Gundagai product Jake Hay helped keep Penrith in the hunt for the Harold Matthews Cup title.
The five-eighth scored a try and kicked six conversions in the 40-16 win over Cronulla in the elimination final on Saturday.
The under 16s side now tackle Manly at Kogarah on Good Friday as they look to keep their season alive.
The Panthers finished the regular season in sixth.
Hay is the son of Tigers secretary Martin.