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Football: Falcons Top Tigers in Wheaton Rivalry

Wheaton North 23, Wheaton Warrenville South 13. The Falcons got their first win in the rivalry since 2002 and knocked the perennial powerhouse out of the playoff picture.

The atmosphere was as exciting as you would expect for the Wheaton North game against Wheaton Warrenville South. The stands were filled and when there we no more seats, even more fans stood around the fences to see an intense game of football between these two rivals.

Wheaton North captured their first win against the Tigers since 2002, winning 23-13. The Falcons jumped out to a 23-0 lead the first half and then hung on to win as the Tigers fought back in the second half.

In getting the win, the Falcons also ended the Tigers' season at 4-5. Wheaton North is 8-1 and awaits the playoff pairings announcement Saturday night. 

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