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Fenwick beats Hersey in playoff opener

Published: Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 10:17 p.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 11:47 p.m. CDT
(Matthew Piechalak - mpiechalak@shawmedia.com)
Fenwick senior running back Robert Spillane rushes near the goal line during a playoff game against Hersey at Langhorst Field on the campus of Elmhurst College on Friday, Nov. 1, 2013.
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ELMHURST – Fenwick earned a date against Wheaton North in the second round after defeating Hersey 28-6 in a Class 7A first round playoff game on Friday night at Elmhurst College.

Running back Robert Splllane had two touchdown runs in the first quarter and the Friars opened up a 21-6 lead at halftime. The Fenwick defense held the Huskies scoreless in the second half.

Fenwick (9-1) will play Wheaton North, which beat Glenbrook North 53-7 tonight, in the second round.

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