Stonington - Overtime has become old hat for the East Lyme boys' soccer team this season.
The Vikings played to a tie a ridiculous five times during the regular season, so having to play two extra periods against Stonington on Wednesday night was no big deal.
Nate Delesdernier scored two minutes, 5 seconds into the first overtime to give third-seeded East Lyme a 2-1 overtime win over No. 7 Stonington in the Eastern Connecticut Conference tournament semifinals at Stonington High School.
The Vikings (12-1-5) will play No. 4 Norwich Free Academy in Friday's finals at Montville High (6:30 p.m.)
NFA stunned top-seeded Waterford in overtime, 3-2. It had lost to the Lancers in its first game of the season, 5-0.
East Lyme's Griffin Woods scored on a penalty kick with five minutes left in regulation to tie the game, 1-1.
"We've played so many overtime games, and we hadn't lost," Vikings coach Paul Christensen said. "We have that sense of confidence that it's going to be a good thing for us, and that resiliency was there tonight. They showed their character tonight."
Leonardo Aguirre had an assist for East Lyme and Zach Kosakowski had a save.
Alex Gaito scored for the Bears (11-5-2) and Steven Zelepos had four saves.
In other games:
• Danny Murphy scored three times as top-ranked Old Saybrook rallied from a two-goal deficit and beat Old Lyme, 4-2, in the Shoreline Conference semifinals.
Old Saybrook will play No. 4 Valley Regional in Friday's finals at the Indian River Complex in Clinton at 5 p.m.
Axel Bryhn scored for Old Saybrook (15-1-1) and Luke Sumby had 12 saves.
Nathan Peduzzi and Rowan Hallahan scored for the Wildcats (10-4-3) and Spencer Saunders had 20 saves.
• Williams School's Sotiraq Vangjeli scored four goals, but the Blues lost to Rocky Hill of Rhode Island 6-4. Xavier Mills, Liam Tresnan and Ashton Kozlowski had assists for Williams.
• Izzy Moore scored her second goal with 5:54 left in regulation to give No. 5 East Lyme its 2-1 win over top-seeded St. Bernard in the ECC semifinals at Stonington.
East Lyme will play No. 2 Woodstock Academy in Friday's final at Montville High (4:30 p.m.)
Meredith Moore, Izzy's older sister, had two assists for the Vikings (15-3) and Gabby Fiengo had nine saves.
Ali Regan's first-period goal gave the Saints a 1-0 halftime lead.
"Both teams played well," East Lyme coach Rachel Redding said. "St. Bernard is a very good team. It was just a matter of them stepping up their game in the second half and working hard for every single ball."
Alex Santiago had six saves for St. Bernard (14-4).
• Hannah Behringer scored the game-winning penalty kick and Tori Sims had eight saves, including stopping two penalty kicks, as Old Lyme beat Coginchaug, 3-2 (4-3 PK).
Meredith Aird and Hannah O'Brien both scored in regulation for Old Lyme (10-5-1), which will play Portland in Friday's final at Clinton's Indian River Complex at 7 p.m.
Portland beat Haddam-Killingworth, 2-0, in its semifinal.
H.S. field hockey
• Meg Weir had a goal and an assist, leading NFA to a 3-1 win over Old Saybrook. Casey Worski and Christina Konstantinidis also scored for NFA (10-6).
• No. 3 Mitchell was eliminated from the New England Collegiate Conference tournament, losing to No. 6 Daniel Webster 2-0 in the first round. Mitchell ends its season 7-11.
• Matt Lynch scored 1:44 into the first overtime, leading Wesleyan to a 1-0 win over Connecticut College in the New England Small College Athletic Conference. Conn (8-4-2, 4-4-2) will play at Wesleyan Saturday at noon in the NESCAC tournament quarterfinals.
Max Nichols made five saves for Conn.
• Connecticut College saw its season come to an end with a 2-2 tie against Wesleyan in the NESCAC. Conn (3-7-4, 1-6-3) finished in a three-way for the eighth and final spot in the NESCAC tournament, but lost out on tiebreakers.Aina Torres and Libby Thomas scored for Conn, which led 2-0, Nicole DellaPasqua and Chelsea Preston had assists and Natalie Signor made four saves.
College field hockey
• Connecticut College ended its season with a 3-1 loss to Wesleyan in the NESCAC. Shaelin Gottlick scored, Jillian Dahrooge assisted and Becca Napolitano made 13 saves for Conn (3-11, 1-9).