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At the end of Saturday's match, there was no denying that Geneva's girls soccer team was better than West Aurora's — the 8-0 final emphatically made that point. But there were moments in the match where the visiting Blackhawks stretched the hosts before the goal flood came. In the opening half, Geneva keeper Sam Hauser made a pair of saves as good as any that will be made this spring. The second, a diving save to her right to keep out a rifled shot by Reilly Kulakowski ranks as an all-state caliber stop. The first of those saves — also on a Kulakowski shot — came when the score was still 0-0.