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updated: 5/18/2013 9:28 PM

Grayslake N. wins 12th straight

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Grayslake North's boys lacross team finished off the regular season with a 17-7 win over crosstown rival Grayslake Central on Saturday.

The Knights improved to 15-4 with their 12th straight win.

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In front of a huge crowd that included more than 150 Grayslake Youth Lacrosse League participants, North jumped out to a early lead and never looked back.

The North defense, led by goalie Eric York and first-team all-conference selection Ben Smith, was steady from start to finish.

The offense was led by AJ Fish with 5 goals and 4 assists and Brendan Walker added 4 goals and an assist. Farhan Khan, coming back from an injury, finished with 3 goals and 1 assist. Other top scorers were Jack Mattea (2 goals and 1 assist), David Collins (1 goal and 1 assist) and Freddie Williams (2 goals).

For Central, Nick Block was a force with 3 goals and was all over the field scooping up 7 ground balls Freshman Kyle Dinsmore was tough in goal all night for the Rams as well

Next week both teams head to the state playoffs.

Grayslake North (ranked 5th in the state among A schools) hosts Highland Park at 5 p.m. on Wednesday.

Grayslake Central (ranked 3rd in the state among B schools) takes on the winner of Wheaton Academy and Saint Laurence and will play at home on Wednesday.

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