Archive - Sports Article
October 1st, 2012
BROOKVILLE â€“Â For the second year in a row, Elk County Catholic High School's Kristy Hanes finished in the runner-up spot among the Class AA golfers in the District 9 Girls' Golf Championship, three strokes behind the leader.
The scenario was unfortunately a familiar one for Hanes, who tied for second last year with Union's Larissa Roberts while coming in three strokes behind Redbank Valley's Samantha Dinger.
In this year's event, which was held at Pinecrest Country Club in Brookville, Hanes carded an 88 on the day, while Keystone's Amber Hess shot an 85 to take the title.
Johnsonburgâ€™s Cameron Grumley captured the District 9-AA individual golf championship on Saturday at the Bavarian Hills Golf Course, with Elk County Catholicâ€™s Elliott Struble placing second.
After Mondayâ€™s first round, Struble and Josh Roselli of Ridgway had a two-stroke lead over Grumley. Struble and Roselli both shot 75s on Monday, while Grumley had a 77.
The St. Marys Area Flying Dutch soccer team raised their record to 5-6 on the season with a 6-3 victory over the Smethport Hubbers Saturday at the SMAHS soccer field.
The Dutch took control of the game early as they opened a 3-0 lead in the first 11 minutes of the contest.
The scoring started with 37:50 left in the first half when Tim Mosebarger scored for the Dutch, giving St. Marys the early 1-0 lead.
At the 35:22 mark, Dutchman Josh Burns made the score 2-0 when he scored off a corner kick by Jarrod Lipsey.
St. Marys Area girls' tennis team lost to ECC 7-2 in a match that started on Thursday and ended on Friday after being suspended due to rain. St. Marys is now 5-5 on the season.
"(Friday) was another good match between two good teams," said ECC coach Pete Meier. "Both squads played very well considering the weather. Tennis is supposed to be played on dry courts with temps in the 70s. (Friday) it was rainy and 50, but I have to give the girls on both teams a lot of credit for playing very good tennis under such adverse conditions."
FOX TWP. â€“Â Two days after finally breaking back into the win column with a 3-2 victory over Curwensville on the road, the Elk County Catholic Crusader soccer team was back in action at home against a solid Punxsutawney squad on Saturday afternoon in a very physical contest. Things did not go as well for the Crusaders on Saturday though, as they were unable to get another winning streak going, gave up the most goals they have allowed all season in the 6-1 loss, and were outshot by the Chucks 23-8.
Punxsy shuts down Lady Crusaders
ST. MARYS â€” The scoreless minutes continue to mount for the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders. On Saturday at Benzinger Park, it was the Punxsutawney Lady Chucks who left with a 1-0 victory over ECC.
The shutout raises ECC's scoreless streak at home to 480 minutes-- or all six home matches this season. The victory for Punxsutawney was the Lady Chucks' first-ever against the Lady Crusaders, who hadÂ a 7-0 series advantage entering this latest tilt.
The Elk County Catholic boys' and girls' cross country teams competed in the McQuaid Invitational on Saturday in Rochester, N.Y.
The Lady Crusaders finished 10th out of 21 teams in the small schools seeded race, while the Crusaders came in 16th out of 29 teams in the small schools unseeded race.
JOHNSONBURG â€“Â The Elk County Catholic Crusaders improved to 5-0 on Friday night as they took a 25-0 lead through three quarters and then held off an attempted fourth quarter by the Rams to come away with a 25-12 win on Friday night at Memorial Field.
The Crusaders racked up a total of 250 yards in the game, with team members rushing for 135 yards and 115 coming from the squad's passing game. Johnsonburg, on the other hand, relied heavily on passing, with 192 of their 214 yards coming on pass plays.
The Punxsutawney Chucks scored with 11.6 seconds remaining as they edged the St. Marys Area Flying Dutch by a 21-20 score Friday night at Dutch Country Stadium.
In the final 5:47 of the contest the Chucks outscored the Dutchmen by a 15-8 margin to come up with the win.
The Elk County Catholic Crusader golf team defeated St. Marys 207-235 on Wednesday afternoon in a match played at the Bavarian Hills Golf Course.
The medalist for the day was Elk Catholic's Mitchell Struble with a five-over-par round of 40.
Also for the Crusaders, Elliott Struble and Kristy Hanes each carded a 41, Brandon Schlimm had a 42, Bruno Cavalline and Jess Jaynes each shot 43, Drew Meyer recorded a 44, and Garrett Reuscher finished with a 57.
The low scorer for St. Marys was Owen Schreiber with a 42.