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PINE-RICHLAND, THOMAS JEFFERSON ADVANCE TO PENGUINS CUP CLASS AA TITLE GAME

Wednesday, 03.21.2007 / 12:00 AM / Community
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PINE-RICHLAND, THOMAS JEFFERSON ADVANCE TO PENGUINS CUP CLASS AA TITLE GAME

Pine-Richland earned a chance to defend its 84 Lumber PIHL Penguins Cup Class AA championship with a 4-2 win over West Allegheny on Tuesday.

The Rams will battle Thomas Jefferson, a 6-3 winner over Franklin Regional, on Saturday at 8 p.m. at Mellon Arena.

Kyle Adams and Dylan Trombetta led the way for Pine-Richland with two goals and an assist apiece. George Saad had three assists, while Evan Goetz added a helper.

Andrew Hildreth stopped 15 shots to earn the win in goal.

Zachary Hanczar and Billy Davis both scored goals for West Allegheny. Pat Ostrander, Eric DiFiore, Jeff Cupelli and Ryan Kumpfmiller all had assists for the Indians.

Thomas Jefferson 6, Franklin Regional 3

Joe Sabol had a big game for the Jaguars with three goals and two assists in the semifinal triumph.

Brock Heinauer added a goal and three assists for Thomas Jefferson. Dan Nath assisted on three goals, while Dan Jantzi had a goal and an assist. Dan Pistelli scored a goal, while Patrick LaFrankie had an assist.

Spenser Neel stopped 23 shots in goal to earn the victory.

Johnny Cecere had two goals and an assist for Franklin Regional. Patrick Coyne scored a goal and added an assist, while Steve Shirk added an assist in the loss.

In Wednesday’s Class AAA semifinals at the Ice Castle, Bethel Park (21-0-1) meets Meadville (17-4-2) at 6:30 p.m., while Mount Lebanon (17-3-2) takes on North Allegheny (17-4-1) at 8:30 p.m.

PIHL Penguins Cup Class schedule:

CLASS AAA

SEMIFINALS

Wednesday

Bethel Park (21-0-1) vs. Meadville (17-4-2) at Ice Castle in Castle Shannon at 6:30 p.m.

Mount Lebanon (17-3-2) vs. North Allegheny (17-4-1) at Ice Castle in Castle Shannon at 8:30 p.m.

CHAMPIONSHIP

Saturday

Semifinal winners at Mellon Arena at 5 p.m.

CLASS AA

SEMIFINALS

Pine-Richland 4, West Allegheny 2

Thomas Jefferson 6, Franklin Regional 3

CHAMPIONSHIP

Saturday

Pine-Richland (21-1-1) vs. Thomas Jefferson (16-5-2) at Mellon Arena at 8 p.m.

CLASS A

SEMIFINALS

Quaker Valley 7, Bishop McCort 0

Freeport 3, Mars 1

CHAMPIONSHIP

SaturdayQuaker Valley (21-0-1) vs. Freeport (17-3-2) at Mellon Arena at 5:30 p.m.

 

 

 

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