No. 4 Polytech advanced to the Division I DIAA Field Hockey State Tournament Semifinals Thursday, defeating No. 5 Sussex Tech, 2-1 in overtime.
After a scoreless first half, Sussex Tech opened the scoring late in the second half when Aynasti Bowden found the back of the cage to give the Lady Ravens a 1-0 advantage.
Under a minute later, Polytech would tie things up thanks to a goal by Lacy Bayley on a penalty stroke, sending the game to overtime.
In overtime, Bayley scored for the second time, sending the Lady Panthers to the state semifinals.
Polytech will take on No. 1 Cape Henlopen on Tuesday at the University of Delaware’s Rullo Stadium; start time for Tuesday’s semifinal have yet to be announced.