No. 4 Alden sent the Springville-Griffith Institute varsity girls soccer team home early from the postseason, knocking out the fifth-seeded Griffins by a 3-0 margin on Friday in the Section 6 Class B1 Quarterfinals.
Ava Eichensehr, Alyssa Attardo and Shannon Wypij each scored for Alden, which at the time unbeaten on the season. Attardo and Sophie Loschiavo each had an assist. Alexis Grassi made seven saves for a shutout.
Goalkeeper Logan Lukert also made seven saves for Springville (8-7-2).
Alden (14-1-1) fell in the following round to No. 1 City Honors, 4-3, on Tuesday.