Ridgway Elkers capture junior varsity tourney crown

ST. MARYS – The Ridgway Elkers captured the ECCHS Boys’ Junior Varsity Basketball Holiday Tournament Wednesday night by defeating Elk County Catholic by 57-39 score in a game played in the ECCHS main gym.The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch defeated the Johnsonburg Rams 36-29 in the consolation game.Championship gameThe championship game saw both teams score 13 first quarter points. The Elkers outscored the Crusaders by a 16-6 margin to open a 29-19 halftime lead.The third period found the Elkers outscoring the Crusaders 14-10. In the final quarter Ridgway outscored Elk Catholic 14-10 to win the game 57-39.Pick up a copy of the Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011 edition of The Ridgway Record for more.