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The East Greenwich boys soccer team dodged a major bullet Friday night, escaping with a win in penalty picks in a 1-1 game with Mount Pleasant.
After a scoreless first half, EG scored with just over 20 minutes left in the game, but Mount Pleasant answered with a goal less than one minute later.
The half finished tied at one and the two 10-minute overtime periods were both scoreless. In the penalty kicks, EG converted four of five while keeper Alex Serino made two saves, avoiding what would have been a monumental upset of the No. 1 seeded Avengers.
East Greenwich will play in the semifinals Tuesday night at 8 p.m. at East Greenwich High School, which is the host of the Division II semifinals this year.
For the complete story from Friday's game, pick up the 11/11 edition of the Pendulum. Check back on www.ricentral.com for results from Tuesday night, or check out the SRIN facebook page at www.facebook.com/srin.