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Ridgway baseball falls to Smethport, 5-0

April 19, 2012

A pair of 2-run innings in the middle of the game proved to be enough for Smethport baseball in a 5-0 victory over Ridgway Thursday afternoon at Sandy Beach Recreational Park.

Lady Crusaders defeat Curwensville

April 19, 2012

The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader softball team improved to 9-0 on the season with a 6-1 victory over the Curwensville Golden Tide Thursday afternoon at Benzinger Park.
The Lady Crusaders used a three-run fifth inning to secure the victory. Elk was up 3-1 at that time.
The Lady Crusaders were led offensively by Rachel Stauffer with a triple and two singles. Taylor DaCanal had a triple and a double. Both Stauffer and DaCanal had two RBIs each. Taylor Schlimm had the other hit for Elk, a single.

Ridgway softball edged by Lady Cardinals, 5-3

April 18, 2012

Ridgway softball lost 5-3 to DuBois Central Catholic Tuesday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
DuBois Central Catholic scored the first runs of the game in the third inning. Lauresa Gulvas reached on an infield error and then stole second base. Kylee Schaffer would single home Gulvas for the game’s first run. Tricia Varacallo then singled and Kaitlyn Yebernetsky would triple to plate Varacallo for a 2-0 lead. Alyssa Marchioni singled to score Yebernetsky for a 3-0 DCC lead.

Crusaders baseball defeats Kane Wolves, 13-7

April 17, 2012

The Elk County Catholic Crusader baseball team withstood a four-run first inning by the Kane Wolves Tuesday afternoon at Berwind Park as they rebounded for a 13-7 victory over the Wolves.
Kane jumped out to the 4-0 lead after the top of the first inning. Elk Catholic responded with three runs of their own in the home half of the inning. The Crusaders would score four in the second, five in the third and one in the fourth for a 13-4 lead. Kane scored two in the fifth and one in the seventh, making the final score 13-7.

Curwensville uses the long ball to drop Ramettes

April 17, 2012

JOHNSONBURG – Megan Barrett and Tiffany Carter both had a 5-RBI performance Tuesday as Curwensville defeated Johnsonburg, 17-1.
Curwensville's Tierra Shope scattered three hits in three innings of work, giving up one run while Taylor Goodman and Carter both hit home runs over the fence in the three-inning victory.
Curwensville put four runs up in the first inning to take the early advantage as the Lady Tide sent nine batters to the plate in the first and second innings, and another 14 batters in the third inning.

Ridgway softball falls 8-2 to Coudersport Lady Falcons

April 13, 2012

Ridgway softball lost 8-2 in a home matchup with Coudersport Friday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
Coudersport would strike for a single run in the first inning as Brianna Majot would walk to lead off the game. Majot advanced to second and third on wild pitches before advancing home on a groundout off the bat of Kiersten Counts to give the Lady Falcons a 1-0 lead.

Johnsonburg baseball uses stellar pitching for 5-0 shutout

April 13, 2012

Pitching was the order of the day at Sandy Beach.
Johnsonburg had more than enough of it for the victory.
Johnsonburg used a trio of pitchers for a 5-0 Ram win over Ridgway baseball Thursday afternoon at Sandy Beach Recreational Park.
"Cole (Peterson) threw well, Mitchell (Holmberg) came in and threw a nice game, especially in the fourth inning getting out of it. Quinn (Luhr) pitched well," Johnsonburg coach Jeff Peterson said. "Defensively, we played real well again."
Johnsonburg pitching finished with a combined 13 strikeouts of Ridgway hitting.

Lady Elkers get bats swinging in 15-10 victory

April 13, 2012

JOHNSONBURG – A 17-hit outburst Thursday afternoon fueled a 15-10 win over rival Johnsonburg for the Lady Elkers' first win of the 2012 season.
Ridgway starting pitcher Taylor Roseto, going the distance for the first time this season after being on a pitch count due to injury rehabilitation, put up nine strikeouts and set down the side in order three times en route to her first win of the year.

Loaded pitching, infield powering Rams baseball

April 13, 2012

JOHNSONBURG – Despite fielding a small team for the 2012 baseball season, the Johnsonburg Rams have made some noise early with solid pitching and a quick infield, and look to contend in the competitive District 9 scene.
"We knew our numbers were low but the players in the bottom of the lineup are starting to show some life at the plate and they've improved defensively," Johnsonburg head baseball coach Jeff Peterson said. "That's mixing well with the rest of the team. We definitely had a positive outlook at the beginning of the season and we knew we had real good pitching coming back.

Youthful Elkers progressing through new baseball season with early wins

April 13, 2012

Ridgway baseball has turned the page after a 4-win 2011 season.
The Elkers come into this new season with new faces in key positions and just two returning starters.

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