Tigers Vanquish Indians, 9-6
Senior Nick Eck and junior Cole Bordo each netted a hat trick to help North Allegheny vanquish the Peters Township Indians for a non-section road win on Thursday night.
Despite an early 2-0 deficit, the Tigers got back-to-back goals from senior Ben Rohan to tie the score at 2-2 with 6:52 remaining in the first quarter. Bordo scored his first goal with 2:41 left in the period and Eck added a goal just 40 seconds later for a 4-2 lead.
Peters Township scored the next two goals to even the score at 4-4 with 10:34 remaining in the second quarter, but NA regained the lead on Eck’s second goal of the night for a 5-4 lead going into intermission.
The Tigers held the lead for the remainder of the night and stretched out the advantage by scoring three of the final four goals in the fourth period. Along with Eck, Bordo and Rohan, junior Cayden Escola touched the score sheet with a marker in the fourth period.
With the regular-season ending win, North Allegheny improves to 9-4 overall and will prepare for the WPIAL playoffs next week. The Tigers will have a first-round bye and will take on the winner of Bethel Park/Fox Chapel game in the WPIAL quarterfinals on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at Mt. Lebanon High School.
Boys Lacrosse Summary vs. Peters Township, 5-13-21
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