LEWISTON — Bilal Hersi scored twice in a 40-second span late in the second half to help second-seeded Lewiston finish off a 4-1 win over No. 7 Brunswick in a Class A North boys’ soccer quarterfinal Wednesday at Bates College.

Noralddin Othman’s unassisted goal with 1:44 left in the first half gave Lewiston (11-2-2) a 1-0 lead.

Muktar Ali extended the lead 3:30 into the second half before Everett Horch put Brunswick (7-6-1) on the board with 14:28 remaining.

Lewiston will host Camden Hills or Edward Little on Saturday.

YORK 7, LEAVITT 0: Alex Nickerson scored a pair of early goals, including one on a penalty kick, to start the second-seeded Wildcats (13-2) on their way to a win over the seventh-seeded Hornets (7-5-3) in a Class B South quarterfinal at Scarborough High School.

Zach Westman made it 3-0 late in the first half, and the Wildcats pulled away with four second-half goals.

York will host a semifinal Saturday against Cape Elizabeth or Greely.

LINCOLN ACADEMY WINS BY FORFEIT: The fourth-seeded Eagles (10-3-2) advanced to the Class B South semifinals without taking the field, as No. 5 Mountain Valley forfeited all of its victories and dropped out of the playoffs after informing the Maine Principals’ Association that it had been using a player who was ineligible.

Lincoln advances to face either No. 1 Yarmouth or No. 8 Freeport in the semifinals Saturday.

ERSKINE ACADEMY 1, PRESQUE ISLE 0: Chance Reed scored midway through the second half, lifting the eighth-seeded Eagles (11-4-1) over the top-seeded Wildcats (11-3-1) in a Class B North quarterfinal in Presque Isle.

Reed knocked in a half-volley after a Seth Reed through ball in the 62nd minute.

Not long after, Chance Reed received his second yellow card and was sent off, forcing Erskine to play with 10 men for the last 15 minutes. David McGraw had 11 saves to preserve the shutout.

“He was absolutely incredible,” Erskine Coach Carrie Larrabee said of McGraw. “The game was with him tonight, that’s for sure.”

The Eagles will play the winner of Thursday’s matchup between No. 4 Winslow and No. 12 Caribou in the regional semifinals Saturday.