LISBON — For a moment, the missed opportunity and the failed chance to end the game, nagged at Deliah Schreiber.

That was before the Lisbon senior put a missed penalty kick in overtime behind her and focused on the task at hand Thursday.

“For a second, it got to me, but after that, I just let it go,” Schreiber said.

Schreiber didn’t have a lot of time to dwell on it. Just 53 seconds later, Schreiber didn’t miss in front — off a Sydney Douglas flip throw. The goal with 3:32 left in the second overtime lifted Lisbon to a 3-2 victory over St. Dom’s.

“It’s a great win for the girls,” Lisbon coach Jake Gentle said. “They played really hard. St. Dom’s is an unbelievable team. They controlled play on us and had a lot of opportunities. Ally (Sult) made some big saves like she always does. St. Dom’s has so much talent and they’re young and really good. We were fortunate enough to comeback being down 2-0 and tie it 2-2 and then be able to put one in off a flip throw.”

It was the regular-season finale for both teams and a chance to solidify playoff positioning. St. Dom’s was seeded second in the latest Class C South standings but dropped to third. The win bumped Lisbon up from seventh to sixth.

“I think the most we can do is sixth,” said Gentle, whose team will host a preliminary game in their current seeding. “I don’t think it’s enough to overtake Hall-Dale. They still have some games left, and Waynflete still has some games left.”

Schreiber finished with three goals and helped the Greyhounds (8-6) erase a 2-0 deficit. Her first goal came just minutes after the Saints (11-2-1) built a 2-0 lead. Her second tally tied it midway through the half. 

“We’ve worked our butts off,” Schreiber said. “We’ve been practicing. We know every single time St. Dom’s is a high-intensity game. Last season, it was their Senior Game and we won in overtime. We had the mentality going in that we could do that, and we did it.”

Schreiber drew a foul call in the box with 4:25 left in overtime. It gave her a chance at a penalty kick. She said she didn’t get a very good ball placement for the shot. In the rough patch of space where she could set the ball, there was a hole that she couldn’t avoid. When she shot it, she lifted it up and over the net.

“I just didn’t kick it well,” said Schreiber, who admits she put it out of her mind but would likely have dwelled on it later. “It happens, I guess.”

The game went on and Lisbon created another opportunity. A throw in from the far sideline prompted a Douglas flip throw. She’d been firing her flips into the box all afternoon. This offering was right on, finding Schreiber at the left post.

“Thank God for her flip throw,” Scheiber said. “She probably had like nine this game. I just settled it right on my foot. I hit it with my left foot. There’s no way that would have happened if it weren’t for her flip throws.”

St. Dom’s took the early lead when Alexandra Hammerton converted a cross from Isabelle Frenette at 11:24. The Saints had nearly scored earlier when Tia Rotolico hit a post.

The Saints had a penalty kick of their own with 26:53 left, but Sult made a diving save on Avery Lutrzykowski to preserve the lead.

Lisbon finished the half with an offensive push. Emma Houle, who made a number of nice runs for Lisbon, had a shot blocked off a Douglas flip throw. Schreiber had a free kick go wide and another Douglas flip bounced tantalizing through the box without anyone getting a shot.

St. Dom’s made it 2-0 at 10:12 of the second half when Lutrzykowski hit a high shot on the right side, but Lisbon answered right back with a Schreiber goal.

Hammerton had another bid when she burned by a defender, but Sult was there for the save.  She finished with 11 saves as St. Dom’s outshot the Greyhounds 18-9. Schreiber had a shot from in front that was stopped by St. Dom’s keeper Victoria Sasse.

Schreiber tied the game with 22:11 remaining in regulation. The Greyounds had produced some good pressure. Schreiber had some space on the left side and put in a high shot off the keeper’s hands.

“We talked at halftime about not giving them time and space with the ball because they’re so talented,” Gentle said. “I thought we did a little better job with that in the second half. We were able to get the ball to the outside a little better because we were able to get more space on the outside. We were able to get it down to the flag. If we can get a flip throw off that, that’s good for us.”

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