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Crusaders edge DCC 4-3 in eight innings to advance to title game

May 28, 2014

Elk Catholic's Dan Stauffer, 9, is about to cross the plate to score the winning run in Tuesday's District 9-A semifinal game against DuBois Central played at Brockway High School.

BROCKWAY — The Elk County Catholic Crusader baseball team waited until the last moment Tuesday afternoon to tie the game with DuBois Central at 3-all in the bottom of the seventh inning, then got a single from Dan Singer to score Dan Stauffer in the eighth inning to send the Crusaders to the District 9-A championship game with a 4-3 victory.
Elk Catholic trailed 3-1 going into the home half of the seventh inning. With one out, Singer singled and moved to second on a single by Jeff Wehler. With two outs, Brandon Schlimm doubled scoring both Singer and Wehler to knot the game at three.

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