Carr’s Third Period Hat Trick Lifts NA Past Canon-Mac, 7-3

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William Carr’s natural hat trick in the third period helped North Allegheny to a 7-3 victory over the Canon-McMillan Big Macs on a snowy Friday night at the Baierl Ice Complex. Canon-McMillan trailed North Allegheny most of the night but cut the Tigers lead to 4-3 with a Brett Morgan goal early in the third period. That’s when Carr drove the Tigers toward victory with three straight markers to cap NA’s fifth win in a row.

North Allegheny took a 2-0 lead with a first period goal by Dawson Richard and a goal by Cameron Sunseri 1:22 into the second period.  The Big Macs answered to tie the game with back-to-back goals by Jacob Clendaniel and Jacob McClelland, the second of which coming on a power play with 6:07 to play in the period. The Tigers grabbed the lead back thanks to another goal by Richard and made  it 4-2, North Allegheny, when Nathan Taylor tallied a power play goal to end the second period.

Despite Morgan’s goal that cut the NA lead to 4-3 early in the third, Carr and the Tigers were able to pull away in the final stanza.

The NA offense peppered Canon-Mac goalie Conor Hartnett with 39 shots while Joseph Hubert made 22 saves for the black and gold.

North Allegheny’s five game winning streak vaults the Tigers to 9-4-1 on the season and into sole possession of second place in the Class AAA standings. Canon-McMillan slips to 6-5-3 on the year. The Tigers visit Peters Township in their next game on Tuesday, February 2 at 7:00 pm.

Ice Hockey Summary vs. Canon-McMillan, 1-22-16

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Ice Hockey Individual Scoring vs. Canon-McMillan

North AlleghenyDawson Richard (Justin Kidd)15:16
North AlleghenyCamerson Sunseri (Erik Chidester)1:22
Canon-McMillanJack Clendaniel (Lucas Lavella, Austin Czartorski)5:10
Canon-McMillanJacob McClelland (Vincent Lavorgna) - PP7:09
North AlleghenyRichard (Kidd)10:53
North AlleghenyNathan Taylor (Chidester, Kidd)16:14
Canon-McMillanBrett Morgan2:02
North AlleghenyWilliam Carr (Richard) - PP8:44
North AlleghenyCarr (Bernardo Vieira)13:38
North AlleghenyCarr (Richard)14:17