Sunday, October 28, 2012
Oak Forest's running game proved to be too much for the Hornets in their first-round playoff exit.
Oak Forest outgained Hinsdale South 364 yards to 93 during a 29-0 win over the Hornets in the first round of the 6A playoffs Friday night, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. Hinsdale South had just four first downs. Running back Arian Toney had 44 yards on 14 carries and quarterback D.J. Deolitsis finished with 36 yards on 7-of-15 passing. Oak Forest got 106 yards rushing yards from Ben Santiago and 113 from Tyler Usterbowski. The Sun-Times reported that only 20 of Oak Forest's yards were gained through the air. “We lost to a quality football team tonight,” Hinsdale South coach Mike Barry said. The Hornets finished the 2012 season with a 6-4 record. For the full Sun-Times recap, click here.
Monday, October 22, 2012
The high-scoring Bengals finished the regular season 8-1 and had seven wins by 21 points or more.
Hinsdale South will travel to Oak Forest this weekend as a No. 8 seed for a first-round 6A playoff game against the No. 1 seed Bengals, according to the IHSA football playoff brackets released over the weekend. The particular day and time for the game has not yet been set. Oak Forest finished with an 8-1 overall record in 2012, and a 5-1 record in the South Suburban Blue. The Bengals averaged nearly 40 points per game, and seven of their eight wins were by 21 points or more. Lemont, who won the conference, was the only team to beat Oak Forest. Hinsdale South, meanwhile, wrapped its season Friday night with a win over Willowbrook that boosted their overall record to 6-3. They finished 4-2 in the West Suburban Gold. The Hornets got off to a…
Friday, October 19, 2012
High School Cube is broadcasting Friday night's game, and all the action can be seen right here.
Hinsdale South is looking to clinch a playoff spot Friday night against Willowbrook, and all the action can be watched right here on Patch, courtesy of High School Cube. The Hornets enter Friday night's game with a 5-3 overall record, and a 3-2 West Suburban Gold mark. A win against Willowbrook would guarantees a playoff spot; a loss would leave Hinsdale South on the IHSA bubble. Get more info on the playoff qualification system here. Willowbrook has a 6-2 overall mark, a 4-2 record in the conference, and a playoff spot clinched.
Monday, October 15, 2012
A hard luck loss leaves Hinsdale South on the playoff bubble with one week remaining in the regular season.
Downers South quarterback Mike Zebold hit Javon Turner for the go-ahead touchdown with under two minutes remaining in the Mustangs a 36-33 win over Hinsdale South Friday night in Darien, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. Zebold threw for 150 yards, the Sun-Times reports, to go along with 31 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns. Downers South improved to 3-5 with a 3-2 West Suburban Gold record. "The Hornets (5-3, 3-2) took a 33-28 lead with just over four minutes left when [quarterback DJ] Deolitsis capped a seven-play drive with an 18-yard TD scamper. He kept the drive alive earlier with a 49-yard carry from the Hinsdale South 4-yard line," the Sun-Times recap reads. Deolitsis finished with 180 yards rushing; Arian Toney had 132 …
Saturday, October 6, 2012
The Hornets are closing in on playoff qualification with Downers South and Willowbrook on the schedule to end the season.
Hinsdale South advanced its record to 5-2 Friday night with a 28-21 road win over Morton, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. The Hornets' last two opponents of the 2012 regular season are Downers South and Willowbrook. Downers South is 1-5 heading into its game Saturday against Proviso East. Willowbrook fell to 5-2 after losing 42-0 Friday night to Leyden. There are no pictures or stats available of Friday night's Hinsdale South win. If you were there and have any information, email it to email@example.com.
Friday, October 5, 2012
The Hornets hope to make a comeback tonight for a shot at a playoff spot.
Saturday, September 29, 2012
For the second straight week, the Red Devils had to come from behind in the second half to beat a rival opponent.
Hinsdale South quarterback DJ Deolitsis gashed the Hinsdale Central defense for two long touchdowns in the first half, but the Red Devils came from behind for the second straight week and beat the Hornets, 34-27, in Saturday's Homecoming game at Dickinson Field in Hinsdale. Senior Hinsdale Central quarterback Brian Owens completed 15 of 24 passes for 319 yards, two touchdowns and one interception, outdueling South's Deolitsis, who ran for 211 yards and threw for 166. Deolitsis had touchdown runs of 75 and 58 yards in a first half that ended with the Hornets up 21-13. "I just did my job and it was there," Deolitsis said of the two scores. "It's what I've got to do." Senior Red Devils linebacker Andrew Pyle said Deolitsis did a good job of…
Friday, September 28, 2012
Happy Homecoming! The Red Devils and Hornets renew their rivalry Saturday at noon.
Sunday, September 23, 2012
Five turnovers plagued the Hornets, who fell to 4-1 on the season, according the the Chicago Sun-Times.
Hinsdale South turned the ball over five times on their home field en route to a 17-14 loss to Lyden Friday night in Darien, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. Tied at 7 in the fourth quarter, senior Hornets quarterback DJ Deolitsis fumbled and Eagles linebacker Ivan Nevarez took the ball back 53 yards for a game-changing touchdown. "On first down following the ensuing kickoff, Hornets running back Arian Toney was tackled and fumbled," the Sun-Times reports. "Eagles linebacker Will Napier recovered on Hinsdale’s 37. Six plays later, Wach Mark squeaked over a 39-yard field goal to provide the insurance points." Deolitsis had 99 yards rushing and one rushing touchdown on 12 carries times Friday. He also completed 6 of 9 passes for 76 yards…
Friday, September 21, 2012
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