Section V Boys Soccer Semi-finals: Class D1

No. 1 Naples (16-0-1/14-0-0 Finger Lakes League) vs. No. 5 Jasper-Troupsburg (15-2-1/7-1-1 Steuben League)

How they got here: Naples defeated reigning-champion No. 8 Alfred-Almond 2-0 in the quarterfinals, while Jasper-Troupsburg beat No. 12 Northstar Christian 2-1 in round one and No. 4 Honeoye 2-1 in overtime in round two.

Season Series: The two teams have not faced each other this season.

Jasper-Troupsburg has not lost since falling 6-3 to Addison on October 2. Naples has won every game since tying Wayland-Cohocton on September 8.

Names to Know: Jasper Troupsburg- Connor VanGorden (19 G) and Hunter Hadley (14 G, 7 A)

Naples- Evan Bay (11 G, 10 A), Tim Brautigam (12 G), Adam Quarterman (12 G, 7 A), Cole Rathbun (8 G, 18 A), Aiden Peterson (9 G, 11 A) and Nick Clearman (54 saves, 2 GA, .122 GAA)

Coaches: Ryan Betrus (Naples), Bryan Lewis (Jasper-Troupsburg)

History 101 – Naples, which has allowed just two goals this season, lost 1-0 in the 2016 title game to Alfred-Almond, and Jasper-Troupsburg fell to Alfred-Almond 3-0 in the quarterfinals in 2016. Jasper-Troupsburg won back-to-back D1 titles in 2012 and 2013. Naples last won sectional titles in 1999 and 2000 while in Class C.

The game is set to be played at Cohocton on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.

No. 3 Mount Morris (14-2-2/6-1-1 Livingston League) vs. No. 7 Wheatland-Chili (11-6-0/7-3-0 Genesee League)

How they got here: Mount Morris eliminated No. 14 Dundee 12-2 to open the tournament and moved on to the semi-finals by beating No. 6 Fillmore 4-1. Wheatland-Chili opened with a 4-0 win over No. 10 HAC, following up by knocking off the 2016 D2 champion, No. 2 CG Finney on PKs.

Season Series: Mount Morris hosted Wheatland-Chili on September 5, picking up the win 6-1 in the teams lone meeting of the regular season.

Wheatland-Chili has won three of its last four games while Mount Morris is 4-0-1 in its last five games.

Names to Know:  Mount Morris- Colin Brickwood (30 G, 5 A), Collin Young (10 G, 14 A), Josh Hart (11 A) and Nick Torcello (107 saves, 22 GA, 1.242 GAA)

Wheatland-Chili – David Domina (11 G) and Adam Lund (54 saves, 17 GA, 1.977 GAA)

Coaches: Steven Call (Wheatland-Chili), Joe Connolly (Mount Morris)

History 101 – Mount Morris reached the semi-finals of last season’s tournament, losing 4-0 to eventual winner Alfred-Almond. Wheatland-Chili was knocked out of the 2016 tournament in the second round, falling in overtime 2-1 to Naples. Mount Morris won the 2014 D2 title and Wheatland-Chili last won a section championship in 2008 as a part of Class DD.

Avon will host the match-up on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.

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