Joe Camut’s goal in the second overtime Tuesday night gave North Allegheny a thrilling 2-1 win over Pittsburgh Central Catholic in a Pennsylvania Interscholastic Hockey League 84 Lumber Penguins Cup Class AAA quarterfinal game.
Josh Herbert scored a goal in the first period for the Tigers (20-3-0) off a Matt Lancaster assist.
The Vikings (14-8-2) retaliated in the second period. Chris Urso set up Joe Kerr’s goal to knot the game at 1-1.
It stayed that way through regulation and the first sudden-death overtime period. In the second extra session, Camut scored the game-winner off Chris Gilson’s assist.
North Allegheny’s Max Richards made 33 saves to pick up the win in goal.
Wednesday night, Bethel Park takes on Penn-Trafford at 7 p.m. in a Class AAA quarterfinal game at Bladerunners-Bethel Park, while Freeport and Sewickley Academy meet at 8 p.m. in a Class A first-round game at Belmont Ice Complex.
84 LUMBER PENGUINS CUP CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES SCHEDULE
Penn-Trafford 5, Kiski Area 3
North Hills 4, Upper St. Clair 2
Fox Chapel 3, McDowell 2
Central Catholic 9, Franklin Regional 3
Byes: Mt. Lebanon, North Allegheny, Meadville, Bethel Park
Mount Lebanon 8, North Hills 0
North Allegheny 2, Pittsburgh Central Catholic 1 2OT
Penn-Trafford (17-6-0) vs. Bethel Park (17-4-1) at Bladerunners-Bethel Park, Wednesday, 7 p.m.
Fox Chapel (14-7-2) vs. Meadville (19-3-0) at Meadville Area Recreation Center, Thursday, 7 p.m.
Mount Lebanon (23-0-0) vs. TBA, at Ice Castle, March 15
North Allegheny (20-3-0) vs. TBA, at Ice Castle, March 15
At Mellon Arena, March 25, 5 p.m.
Kittanning 6, Moon 2
Canon-McMillan 6, Greater Latrobe 2
Peters Township 4, Thomas Jefferson 1
Greensburg Central Catholic 2, Indiana 1
Byes: Pine-Richland, West Allegheny, Bishop Canevin, Montour
Pine-Richland 9, Greensburg Central Catholic 0
Peters Township (14-8-0) vs. West Allegheny (19-2-0) at Airport Ice Arena, Thursday, 7 p.m.
Canon-McMillan (13-6-3) vs. Bishop Canevin (15-4-2) at Mt. Lebanon Recreation Center, Thursday, 6:30 p.m.
Kittanning (13-5-4) vs. Montour (14-6-1) at RMU Island Sports Center, Thursday, 8:40 p.m.
Pine-Richland (19-1-2) vs. TBA at Ice Castle, Tuesday
At Mellon Arena, March 25, 3 p.m.
Quaker Valley 10, Conemaugh Valley 4
Bishop McCort 3, Mars 0
Freeport (14-7-1) vs. Sewickley Academy (14-8-0) at Belmont Ice Complex, Wednesday, 8 p.m.
Westmont-Hilltop (9-12-1) vs. Serra Catholic (19-2-1) at Rostraver Ice Garden, Thursday, 7:15 p.m.
Quaker Valley (22-1-0) vs. TBA, at Ice Castle, Monday
Bishop McCort (19-3-1) vs. TBA, at Ice Castle, Monday
At Mellon Arena, March 25, 1 p.m.