John Jay-East Fishkill 4, Monroe-Woodbury 0
After scoring the OT winner in Saturday’s 3-2 sectional final win over Mamaroneck, Kevin Turi struck twice in Wednesday’s dominant 4-0 regional semifinal win over Section 9 champ Monroe-Woodbury at Arlington High. Nik Angyal and Tom Dillman also scored. The Patriots (16-4-1; No. 11 in NYS) play Section 4 champ Ithaca (14-3; No. 16 in NYS) at 11 a.m. Saturday at Arlington.
Byram Hills 2, Wallkill 0
The rise of Brandon Drossman continued for the Bobcats in the regional semis at Arlington High. The senior back-up-defender-turned-striker scored the decisive goal for the third straight game in Wednesday’s 2-0 win over Section 9 champ Wallkill. Matt Berger also scored on an assist from Cole Tannor. Byram (16-5; No. 10 in NYS) will play Section 4 champ Vestal (14-3-1; No. 7 in NYS) at 1 p.m. Saturday at Arlington.
Rye Neck 2, Highland 0
One of the hottest strikers in the section struck again in Wednesday’s regional semifinal at Middletown High. Luis Galeano scored both goals for Rye Neck in a 2-0 win over Section 9 champ Highland; one by hustling after his own rebound, and another by getting his head on Reed Peterson’s corner kick. The Panthers (13-5-3; No. 5 in NYS) will play Section 11 champ Mattituck (15-2; No. 1 in NYS) at 4 p.m. Saturday at Diamond in the Pines in Coram, N.Y.
Rhinebeck 3, Solomon Schechter 0
The Section 1 Class C champion was taken down on Wednesday by a former Section 1 player. Senior forward Laurence Graziano, a transfer student from Lourdes, notched a hat trick in Rhinebeck’s 3-0 win over Solomon Schechter in the regional semifinals at Middletown High.