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Nassau girls soccer Class A semifinals previews

The semirfinals of the Nassau Class A playoffs are Saturday with two games at Denton Ave. Park The official bracket can be found here.

No. 1 Division (13-0-3, Conference A-I champions)
vs.
No. 5 Plainedge (5-6-5)

Saturday 3 p.m. Denton Ave. Park
Head-to-head Record: Division won 4-0 (9/19) and the teams tied 0-0 (10/11)
Winner advances to play in the finals against the winner of No. 2 South Side/No. 3 Garden City on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Denton Ave. Park

Division:
defeated No. 16 Glen Cove, 8-0, in the first round
defeated No. 8 Island Trees, 3-0, in the quarterfinals
Coach: Steve Kissane
Top scorers: Maggie Carew (8 goals, 4 assists), Krista Fitzpatrick (8 goals, 18 assists)
Goalkeeper(s): Gina Fader (11 shutouts)
Record last five games: 3-0-2
Record vs. playoff teams: 12-0-3
Win(s) of note: vs. Island Trees (11/1), at South Side 2-0 (10/3)
Objectionable loss(es)/tie(s): at Plainedge 0-0 (10/11)

Plainedge:
defeated No. 12 Manhasset, 1-0, in the first round
defeated No. 4 North Shore, 1-0, in the quarterfinals
Coach: Jerry Gates
Top scorers: Jackie Kennedy (7 goals, 1 assist)
Goalkeeper(s): Dolores Diemicke (7 shutouts)
Record last five games: 3-1-1
Record vs. playoff teams: 5-6-5
Win(s)/ties of note: vs. Bellmore JFK 2-2 (10/1), vs. Division 0-0 (10/11), vs. Garden City 1-1 (10/17)
Objectionable loss(es): at Cold Spring Harbor 2-0 (9/10)

No. 2 South Side (10-2-4)
vs.
No. 3 Garden City (9-2-5)
Saturday 5:30 p.m. Denton Ave. Park
Head-to-head Record: Garden City won 2-1 (10/21) and South Side won 2-0 (9/12)
Winner advances to play in the finals against the winner of No. 1 Division/No. 5 Plainedge on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Denton Ave. Park

South Side:
defeated No. 15 Lynbrook, 6-0, in the first round
defeated No. 10 Wantagh, 3-0, in the quarterifnals
Coach: Shannon McEntee
Top scorers: Christina Klaum (15 goals, 5 assists)
Goalkeeper(s): Kelsey Berki (5 shutouts)
Record last five games: 2-1-2
Record vs. playoff teams: 10-2-4
Win(s)/tie(s) of note: vs Sacred Heart 1-1 (9/9) at Massapequa 1-1 (10/1), at Division 1-1 (10/24)
Objectionable loss(es): at New Hyde Park 1-1 (10/25)

Garden City:
defeated No. 15 Lynbrook, 6-0, in the first round
defeated No. 6 New Hyde Park, 2-0, in the quarterfinals
Coach: Michael Heedles
Top scorers: Addie Zebrowski (8 goals, 1 assist), Kayla Murphy (6 goals, 2 assists)
Goalkeeper(s): Tracy Rendano, Kelsey Tierney
Record last five games: 4-0-1
Record vs. playoff teams: 9-2-5
Win(s)/tie(s) of note: at Farmingdale 1-1 (9/16), vs. Sacred Heart 3-2 (9/21), vs. Division 1-1 (10/19)
Objectionable loss(es): vs. Seaford 0-0 (9/19)

Please note: wins/ties of note are against teams with better records or otherwise considered top opponents. Objectionable losses/ties are based on a number of factors, primarily if the opponent was substantially lower in the standings or in a lower conference.

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