Being labeled the underdog is nothing knew for Streamwood (16-5-2), which stunned Rockford Boylan 2-1 in overtime to claim its first-ever sectional plaque.
The Sabres’ 2-1 triumph over Rockford Boylan in the sectional championship was from a goal at 88:07 and attributed to extra hours spent over the summer.
Streamwood’s Donnie Sosa headed home the game winner just 57 seconds into Wednesday’s 1-0 victory over Huntley in a semifinal of the DeKalb 3A Sectional.
However, the No. 3-ranked Warriors did hit five posts Tuesday en route to a 3-0 shutout of Kaneland in the Class 2A Hampshire Sectional semifinals.
Saturday’s Class 3A Metea Valley Regional Championship was a 3-1 victory for Batavia as opposed to the Neuqua Valley crew that was the winner 11 days ago.
Two early goals propelled Streamwood to keep its own Class 3A Streamwood Regional title with a 2-0 win over Larkin, which hoped for another Cinderella run.
West Chicago’s 1-0 victory Friday for the Class 3A St. Charles East Regional title left the host Saints feeling the sting .
The top seed and host Sabres chalked up a 2-0 shutout of fourth-seeded Elgin, while third-seeded Larkin beat Dundee-Crown for the second straight year, 2-1.