The Patriot girls' soccer, volleyball and field hockey teams all scored wins on Saturday to advance in the playoffs.
In soccer, No. 4 Ward Melville and No. 3 Northport will face off in the Class AA finals at Dowling at 2:30 p.m.
In volleyball, top-seeded Ward Melville will face No. 4 Smithtown West in a Class AA semifinal at home on Sunday at 2 p.m.
In field hockey, No. 5 Ward Melville will face top-seeded Sachem East in a Class AA semifinal at Sachem East at 11 a.m.
But the Stony Brook University football team dropped its final regular-season game to Liberty, setting up an uncertain future for the Seawolves – who will wait out next week's action. Coastal Carolina and Liberty are both 4-1 in Big South play; should a three-way tie occur, Coastal Carolina will get the Big South automatic playoff bid. If Liberty loses, Stony Brook will take the automatic bid. For more on the Stony Brook game, visit GoSeawolves.org.
According to Newsday, here are the highlights from the games:
Ward Melville 1, Commack 0: Kayla Kelly made seven saves in goal and Ciara Guglielmo scored the gamewinner for No. 4 Ward Melville in a Class AA semifinal win over No. 8 Commack on Saturday.
Ward Melville 3, Connetquot 0: Emily Astarita had 12 kills and Kristin Bendy had 10 kills and three blocks for the Patriots.
Ward Melville 3, Smithtown East 0: Sam Nemirov, Liz Conley, and Kelsey Catalano each scored for the Patriots and goalkeeper Andre Bongiorno recorded her eighth shutout of the season.
Liberty University 28, Stony Brook University 14: Miguel Maysonet scored the Seawolves' two touchdowns and finished the regular season with 1,721 yards. Kevin Norrell made four catches for 109 yards in the loss.
Shoreham-Wading River 35, Stony Brook School 12: Don Liotine and Marco Masakayan scored on runs of 25 yards and 35 yards, respectively, for Stony Brook in a Suffolk IV playoff game.
Connetquot 39, Ward Melville 7: Ward Melville finished the season 5-4 overall and made its first playoff appearance in more than 20 years.
Half Hollow Hills East 1, Ward Melville 1 (Hills East 5-4 in PK): Jack Bruckner made 11 saves and Eric Morra scored a goal for third-seeded Ward Melville in a loss to No. 13 Hills East.
Stony Brook University 60, Marist 57: Dave Coley's seven-point spree in the final 3:25 of the game helped seal the win for the Seawolves in their season opener. Tommy Brenton finished the game with 12 points, 11 rebounds and five assists.
Rider 62, Stony Brook University 50: Freshman Kim Hanlon and sophomore Sabre Proctor each scored 11 points for the Seawolves in their season opener.
UMBC 3, Stony Brook University 1: Melissa Rigo posted 24 kills for the Seawolves.