Girls water polo: Hoffman Estates outlasts Libertyville

 
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Updated 3/5/2018 10:04 PM
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  • Hoffman Estates' Abigail Fuscone (7) shoots on Libertyville goalie Katie DeAcetis during girls water polo action Monday at Hoffman Estates.

      Hoffman Estates' Abigail Fuscone (7) shoots on Libertyville goalie Katie DeAcetis during girls water polo action Monday at Hoffman Estates. Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

  • Libertyville's Savannah Pakosta, right, passes over Hoffman Estates' Elena Arias during girls water polo action Monday at Hoffman Estates.

      Libertyville's Savannah Pakosta, right, passes over Hoffman Estates' Elena Arias during girls water polo action Monday at Hoffman Estates. Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

  • Hoffman Estates' Hannah Ouimet shoots over Libertyville's Margaux Scally during girls water polo action Monday at Hoffman Estates.

      Hoffman Estates' Hannah Ouimet shoots over Libertyville's Margaux Scally during girls water polo action Monday at Hoffman Estates. Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

  • Libertyville's Margaux Scally, right, shoots over Hoffman Estates' Hannah Ouimet during girls water polo action Monday in Hoffman Estates.

      Libertyville's Margaux Scally, right, shoots over Hoffman Estates' Hannah Ouimet during girls water polo action Monday in Hoffman Estates. Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

  • Libertyville's Anna Heard takes a shot during girls water polo action Monday in Hoffman Estates.

      Libertyville's Anna Heard takes a shot during girls water polo action Monday in Hoffman Estates. Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

  • Hoffman Estates' Benita Varanauskaite goes up for a save during girls water polo action against Libertyville on Monday at Hoffman Estates.

      Hoffman Estates' Benita Varanauskaite goes up for a save during girls water polo action against Libertyville on Monday at Hoffman Estates. Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

  • Libertyville's Kate Speer drives during girls water polo action Monday in Hoffman Estates.

      Libertyville's Kate Speer drives during girls water polo action Monday in Hoffman Estates. Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

  • Libertyville's Julia McGormley, left, drives past Hoffman Estates' Victoria Le during girls water polo action Monday in Hoffman Estates.

      Libertyville's Julia McGormley, left, drives past Hoffman Estates' Victoria Le during girls water polo action Monday in Hoffman Estates. Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

  • Hoffman Estates' Abigail Fuscone, left, shoots on Libertyville's Margaux Scally during girls water polo action Monday in Hoffman Estates.

      Hoffman Estates' Abigail Fuscone, left, shoots on Libertyville's Margaux Scally during girls water polo action Monday in Hoffman Estates. Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

Hoffman Estates' girls water polo team came up with a victory at home in its season opener Monday.

And the Hawks took their sweet time getting that win.

Hoffman Estates outlasted Libertyville 6-5, ultimately getting the decisive score in the sudden-death OT period from junior Abigail Fuscone, who scored all of the Hawks' goals.

Anna Heard and Hayden Marth both scored twice for Libertyville, which is back in action on Tuesday for another nonconference matchup at Deerfield.

Hoffman Estates begins Mid-Suburban League play with a divisional crossover at Prospect on Wednesday.

St. Charles North 8, Schaumburg 6: Kailey Cordova had 3 goals but the host Saxons dropped their season opener to the North Stars in nonconference play.

Goalie Magda Jasinska stopped 13 shots for Schaumburg.

Olivia Traxler scored 6 goals for St. Charles North in George Mitchell's varsity head coaching debut.

Conant 20, Maine East 6: Nia Tsoulos came up with a team-high 6 goals and Gabi Konieczny had 4 as the Cougars rolled in their season opener. Olivia Olszewski had 3 goals, Amy Rodriguez had 2 and Lauren Day stopped 13 shots for Conant.

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