Hockey: Yeckel nets game-winner for Vikings

Written by Ryan Riordan on .


At 1-4, Central Catholic needed a victory in its game against State College Tuesday night.

Jesse Yeckel made sure the Vikings got it.

The senior center scored 1:45 into overtime to give Central Catholic a 5-4 win. Yeckel also sent the game into overtime with a goal with 3:08 remaining in the third period.

It was also Yeckel who scored in Central Catholic’s overtime win over Norwin in the first round of the Class AAA Penguins Cup in March.

Yeckel finished with two goals and two assists Tuesday, while freshman Ryan Haag had three goals and two assists.