Boys soccer needs overtime to advance in playoffs

Jonathan Reid – Mustangs Ahead

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The Mustangs boys soccer team won their regional quarterfinal matchup Wednesday night against Tampa Steinbrenner by a score of 2-1 in overtime.

Senior Connor Bezet scored the game winning goal off an assist from junior Pablo Vargas to send the Mustangs to the regional semifinals.

Vargas opened the scoring with a penalty kick early in the first half but Steinbrenner tied it in the second half before Bezet gave the boys the win.

This is the first regional semifinal for the boys team since 2014.

LRHS will take on Palm Harbor in the Region 2 semifinals at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 4. at home.