Seven of the Frontier Leagues division champions in soccer were each rewarded with a top four seeding in their respective classes for the Section 3 playoffs.
In all, 24 teams from the league qualified for the postseason as the sectional seedings and pairings were announced on Sunday.
South Jefferson and Thousand Islands led the way for the Frontier League in girls soccer by garnering the No. 2 seeds in Class B and Class C1, respectively.
Indian River and Copenhagens girls soccer teams were each seeded fourth in Class A and Class D, respectively.
In the boys ranks, three league schools are seeded third Watertown in Class A, Lowville in Class C and Copenhagen in Class D1.
This year, the boys committee developed a point system and I think its very fair, Watertown coach Todd Heckman said. Its very cut and dried and everything went well with it.
On the strength of a 13-3 regular season, which included five wins against A Division opponents, B Division champion South Jefferson is seeded second in Class B.
The Spartans will host a quarterfinal at 3 p.m. on Friday, meeting the winner of a first-round match between No. 7 Cazenovia and No. 10 Sherburne-Earlville.
South Jefferson is riding a six-game winning and shutout streak.
We feel good about this, South Jefferson coach Terry Burgess said. The good thing about it is that in our bracket, we avoided Marcellus, Skaneateles and Westhill, who are three of the best teams. We will still have a real challenge in our quarterfinal, but were looking forward to it.
Thousand Islands (11-2-3), which shared the leagues C Division crown with Sandy Creek, garners the No. 2 seed in Class C1. The Vikings receive a first-round bye and will host either No. 7 Cato-Meridian or No. 10 Little Falls in a quarterfinal on Thursday.
Were pretty pleased it, Thousand Islands coach Tim Filiatrault said of his teams seeding. Weve had a pretty good season and I think the girls are ready for it. Were playing good soccer right now.
Also in the C1 tournament, No. 4 Lowville (10-5-1) will host No. 5 Immaculate Heart Central (9-7) in a first-round game at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. The Red Raiders finished two points behind Thousand Islands and Sandy Creek in the C Division, while the Cavaliers were third in the A Division.
South Lewis is the No. 8 seed in Class C1 and will host No. 9 Herkimer in a first-round game at 3 p.m. on Tuesday.
In Class A, Indian River (10-4-2), which secured its second consecutive Division A playoff title, is seeded fourth. The Warriors will host No. 5 Fulton in a quarterfinal game on Friday at a time to be announced.
Indian River secured a share of the A Division regular-season title with Watertown. The sixth-seeded Cyclones (9-4-3) will host No. 11 Homer (7-7-2) in a first-round game on Tuesday at a time to be announced. Also in Class A, No. 9 Carthage (7-6) will play a first-round game at No 8. East Syracuse-Minoa (9-6-1) at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday.
Sandy Creek (11-2-3) is the lone Frontier League league team in the Class C2 playoffs and is seeded fourth. The Comets receive a first-round bye and will host No. 5 Morrisville-Eaton (9-6) on Thursday at a time to be announced.
Copenhagen, fresh off winning the D Division title, also receive a bye into the quarterfinals, and will host either No. 12 Hamilton or No. 5 McGraw at a date and time to be announced. Also in Class D, Lyme (8-5-2) is seeded seventh and Sackets Harbor (9-7) is the No. 8 seed.
After winning both its sixth consecutive A Division regular-season and playoff titles, Watertown has been awarded a home game. The third-seeded Cyclones (14-1-1) will host No. 6 Whitesboro in a Class A quarterfinal at 7 p.m. on Wednesday.
Watertown, which reached the Class AA quarterfinals last year, edged Whitesboro, 1-0 in the Cyclones season-opening tournament on Sept. 1.
Indian River (11-5), the divisions regular-season and playoff runner-up, is seeded eighth in Class A and will host league foe Carthage (7-8) in a first-round game at 6 p.m. on Tuesday.
The FL C Division-winning Red Raiders (11-3-2) will host No. 14 Frankfort (6-8-2) in a first-round game in Class C at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday.
Also competing in Class C is No. 7 Thousand Islands (10-4-2), which plays host to No. 10 Herkimer at 6 p.m. on Tuesday.
Copenhagen (14-1-1), who won the D Division regular-season and playoff crowns, will host a Class D1 quarterfinal. Copenhagen, which bested rival Alexandria to win both D league titles this year, will play No. 6 McGraw (12-2-1) at 3 p.m. on Friday.
Immaculate Heart Central (9-6), which finished third in the A Division, is the fifth seed in Class D1, with Alexandria (11-4-1) seeded seventh.