne Fordoski was one of seven individuals inducted into the District 9 Wrestling Hall of Fame on Saturday night, during a ceremony held prior to the AA and AAA finals at the District 4/9 Wrestling Championships at Clarion University.
Each year, the District 9 Chapter of the Pennsylvania Wrestling Coaches Association (PWCA) recognizes inductees for their "outstanding achievements and contributions as wrestlers, coaches, and contributors to the sport of wrestling."
CLARION â€“ Ridgway wrestling will send three wrestlers to the Northwest Regional Championships after the conclusion of the District 9 Individual Wrestling Championships Saturday night at Tippin Gym on the campus of Clarion University.
Drew Baumgratz (120), Dalton Sheasley (170) and Sam Delhunty (182) qualified for the Elkers.
ST. MARYS â€“ The Elkers (18-6) exacted a measure of revenge and then some with a dominating 47-21 victory Friday night against the Cameron County Red Raiders (20-3) in the District 9 Class A quarterfinal held at St. Marys Area High School.
KANE â€“ Early on, a Johnsonburg win seemed like it would be a slam dunk.
After Cameron Grumley's third dunk of the night, it was for Johnsonburg.
Grumley finished with a game-high 27 points and had three one-handed jams as Johnsonburg won 79-47 over Coudersport Friday night at Kane High School in the District 9 Class A boys basketball quarterfinal.
Ridgway used a strong second half to pull away for a 58-32 victory over Clarion Wednesday night at Ridgway Area High School in the first round of the District 9 Class A boys basketball playoffs.
The 11th-seeded Bobcats (11-12) hung around in the first half and trailed just 20-15 at halftime. Ridgway would take control in the third quarter scoring as many points (20) in the third quarter as the Elkers did in the first half combined.
ST. MARYS â€“ Senior point guard Cole Peterson did just about everything possible to bring another AML championship to Johnsonburg.
Peterson had a 3-point play, a 4-point play and a game-high 28 points to lead the Rams to a 59-41 victory over Elk County Catholic Saturday night in the boys AML Championship game held at St. Marys Area High School.
Complementing Peterson's 28 points was Cameron Grumley scoring 13 points for Johnsonburg.
For Ridgway, turnovers turned into an AML semifinal defeat Friday night.
Johnsonburg took advantage of Ridgway miscues en route to a 44-33 win over Ridgway at Ridgway Area High School.
A pair of runs in the first and third quarters helped spur the Rams to the lead and the victory.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Johnsonburg celebrated Senior Night for its three seniors as the Rams hosted Sheffield Wednesday night, falling 54-15 to the Wolverines.
The three seniors for Johnsonburg are Alex Zimmerman, Justin Haupright and Matt Reeves.
The Elk County Catholic Crusaders overcame a 13-point Ridgway Elker lead midway in the third quarter to register a 48-46 AML win Friday night at the ECCHS gym.
The Crusaders trailed 36-23 with 4:45 left in the third period.
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.