Alejandro Sotelo scored twice and notched 3 assists, and Freddie Ramirez added a pair of goals and an assist, as Round Lake's boys soccer team opened its season with a 7-3 win over Carmel Catholic in the Lake Forest North Shore Shootout on Tuesday.
Round Lake, which led 4-1 at halftime, also got goals from Christian Gomez, Vladimir Manriquez and Raul Albor. Marcelo Gonzalez assisted on a goal as well for the Panthers.
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Waukegan 3, Lakes 1: Cesar Murua scored the only goal for the Eagles on an assist from Parker Edwards. It was Lakes' opener in the Lake Forest North Shore Shootout.
Grayslake Central wins twice: At Vernon Hills, the Rams defeated Zion-Benton 2-1 and blanked Taft 5-0.
Jackson Frey scored a goal for Grayslake Central against Zion-Benton. Joey Mudd notched 3 goals in the win over Taft. Isaac Longenecker added a pair of goals, and Connor Gosell earned the shutout in goal.
Grayslake North 3, Ridgewood 2 (PKs): Junior midfielder Christopher Zamora scored the winning goal in penalty-kick rounds, as the Knights opened their season with a victory as part of their own invite.
Junior Kyle Hensley and sophomore Grant Nickolson scored in regulation time for Grayslake North. Sophomore Jason Rhodes earned the assist on Hensley's tally, which put the home team up 1-0 in the second half.
After two five-minute overtime periods, penalty kicks were used to decide the winner. Knights senior goalkeeper Dean Jones stopped Ridgewood's first shooter, and then all five of Grayslake North's shooters converted their kicks.
"Tonight's game was a great game between two teams that showed a lot of quality and promise for the season ahead," Grayslake North coach Adam DeCaluwe said. "Both teams showed fight through the duration of the game and gave a great effort for the first game of the season."