With a win over No. 14 Smithtown East on Friday, the Ward Melville boys' soccer team advances to play a home game against No. 11 Half Hollow Hills East on Saturday at 2 p.m.
And the girls' soccer team, too, posted a victory: their win over No. 12 Sachem North puts them in a Class AA semifinal against No. 8 Commack at home at 11 a.m. on Saturday.
Highlights, according to Newsday:
Ward Melville 3, Smithtown East 1: Anthony Passiatore, Thomas Miller, and Tyler Brufech each scored a goal for the third-seeded Patriots (10-3-2) in a boys' soccer playoff win over No. 14 Smithtown East on Friday.
Ward Melville 3, Sachem North 0: Dani Valente, Tara O'Hern, and Jennifer Balzan each scored for the fourth-seeded Patriots (12-3-1) in a girls' soccer playoff win over No. 12 Sachem North on Friday.