Johnstown grad Beck coaching at Briarcliff

BRIARCLIFF MANOR — Brandon Beck, a 2000 Johnstown High School graduate, is the coach of the Briarcliff boys soccer team.

Beck has guided the team to a 17-3 overall record this season and a spot in the Class B state semifinals this weekend in Middletown.

Briarcliff, which won the Section I Class B title, will face Section VI champion East Aurora (20-0-1 overall) in Saturday’s semifinals at 1 p.m.

The winner will face either Section II champion Schalmont (18-1-3 overall) or Section III champion Westhill (16-3-1 overall) in Sunday’s championship game at 10:30 a.m.

East Aurora is first in the latest state Class B rankings, Schalmont is second, Westhill is third and Briarcliff is fourth.