Regional semifinal wins for Vernon Hills, Lakes, Antioch

Daily Herald report
Updated 10/22/2013 11:26 PM

Ilya Kravtsev and Jeremy Cohen scored hat tricks, and Vernon Hills' boys soccer team advanced to the championship game of its own Class 2A regional with an 8-1 win over No. 5 Chicago Sullivan on Tuesday.

Top-seeded Vernon Hills will play No. 3 Chicago Senn at 6:30 p.m. Friday.

Caleb Shaw and Jeremy Gonzalez also scored for Vernon Hills, while David White added 3 assists. Chris White and Kravtsev also had assists.

Lakes 5, Richmond-Burton 0: At Lakes, the host Eagles won their Class 2A regional opener, dispatching the No. 4 seed, as Brian Werchek scored 3 goals, while Joey Savino added a pair.

Werchek, Cameron Beezley, Foster Dore and Jon Borzick had assists. Eagles keepers Jack Monson and Kevin Ray each made 3 saves in sharing the shutout.

Top-seeded Lakes will play No. 2 Antioch at 2 p.m. Saturday in the regional final.

Antioch 4, Johnsburg 2: At Lakes, the second-seeded Sequoits knocked out the third-seeded Skyhawks to advance to Saturday's 2 p.m. regional final against Lakes.

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