Lake Zurich's girls soccer team took top honors in Prospect's Knights Invitational on Saturday.
In preliminary play, the Bears beat Prospect in 5-4 in penalty kicks after a scoreless regulation session.
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The same two teams met in the tournament's championship matchup, and Lake Zurich prevailed 2-0. The Bears (13-2) got goals from Meaghan Gelinas and Danielle Ufheil, and Lake Zurich keeper Eleanor Daleske made 3 saves.
Also on Saturday, the Knights rolled past McHenry 5-0 with 2 goals from Martina Kowalczuk and singles from Rosie Pettenuzzo, Aly Kobler, and Emily Novak as keepers Meghan Rickett and Elaine Tomko shared in the shutout.
In Friday results, Prospect handled University High 9-1 as Sarah LaCost had 3 goals and Emily Novak and Kowalczuk had 2 apiece. And the Knights defeated McHenry 5-0 on Friday with Kim Welk (2 goals) leading the scoring effort.
• Area teams had solid results in Day 3 of the Naperville Invitational.
At Naperville Central, Palatine edged Naperville Central 2-1 in OT and Conant blanked Wheaton Warrenville South 3-0.
At Wheaton North, Fremd topped Hinsdale Central 1-0, while at Barrington, St. Viator suffered a 2-0 loss to Evanston.
The championship bracket for the coming week is set. Thursday's quarterfinals are, in bracket order, New Trier at Fremd at 5 p.m., Neuqua Valley at Naperville North at 5 p.m., Loyola at Barrington at 7 p.m. and Waubonsie Valley vs. Palatine at Fremd at 7 p.m.
Championship semifinals will be held Friday at Naperville Central at 5 and 7 p.m., and the title game will be at noon Saturday at Naperville Central.