It’s down to the Elite Eight in the Long Island Soccer Football League’s Ryder-Vass Under-23 tournament.

The four quarterfinal matches will be played Thursday night.

Here is the schedule (home team listed first):

* No. 2 Dix Hills Elite vs. No. 10 Smithtown Kickers Arsenal

* No. 3 FA Euro New York vs. No. 11 Rosedale Super Eagles

No. 5 Dix Hills Hurricanes vs. No. 4 ISA

No. 8 Port Jefferson SC Blue vs. No. 16 Brentwood XPDA Thunder

The semifinals will be played at the higher seat Sunday, July 28.

The final is set for Burns Park in Massapequa, N.Y. 11758.

Front Row Soccer editor Michael Lewis has covered 13 World Cups (eight men, five women), seven Olympics and 25 MLS Cups. He has written about New York City FC, New York Cosmos, the New York Red Bulls and both U.S. national teams for Newsday and has penned a soccer history column for the Lewis, who has been honored by the Press Club of Long Island and National Soccer Coaches Association of America, is the former editor of He has written seven books about the beautiful game and has published ALIVE AND KICKING The incredible but true story of the Rochester Lancers. It is available at