Symons Scores 4 Goals, Including Game Winner, in 7-6 Win Over Seneca Valley
In a roller coaster Sunday afternoon affair, the North Allegheny inline team outlasted the Seneca Valley Raiders for a 7-6 victory. Senior Justin Symons scored four goals, including the game winner at 14:25 mark of the third period, to propel the Tigers to victory. Junior Tyler Putnam added a hat trick and two assists for a five-point day.
Symons and Putnam scored the first two goals of the game to give NA a 2-0 first period lead. However, Seneca Valley answered with three straight markers to take a 3-2 advantage 2:59 into the second period.
The seesaw nature of the game continued as North Allegheny netted four consecutive goals, two by Putnam and two by Symons, for a 6-3 lead after two periods.
Seneca Valley tallied three straight goals in the third period to even the score at 6-6 at the 9:08 mark. That set the stage for Symons heroics in the waning minutes of the game.
Senior Colby Yaglowski helped spur on the NA offense with three assists. For Seneca Valley, Chrsitian Ehrman and Andrew Cracraft netted two goals each to pace the Raiders.
North Allegheny improves to 10-4 on the season with the win. Seneca Valley slips to 5-10-1. The Tigers will visit Canon-McMillan on Feb. 3 at 1:00 p.m.
NA Inline Summary vs. Seneca Valley, 1-27-19
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