Both Duluth Marshall and Proctor advanced Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, from Section 7A girls soccer quarterfinals in which they were the lower seeds.
Marshall defeated Lakes International Language Academy 3-2 in Forest Lake, Minnesota. Maddie Maas put the Hilltoppers (5-11) up with a goal in the 10th minute before Neysa Scullard-Bender scored a second-half brace to put the seventh seed up 3-0 in the 65th minute.
LILA scored twice in the last 10 minutes but couldn't equalize.
Fianne Makela made four saves for Marshall.
Sixth-seeded Proctor knocked off Spectrum 2-1 on Wednesday in Elk River, Minnesota and will host the Hilltoppers in a section semifinal Saturday at noon at Proctor.
Esko 2, Two Harbors 0
Top-seeded Esko held off an upset bid to advance Wednesday.
Maya Emanuel put the Eskomos (9-7) up a goal in the 15th minute, but they couldn't put the Agates (3-12) away until Britta Koski's 74th minute insurance goal.
Orie Randall made three saves for the clean sheet.
Esko will host fourth-seeded Legacy Christian in a semifinal on Saturday.