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Glenbard North beats Wheaton North for third time, advances in playoffs

Published: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 10:00 p.m. CDT

SCHAUMBURG - It wasn't pretty but in the end, all that mattered for Glenbard North's softball team was a win.

Jumping out to a 7-1 lead, the Panthers held on for a 7-4 win over DuPage Valley Conference foe Wheaton North in a Schaumburg Class 4A regional semifinal.

The Falcons didn't go down without a fight, putting their first two runners on base in the top of the seventh. But Cece Dopart came on in relief and recorded three straight outs without letting in a run.

Glenbard North, which improved to 24-4 on the spring, will play either Elk Grove or the host Saxons in the regional final Saturday.

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