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Ridgway boys basketball advanced to the championship game of the Elk County Holiday Tournament with a 47-36 win over Johnsonburg Friday night at St. Marys Area High School in the tournament's opening round.
JOHNSONBURG â€“Â Johnsonburg senior Brianna Cardoni was shut out in regulation but scored three timely points in overtime Friday afternoon to help clinch a 29-26 victory in overtime over Ridgway in the first round of the Elk County Holiday Basketball Tournament.
The Ramettes are scheduled to play Elk County Catholic tonight at 6:30 p.m. for the county crown.
Johnsonburg held a slim lead throughout the game until the end of the third quarter as a jumper from Kiersten Hinton gave the Lady Elkers an 18-16 lead going into the fourth quarter.
A win for Elk County Catholic boys basketball over a state-ranked rival gave ECC the No. 1 seed in the Elk County Holiday Tournament this weekend. Perhaps early Christmas presents for ECC and their supporters, perhaps a figurative lump of coal for the Elkers and their fans.
Elk County Catholic remained undefeated with a 57-43 win at Ridgway Tuesday night at Ridgway Area High School.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Johnsonburg junior Kevin Benson (24 points) and senior Zane Hodgdon (15 points) combined Tuesday night to outscore the Kane Wolves basketball team (1-3) in a 69-36 win in the Paper City.
"I don't know what our shooting percentage was but it must be one of the highest that we've had all year, and that has to do with taking the proper shots," Johnsonburg head varsity boys basketball coach Bill Shuey.
The Rams (5-3) dominated on the boards Tuesday night as they built a commanding lead and never looked back.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ While some passes slipped away from Johnsonburg boys basketball Monday night, the Rams made sure the game didn't.
Johnsonburg closed out the game on a 12-5 run to take a 60-53 victory over North Clarion at Johnsonburg Area High School.
The Rams outscored North Clarion 23-12 in the fourth quarter.
Ridgway wrestling used a multitude of bonus points to take a 51-21 win over Port Allegany in a dual meet held Saturday afternoon at Ridgway Area High School.
Ridgway picked up five forfeits and a pin to help overtake the Gators.
Ridgway girls basketball defeated the Lady Owls but balanced scoring had the Lady Elkers' offense in a sense of harmony.
Ridgway girls basketball broke a five-game losing streak to start the season with a 56-35 victory over the Harmony Lady Owls Friday night at Ridgway Area High School.
Ridgway wrestling defeated Curwensville 45-32 in a dual meet Thursday night at Ridgway Area High School.
Curwensville won six of the 11 matches wrestled on the mat but Ridgway was aided by three forfeit wins to take the team victory.
"It was a good team win," Ridgway coach David Fordoski said. "There were obviously matches out there that I felt we could have wrestled a whole lot better in. You got to be happy with what you have as a team. There were times that we lost matches because we didn't have enough kids out there. This year, we have a full lineup and it makes a big difference."
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Johnsonburg girls basketball lost 45-23 to Bradford Wednesday night at Johnsonburg Area High School.
Bradford was led by Rylee Lundgren, she finished with a game-high 19 points for the Lady Owls. Ashley Imbrogno led Johnsonburg with 11 points.
Lundgren opened the scoring with a hoop 35 seconds into the game to give Bradford a 2-0 lead. Imbrogno then followed with a three-pointer off the glass to give the Ramettes a 3-2 lead, the only lead of the game for Johnsonburg.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Although the Rams lost in the team aspect, Johnsonburg ended the night on a positive note.
A Joey Elinski pin would give the Johnsonburg grapplers its lone win on the mat during a 55-12 win over Brockway Tuesday night at Johnsonburg Area High School.