Archive - Sports Article
June 2nd, 2014
It might not have been pretty, but the Elk County Catholic Crusaders kept their undefeated season alive with a 3-2 victory over Sewickley Academy on Mondzay afternoon to advance to the PIAA Class A quarterfinals.
The Elk County Catholic Crusaders came up with eight runs on seven hits and four walks in the home half of the fifth inning to capture the District 9 Class A baseball championship over the Cranberry Berries by a 13-3 score.
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch successfully defended their District 9 Class AAA championship Tuesday afternoon at Brockway High School by defeating the Punxsutawney Lady Chucks by an 9-0 score.
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.
Headed into the bottom of the seventh inning with a 4-1 lead, St. Marys Area looked set to pull off an upset of top seeded Punxsutawney to claim the D9 Class AAA baseball title. The Chucks had other plans though and took advantage of a few miscues to tie the game and send it into extra innings. From there, the Dutchmen tried again to seal the victory as they pulled ahead 5-4 in the top of the ninth, only to see the Chucks come right back and walk off for the 6-5 win in the bottom of the inning.
The Elk County Catholic Crusaders found themselves in an early two-run deficit against the Smethport Hubbers on Thursday afternoon at Berwind Park in the opening round of the District 9 Class A Baseball Tournament, but ECC rallied with a pair of runs in both the third and sixth innings to come from behind for a 4-2 victory.
The Keystone Lady Panthers scored two runs in the home half of the sixth inning to come from behind to edge the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders by a 2-1 score Thursday afternoon in a District 9-A quarterfinal played at Keystone.
The St. Marys Area High School held its Spring Sports Awards Program Tuesday evening at the Carpin Auditorium.
Those student/athletes participating in boys and girls track and field, baseball, softball and boys tennis were recognized.
It came down to the final race to decide the District 9 Class AA girls' team title on Friday evening at the Track and Field Championships at Brookville Area High School. In the end, the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders ended up edging the Johnsonburg Ramettes by a mere 2.5 points, 105.5-103.
On a night suitable for football, temperature-wise, the Elk County Catholic Crusader baseball team defeated the St. Marys Area Flying Dutch by a 3-0 score Friday night at Berwind Park.
The Crusaders finished the regular season with a 20-0 record.