In the NHL
Robin Lehner stopped 35 shots for his ninth career shutout in his New York debut, leading the Islanders to a 4-0 victory over the San Jose Sharks.
- Jack Eichel scored two goals to lead the Buffalo Sabres to their second straight win, 4-2 over the Vegas Golden Knights.
- Patrice Bergeron had a hat trick, scoring his first just 30 seconds into the game, and Tuukka Rask stopped 28 shots to earn his first win of the season while leading the Boston Bruins to a 6-3 victory over the Ottawa Senators.
Paige Marshalek and Jocelyn Timlin each scored three goals to pace Bentworth to a 9-0 shutout of Charleroi in a Section 2-A match.
With the win, Bentworth clinched at least a share of the section title. Head coach Tyler Hamstra tied Dan Haywood with 60 career wins.
Shayla Rokicki scored twice and Rori Schreiber added a goal for the Bearcats. Cande Kossel got the shut out and 50th career win.
“I’m very proud of Cande Kossel,” said Hamstra. “She’s been the top keeper in Single-A for a while. She also is the all-time career shutout (leader) with 32.”
- Ashley Horvath had a hat trick to lead Chartiers-Houston to a 5-0 victory over Geibel in a Section 2-A match.
Alyssa Wright and Alyssa Daugherty each had an assist for C-H (8-2, 9-6). Kasey Scears stopped eight shots for the shutout. Geibel fell to 0-9 and 1-10.
- A second-half goal was all South Fayette needed for a 1-0 victory over Montour in a Section 4-AAA match.
Cecelia Gagliardino scored in the second half on an assist by Maura Gagliardino at 20:57 for South Fayette (6-3-1, 9-3-1).
Montour fell to 8-2 and 10-3.
- Jordan Sekora scored twice to help McGuffey edge Monessen, 4-3, in Section 2-A.
Cameron Moore and Lola Yendell each had a goal for the Highlanders (3-6, 3-9). Monessen fell to 2-8 and 2-9.
- Alex Rosser broke a tied game with seven minutes to play with a goal to give Trinity a 2-1 win over Plum in a Section 3-AAA match.
Rosser headed a ball into the net off of a corner kick by the Hillers, who now are alone in second place in the section standings. They are 8-3 in section play and 12-3 overall.
Courtney Dahlquist also scored for Trinity.
Plum falls to 7-3 in section and 10-4 overall.
- Emily Gross scored five minutes into overtime as Canon-McMillan defeated Bethel Park, 2-1, in a Section 2-AAAA match.
Annabel Thomas also scored for the Big Macs, who improves to 6-5-1 in the section and 9-5-1 overall after three straight victories.
- Isabella Laurita scored all four goals in a 4-1 victory by Belle Vernon over Greensburg Salem in a Section 2-AAA match.
The Leopards are 10-0 in the section and 11-2 overall.
Laurel Highlands downed Belle Vernon, 3-0, in a Section 3-AAA match. Belle Vernon fell to 8-5-1, 5-3-1 in the section.
The Washington & Jefferson men’s water polo team concluded a trip to California with a 20-5 defeat at the hands of Occidental on Monday in Los Angeles.
Will Kitsch and Dylan Gwinn paced the W&J attack with two goals apiece.
Cam Spicer scored the Presidents’ remaining goal, while Troy Smith and Robert Koch each had an assist. In goal for the W&J, Nick Spehar made four saves against the high-powered Tigers.
Jake Darr led the Washington & Jefferson College men’s golf team to a championship at the Peter C. Rossin Memorial Golf Invitational at Southpointe Golf Club.
Darr earned medalist honors by firing a 151 (75-76) over the two-day event. Garrett Barilar had a two-day total of 153, while Casey O’Korn shot 160.
A pair of Presidents shot a two-day total under 200 to pace the Washington & Jefferson to a second-place finish at the Peter C. Rossin Memorial Golf Invitational at Southpointe Golf Club.
Alexandra Jakubow shot a 193, while Alexandra Wagner carded a 197.
The University of Pikeville won the tournament.
The Waynesburg University cross country teams received recognition from the Presidents’ Athletic Confeference, sweeping all four of this week’s awards.
Freshman Aubrey Wingeart was named PAC Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week after leading Waynesburg to a fifth-place finish at the DeSales Invitational. She finished 15th in the 268-runner field with a time of 23:37.
Freshman Gloria Reed was given the nod as PAC Women’s Cross Country Rookie of the Week after placing 16th at DeSales with a time of 23:39.7.
Sophomore Nate Jecelin was lauded as PAC Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week after finishing 45th in the 263-runner men’s field with a time of 27:41. Waynesburg was 11th in the 26-team competition.
Freshman Silas Mays earned PAC Men’s Cross Country Rookie of the Week after finishing 114th with a time of 29:36.1.
- For the first time since 2016, No. 19 Washington & Jefferson field hockey swept the Empire 8 field hockey weekly awards, with Rachel Buyan and Rena Israel receiving Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week honors, respectively.
Buyan paced the team with 13 points and six goals in three wins last week. The senior defender began her impressive stretch with a career-high four goals against Frostburg State last Wednesday.
Israel guided the Presidents to three straight shutouts last week. The sophomore keeper played 210 scoreless minutes and made 12 saves. Israel’s week was highlighted by a career-high eight-save performance in a 1-0 win over Hartwick last Saturday.
With three more wins this past week, the nationally ranked Presidents are a perfect 11-0 overall and 5-0 in the PAC.
- After leading No. 10 Washington & Jefferson to a 44-36 win over then-No. 16 Case Western Reserve, a pair of Presidents have secured weekly honors from the Presidents’ Athletic Conference.
Junior running back Jordan West earned the second PAC Offensive Player of the Week award of his career, while junior defensive lineman Jeffrey Oxner secured his first PAC Defensive Player of the Week honor.
West had a record-setting day for W&J, accounting for 339 yards from scrimmage–the second-most in Division III this season–on 29 touches and scored all six of the Presidents’ touchdowns.
Oxner registered nine total tackles and matched his career high with 3.0 tackles for loss against Case. He also tallied a sack and forced fumble in the win.
Brees sets record
Drew Brees has become the NFL’s all-time leader in yards passing. The 39-year-old Brees eclipsed Peyton Manning’s previous record of 71,940 yards with a 62-yard touchdown to rookie Tre’Quan Smith during Monday night’s game against the Washington Redskins. The game stopped briefly as the crowd honored Brees, who hugged his wife and four children on the sideline.