NA Ice Hockey Tripped Up By Central Catholic, 3-1
The North Allegheny Ice Hockey Team dropped the regular season finale to the Pittsburgh Central Catholic Vikings on Tuesday night, 3-1, at BladeRunners USA. The Tigers scored their first and only goal of the game on an Erik Chidester tally, assisted by Dawson Richard and William Rahenkamp, at the 10:55 mark of the first period for a 1-0 lead.
Central Catholic tied the score with a Matthew Stalter goal in the second period and took the lead with a pair of goals in the third. Ryan Haag and Antonio Misiti earned markers in the final period to give the Vikings the two goal win. Misiti’s goal was a short-handed empty net tally in the last minute of the game.
With the loss, Section 2 champion North Allegheny closes out the regular season with 12-7-1 record. With one more regular season remaining, Central Catholic improves to 11-7-1 and can win the Section 4 title with a victory Butler tonight. Both teams will compete in the PIHL Class AAA playoffs which begin next week.
Ice Hockey Summary vs. Central Catholic 2-25-14
|SCORE BY PERIODS||1||2||3||FINAL|
Ice Hockey Individual Scoring vs. Central Catholic
|North Allegheny||Erik Chidester (Dawson Richard, William Rahenkamp)||10:55|
|Central Catholic||Matthew Stalter (John Staley)||9:20|
|Central Catholic||Ryan Haag||0:32|
|Central Catholic||Antonio Misiti (Vincent Trost) - PP, empty net||16:11|