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A diamond on the pitch: Faoro returns from baseball to lead H-F soccer

Charlie Faoro was nervous before coming to a soccer team workout this summer.

The Homewood-Flossmoor senior had stayed away from soccer for two years. He didn’t even kick a ball around with friends during that time.

Predictably, that first workout was rough.

“I didn’t want to embarrass myself,” Faoro said. “Everybody was so much faster. I didn’t play varsity my sophomore year, so the pace of play was so much faster than I was anticipating. I had to build up my confidence. It took a little bit.”

Baseball is his No. 1 sport. His athletic future . . .

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