Early in the second-half, Huntley found itself down, 2-0, and on the verge of its first defeat of the season against Lake Park. That's when Niko Mihalopoulos stepped up in a big way for the Red Raiders.
Mihalopoulos scored two second-half goals and assisted on a third, leading Huntley back to tie Lake Park 3-3.
David Pardo got the scoring started for Huntley with his goal in the 55th minute. Mihalopoulos' late goals came just 11 minutes apart, the last coming with two minutes left. Austen Emery had nine saves for the Raiders (2-0-1).
Vernon Hills 8, Richmond-Burton 0: At Vernon Hills, the Rockets struggled in their invitational matchup with tourney hosts Vernon Hills. R-B's goal was constantly under attack as the Rockets surrendered eight goals. Luis Perez had 18 saves for the Rockets.
Taft 6, Woodstock North 0: At Vernon Hills, Ricky Rodriguez's team-leading 11 saves was not enough for the Thunder (0-2) as they fell to Taft at the Vernon Hills Invite.
Jacobs 1, Prospect 1: At Prospect, Tim Hubner's goal in the 27th minute led the Golden Eagles to a 1-1 tie in nonconference play.
McHenry 2, Jefferson 1: At McHenry, The Warriors (3-0) got first-half goals by Luis Beltran and Connor Uhl. The team held on in the second half to claim victory behind seven saves by Frank Valle.
Elk Grove Village 5, Crystal Lake South 1: At Elk Grove Village, Austin Lamping scored the Gators' only goal in the nonconference loss. Gus Alvarez had 11 saves.
Boylan 3, Cary-Grove 2: At Rockford, Kevin Wilde assisted on first-half goals by Dale Oppassner and Danny Kinnerk for the Trojans (0-1) in their season-opening loss to Boylan on Wednesday.
St. Edwards 153, Richmond-Burton 163: At Nippersink in Genoa City, Wis., Jordan Hahn won medalist honors with a 1-under-par 34 but it wasn't enough as the Rockets (5-1 overall) were handed their first loss of the season in a non-conference meet.
Joey Pegura (41) Joe Sikora (42) and Bobby Meyers (46) rounded out the scoring for R-B.
Crystal Lake Central 161, Woodstock 185: At Plum Tree National in Harvard, Paul Schlimm shot an even par-36 to take the top individual spot for the Tigers. Central also got a 41 from Josh Dingle in their victory over Woodstock.
Alex Ferguson led the way for the Blue Streaks, shooting a 42.
Cary-Grove 152, McHenry 167: At Cary County Club, Daniel Deprey led all scorers shooting a even par-35, with teammate Kyle Irlbacker adding a 38 in the conference victory.
C-G had three scorers shoot lower than McHenry's team leader, A.J. Folino, who finished with a 40 for the Warriors.
Crystal Lake South 166, Dundee-Crown 178: At Bonnie Dundee Golf Course, Brandon Dahl took medalist honors, shooting a 39 to lead the Gators to victory. Dahl was one ahead of teammate Grant Gassensmith, who shot a 40. Jeremy Gregory led the Chargers with a 44.
Huntley 198, Dundee-Crown 241: At Bonnie Dundee Golf Course, Gillian Young took the top spot with a 44 in the Red Raiders victory over the Chargers. Kylie Kost led Dundee with a 55.
Marian Central 193, Grant 231: At Boone Creek, Marian Central was victorious, this time behind Sophia Archos and MiaBelle McNeil, who shot a 46 and 48, respectively.
Crystal Lake South 7, Johnsburg 0: At Johnsburg, the Gators were led by singles wins from Julia Thome, Jacqueline Boorom and Hannah Rakofsky.
Johnsburg (0-2) almost captured a win at No. 4 doubles but low visibility pushed the third set to a tiebreaker, where the pair of Lexie Archer and Michelle Heuck fell to the Gators' Ella Mazurek and Kristina Smithana, 10-3.
Crystal Lake Central 7, Dundee-Crown 0: At Crystal Lake, Emma Buckingham won at No. 1 singles, 6-1. 6-2, leading the Tigers to a clean sweep of the Chargers.
Grayslake North 5, Woodstock North 2: At Woodstock, The Thunder managed to win both the singles and the doubles No.1 contests, with Sierra Meiners claiming the singles victory, 4-6. 6-0, 6-4 and Kellie Smith and Kelsey Parlogean taking No. 1 doubles, 7-5, 6-0.
Grayslake North's No. 2 singles player Kaitlyn Christiansen won 6-2, 6-3.
Huntley 4, Grayslake Central 3: At Huntley, The Red Raiders (5-0) claimed their fifth victory of the season by winning all four of the double matchups against Grayslake Central. Ally Pietrusiak and Tamara Funke were the winners at No. 1 doubles, 6-0, 6-3.
Grayslake Central won all three of the single matchups, including Nikki Tatsuguchi winning 6-1, 6-0, at No. 1 singles.
Prairie Ridge 7, Hampshire 0: Callie Schmit won at No. 1 singles, 6-2, 6-1, leading her team to a sweep of Hampshire.
Jacobs 6, McHenry 1: At McHenry, Jacobs (2-0), took home the victory behind No.1 singles winner Ashley Kosy, 6-1, 6-3. Jacobs also won No. 1 doubles behind the efforts of Miranda Corbett and Morgan Vachio, 6-3, 6-0.
McHenry's lone victory came from No. 3 singles, where Emily Zalewski won, 6-2, 6-3.
Marian Central 7, Lakes 0: At Marian Central, The Hurricanes swept Lakes behind Abby Waters' 6-3, 6-1 win.
Johnsburg 2, Grant 0: At Fox Lake, Johnsburg (1-0) earned its first win of the season due to big games from Ashley Schmitt, who led the team with seven kills to go with two aces. Abby Majercik added 12 assists and two kills in the win.
BOYS CROSS COUNTRY
Antioch Meet: James Kaht took second as Richmond-Burton placed second as a team at the five-team meet. Grayslake Central was first with 45 points, R-B had 63 for second. Ryan Garrett took fourth for the Rockets.
GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY
Antioch Meet: Freshman Breanne Retherford took eighth place to lead Richmond-Burton to fourth place in the five-team meet. Meagan Spohr was 11th for R-B.