PIHL roundup for March 5, 2019: Peters Township blanks Canon-McMillan
By: HSSN Staff
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 | 10:48 PM
First period goals from Torrey Schwartz and Nico Watsula, as well as a 17-save performance by Alex Wilbert led Peters Township to a 3-0 victory over Canon-McMillan (6-13-1) in a PIHL Class AAA Penguins Cup first round game Tuesday at Southpointe’s Printscape Arena.
Jeremy Anthos also scored for Peters Township.
The top-seeded Indians (15-3-1) will meet Mt. Lebanon (10-8-1) in the semifinals at 7 p.m. March 14 at RMU Island Sports Center.
South Fayette 5, North Hills 2 — At Printscape Arena at Southpointe, William Bishop and John Trinkala each had a goal and assist to lead South Fayette (17-2) to a PIHL Class A Penguins Cup quarterfinal victory.
Alexander Keller, Ian Kumar and Matthew Swider also scored for the Lions, who will play West Allegheny in the semifinals at 9 p.m. March 12 at RMU Island Sports Center.
Connellsville 7, Carrick 2 — Seven players scored a goal for Connellsville (15-3-2) in a PIHL Division II first-round win at Ice Mine. The Falcons had at least 12 shots on goal in each period, overwhelming Carrick (13-7-0). Alexander Gesk and Ryan Brown each scored a goal and added two assists for the Falcons. Carrick’s Jack Jones had two assists.
Connellsville moves on to face top-seeded Burrell (20-1-0) in the semifinals at 7:15 p.m. Monday at RMU Island Sports Center.