San Jose 5
Sharks Beat Pens
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Joe Thornton scored the tiebreaking goal with 5:39 left in regulation to help the San Jose Sharks overcome a two-goal deficit to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-3 on Thursday night.
Justin Braun started the comeback with a goal late in the second and Patrick Marleau and Brent Burns scored tying goals earlier in the third for the Sharks, who have 10 wins and one tie in their last 11 home games against Pittsburgh. Burns added an empty-net goal and Antti Niemi made 19 saves for San Jose.
Olli Maatta scored two goals and Chris Kunitz also scored for the Penguins, who last won at the Shark Tank on Oct. 22, 1997. Jeff Zatkoff made 42 saves in his first appearance since beating Los Angeles on Jan. 30.
PIAA Basketball Sites/Times Set
The PIAA basketball brackets are set for HS hoops third season. Those brackets include girls teams from McGuffey, Trinity and California, two teams more in the state tournaments than Washington County had last year.McGuffey (20-4), the county's only state rep last year, travels to Altoona Friday night to take on District 6 champion Bellwood-Antis (23-3). We'll have the game on WJPA-FM (95.3) with tip-off set for 5:00 pm at the Altoona Fieldhouse.Trinity will meet a familar opponent in the opening round of the Triple-A playoffs Saturday afternoon. The Hillers (17-7) will take on Section 5 champion South Park. The Eagles (21-5) are the defending PIAA champions and own three wins over Trinity already this season--twice in section play and one in the WPIAL quarterfinals. Hear the game live on WJPA-FM (95.3) with tip off set for 5:30 pm at Moon Area High School.California (19-4) finished fourth in the WPIAL. The Trojans play District 10 champion Kennedy Catholic (21-2) Saturday afternoon (4 pm) at Slippery Rock University's Morrow Field House.The daily schedule is listed below and our broadcast plans are in the "On The Air" section to the right. Click classes for PIAA brackets.
Boys -- Quad-A -- Triple-A -- Double-A -- Class A
Girls -- Quad-A -- Triple-A -- Double-A -- Class A
Opening Round PIAA Girls Playoffs
Friday, March 7
Double-A -- McGuffey (20-4) vs. Bellwood-Antis (23-3), 5 pm at Altoona Fieldhouse
Saturday, March 8
Class A -- California (19-4) vs. Kennedy Catholic (21-2), 4 pm at Slippery Rock University
Triple-A -- Trinity (17-7) vs. South Park (21-5), 5:30 pm at Moon Area High School
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