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White Sox edge Cubs; NU women's lacrosse team falls
2022-05-30

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This year's Crosstown Classic resulted in the Chicago White Sox winning three of four games from their North Side counterparts.

On May 29, the White Sox (23-23) edged the Cubs (19-27) 5-4 in 12 innings.

Jake Burger hit a game-ending RBI single in that inning to end the game, ESPN noted.

The Cubs opened a 3-1 lead with two runs in the 10th, but the White Sox responded with two runs in the bottom half of the 10th.

The North Siders have a doubleheader against the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday, May 30, at Wrigley Field. Following an off day, the South Siders start a three-game series at Toronto on Tuesday, May 31.

—In college women's lacrosse, Northwestern University fell to the top-ranked University of North Carolina Tar Heels in the national semifinals this weekend.

NU, which held a 13-5 lead near the end of the third quarter, ultimately fell by a score of 15-14, The Daily Northwestern reported. Now, for the third straight season, the Wildcats return to Evanston winless in the NCAA semifinal.

NU called its final timeout with just over two minutes remaining—and shortly lost the ball thereafter. That turnover was what led to North Carolina's final, winning goal.

The Tar Heels ultimately won the championship, defeating defending-champion Boston College 12-11 on May 29 to win the NCAA women's lacrosse title, ESPN noted. North Carolina finished the season 22-0, setting a school record for wins and becoming the first undefeated national champion since 2017 (Maryland).


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