Varsity Due to COVID 19 Outbreak the Hornets season came to an end before they were able to play their Sectional Semi Final game Vs. Benet. The 30-3 Hornets were looking to be the first team in school history to win a Sectional game. The Hornets finished the season ranked in the top 25 in the Chicago land area and in the Top 10 in the AP poll for Class 3A.
Week of March 2nd
Varsity The Hornets beat Kenwood 70-62. We are now 30-3 AND REGIONAL CHAMPIONS!! Aaron Tims led the Hornets w/28pts, Billy Durkin had 13pts, Bobby Durkin had 12pts, & James Ruzicka had 11pts. This regional title was the Hornets 3rd in the past 5 seasons.
HORNETS WIN! The Hornets beat Comer Prep in the 3A Kenwood Regional Semifinal 68-37 to improve to 29-3. James Ruzicka led the Hornets with 13, Bobby Durkin had 11 and Billy Durkin- 10. Hinsdale South advances to the Regional Final on Friday.
Week of February 24th
Varsity Hornets beat York 43-34 to win the West Suburban Conference Championship. Bobby Durkin led us with 14 pts, James Ruzicka had 12 pts, Billy Durkin had 8 points. This game was played at Addison Trail in a game to recognize all of the academic all conference selections as well as the all conference selections.
Freshman A The freshmen A hornets lost a hard fought battle vs York on Tuesday night. It was a furious game in which the hornets were up 9 late, but the dukes forced a couple turnovers late to take the victory. The hornets are 9-15 overall
The hornets split a couple games to end the season at the Wheaton North tournament, losing 63-36 against Hersey before winning a close one 44-43 vs Elk Grove on a game winning three by Anthony Montez. The freshmen A hornets end the season with a record of 10-17.
Freshman B The Hornets fell to York in WSC Crossover action 28-21 on Tuesday. York’s stifling 1-2-2 press proved to be a lot for the. Hornets to handle, with turnovers proving costly. However, the Hornets did a great job on the defensive end, and put themselves in a position where they had a chance at the end of the game. John Vandercar led the Hornets with 6 points on two 4th quarter threes. The Freshman B Hornets will wrap up their season with the Wheaton Warrenville South Freshman B Tournament this weekend, opening play against Benet on Thursday!
The Freshman B Hornets fell to a very good Benet team in their opening round matchup of the Wheaton Warrenville South Freshman B Tournament. In what was a tough matchup from the beginning, the Hornets were unable to handle Benet’s size, and got down early. The Hornets played with tremendous effort despite the large deficit, and are ready to return to action on Saturday in the Consolation Bracket.
The Hornets defeated a strong Wheaton North team in the semifinals of the Consolation bracket at WWS, 34-29. The Hornets played well, despite the consumption of a lot of donuts on the bus ride prior to the game. Dylan McMurray and Shane Roth each scored 11 in the early morning game. The Hornets face the winner of Batavia and Elk Grove in the Consolation Championship later today!
The Hornets secured the WWS Consolation Championship with a huge comeback win over Batavia, 39-37. The Hornets trailed by as many as 15 points, and despite a 3 point third quarter, were able to muster enough energy to make a strong comeback in the fourth quarter that featured FIVE three pointers! Shane Roth hit three 3’s in the fourth, that accounted for 9 of his team-leading 14 points. Bobby Pacione hit the biggest shot of his young Hinsdale South career, nailing a deep three at the top of the key with 4 seconds left to cap off the comeback, and capping off his 10 point game. The Hornets then got a steal at the buzzer, and that was the ballgame.
The Freshman B Hinsdale South Hornets finished the season with a record of 12-14. However, this record does not come close to representing what a great season this was for the Hornets. The Hornets were able to finish the season out with a 9-5 record in their last 14 games, which shows the drastic improvement that the team made over the course of the season. The entire team bonded together, and developed a chemistry that was very evident in the final game of the season. The Hornets were able to claw their way back in that game, a comeback that represents the mentality the team has held all year. We will never give up, and we will always keep fighting. I am extremely proud of this entire team. In my first year coaching at my alma mater, a year that was a learning experience for me as much as it was for the kids, I could not have asked for a better team. This team was such a joy to see and interact with each and every day at practice, and I’m extremely excited for the bright future of this group.
Week of February 17th
Varsity Hornets beat Addison Trail 59-50. Aaron Tims led the team 20pts, Billy Durkin scored 14 pts and James Ruzicka scored 11pts. The Hornets are 27-3, 11-1 in conference. The Hornets are now officially Out Right Conference Champions! Sophomore
Freshman A With several players in double digits the freshmen hornet A team bushwhacked the Addison Trail Blazers 56-33 on Friday night. Once again the hornet press did its job and manager Amari Chairs had his first points of the year on a three ball in the fourth quarter. The hornets are now 9-14 overall and finished 3-9 in conference. Freshman B The Freshman B Hornets dominated from start to finish in a 44-13 W over Addison Trail. The Hornets raced out to a 25-4 halftime lead, and never looked back. It was quite the balanced effort for South, scoring both inside and out, while holding Addison Trail to just 13 points in a dominant defensive effort. Shane Roth scored 9 points on three 3’s, Noah Sadowski scored 10, and Dylan McMurray added 9 in a balanced scoring effort. The Hornets look forward to the West Suburban Conference Crossover against York!
Week of February 10th
Varsity Hornets lose 64-62 after a Provsio East jump shot falls, & ours misses at the buzzer. Hornets are now 26-3 overall, 10-1 in conference. Aaron Tims scored 19, James Ruzicka 13, Billy Durkin 12, Daeshawn Amy 10, Bobby Durkin 8. Hornets finish conference next week @ Addison Trail.
Hornets win 56-46 over Leyden to move to 26-2, 10-0 in conference. The Hornets clinch a share of the conference title. Billy Durkin led the Hornets with 22pts including 6 3pters, Bobby Durkin scored 14pts & Daeshawn Amy scores 9pts.
Freshman A The freshmen a hornets lost at Leyden 46-39 on Friday night in a game that changed leads several times. Anthony Montez led the way with 8 points and Rudolph, Smith, and Lavorato chipped in with 6,6, and 5 respectively. Hinsdale South is now 7-14 overall and 1-9 in conference
In a back and forth tight one the freshmen a hornets beat proviso East 32-31. The hornet press forced a lot of turnovers and ultimately a couple of late free throws by Jaylen Scott made the difference to give the hornets the lead. Hinsdale South is now 8-14 overall and 2-9 in conference
Freshman B The short-handed Freshman B Hornets fell to Leyden 35-19 on Friday night. Missing 2 key players, the Hornets struggled to find rhythm on the offensive end. Holding Leyden to just 35 points, many of them late, was an indicator of a great defensive effort by the Hornets. Shane Roth scored 9 in the losing effort. The Hornets play tomorrow night at home against Proviso East.
The Freshman B Hornets played one of their best games of the season, and pulled out a huge 50-46 W over Proviso East! A game that had a quick pace proved to be just fine for the Hornets, as they were able to find an awesome rhythm late in the game. John Vandercar hit a huge 3 to put the Hornets up by 4 with 13 seconds left, after some huge buckets from Matthew Christopher and Dylan McMurray. Noah Sadowski led the Hornets with 12 points, and Sam Harmon, Vandercar, and McMurray each added 9. The Hornets look forward to their next game at Addison Trail.
Week of February 3rd
Varsity Hornets win 54-40 over Downers Grove South. The Hornets are now 24-2, 9-0 in conference. Billy Durkin led the team with 22 points, Bobby Durkin & Daeshawn Amy each scored 10 points. The Hornets swept the season series with the rival Mustangs.
Hornets win 72-41 over Montini in a non conference game. The Hornets are now 23-2 and have set a new record for wins in school history! James Ruzicka led the Hornets w/ 20pts, Billy Durkin scored 16 pts and Bobby Durkin had 10pts. 22 Wins recorded by the 2015 -2016 Hornets. Sophomore
Freshman A The freshmen hornets got back into the win column Tuesday night vs Montini 61-32. Everything seemed to be working for Hinsdale South in this one as they played some of the best team ball of the season. The hornets even forced a running clock in the fourth quarter. They are now 6-12 overall and 1-7 in conference
In a close game that was back and forth the whole time, the hornets lost to DGS 48-40. The new man press payed dividends in this one as Vanta Smith led the team in steals- points as well. In the end a dry 3rd quarter hurt the hornets in their bid for an upset. They are now 6-13 overall and 1-8 in conference
The freshmen A hornets notches their 7th win of the season Saturday beating Kaneland 43-34. The hornet press forced several turnovers and Kamauri Mitchell contributed with double digit rebounds. Jaylen Scott made 4 clutch free throws at the end to seal the victory. The hornets are 7-13 overall and 1-8 in conference
Freshman B The Freshman B Hornets earned another victory over the Montini Catholic Broncos on Tuesday night, 48-33. After a slow start, the Hornets picked up the pace out of halftime, going on a 20-4 run to put the game out of reach, capped off by an AJ Fulscher three. All nine players scored for the Hornets, who were led by Noah Sadowski with 9 points, and John Vandercar with 7. The Hornets look forward to their next game against Downers Grove South on Friday.
The Freshman B Hornets fell short against DGS, 40-25 on Friday night. The Hornets struggled to rebound after a tough first half that found the Hornets down by 20. The Hornets caught a little spark after halftime, but Downers went on a run to begin the fourth quarter that sealed the deal. The Hornets look ahead to their next game against Leyden next Friday.
Week of January 27th
Varsity Hornets win 61-46 over Morton for the season sweep! The Hornets are now 22-2 overall, 8-0 in conference. The win ties the record from the 15-16 Team for the most all time wins in school history! James Ruzicka led with 16 pts, Daeshawn Amy had 15 & Billy Durkin- 14 pts.
Freshman A Gabe Haile and Anthony Montez led the hornets with 12 and 9 respectively, but the freshmen A team once again dropped one to Morton 47-38. In a game that was back and forth throughout, Hinsdale South didn’t quite have enough to beat the Mustangs this Friday night. HSHS is now 5-12 overall and 1-7 in conference.
Freshman B The Freshman B Hornets grabbed another win Friday night over the Morton Mustangs, 43-35. After only scoring 15 points in the first half, the Hornets exploded for 28 in the second half as free throws and threes proved to be the difference. With a lot of balanced scoring, John Vandercar led with 10, and Shane Roth, Bobby Pacione, and Dylan McMurray all added 8 each. The Hornets were 13 of 14 on free throws in the second half, a testament to all the work they’ve put in in that department this year. The Hornets improved to 7-10 on the year (winning 4 of their last 5) and won their fourth conference game in a row. We look forward to our game Tuesday at Montini.
Week of January 20th
Varsity Hornets finish the weekend 5-0 after winning the Sterling MLK Championship. James Ruzicka led us with 20pts in the championship, while Bobby Durkin & Daeshawn Amy had 15pts each. The Hornets are now 19-2 on the season & 6-0 in conference.
Hornets win 61-28 over Addison Trail. James Ruzicka scored 15 points and Aaron Tims scored 13 points. The Hornets are now 20-2 overall and 7-0 in conference.
Hornets beat rival Hinsdale Central 54-44. Billy Durkin led the Hornets with 17 pts, James Ruzicka & Aaron Tims scored 11, and Daeshawn Amy had 10. The Hornets are now 21-2 overall & 7-0 in conference.
Freshman A The freshmen A hornets got back in the win column on Friday night 52-25. Anthony Montez came up big in this one with 17 and Davanta Smith had 11. Once again the hornet team defense was stifling. HS improves to 5-10 overall and 1-6 in conference.
The freshmen A hornets lost 55-34 against Hinsdale Central on Saturday afternoon. It was extremely close early before the Red Devils pulled away in the third quarter. Matthew Rudolph led all scorers for the hornets and Davanta Smith was a major contributor as well. The freshmen A hornets are now 5-11 overall and 1-6 in conference
Freshman B The Freshman B Hornets defeated Addison Trail on Friday 29-24. The Hornets were led by an extremely balanced offensive effort, including John Vandercar (8 points), Matthew Christopher (7), and Dylan McMurray (6). The Hornets played stellar defense all night, and played with tremendous energy as Addison Trail could not get into a groove the entire game. The Hornets look forward to their next game against their rival Hinsdale Central tomorrow.
The freshman B Hornets fell to their rival Hinsdale Central 42-32. A close game at halftime slipped away from the Hornets in the second half, but South brought energy all game. John Vandercar led the way offensively with 13 points, and Matthew Christopher chipped in 6. The Hornets look forward to a great week of practice and a rematch with Morton next Friday.
Week of January 13th
Varsity Hornets win 51-50 at the buzzer over Willowbrook for the season sweep!! Aaron tims finishes off the put back! The win moves the Hornets to 14-2 overall and 5-0 in conference.
Hornets win 77-70 in over time over Proviso East! We are now 15-2 overall and 6-0 in conference. Billy Durkin had 22 pts, Bobby Durkin had 14 pts, James Ruzicka & Daeshawn Amy each had 13 pts while Aaron Tims scored 12.
Hornets win both games today in the Sterling MLK Tournament to move to 17-2. Leading scorers; Game 1- Billy Durkin 17, Bobby Durkin 16, & Trey King 15. Game 2- Billy Durkin 15 pts, Aaron Tims 11 pts, James Ruzicka scored 10 pts. Hornets play 2 games again Monday. Sophomore
Freshman A The hornets lost to Willowbrook 66-52 on Tuesday night. The freshmen played much better in this one, scoring more points than they have in a month. Unfortunately, Willowbrook was hot in the first half and it was an uphill battle from there. Calvin Jenkins led the way with 18 pts for Hinsdale South. The freshmen A hornets are now 4-9 on the season and 0-5 in conference.
The freshmen A hornets lost 32-26 in another close game vs Proviso East Friday night. Once again the defense came up big in this one but Hinsdale South struggled scoring against the Pirate pressure defense. Davanta Smith led the scoring for hshs. The hornets fall to 4-10 overall and 0-6 in conference .
Freshman B The Freshman B Hornets defeated Willowbrook 34-27 on Tuesday night. In this rematch of West Suburban Gold teams, the Hornets stole the show after losing by 13 the first time these two teams met. The Hornets did a great job defending Willowbrook, dominating the defensive glass and getting a lot of steals and fastbreaks. Bobby Pacione got into a groove scoring the ball, adding 11 points. Dylan McMurray added 8, and standout defensive performances included Noah Sadowski and Sam Harmon. The Hornets look forward to their next game against Proviso East.
The Freshman B Hornets defeated Proviso East 31-21. A balanced offensive effort helped the Hornets to build a big lead, including Dylan McMurray (9 points), Bobby Pacione (7), and John Vandercar (6). Everyone got to play good minutes in this one as the Hornets pulled away around halftime. This is the second straight conference win for the Hornets, and they look forward to playing Addison Trail next Friday!
Week of January 6th
Varsity Hornets win 48-36 over the Leyden Eagles to improve to 12-2 and 4-0 in conference. Aaron Tims led the Hornets with 13 points, James Ruzicka had 12 points, Bobby Durkin scored 10, and Billy Durkin had 8. The Hornets play tomorrow vs Conant at 6pm.
The Hornets win 67-39 over Conant. Billy Durkin led the Hornets with 22 points including 5 3pters. Aaron tims scored 15pts, Bobby Durkin scored 9 and James Ruzicka had 8 points. Sophomore
Freshman A The freshmen A hornets lost 51-35 vs Leyden on Friday night. It was a close one for most of the night, but down the stretch the missed baskets cost Hinsdale south in this one after an otherwise strong start against the Leyden 1-2-2 zone. The hornets fall to 4-7 overall and 0-4 in conference.
The freshmen A hornets lost 35-31 in a back and forth tight game on Saturday afternoon vs Conant. The hornet defense was extremely tough in the paint in this one, limiting Conant to only 10pts inside. Ultimately missed layups cost Hinsdale south down the stretch however and they fall to 4-8 overall and 0-4 in conference
Freshman B Freshman B fell to Leyden 51-45 in overtime. Shane Roth hit a three pointer to take the lead with 15 seconds left for the Hornets, and Leyden tied it with a tough shot at the buzzer. The Hornets ultimately fell in a tough loss in overtime. Offensively, Noah Sadowski and Gary Smothers led the way with 10 points each. John Vandercar added 8 in a balanced effort. Leyden managed to hit some extremely tough shots late in the game and some tough turnovers led to a tough deficit in overtime. The Hornets have a quick turnaround and face Conant tomorrow at home.
The Freshman B Hornets fell to Conant 25-21. In a tough shooting night for the Hornets, they still managed to keep the game close with some stellar defense. Free throw shooting ultimately cost the Hornets, but there were still many bright spots. Gary Smothers scores 8 and Shane Roth chipped in 5. The Hornets look forward to their rematch against West Suburban opponent Willowbrook.
Week of December 30th
Varsity Hornets lose a tough one in overtime to a very talented Bolingbrook team.. Billy Durkin led the Hornets with 20 pts, aaron tims had 14 pts 15 rebounds, & james Ruzicka had 10 points. Back at it tomorrow for 3rd place vs Schaumburg.
The Hornets squared off in a 3rd place battle with Schaumburg to finish off the 2019 portion of their season. The Hornets failed to hit a late 3 that would have tied the game. No quit in these Hornets after trailing by double digits several times in the game.
Week of December 23rd
Varsity Hornets start the Jack Tosh Christmas Tournament with a win 72-45 over Elk Grove. James Ruzicka led the Hornets with 15 points, Billy Durkin had 14, Aaron Tims scored 13 points.
Hornets beat Providence Catholic 63-49 in a hard fought game to move to 10-0. Aaron Tims & James Ruzicka each scored 15, while Billy Durkin & Daeshawn Amy each scored 11 points.
Hornets advance to semifinals with a win 61-52 over a tough Wheaton North team and are now 11-0. James Ruzicka led the Hornets with 17 points, Aaron Tims and Bobby Durkin each scored 14 points.
Freshman A On Thursday the freshmen A hornets dropped another one— this time to York 47-28. Davanta Smith led in scoring for the hornets with 15, but the dry shooting continues as a team. Still, the defense was a bright spot in the half court. Hinsdale South is now 4-4 overall and 0-3 in conference.
We knew LT would be a tough opponent for the freshmen A hornets and they were, Defeating Hinsdale south 46-27 on Friday. Again behind a defensive effort that forced LT into long possessions the hornets continued to struggle shooting the ball, failing to top 35 pts in four straight games. Hinsdale South is now 4-5 overall and 0-3 in conference.
The hornets lost 41-35 against Stagg to end the freshmen Christmas tournament on Saturday. A much improved hornet offense still stumbled down the stretch however despite solid offensive performances by Anthony Montez and Davanta Smith. Hinsdale South is 4-6 overall and 0-3 in conference.
Freshman B Freshman B lost to a very good York team 25-17 in the first game of the LT Christmas tournament. The Hornets struggled against a tough 1-2-2 press by York. It was a tremendous effort in terms of communication and hustle. Sam Harmon did an excellent job of helping break York’s pressure. Gary Smothers set a perfect example on how to talk and play with heart. The Hornets look forward to our game against Lyons tomorrow.
Freshman B lost to Lyons 36-21 in the second game of the LT Christmas Tournament. Despite being much smaller than Lyons, the Hornets were able to keep the game tight most of the way. It was another great effort for the Hornets, and another step in the right direction. The Hornets finish off the Christmas Tournament with Stagg tomorrow.
Freshman B defeated Stagg 36-22 in the last game of the LT Christmas Tournament. The Hornets came out and dominated from the very beginning, jumping out to an 11-1 lead to start the game. Gary Smothers led the way with a dominant performance including 14 points, and the entire team contributed and played a lot of minutes. The Hornets did an outstanding job of communicating the entire game, and played hard from start to finish. We will enjoy a well-deserved week off before returning to practice after the new year. Our next game is versus Leyden on January 10th.
Week of December 16th
Varsity Hornets get the win over a tough team in Downers Grove South 51-38. Billy Durkin led the Hornets with 20 and Aaron Tims scored 17. Hornets are 8-0 overall and 3-0 in conference. Sophomore
Freshman A The freshmen hornet A team lost 42-24 in a tough one at Downers South. It was another tough shooting day for the hornets as the Mustang size caused some problems inside. The defense was strong once again for this unit however. Davanta Smith led the way with 7. Hinsdale South is now 4-3 and 0-3 in the conference. Freshman B Freshman B fell to DGS 32-28. DGS managed a large fourth quarter comeback. John Vandercar had a strong game scoring the ball. The Hornets were in foul trouble in the second half which allowed for Downers South to hit a lot of free throws. The Hornets had tremendous hustle and defense all game. As we head into our holiday break, we look forward to playing in the Lyons Township tournament.
Week of December 9th
Varsity Hornets win 65-54 over Willowbrook. Billy Durkin led with 18 points, Aaron Tims had 15, Daeshawn Amy had 11 and sophomores Bobby Durkin & Garrett Bolte each had 8 points. Hornets are now 7-0 overall & 2-0 in conference.
Sophomore We lost 68-49, Parker Bozzi led us with 19 points. Deon Bomar followed with 16 and Lucas Duffy had 12 points on 4 threes. The the boys started off very slow and managed to get the lead down to 10 by halftime. The second half the other team started off with an 8-0 run and we couldn’t recover.
Freshman A The freshmen A hornets lost a tough one Saturday night 43-35 against an aggressive Willowbrook team. Unfortunately a barrage of turnovers cost Hinsdale South has n this one early until Willowbrook was forced to remove the press in the second half by a strong hornet comeback that was almost enough to pull it out. Smith and Montez led the scoring in this one with 10 and 11 respectively. The hornets are not 4-2 overall and 0-2 in conference.
Freshman B Freshman B lost to Willowbrook 40-27. It was a hard-fought matchup but we came up short. Willowbrook used large runs and a lot of rebounds to add to their lead. The Hornets were in foul trouble for most of the game, but still had a lot of bright spots. Shane Roth made four 3’s and scored 13 points, while his brother Chase added very solid play in the backcourt. Noah Sadowski added some great energy off of the bench. The Hornets are looking forward to their matchup at Downers South next Friday.
Week of December 2nd
Varsity Hornets win 70-52 over Morton. We are now 5-0 overall and 1-0 in conference. James Ruzicka scored 16 points, Daeshawn Amy had 14, Billy Durkin 12, Bobby Durkin & Aaron Tims had 11 points. Great TEAM win.
Hornets win 51-33 over Wheaton St. Francis. Aaron Tims led the Hornets with 15 points, Billy Durkin & James Ruzicka had 13 points. Hornets are now 6-0 on the season. Sophomore The hornets won 40-38 getting their first win of the year vs Morton. We were up by 2 at the half, got down by as much as 9 in the second half and managed to battle back in the fourth quarter and win. Lucas Duffy led us in scoring with 14 and Blake Albert finished with 13. Parker Bozzi iced the game with 2 free throws to put us ahead with 4.5 seconds left.
We lost to St. Francis 52-40. We started off the game restively strong and went into halftime up 2. Unfortunately the team unraveled in the second half and couldn’t maintain our lead. Blake Albert and Lucas Duffy led the team in scoring respectively.
Freshman A The freshmen A hornets lost their first game of the year to Morton Friday night 50-27 in a game where the hornets couldn’t buy a shot. Lavorato, Rudolph, and Smith led the team in scoring, however nobody had more than 7 individually. The hornets are now 3-1 on the young season.
The freshmen A hornets lost bounced back nicely on Saturday against St Francis 47-40. Ball movement was excellent and the defense was solid after a long trip out to Wheaton. Montez and Lavorato led in scoring and Kamauri Mitchell gave solid production on the boards and in the paint to propel the hornets to 4-1 overall and 0-1 in conference.
Freshman B Freshman B lost to Morton 27-20. Dylan McMurray and John Vandercar were outstanding on the boards. Team defense was key as we had a lot of steals and held Morton to just 27. As a whole, our shots weren’t falling but we stayed extremely competitive. The team didn’t give up towards the end when it would’ve been easy to. We are excited for tomorrow’s matchup against St. Francis
Freshman B defeated St. Francis 31-24. Sam Harmon and John Vandercar had standout games. Our team as a whole did a great job of beating their traps. We did great offensively and got a ton of great shots, and scoring was balanced across the board. The team stayed poised the entire game. Looking forward to a great week of practice before our next game against Willowbrook
Week of November 25th
Varsity The Varsity basketball team traveled to Ridgewood for their first appearance ever at the Ridgewood Thanksgiving Tournament. After 4 games the Hornets left with the Championship Trophy and some great experiences to build upon for the rest of the season.
On Monday the Hornets played Chicago King in the season opener. The Hornets got off to a 8-2 start before seeing the Jaguars climb back into the game and tie the score at the end of the first quarter. A strong second quarter saw the Hornets build a 9 point lead and the game would never get closer than that. Aaron Tims led the Hornets with 13 points. The Hornets finished the game with a final score of 56-37.
On Tuesday the Hornets faced a tough challenge in Highland Park. The Giants from Highland Park got off to a hot start and took an early 8-2 lead half way through the first quarter. The Hornets tough defense confused the Giants the rest of the game and they only allowed 21 points the rest of the game in a 46-29 victory. Deashawn Amy, Aaron Tims, and James Ruzica all scored in double digits.
On Wednesday the Hornets started the game hot and didn’t slow down until the final buzzer. The Hornets made 15 3’s in the game led by Daeshawn Amy’s 6 treys in the first half and 20 points. The hot shooting hornets led 40-14 at half time. The Hornets defense didn’t open up any looks in the second half and extended their lead to 71-20 at the end of the game.
After being off Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving the Hornets found themselves in a matchup vs. Naperville Central for the Tournament Championship. Hot shooting from the Hornets on Wednesday night didn’t carry over to Saturday but the Hornets found a way to win. A tough Hornet defense only allowed 4 points in the 2nd quarter to keep them in the game. In the third quarter shots finally started falling and the Hornets built a 9 point lead. The senior led composed Hornets were able to control the game in the 4th quarter and finish off the tournament with a 47-40 championship victory. Sophomore We lost 54-26 to Lyons Township. It was a tough loss to open up the season but we are prepared to bounce back. Parker Bozzi led us in scoring tonight with 10.
We lost 61-43. Parker Bozzi led us in scoring with 16 points, Caleel Riba had 8 points in the second half. The game was tied 24-24 at halftime and the game got away from us in the 4th quarter.
We lost 47-43. We started off extremely slow and nearly overcame a 16 point deficit in the 4th quarter to finish off a comeback. The boys just fell short but showed a lot of resiliency in the end. Parker Bozzi led the team in scoring.
Freshman A The freshmen A team started strong Monday night with a 50-37 defeat of Elgin Larkin. Offensive execution was solid in this one and the hornets also out rebounded their opponent on both sides of the court. The scoring was pretty spread out with Jenkins 10, Smith 9, Montez 9, and Lavorato 11. The hornets are 1-0. Game number two in the west Chicago tournament goes to the hornets as they move to 2-0 on this young season with a 50-43 win over Elgin. The maroons pressed the freshmen hornets all night but south proved up to the challenge as fast break opportunities were plenty. Gabe Haille made three 3 pointers in this one and Anthony Montez once again showed up big as well. Tomorrow is a matchup vs host West Chicago in the championship game.
The freshmen A hornets won the West Chicago thanksgiving tournament for the first time ever in a route over host West Chicago 71-24. Davanta Smith and Anthony Montez led the way with 12 and 14 respectively, and the hard man defense the hornets played confounded their opponent the entire game. Hinsdale South is 3-0 on this young season .
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