It’s going to take a lot more than a 16-day layoff to sweep Peters Township out of the ranks of the unbeaten.
After falling behind second-place Seneca Valley (5-4-0), 2-1, after two periods, the Indians came up with a three-spot in the third period to pull out a 4-2 victory and remain the only unbeaten team (5-0-3) in Class AAA.
Ross Opeka tied the game at2:49of the third period, then Zachery Gielarowski scored what turned out to the game-winning goal on the power play with2:34remaining in regulation. Jake Shopes added an insurance goal at 16:04 and goaltender Caden Shell, one of the best statistical netminders in Class AAA, made it stand up as he made 35 saves in the game.
Peters Township gets another eight days off before it plays Bethel Park on Thursday.