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Local Briefs: Geneva product D'Amico part of national title team

Published: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 5:31 a.m. CST

POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. – Geneva alumnus Jeremy D'Amico helped the Cardinal Stritch men's basketball team defeat William Penn, 73-59, on Tuesday to win the NAIA Division II national championship Tuesday.

D'Amico tallied 12 points for the Wolves (35-3), who had four players in double figures, led by Darren Moore (21). D'Amico's night included a 2 for 5 effort from the 3 point line, as well as two steals.

Second-seeded Cardinal Stritch outscored William Penn, 34-23, in the second half to roll in its first championship game appearance. D'Amico added five rebounds and two steals. He entered the game averaging 8.8 points, the fourth-best total on the team.

North boys water polo rallies for winST. CHARLES – John Pretet scored four goals – including the game-winner with 3:03 left – to lift the St. Charles North boys water polo team to a 10-9 victory against Waubonsie Valley.

North (3-2) trailed, 5-2, at halftime.

North girls water polo rollsAURORA – The St. Charles North girls water polo team improved to 4-1 with a 12-2 rout of Waubonsie Valley.

Sarah Stern tallied four goals for the North Stars, while Stern and Kelsey Theile both contributed five assists.

– Staff reports

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