NA Upended By Bethel Park, 5-2
Bethel Park used a four-goal third period to topple the North Allegheny ice hockey team on Monday night, 5-2, at the Baierl Ice Complex. Black Hawks goalie Nicholas Guimond stopped 20 of 22 shots to earn the victory. NA net minder Ryan Heil performed admirably, making 27 saves on 31 attempts.
Just 52 seconds into the game, Bethel Park took a 1-0 lead on a power play goal by Bryce Evans. North Allegheny tied the game before the end of the period on a goal by Justin Kidd. The Tigers took a 2-1 lead with only 39 seconds remaining in the second period when Tyler Wilson scored, assisted by Erik Chidester and Dawson Richard.
The NA lead lasted only 54 seconds into the third period before BP’s Jason Bauer tied the game at 2-2. Bauer’s goal was the first of a four-goal ambush that lifted Bethel Park to a 5-2 victory.
North Allegheny slips to 7-2-1 overall on the season following the loss. Bethel Park improves to 6-3-1 for the year. The Tigers sit in a first-place tie with Seneca Valley atop the Class AAA standings. NA will visit Upper St. Clair on Monday, December 19 at 7:00 p.m.
Ice Hockey Summary vs. Bethel Park, 12-12-16
|SCORE BY PERIODS||1||2||3||FINAL|
Ice Hockey Individual Scoring vs. Bethel Park
|Bethel Park||Bryce Evans (Vince Vetuccio, Christopher Conway) - PP||0:52|
|North Allegheny||Justin Kidd (Cameron Sunseri)||5:49|
|North Allegheny||Tyler Wilson (Erik Chidester, Dawson Richard)||16:21|
|Bethel Park||Jason Bauer (Will Douds)||0:54|
|Bethel Park||Ryan Phelps (Conway)||2:03|
|Bethel Park||Adam Kruszewski (Conway)||3:14|
|Bethel Park||J.C. Bele - empty net||15:56|