The Wilton-Lyndeborough boys soccer team scored three second-half goals to defeat Newmarket 3-0 in the Division IV preliminary round on Tuesday.
The third-seeded Warriors (14-2-1) got goals from Adam Edmunds (one assist), Stephen Taliadoros and Coleman Salisbury. Goalie Keith Bujak and defenseman Willie Tremblay played well to help WLC shutout No. 14 Newmarket.
The Warriors will face No. 5 Moultonborough in the quarterfinals on Friday at 3 p.m. in Wilton. Moultonborough won the lone regular-season meeting between the two, 2-1 on Oct. 19.
Division I Boys Soccer
All three local teams lost in the preliminary round of the Division I tournament.
Devin Motivala scored the lone goal for No. 12 Nashua North in a 2-1 loss to No. 5 Londonderry. Trailing 1-0 early in the second half, Motivala knocked in a deflection by Jhonatta Ferreira. The Lancers scored late to retake the lead, but Motivala almost tied it again off a corner kick. Tim Closson played well in goal for North (4-12-1).
No. 9 Bishop Guertin (7-9-1) saw its season come to an end in a 1-0 overtime loss to No 8 Salem (10-6-1) on Tuesday.
No. 7 Manchester Memorial scored twice in the first half and held on to beat No. 10 Merrimack 2-0. Joe Platko made five saves for the Tomahawks (6-10-1).
Division II Girls Soccer
No. 3 Souhegan advanced to the quarterfinals with a 2-1 win over No. 14 Merrimack Valley Tuesday in Amherst. Madison Learned scored in the 61st minute off an assist by Shelby Belak to put the Sabers (14-3) on top for good. Erin MacDonald also had a goal for Souhegan and Peyton Kent had an assist while Holly Bourassa made five saves in goal. Souhegan will take on No. 6 St. Thomas at 3 p.m. on Friday in Amherst.
Morgan Andrews scored twice in the first half to give Milford a 2-0 lead, but the No. 9 Spartans couldn’t hang on against No. 8 Hanover, falling 3-2 in overtime.
Kendra Bonczar assisted on one of the goals for Milford (10-7), but the Marauders (9-3-4) scored two goals early in the second half and added the winner early in overtime.
Alex Hiley stopped nine shots for the Spartans.