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Another big win for Round Lake

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Alejandro Sotelo notched a hat trick for Round Lake's boys soccer team.

His teammate Freddie Ramirez matched him.

Sotelo and Ramirez accounted for all of the scoring for the Panthers in their 6-1 win over Dundee-Crown in a semifinal match of the North Shore Shootout at Lake Forest on Thursday night.

Round Lake will play Waukegan in the championship match at 10 a.m. Saturday.

After Sotelo opened the scoring against Dundee-Crown, Ramirez registered a natural hat trick, as 3 straight goals had Round Lake up 4-0 at halftime.

Christian Gomez, Erwin Paz and Joel Tinajero had assists for the Panthers, who improved to 2-0 on the season and 2-0 in the tournament. Dundee-Crown fell to 2-1.

"Round Lake had a great performance and overwhelmed us," Dundee-Crown coach Rey Vargas said.

Warren 2, Wheeling 2: At Glenbrook South, Warren (1-0-1) got goals from Ivan Esquivel and Matt Russell.

Vernon Hills wins twice: The Cougars advanced to the championship match of their own tournament and will play Grayslake Central thanks to wins over Zion-Benton and St. Patrick.

Vernon Hills (3-1) edged Zion-Benton 3-2 in penalty kicks, getting goals in regulation time from Andre Szkayt and Ilya Kravtsev. Brad Burrows and Kravtsev had assists.

Nikita Mikhaylou scored twice and added an assist in the Cougars' 4-1 win over St. Patrick.

Grayslake Central 3, Woodstock North 1: At Vernon Hills, Isaac Longenecker scored twice and Chris Quiroz also had a goal for the Rams.

Grayslake North 1, Maine East 0: At Grayslake North, junior forward Cole Karabinus one-touched a Kyle Hensley pass into the net in the first half, as the host Knights improved to 2-0 in their own tournament.

Knights keeper Shane Boyd made 8 saves in earning the shutout.

Coach Adam DeCaluwe credited the play of Boyd, senior Dylan Harmon, senior defender Denzel Mitchem and senior midfielder Lucas Buckels.

"Maine East came out with a lot of fight and forced us to do a defensive job for the majority of the game, especially in the first half," DeCaluwe said. "We showed good character and composure behind the ball, and with the quality effort from senior goalkeeper Shane Boyd, we were able to earn our first shutout of the season."

Grayslake North will play Richmond-Burton, which lost to Ridgewood 3-0, at 1 p.m. Saturday.

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