2017-2018 Game Summaries
North Allegheny built a 3-1 lead by the second period and held on for a 4-3 victory over the Mt. Lebanon Blue Devils on Monday night at the Baierl Ice Complex in Warrendale. The win was the first of the young season for the Tigers and pushed NA into second place in the Class AAA standings.
Aaron Miller and Will Parreaguire netted first period goals to give North Allegheny a quick 2-0 lead. Mt. Lebanon eventually answered with a goal by Luke Husak with just 1:37 left in the period to cut the score to 2-1, Tigers.
In the second period, Vincenzo Mazur tallied a goal at the 8:12 mark of the period to expand the NA lead to 3-1. Mt. Lebanon’s Brandon Williams scored less than a minute later to trim the deficit back to one goal at 3-2, North Allegheny. The Tigers answered back to expand the lead to 4-2 when Vincent Abel scored off a feed from Bernardo Vieria with 4:30 left in the second period.
North Allegheny’s two-goal lead stood until a late interference call was made against Miller. Mt. Lebanon cashed in on the power play with 1:21 remaining in the game on a goal by Matthew Vines to cut the score to 4-3. The Tigers and goalie Richard Karapandi staved off the Blue Devils’ late rally for the one-goal victory. Karapandi finished with 26 saves to earn the win. Mt. Lebanon goalie John Murray stopped 22 pucks in a losing effort.
North Allegheny improves to 1-0 with 1 OTL. Mt. Lebanon falls to 1-2 on the season. The Tigers host Canon-McMillan on Monday night at 7:00 p.m.
Ice Hockey Summary vs. Mt. Lebanon, 10-16-17
|SCORE BY PERIODS||1||2||3||FINAL|
The North Allegheny ice hockey team opened the 2017-2018 season on Thursday night at the Baierl Ice Complex and dropped a narrow 5-4 decision in overtime to the Central Catholic Vikings. Skyler George netted the game-winning goal on a power play at the 4:24 mark of overtime to hand Central Catholic the win.
Central Catholic took an early 2-1 lead in the first period on goals by Mac Martin and John Null. North Allegheny answered with three straight goals to build a 4-2 advantage by early stages of the second period. Two goals by Aaron Miller, and an assist by Miller on a goal by Haden Shimko, gave the Tigers a two-goal lead just 1:49 into the second period.
The Vikings fought back with a power-play goal by Brian Freyvogel in the second period and a game-tying goal by Martin with 5:59 left in the third period to force overtime. That set the stage for George’s heroics in overtime.
North Allegheny outshot Central Catholic, 37-25. Vikings goalie Norbert McDermott made 33 saves in the victory. NA’s Ryan Heil made 20 saves and took the loss.
Central Catholic improves to 2-0 on the season. The Tigers pick up a point in the Class AAA standings with the overtime loss. North Allegheny will host Mt. Lebanon on Monday night at 7:00 p.m.
Ice Hockey Summary vs. Central Catholic, 10-12-17
|SCORE BY PERIODS||1||2||3||OT||FINAL|