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April 26th, 2013
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Visiting Bradford sent 12 batters to the plate in the first inning and another nine in the sixth inning to produce 11 of their 15 runs Friday in a six-inning victory over Johnsonburg.
The Lady Owls took advantage of 13 walks and four errors in the 15-4 victory.
Bradford put six runs on the board in the first inning to take the early lead. Lindsay Rinfrette was 2 for 3 on the day with five RBI and two runs scored. She got things rolling with a two-run single to plate Ashley Stoltz and starting pitcher Rylee Lindgren for the early 2-0 lead.
Ridgway baseball swept a doubleheader with Kane Thursday afternoon at Sandy Beach Recreational Park.
Ridgway won 11-1 in six innings in the first game and then won 19-1 in the second game.
The Kane Lady Wolves took advantage of early errors and walks in a 5-2 win Thursday afternoon against the Ridgway Lady Elkers.
The visitors were able to build a small lead early on as Daria Huckabone scored on a Ridgway error as Kaila Jamerson reached safely for an early 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning. Triston Hillman followed with a sacrifice fly to center field for a 2-0 advantage.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Johnsonburg softball lost 12-1 in five innings to Curwensville Monday afternoon at Knothole Area Recreational Park.
After a scoreless first inning, the Lady Tide would take control of the game with a 7-run second inning. Abby Johnson led off the game with a single. Alaina Stiles, Nikki Harker and Tierra Shope all walked, Shope's walked came with the bases loaded to score Johnson for a 1-0 lead.
OHNSONBURG â€“ Johnsonburg starting pitcher Cole Peterson overcame two sloppy early innings Thursday before throwing fireballs past DuBois Central Catholic batters Thursday in a 2-1 win.
Peterson struck out 12 batters in a 5-hit complete game win, at one time retiring nine batters in a row en route to the victory.
Ridgway softball lost 5-0 to a Curwensville on a windy Thursday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
Consistent winds of 15-20 mph were blowing out throughout the game and the Lady Tide were able to take advantage of the wind blowing out in the first inning. Sarah Wriglesworth led off the game by reaching on a Ridgway defensive miscue. Taylor Goodman followed with a bloop single to left. After a Curwensville flyout, cleanup hitter Tiffany Carter launched a 3-run home run to center field which gave the Lady Tide a 3-0 lead after the first inning.
Johnsonburg baseball moved to 3-0 on the season with an 11-0 win in five innings over Ridgway Tuesday afternoon at Sandy Beach Recreational Park.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Even a steady downpour in the first inning Tuesday afternoon did not deter Ridgway freshman Hollie Schneider as she cruised to a 2-hit 18-2 victory in four innings on the road against Johnsonburg.
"We're happy with Hollie [Schneider] and she did terrific," said Ridgway head varsity softball coach Gary Gerber II. "She only got two thirds of an inning in before getting rained out the last time she went out so it was good to see what she has in her first full game.
"She threw the ball well but she had some mental lapses in the fourth inning."
As the temperature began to cool down, the softball bats began to heat up at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
Elk County Catholic softball would finish off the game with a 10-run seventh inning en route to a 24-6 win over Ridgway Monday afternoon.
Ridgway boys basketball was honored with a banquet at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
Varsity head coach Anthony Allegretto presented the awards. Joe Jaques was the scholar-athlete award winner and won the Herbie Lenze Award. Allegretto said he values the scholar-athlete award the most because of the importance of getting an education.