Lehman had five assists and one goal for the Black Hawks (18-4-1), the defending PIHL and state champions. Tim O’Brien had a hat-trick and an assist Wednesday, while Bryan Brown had four assists. Logan Bannon had a goal and two assists. David Spadacene scored two goals. Adam Kaczmarek, Tommy Whetsel and Josh Recker all had single goals, while Aaron Marks, Jason Hosko and Rob Torchia all had assists.
Pete Cosentino had nine saves in goal to earn the shutout for Bethel Park.
SEWICKLEY ACADEMY 3, FREEPORT 2
Scott Limbach had a goal and an assist to lead the Panthers to the first-round victory.
Alex Oltmanns and Brad Watts both had goals for Sewickley Academy (15-8-0). Jason Limbach added an assist.
Pat Spangler and Zachary Helper both scored goals for Freeport. Braden McQueen and Zachary King had assists.
(The Pittsburgh Penguins remind all PIHL scorekeepers to submit their scoresheets to Commissioner Ed Sam immediately after each game so the results can be reported promptly on the Penguins website. The Penguins will provide daily reports of game results, scores and schedules throughout the Penguins Cup Championship Series.)
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
Bethel Park 11, Penn-Trafford 0
Fox Chapel (14-7-2) vs. Meadville (19-3-0) at Meadville Area Recreation Center, Thursday, 7 p.m.
North Allegheny (20-3-0) vs. Bethel Park (18-4-1) or Meadville, at Ice Castle, Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.
Mount Lebanon (23-0-0) vs. Bethel Park (18-4-1) or Fox Chapel, at Ice Castle, Wednesday, 8:30 p.m.
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. Lowest remaining seed at Ice Castle, Tuesday
Second-highest remaining seed vs. third-highest remaining seed, at Ice Castle, Tuesday
At Mellon Arena, March 25, 3 p.m.
Quaker Valley 10, Conemaugh Valley 4
Bishop McCort 3, Mars 0
Sewickley Academy 3, Freeport 2
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. Westmont-Hilltop or Sewickley Academy (15-8-0), at Ice Castle, Monday
Bishop McCort (19-3-1) vs. Sewickley Academy (15-8-0) or Serra Catholic, at Ice Castle, Monday
At Mellon Arena, March 25, 1 p.m.