With the score locked at 0-0 after 80 miniutes of tenacious soccer, East Hampton and Hale-Ray headed to overtime.
It was very physical from the opening kick as each team had played agressively and at times pressed the edge of fairness, but so is competition in the Shoreline Conference.
The first to score in the first overtime the noises Erick Tung pushed one past a game Bellringer defense. The play continued to be physical with a viscious hit to Midfielder Connor Wall by the noises goalie in the goal box resulted in a Nathaniel Heroux's penalty to tie it up.
During the second overtime a lapse in the stallwart Bellringer defense with 30 seconds left in the game gave the noises the victory. Neither team ever gave up and each played with heart and intensity.
It was 100 min. of competitive quality soccer the Shoreline continues to be the heart of soccer in Connecticut. The Bellringers are now 2-1-1 and travel to H-K on Tues. with Hale-ray at 2-1.