NORTH CALDWELL, NJ -- The West Essex girls soccer team dominated the action, but had to hang on for a 1 -0 overtime victory over Nutley on Monday.

West Essex (2-1) outshot Nutley, 13-1, but found itself deadlocked in a 0-0 game before Samantha Balzano connected for the only goal in the second overtime. Georgia Tarullo of West Essex stopped the only shot she faced all day.

The result was a bounce-back for the Lady Knights, who lost, 2-1, to Newark Academy on Saturday. West Essex will play Belleville at home Thursday at 4 p.m.