Daily Herald: St. Charles North wins thriller over Batavia

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St. Charles North’s Griffin Hammer catches a touchdown pass as Batavia’s Thomas Stuttle defends in the end zone in Friday in Batavia. John Starks/ jstarks@dailyherald.com.

St. Charles North brought the hammer to a showdown of top 10 Class 7A teams Friday night in Batavia, while the Bulldogs proved to be tough as nails.

Senior Griffin Hammer caught 3 touchdown passes in the first quarter, giving the North Stars the big plays they needed early on the way to a 42-35 victory over Batavia.

It looked like it would be a rout much of the night, but Batavia had other ideas.

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