St. Marys halted the Lady Elkers two-game win streak with a 3-2 win in Ridgway. The maroon-and-white rallied from a 25-15 first set loss with 27-25 and 25-21 wins before the Lady Dutch bounced back winning the fourth 25-14 and taking the decider 15-12.
The loss puts Ridgway back to .500 (6-6) and the win ups St. Marys to 5-6. The Lady Dutch won the first match between the two 3-2 at home on Sept. 16.
"There was some good volleyball played tonight by both teams but we came up short. We will put this behind us and get back at it going into our tough matches next week," said Lady Elkers head coach Kayleen Porter.
The Ridgway girls travel to unbeaten Elk County Catholic on Monday, host DuBois Central Catholic on Tuesday, and travel to Kane on Thursday.
Lady Crusaders win in J-Burg
Elk County Catholic upped its mark to 9-0 with a 3-1 win over the Ramettes in the Paper City. The Johnsonburg girls are 8-2 – both losses were to the Lady Crusaders. The Ramettes have four matches on consecutive nights next week. They host Brockway on Monday, travel to Bradford on Tuesday, and host Port Allegany on Wednesday and Sheffield on Thursday.
Elkers honor Smiley, fall to Coudersport
Johnsonburg senior Caden Smiley the son of Tim Smiley and Amy Barber was honored before the Elkers home game with Coudersport at Memorial Field in Johnsonburg. The Falcons won the match 6-3. Dawson Smiley and Jack Benniger had the Ridgway goals.
Young Elkers win
The Ridgway 7-8-grade football team won 14-6 at Sheffield. The young Elkers are scheduled to play at Cameron County next week.
Dutch win Elk County golf tourney
St. Marys defeated the Elkers 422 to 455 to claim the Elk County golf tournament. Ridgway's Collin Porter and Vinnie Lenze were the medalist with 18-hole rounds of 79. Brent DeFranco (91), Logan Jordan (91), Kole Asti (92), and Alec Devallance (97) factored in the Elkers scoring.