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updated: 8/29/2014 10:57 PM

Lightning postpones several Fox Valley area games

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For the second year in a row Mother Nature came out the big winner on Opening Night.

Lightning postponed several Fox Valley area football openers Friday night, meaning that Opening Night now becomes Opening Day.

Here's a rundown of rescheduled games that will be played and/or resumed on Saturday:

Burlington Central will play at Hampshire at 10:30 a.m. The game is midway through the first quarter with the Rockets leading 7-0.

South Elgin will play at St. Charles East at 1 p.m. The game had just begun Friday when it was postponed.

At Memorial Field in Elgin, the Maroons' opener against Dundee-Crown was postponed before kickoff. The game will be played at 5 p.m. Saturday, after the Larkin-McHenry game, which is scheduled for 1:15 p.m.

Cary-Grove had a 14-7 lead on Wheaton North when the game was postponed at Cary's Al Bohrer Field. It will tentatively be resumed at 6 p.m. Saturday.

Marian Central leads Crystal Lake South 13-0 in the second quarter of a game that will be resumed at 4 p.m. Saturday in Woodstock.

And at Millennium Field in Streamwood, Huntley and Bartlett were scoreless with 1:39 left to play in the first quarter. That game will be resumed at 5 p.m. Saturday.

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