Section V Playoff Preview: Boys Soccer Class A2

Clockwise: HF-L’s Brian Reinke has allowed nine goals in 640 minutes played in goal (Photo: MIKE GENTILE). With 12 goals, Will Bowen is one of six multi-goal scorers in the Sutherland lineup (Photo provided). Pierce VanBenthuysen leads Pittsford Mendon with 10 goals. Matt Gentile has 17 goals and nine assists for Wayne.

Class A2 opens Tuesday with No. 8 Midlakes/Red Jacket taking on No. 9 Vertus. Action continues with the quarterfinals on Friday. Here’s the breakdown:

No. 1 PITTSFORD SUTHERLAND KNIGHTS (Monroe County Division III)
Record: 14-1-1
Streak: Won seven of their last eight regular season games.
Goals scored: 48
Goals allowed: 17
Finish last season: Lost to eventual NYS semifinalist Brighton in the Class A quarterfinals.
Opponent: Winner of No. 8 Midlakes/Red Jacket vs. No. 9 Vertus

No. 2 WAYNE EAGLES (Finger Lakes East)
Record: 14-2-0
Streak: Won seven straight.
Goals scored: 66
Goals allowed: 12
Finish last season: Lost to Churchville-Chili in the Class A semifinals.
Opponent: No. 7 Aquinas

No. 3 PITTSFORD MENDON VIKINGS (Monroe County Division III)
Record: 11-4-1
Streak: Won five consecutive.
Goals scored: 32
Goals allowed: 15
Finish last season: Lost to Churchville-Chili in the Class A quarterfinals.
Opponent: No. 6 East

No. 4 HONEOYE FALLS-LIMA COUGARS (Monroe County Division IV)
Record: 8-7-1
Streak: Lost two straight to close the regular season.
Goals scored: 37
Goals allowed: 26
Finish last season: Lost to Wayne in the Class A opening round.
Opponent: No. 5 Eastridge

No. 5 EASTRIDGE LANCERS (Monroe County Division IV)
Record: 8-8-0
Streak: Won two in a row before dropping the regular season finale.
Goals scored: 36
Goals allowed: 28
Finish last season: Lost in overtime to Pittsford Sutherland in Class A opening round.
Opponent: No. 4 Honeoye Falls-Lima

Bracket courtesy of SectionVSoccer.org.

No. 6 EAST HIGH EAGLES (RCAC)
Record: 8-7-0
Streak: Won eight of nine to end the regular season.
Goals scored: 44
Goals allowed: 35
Finish last season: Lost to Churchville-Chili in the Class A opening round.
Opponent: No. 3 Pittsford Mendon

No.7 AQUINAS LI’L IRISH (Independent)
Record: 6-9-1
Streak: Lost last five of the regular season.
Goals scored: 28
Goals allowed: 34
Finish last season: Lost to eventual NYS semifinalist Brighton in the opening round of Class A.
Opponent: No. 2 Wayne

No. 8 MIDLAKES/RED JACKET SCREAMING EAGLES (Finger Lakes West)
Record: 5-10-0
Streak: Closed the regular season with a win.
Goals scored: 28
Goals allowed: 56
Finish last season: Midlakes lost to Greece Olympia in the B1 opening round.
Opponent: No. 9 Vertus

No. 9 VERTUS WARRIORS (Independent)
Record: 0-16-0
Goals scored: 10
Goals allowed: 114
Finish last season: Lost to East in the Class A opening round.
Opponent: No. 8 Midlakes/Red Jacket

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