Lewisburg boys need OT to advance

With its season on the line and just four minutes roughly remaining in the game, Lewis­burg knew it had to score to continue its postseason run as the defending state champions.

The Green Dragons don’t always need a ton of time on the scoreboard showing to strike.

In the 77th minute, Sam Rosevear took a Joey Bhangdia pass and sent it into the back of the net for the game-tying goal to force overtime.

From there, it was Adam Cole in the 87th minute who was fed a Bhangdia pass to give Lewisburg a 2-1 overtime victory over Lower Moreland in the PIAA Class AA quarterfinals.

The Green Dragons ad­vance to face Lansdale Catholic on Tuesday at a site and time to be determined. It’s Lansdale Catholic’s first state semifinal appearance since 2000, the same year Lewisburg won its first state championship.

LM–Noah Dias, 21:13. LBG–Sam Rosevear (Joey Bhangdia), 76:18. LBG–Adam Cole (Bhangdia), 86:51.

Shots: LBG 14, LM 3. Corners: LBG 11, LM 3. Saves: LBG (Ryan Ehmann) 1, LM (Fred Shub) 8.

Records: Lewisburg (22-1). Next game: Lewisburg vs. Lansadale Catholic, Tuesday, TBA.

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