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PIHL Penguins Cup playoffs roundup: Penn-Trafford beats North Allegheny in overtime

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By Staff Reports
Thursday, March 6, 2014, 10:24 p.m.

Jacob Miller's goal in overtime — his third of the game — propelled No. 5 Penn-Trafford (14-8) to a 5-4 victory over No. 4 North Allegheny in a PIHL Class AAA Penguins Cup quarterfinal game Thursday at Warrendale Bladerunners.

The Warriors opened a 2-0 lead after first-period goals by Patrick Cortazzo and Miller, but the Tigers (12-8-1) rallied with three consecutive goals to pull ahead.

Miller's goal in the third period gave Penn-Trafford a 4-3 lead before Martin Hubert tied the game with less than a minute to play.

Peters Township 4, Seneca Valley 1 — Behind a pair of Adam Alavi goals, No. 2 Peters Township (17-4) earned a victory in the Class AAA quarterfinals. Brian Baker made 25 saves for the Indians.

Pine-Richland 4, Butler 2 — Nicholas Jenkins, Andrew Vislosky, Matthew Cole and Andres Binotto scored to help No. 6 Pine-Richland (13-8-1) to a Class AAA victory. Jacob Campbell and Connor Scott scored for No. 3 Butler (13-8).

— Staff reports

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