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Penguins Cup Semifinals Set

by Joe Sager / Pittsburgh Penguins

The 84 Lumber PIHL Penguins Cup Championship Series quarterfinals wrapped up Thursday night and all the semifinals are set for Monday and Tuesday at Mellon Arena.

Check out what happened in Thursday night’s action:

CLASS AAA

Meadville 4, North Allegheny 1

Morgan Nickerson had two goals and an assist to lead seventh-seeded Meadville upset third-seeded and defending champion North Allegheny.

Drew Finton added a goal and an assists for the Bulldogs, while Nick Fedorka had a pair of assists. Aaron Nye had a goal, while Brandon Magee added an assist.

Josh Herbert scored for North Allegheny. Dylan Rohar and Andrew Black both had assists.

Bethel Park 2, SenecaValley 1

Chris Mandia and Ryan Nunez scored goals to lead Bethel Park to the win.

Tom Whetsel and Kenny Loeffler had assists for BP.

Tyler Mesisca had a goal for Seneca Valley. Matt Jarret and Joey Sasala added assists.

Mt. Lebanon 4, State College 1

Jon Wilen had a goal and two assists to lead Mt. Lebanon. Joe Gorham had a goal and an assist, while Mike Roman had two assists. Brian Frey and Brooks Behling both scored, while Ben Rasco, Taylor Philips and Luke Sebastian all had assists.



Cam Beaury scored for State College. Brian James added an assist.

CLASS AA

Latrobe 8, Indiana 1

Jeff Joe Regula had two goals and two assists to lead top-seeded Latrobe to the victory.

Alex Stahl had three assists in the win, while Brody Auckerman had a goal and two assists. Andrew Ong scored twice and Tyler Ridder had two assists. Mike McCurdy and Jayson Angus both had a goal and an assist. Tyler Berger added a goal, while Zack LaDuke and Nick Loyacona added assists.

Lance Lewandowski scored for Indiana. Jake Ogden and Nathan Komler had assists.

Franklin Regional 3, PetersTownship 2

Steve Shirk scored two goals to help the Panthers earn the win. Eugene Mack had a goal and an assist, while John Cecere had two assists. Jared Yesko, Max Slepian and John Miller all had assists.

Griffin Burgman had a goal and an assist for Peters Township. John Tropeano had a goal, while Greg Jackson and Mike Castriota added assists.

Bishop Canevin 5, Greensburg Central Catholic 3

Cam Zappi scored three goals to lead Bishop Canevin to the win. Josh Daley had a goal and an assist, while Vince Nicolella had two assists. Josh Facchiano scored and Mike Mausman and Sean McNulty had assists.

Dave Mattock had a goal and an assist for Greensburg Central Catholic. Nick Vuknaravich scored, while Robert Tritschler, Patrick Claybaugh and Nick Prsichetti had assists.

CLASS A

Serra Catholic 8, Westmont-Hilltop 0

Eric Manetta had four goals and an assist in the shutout victory.

Jake Allan had three goals and an assists for Serra Catholic, while Josh Werner and Tyler Uroa both had three assists. Mike Puscar scored a goal and added an assist, while Jay Leppo, Patrick Boehm, Cory Boehm and Jarreet Rychka all had assists.

Steve Derenonko stopped all 15 shots he faced to earn the shutout win in goal.

Mars 5, Hampton 1

Five different players scored to lead Mars to the victory.

Mike Heltman, Matt Wingert, Jake Takach, Tyler Whiteford and Derek Sitterly all scored for the Planets. Jake Robash had two assists, while Mike Mazzotta, Justin Wingert and Steven Tracy all had assists.

Mike Longo had Hampton’s lone goal. Joe Paul added an assist. 

84 Lumber PIHL Penguins Cup Championship Series

CLASS AAA

Quarterfinals

Wednesday

Pine-Richland 8, Upper St. Clair 2.

Thursday


Mount Lebanon 4, State College 1
Meadville 4, North Allegheny 1
Bethel Park 2, Seneca Valley 1


Monday

No. 1 Pine Richland (22-0) vs. No. 7 Meadville (14-5-3), 5 p.m. at Mellon Arena.

Tuesday

No. 2 Mount Lebanon (19-1-2) vs. No. 6 Bethel Park (15-5-2), 7 p.m. at Mellon Arena.

CLASS AA 

Quarterfinals

Wednesday

West Allegheny 4, South Park 1

Thursday

Latrobe 8, Indiana 1
Bishop Canevin 5, Greensburg Central Catholic 2
Franklin Regional 3, Peters Township 2

Semifinals

Monday

No. 1 Latrobe (20-3) vs. No. 4 West Allegheny (18-5), 9 p.m. at Mellon Arena.

Tuesday

No. 2 Bishop Canevin (19-2-2) vs. No. 3 Franklin Regional (19-3-1), 5 p.m. at Mellon Arena.

CLASS A

Quartefinals

Wednesday


Quaker
Valley
8, Somerset 2
Bishop McCort 6, Freeport 3

Thursday


Mars 5, Hampton 1
Serra Catholic 8, Westmont-Hilltop 0

Semifinals

Monday

No. 1 Mars (21-1-1) vs. No. 4 Bishop McCort (16-7), 7 p.m. at Mellon Arena

Tuesday

No. 2 Quaker Valley (21-2-0) vs. No. 3 Serra Catholic (19-2-1), 9 p.m. at Mellon Arena.

 

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