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Johnsonburg wins county tournament over ECC

December 28, 2013

The 2013 boys Elk County Holiday Tournament team. Front row, from left, Cameron Grumley of Johnsonburg (MVP Defense) and Cole Peterson of Johnsonburg (MVP Offense). Back row, from left, Cory Huff of Elk County Catholic, CJ Herbstritt of Johnsonburg, Brandon Schlimm of Elk County Catholic, Jeremy Breier of Ridgway and Caleb Bennett of St. Marys.

ST. MARYS – The accolades keep coming for Johnsonburg boys basketball.
The Rams claimed the Elk County Holiday Tournament for the second straight year with a 64-43 win over Elk County Catholic Friday night at St. Marys Area High School.
"It is very special," Johnsonburg coach Bill Shuey said. "I know the seniors, they end the career here in the holiday tournament as a winner. It's always special."
Johnsonburg advances to play Bridgeport (WV) tonight at 8 p.m. for the EQT Energy Classic championship at St. Marys Area High School.
"They're very similar to us, not real tall, very fast," Shuey said. "Hopefully it doesn't turn into a track meet but then again both of us have played two nights in a row so I don't know how much gas is left in the tank. We'll find out."

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