Jefferson wins first boys soccer regional in school history

Angel Quesada scored two goals and Eric Ramirez added one as the Jefferson J-Hawks upset the Guilford Vikings, 3-2, Friday night to win the Fox Lake Grant IHSA 3A Regional.

It is the first regional title in boys soccer in school history.

Guilford, which got two goals from Rehjan Jakupi, had finished 8-1 in conference play and 16-7 overall. The Vikings were the No. 1 seed in the regional, while Jefferson was the No. 8 seed. Jefferson was the No. 8 seed despite going 6-3 in the NIC-10 and 11-7 overall.

The J-Hawks advance to the sectional semifinals on Wednesday at Huntley. Jefferson will play Elgin, the No. 4 seed, which beat Streamwood, 5-1.

Posted on 10.24.21