The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader basketball team ran their Allegheny Mountain League North Division record to 5-1 with a 61-14 victory over the Sheffield Lady Wolverines last night at Sheffield.
The Lady Crusaders were able to outscore their hosts 35-6 in the first half and 26-8 in the second 16 minutes of play.
â€śI thought we ran the court well tonight,â€ť said ECCHS coach Ken Pistner.
â€śOur shooting percentage from the field and the line continue to improve. We are continuing to improve with each game.â€ť
The Lady Crusaders were led by Ellie Petrosky with 16 points on eight field goals and Abbi Petrosky with 15 points on five field goals and a five-for-six night from the foul line.
Sheffield was led by Ashley Davidson with six points.
The Lady Crusaders opened the contest by taking a 21-6 first-period lead.
Elk Catholic shut out the Lady Wolverines 14-0 in the second period as they took a 35-6 lead into the locker room at the half.
In the third period of play, the Lady Crusaders outscored the Lady Wolverines by a 14-4 margin to open a 49-10 lead with eight minutes remaining.
The Lady Crusaders outscored Sheffield 12-4 in the fourth quarter, making the final score 61-14 in favor of the Lady Crusaders.
The Lady Crusaders are now 12-4 overall and 5-1 in the AML North Division. They are 2-2 in District 9 League play.
The Lady Crusaders return to action Wednesday when they travel to DuBois to take on the Lady Beavers of DuBois Area in a District 9 League game. Game time for junior varsity is 6 p.m., with the varsity game set for 7:30 p.m.
The Lady Crusader Grade School Appreciation Night will be held on Friday, when the Lady Crusaders take on the Punxsutawney Lady Chucks in a District 9 League game. Girls in grades 3 through 8 will be recognized by the Lady Crusaders during the junior varsity and varsity contests.
Emily Gregory 1-0-0-0-2, Abbi Petrosky 5-0-5-6-15, Lexie Meholic 2-0-0-0-4, Karly Carnovale 1-0-0-0-2, Taylor DaCanal 1-0-0-0-2, Kristy Hanes 3-0-0-0-6, Ellie Petrosky 8-0-0-0-16, Anna Hawkins 2-0-0-0-4, Helen Danz 2-0-0-0-4, Morgan Onink 1-0-0-0-2, Michelle Imbrogno 2-0-0-1-4. Totals 28-0-5-7-61.
Ashley Davidson 2-0-2-4-6, Abbey Labesky 0-0-2-2-2, Juli Ely 1-0-0-2-2, Sami Pollock 2-0-0-0-4, Hannah Vile 0-0-0-0-0. Totals 5-0-4-8-14.
Score by quarters
ECCHS 21 14 14 12 61
Sheffield 6 0 4 4 14
The Elk Catholic junior varsity squad defeated the Lady Wolverines by a 34-14 score.