WPIAL lacrosse roundup: Mt. Lebanon reaches final with win in double OT

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Thanks to Sam White, Mt. Lebanon's boys lacrosse team will get a chance to win back-to-back WPIAL Division 1 championships.

White scored with less than 30 seconds to play Monday to send a semifinal against North Allegheny into overtime, then notched the winner in the second extra session to give the Blue Devils a 10-9 victory at Baldwin.

The Blue Devils trailed twice by three goals, including, 9-6, with 3:36 to play.

"We just knew we could get it done," Mt. Lebanon coach Mike Ermer said. "Our guys took care of business. They dug deep and found another level."

The game was a rematch of WPIAL Division 1 championship a year ago, which Mt. Lebanon won, 9-8. The Blue Devils rallied late in that game, too, with White notching the winner.

White finished with three goals Monday, while Brian Kelly had a goal and five assists for Mt. Lebanon.

Other Division 1

Shady Side Academy 9, Upper St. Clair 6: Dan Marous scored four goals and Alec Bernstein added two to send the Indians to the title game for the second time in three seasons with a victory against the Panthers at Baldwin. Tucker Gillman had 12 saves in goal for the victors, who will play Mt. Lebanon at 8 p.m. Friday in the WPIAL title game at Highmark Stadium.

Division 2

Indiana 9, Moon 8: David Zimmerman's fourth goal of the game gave the Little Indians an overtime victory against the Tigers at North Allegheny. Dylan Stapleton also had four goals for Indiana.

Quaker Valley 16, Canon-McMillan 7: Jimmy Perkins scored eight goals and added four assists to help the Quakers crush the Big Macs at North Allegheny. Quaker Valley, which lost to Seton-LaSalle in the 2013 WPIAL Division 2 championship, will face Indiana at 6 p.m. Friday in the title game at Highmark Stadium.


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