Seneca Valley Boys Soccer Rallies For WPIAL Championship

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For the second time in three years, the Seneca Valley boys soccer team will enter the Class 4A PIAA playoffs as the WPIAL champions.

It wasn’t easy, but the No. 2 Raiders knocked off top-seeded Peters Township, 4-3 in double overtime, at North Allegheny on Saturday.

Sophomore Beaux Lizewski registered a hat trick, including the game-winning goal with 4:40 left in double overtime to propel the Raiders.

Lizewski opened up the scoring with his first goal with 27:47 left in the first half.

After that, Peters Township took a commanding lead, scoring three unanswered goals to take a 3-1 halftime lead.

The Raiders comeback started when Nathan Eastgate cut the deficit in half with 30:03 left in the game.

It was all Lizewski from there. Lizewski scored the equalizer with 16:19 remaining in regulation, before knocking in the before mentioned game-winner in double overtime.

Seneca Valley will face District 6 champion, State College on Saturday in the PIAA Quarterfinals.