Prospect got a pair of first-half goals from Alex Whiteman to jump ahead of visiting Hoffman Estates on the way to a 3-0 victory in a play-in game of the Hoffman Estates sectional on Friday.
Matt Wruskyj provided a second-half goal for the Knights (7-8-4), who next meet Palatine in a 4:30 p.m. Tuesday matchup in Hoffman Estates sectional play.
Steven Carlson and Jack Cooney split time in net to earn the shutout for Prospect, and Zach Tuczak assisted on one of Whiteman's goals.
Wheeling 5, Rolling Meadows 4 (2 OT): Jose Garcia's goals in the second overtime, assisted by Frankie Estrada, lifted the host Wildcats. Garcia also scored in the second half and assisted on the other three Wheeling goals.