CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. - The Horace Greeley Quakers (9-7-1) move onto the regional playoffs to take on Section 9 champion Newburgh Free Academy (14-4-1) following Saturday's 2-1 win over John Jay-East Fishkill in the Section 1 Class AA title game.
The first-round match will be played on Tuesday at Middletown High School at 4 p.m. The Quakers hope to return to the site in a few weeks, as Middletown will also host semifinal and final match-ups.
To get to Middletown, Horace Greeley's opponent took down previously undefeated Monroe-Woodbury by the score of 1-0 in its sectional final on Saturday. It was Newburgh's fourth consecutive section title. At the time of the win, Monroe-Woodbury was the top-ranked Class AA team in New York, according to the New York State Sportswriters Association.
The winner of the match will move onto the quarterfinals to play at Section 4 champion Vestal.
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