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updated: 8/2/2013 6:49 PM

Des Plaines girl nets Wrigley Field appearance

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  • Maren Garnett takes a swing at the April 28 Pitch, Hit & Run competition at West Park.

      Maren Garnett takes a swing at the April 28 Pitch, Hit & Run competition at West Park.
    Lisa Haring/Des Plaines Park District

  • Maren Garnett, 12, of Des Plaines shows off her third-place plaque from the MLB Pitch, Hit & Run Team Championships June 23 at Wrigley Field.

      Maren Garnett, 12, of Des Plaines shows off her third-place plaque from the MLB Pitch, Hit & Run Team Championships June 23 at Wrigley Field.
    Lisa Haring/Des Plaines Park District

 
Submitted by Des Plaines Park District

This year, for the first time, a des plaines park district pitch, hit & run competitor, maren garnett, 12, advanced to the team championship competition, held at wrigley field on june 23, where she took third place in her age group. "i was nervous, but unbelievably proud to have made it to wrigley," garnett said.

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