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Kane High sports fans have been treated to some fantastic finishes this week by the Kane winter sportsâ€™ athletes.
The Wolves wrestling team clinched the showdown with Smethport on Tuesday in the final match of the night. The Kane girlsâ€™ basketball team defeated rival Johnsonburg on Wednesday night in overtime.
The Kane Wolves wrestling team traveled to Smethport on Tuesday to take on the Hubbers in a battle between two of the AMLâ€™s top teams. The outcome wasnâ€™t decided until the final match of the night, when Kane senior Nate Moore bumped up to wrestle at 220 pounds and pinned his opponent to give Kane coach Mike Swartwoodâ€™s Wolves a hard-fought 39-32 win.
The Kane Lady Wolves and Johnsonburg Ramettes played one of their usual barn burners on Wednesday night in the Wolvesâ€™ Den. After four quarters of regulation and a four-minute overtime period, the Lady Wolves came away with a hard fought 59-57 win in a game that was a make-up game from Saturday nightâ€™s Coudersport Tournament consolation game.
The 2nd Ever Cheer Games at the Den was held this past Saturday with 21 teams in attendance from across the region.Â
The morning session saw an Elk County domination as the winning team in the Jr. High/Middle School Division was St. Marys Area Middle School and the Varsity Scholastic Division winner was Elk County Catholic.Â
The Elk County Catholic Crusaders had four players in double figures in Friday nightâ€™s 67-32 win over Kane in the Wolvesâ€™ Den. Wolvesâ€™ first-year head coach Matt Gasbarre wanted to slow down the ECC offense, and it worked for a time, but the Crusaders got a number of transition baskets late in the first quarter to get the offense on track.
The Kane Lady Wolves basketball team played their only December home game on Wednesday night and made the most of the home court advantage, defeating Sheffield by a 65-37 score. Coach Dave Kiehlâ€™s Lady Wolves scored the final 10 points of the first half to break open a tight game and went on to win to even their record at 1-1 on the season.
The Kane Wolves wrestling team avenged last yearâ€™s loss to the Sheffield Wolverines on Tuesday night in the Wolvesâ€™ Den. The Wolves registered six pins on their way to posting a 59-18 victory.
The 2013 Kane Wolves football team was honored at the Kane Quarterback Club's end of the season banquet on Sunday. Each member of the undefeated Wolves received a jacket with their number embroidered on the sleeve from the club. The 10 players selected to the AML All-Star team, pictured here, were presented with a football marked with their name, number and accomplishments on it. From left to right are, Jamie Lingenfelter, Jeff Kocjancic, Nate Moore, Nate Klaiber, Kevin Cleer, Andrew Pierson, Evan DeLong, John English, Tyler Rolick and Andrew Zuzek.
The Kane Wolves wrestling team opened their season on Friday afternoon in Hermitage, and when the weekend was over, they came away as champions of the Hickory Tournament for the second straight year. Coach Mike Swartwoodâ€™s Wolves finished with 178.5 points, narrowly outdistancing D9 rival Smethport, who had 164.5 points. Rounding out the top five of the 18 team field were Jamestown, Ridgway and Maplewood.
ST. MARYS â€“ The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader basketball team used a 13-2 advantage in the third quarter to defeat the Kane Lady Wolves by a 55-45 score Monday night at the ECCHS gym.
The score was tied at 24 at the half. The third period saw Elk outscore Kane 13-2 to open a 37-26 lead with eight minutes remaining. In the final quarter the Lady Wolves outscored the Lady Crusaders 19-18 but just were not able to overcome the third quarter difference.