FREEPORT — When regulation ended and the score tied, a few Pine Tree Academy girls soccer players inquired about overtime rules.

Rangeley, meanwhile, was well aware of what happens in overtime, having played in four of them.

And for the fourth time, the Lakers played to a tie, this one a 1-1 draw with the Breakers in Class D action Tuesday.

“We didn’t need a tie (Tuesday),” Rangeley coach Chip Smith said. “But I tip my hat to these guys down here; they played us tough up there and they played us tough, obviously, down here.”

The Lakers’ (7-1-4) extended their unbeaten steak to 11 games. Tuesday also marked the first of their four overtime games that didn’t end in a scoreless draw.

Rangeley’s offense started fast Tuesday, when Olivia Hall scored off a corner kick in which the ball bounced through several players.

“They crossed it, and I just tapped it in,” Hall said.

Rangeley made one goal stand up in a 1-0 victory Sept. 19., but the Breakers responded Tuesday, when near the end of the seventh minute, Agnes Miongo dribbled through a several Rangeley defenders and found herself one-on-one with Lakers goalkeeper Sydney Royce.

Miongo took advantage of the matchup and kicked the equalizer past Royce.

“To be honest, I have no idea (what happened),” Miongo said. “I was trying to kick it far left, I guess my mind said to kick it with the back of my foot, and I kicked it to my right.”

That goal was the first Rangeley has allowed since a 1-0 overtime loss to Richmond in the season opener, and the first it has allowed in regulation. It also ended a 10-game shutout streak.

“My team, we’re offensive challenged, scoring-wise,” Smith said. “We’re pretty sound defensively, besides today with a breakdown.”

Pine Tree (6-5-1) walked away Tuesday pleased with its strong showing, considering it played with 11 players because of injuries.

“Incredibly proud of the girls,” Pine Tree coach Dean Waterman said. “With no subs, a majority of our team is injured right now, and so they played their hearts out and left it all out there for 90 minutes.”

Miongo added: “This was a really hard team that we lost to before, but my team put in the hard work that we were practicing, and I’m super-excited that we tied.”

Rangeley, meanwhile, came away frustrated.

“I think we just had a really bad day (Tuesday),” Hall said, “but we’ll get it back.”

“Every overtime game besides today, we’ve looked like the stronger team in overtime,” Smith added. “(Tuesday), I don’t think we looked like the stronger team on the field at all. Looked flat.”

The Lakers play Greater Portland Christian (0-10) on Tuesday and then finish the regular season at home against Buckfield on Saturday.

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