NEWTOWN >> Jared Pearson scored eight seconds into triple overtime to lift Newtown to the SWC Division I boys lacrosse championship with a 5-4 victory over Weston.
Pearson finished with three goals and was named the game’s MVP. Matt Meyers added three assists for Newtown, which won the title in the first year under coach Scott Bulkley, who came over from Greenwich last fall.
Newtown trailed 4-3 late in the fourth quarter, but Layton Harrell scored the tying goal with 5:10 left.
Owen Shapiro turned away 16 shots for Weston. Quentin Catalano had two goals and Ryan Werner three assists.
NEWTOWN 5, WESTON 4 (3OT)
NEWTOWN 0 1 2 1 0 0 1 — 5
WESTON 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 — 4
Goals: (NEW) Jared Pearson 3, Scott Bauer, Layton Harrell; (WEST) Quentin Catalano 2, Alec Steinberg, Austin Drimal.
Assists: (NEW) Matt Meyers 3; (WEST) Ryan Werner 3, Steinberg.
Saves: (NEW) Tom Elliott 6; (WEST) Owen Shapiro 16.