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Lady Dutch use strong third quarter to down Ridgway 66-19

January 25, 2011

The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch used an 18-0 run to start the second half on their way to a 66-19 non-league victory over the Ridgway Lady Elkers last night at the SMAHS Dutch Oven.
The Lady Dutch led 19-6 after the first period and held a 23-10 lead at the half. The Lady Dutch connected on six straight three-pointers to break the game open and take a 51-10 lead with 1:15 left in the third period.
“We shot the ball well and played good defense,” said St. Marys coach Bob Swanson.
Swanson noted that his squad hit 47 percent from the two-point range and 30 percent from the three-point range.

SMA swim teams split with Bradford squads

January 21, 2011

ST. MARYS - The St. Marys Area High School Swim and Dive Team split their home meet last night with the Bradford Owls. The Dutch won their portion 99–80, while the girls dropped their record to 2-1 with a 113-70 loss. The win brings the Dutchmen’s record to 3-0.
Leading the way for the Dutchmen was Corey Koss, who won the 50-yard freestyle and the 100-yard backstroke. Koss also was on the victorious 400-yard freestyle relay, along with teammates Alex Renwick, Ryan Struble and Jeffrey Moore.

Quiggle’s field goal gives Dutch 53-52 win over DCC

January 21, 2011

Dutchman Justin Quiggle hit a buzzer beater last night at DuBois Central Catholic High School to give the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen a 53-52 victory over the DCC Cardinals.
“It came right down to the end. DuBois Central took the lead with five seconds left. We called a time out and got the ball to Justin Quiggle, who hit the shot with no time left to give us the win. We got a great ball screen from Ryan Mancuso,” said Dutch coach Mark Guido. “It worked just the way we drew it up.”

St. Marys Area gymnasts defeat Altoona squad

January 21, 2011

The St. Marys Area gymnastics squad defeated the Altoona Lions by a 126.0250 to 121.0 score Wednesday in a meet held at the St. Marys Area Middle School.
“The team did extremely well. I was very pleased with everyone’s performances on all of the events,” said St. Marys coach Irene McCandless.
“The team is definitely moving in the right direction. I am hoping we can keep the momentum up and continue to be a competitive team,” she added.

Lady Crusaders down Curwensville 53-34

January 21, 2011

The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader basketball team used a big third quarter to defeat the Curwensville Lady Tide by a 53-34 score Wednesday night in a game played at the ECCHS gym.
The first 16 minutes of play saw the Lady Crusaders take a 21-14 lead at the half. In the third period of play, Elk Catholic outscored the Lady Tide by a 20-6 margin to open a 41-20 lead with eight minutes remaining. Curwensville outscored the Lady Crusaders by a 14-12 score in the fourth quarter, making the final score 53-34 in favor of the Lady Crusaders.

Flying Dutch top Punxsutawney 52-45

January 19, 2011

The St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen picked up their ninth victory of the season on Tuesday evening as they defeated the Punxsutawney Chucks by a 52-45 score in a District Nine League encounter at the Punxsutawney Area High School gym.
The Dutchmen fell behind in the first quarter of play, but came on strong in the second quarter to take the lead at the half. They held the lead at the end of three by two points, then outscored the Chucks 15-10 in the final stanza to win the game by seven points.

Flying Dutch top Punxsutawney 52-45

January 19, 2011

The St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen picked up their ninth victory of the season on Tuesday evening as they defeated the Punxsutawney Chucks by a 52-45 score in a District Nine League encounter at the Punxsutawney Area High School gym.
The Dutchmen fell behind in the first quarter of play, but came on strong in the second quarter to take the lead at the half. They held the lead at the end of three by two points, then outscored the Chucks 15-10 in the final stanza to win the game by seven points.

Kayla Hoohuli leads Lady Dutch to 57-48 win

January 18, 2011

Led by Kayla Hoohuli’s 46 points, the St. Marys Area Lady Dutch defeated the Punxsutawney Lady Chucks by a 57-48 score last night at the SMAHS Dutch Oven.
The Lady Chucks led 26-20 at the half. In the second 16 minutes of play, the Lady Dutch outscored the Lady Chucks by a 37-22 margin to win the game. Hoohuli finished the second half with 28 to go along with the 18 she scored in the first half.
The Lady Dutch had a rough shooting night in the first half, as they only hit on eight field goals. Punxsy led by six at the half.

Lady Dutch top Lady Crusaders 58-50

January 16, 2011

The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch picked up their 11th win of the season on Saturday evening as they defeated the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders by a 58-50 score in a District Nine League encounter at the Aaron J. Straub Gymnasium on the Elk Catholic campus.

Dutch gymnasts defeat DuBois Area on Saturday

January 16, 2011

The St. Marys Area Dutch gymnastics team recorded a 124.4 to 116.95 victory over the DuBois Area squad on Saturday in a meet held at the DuBois Area High School. This is St. Marys’ second win of the season.
“The team competed very well today. I’ve definitely seen the improvements in their performances, routines,” said St. Marys coach Irene McCandless.

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