Elk County Catholic is wasting little time in advancing through the District 9 volleyball playoffs.
ECC made it two sweeps in a row in the playoffs with a 3-0 (25-8, 25-14, 25-13) victory over Curwensville Thursday night in a District 9 Class A quarterfinal match held at Elk County Catholic High School.
Elk County Catholic volleyball moved to 15-0 overall and moved forward to the District 9 Class A quarterfinals with a 3-0 (25-7, 25-5, 25-12) victory over Ridgway Tuesday evening at Elk County Catholic High School.
The Ridgway Lady Elkers (No. 16 seed at 6-10 in the regular season) had little trouble Monday night as they defeated the Northern Potter Lady Panthers (No. 17 seed at 6-8 in the regular season) 3-0 (25-21, 25-15, 25-22) in a play-in game for the District 9 Class A playoffs.
BROCKWAY â€“ Same opponent, same venue, same round of the playoffs as last season.
Unfortunately for Ridgway girls soccer, it was the same result too.
An overtime goal for DuBois Central Catholic gave the Lady Cardinals a 1-0 win over Ridgway in the District 9 Class A girls soccer semifinals held Monday night at Frank Varischetti Field in Brockway.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ After two failed attempts, the Johnsonburg Shamrocks didnâ€™t need any Lucky Charms to find the Cereal Bowl championship pot of gold by the end of Saturday night.
Johnsonburg built a 30-point lead in the first half and was able to take the varsity Cereal Bowl 43-15 over Ridgway at Memorial Field in Johnsonburg.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ It took one play for the Johnsonburg Shamrocks to take control of the Cereal Bowl.
An opening touchdown run on the first play of the game was a harbinger of things to come as the Shamrocks won the CPYFL junior varsity championship game 31-0 over the St. Marys Gold Stallions Saturday afternoon at Memorial Field in Johnsonburg.
CURWENSVILLE â€“ If it's been an AML opponent, it's been an AML victory for the Ridgway Elkers this season.
Ridgway moved to 8-0 against AML opponents with a 40-28 victory over Curwensville Friday night at Riverside Stadium in Curwensville.
It was Ridgway's first win over the Golden Tide since the 2003 season.
TIONESTA â€“Â Ridgway girls soccer extinguished the Forest Area Lady Fires' season and moved into the D-9 semifinals again.
Caitlin Viglione added a pair of goals for Ridgway in a 3-0 win over Forest Area Thursday afternoon at West Forest High School in the District 9 Class A quarterfinals.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Elk County Catholic volleyball capped off a perfect 14-0 regular season Thursday night with a 3-0 (25-12, 25-13, 25-15) win over Johnsonburg.
"We were glad to get everyone some playing time as we prepare for the district playoffs next week," said ECC head varsity volleyball coach Diane Gies following the win. "It's a good tuneup match for us as we prepare for next week, and to finish the season at 14-0 for the regular season, that was a goal for us at the beginning of the year. Being 14-0 for the regular season is a lot nicer than any other number."