The Middleton boys soccer team took a 7-4 victory over Normal (Illinois) West on Friday to open play in this weekend’s Go 4 the Goal Fall Classic tournament in Burlington, Iowa.
The eight-team, 38-team tournament involves teams from seven states.
The Cardinals will meet Lexington (Kentucky) Dunbar at 8 a.m. Saturday, with the winner advancing to the bracket championship game at 3:15 p.m., against Evanston (Illinois) or Rock Island (Illinois). The losing team will play for third place, also at 3:15 p.m.
Beloit Memorial 2, Washington (Ill.) 1
Playing in the Challenge Cup bracket of the Go 4 the Goal Fall Classic, Beloit Memorial pulled out a victory over Washington and will meet Dunlap (Illinois) at 8 a.m. Saturday.
Waunakee 2, Madison La Follette 0
Jacob Mouille scored on a penalty kick in the first half and Andrew Hasik scored midway through the second half as the host Warriors defeated the Lancers.
Middleton 3, Franklin 0
Brian Vergenz had six kills and four blocks to help the host Cardinals sweep the Sabers, 25-15, 25-13, 25-7.