Varsity The varsity hornets lost to Chicago Lindblom 75-69 on Wednesday night to end their 2022-23 season. A big shout out goes to the seniors, led by Matthew Rudolph, Nate Marcopolos, Gabe Haile, and Anthony Lavorato who were very supportive the entire season despite how much playing time they did or did not have. In this one, the hornets battled hard all game but were the victims of some poorly timed calls against them. Down the stretch, however, the young combo of Ayden Farrare, Matas Peczulis , and Jack Weigus made some plays late to nearly pull off the upset. The hornets finish at 11-20 overall and 7-5 in the conference.
Week of February 13th
Varsity The varsity hornets came up with a solid win on the road vs Willowbrook on Tuesday night 70-64. It was happy Valentine’s Day for Jack Weigus who dropped 24 on 6 three pointers in this one, and Brendan Savage chipped in 14 and Ayden Farrare had 12 in a balanced scoring affair. The hornet defense also had one of its better nights, keeping the warriors consistently out of the lane. Hinsdale South is now 10-19 overall and finishes 7-5 in conference.
The varsity hornets ended the season the right way on senior night with a great win over Lincoln Way West 65-56. The Hinsdale south defense played well in the one, keeping Lincoln Way consistently out of the lane. Matthew Rudolph led the way with 15, and Ayden Farrare and Jack Weigus each 13. The hornets finish the season at 11-19 overall and 7-5 in conference.
Sophomore The Hornets lost in a hard fought game vs Willowbrook HS by a score of 58-49. The Hornets play Lincoln Way East Thursday at 5pm at home in their final game of the season.
Freshman A The Hornets took on Willowbrook in the final game of the conference season looking to clinch a conference title. After a very scrappy affair, the Hornets found themselves down by 12 with about a minute to play. They continued to fight and clawed their way back, but ultimately, the deficit was too big. They ended up losing 56-51, leaving the conference title in the balance. They will play in a final tournament at Wheaton North on Thursday and Saturday. Cordell Steele led the way with 20 points.
The Hornets started off their final tournament against Wheaton Warrenville South tonight. They came out cold, but battled back by the end of the first half only trailing by 3. Unfortunately, too many turnovers and came back to haunt the Hornets down the stretch as they ended up losing the game by a score of 58-39. Niko Therapos was the leading scorer for the Hornets with 14 points.
Week of February 6th
Varsity The Varsity Hornets lost 76-57 to Lemont on Wednesday night to finally finish the gauntlet of top teams on their schedule this season. Hinsdale South took an early lead before Lemont got hot and pulled ahead to 20 before the hornets came back again and cut it to 10 in the third. Ultimately it wasn’t enough this time despite savage with 22 and Peczulis had 16. The hornets 9- 18 on the season and 6-4 in conference.
The Hornets lost a tough one on Saturday night to the Morton mustangs 65-58. This game changed hands multiple times, especially late. Unfortunately turnovers caught up with Hinsdale South in this one and it added up to a loss on the road. Some bright spots were Brendan Savage with 20, Matas Peczulis had 19, and Jack Weigus with 9. The hornets are now 9-19, and 6-5 in the conference.
Sophomore The Hornets lost in a hard fought game vs Lemont HS by a score of 52-38. The Hornets came out slow in the first half missing a lot of great shooting opportunities. Luckily the Hornets were able to make shots in the third quarter keeping the game competitive. Unfortunately, the lead would be too much for the scrappy Hornets even with their strong comeback in the fourth. The Hornets play Morton sat at 5:30pm on the road in a WSC game.
The Hornets lost another tough one Saturday night on the road 54-53 vs Morton HS on a game winning basket by Morton. The game was close the entire time with both teams able to get to the basket. With less than 6 seconds left in the game, Morton would hit a 3 point field goal to go up 1 in regulation. The Hornets managed to get a chance at the rim and were fouled forcing a one and one. Unfortunately, the Hornets missed the first free throw with 1.2 left in the game to force over time and possibly take the lead. The Hornets will face Willowbrook in the road Tuesday and finish the season at home Thursday.
Freshman A The Hornets took on Lemont Wednesday night. Lemont jumped out to a big lead and was up by 15 points at halftime. The Hornets came roaring back and cut the lead to 5 points by the end of the 3rd quarter. They came all the way back to take the lead by 1 point late in the 4th quarter. Ultimately, the Hornets couldn’t finish the game on top and lost in a close affair 46-42. Niko Therapos led the Hornets with 20 points. The Hornets traveled to Morton Saturday in the second to last conference game of the year. They came out blazing hot and jumped out to a 15 point lead in the first quarter. They held off a Morton run in the second quarter and were able to take a 15 point lead into halftime. Throughout the rest of the game, the teams played just about even and the Hornets ultimately came out on top 53-36. Niko Theropos led the way with 22 points, including 6 made three pointers.
Week of January 31st
Varsity The Varsity Hornets were able to rally from behind vs Addison Trail on Tuesday night by a score of 63-45. The tale of this one was the third quarter where Hinsdale South allowed four points only and the hornets blew the doors off from there. Nate Markopolous led the way with 17, Brendan Savage had 16, and Ayden Ferrare chipped in 15. The hornets are now 9-15 on the season, and 6-3 in conference. The Varsity Hornets battled proviso east to the wire on Friday night but ultimately lost 72-64. The story of this game was Brendan Savage who scored 35 in this one and Jack Weigus chipped in 16 in one of the better games Hinsdale South has played all season. The pirates finally took the lead with around 2 minutes left in the game and ultimately claimed the win. Hinsdale South is now 9-16 on the season and 6-4 in the conference.
Hinsdale South lost against Lyons Township on Saturday night by a score of 62-40. On a night where we honored our new hall of fame inductees, including the basketball legend Brenda Whitesell (who was an early mentor for yours truly) the hornets just could not make shots against a much larger LT team. Brendan Savage led the way with 17 and Matas Peczulis had 8. The hornets are 9-17 on the season and 6-4 in conference. Sophomore The Hornets won their Tuesday game vs Addison Trail HS in a WSG conference game by a score of 61-37. The Hornets came out hot to start the first quarter, and it continued for the rest of the game. The Hornets only gave up 12 points in the first half. Scoring for the Hornets was lead by freshman PG Adam Flowers with 18 points. The Hornets host two top 20 opponents Friday and Saturday with Proviso East and LT. Friday’s game will begin at 6pm.
The Hornets lost in a great game vs Proviso East HS in a WSG conference game by a score of 48-35. The Hornets came out slow to start the first quarter, and it continued for the rest of the game. The Hornets managed to keep the game close at half trailing by a score of 28-33. Unfortunately, the Pirates got to the free throw line 27 times compared to the Hornets 7 and it would be the easy baskets for the pirates that would be the difference maker. The Hornets take on LT at 5:30 Saturday.
The Hornets lost in a hard fought game vs LT HS by a score of 55-42. The Hornets came out hot and had the lead after the first quarter. Time management was also a key focus for the Hornets and they kept the game close at half trailing by 1. The game continued in this trend for the third with LT leading 31-30 after 3 quarters. Unfortunately, turnovers for the Hornets in the 4th qtr would be the difference. LT was able to pull away and eventually HSHS started to intentionally foul late in the quarter. The Hornets play Lemont Wednesday at home.
Freshman A The Hornets bounced back after a loss to DGS with a 62-49 win over Addison Trail on Tuesday. The game stayed close throughout as Addison Trail even cut the lead to 2 points at one point in the 3rd quarter. The Hornets picked up their defense down the stretch and made some big shots. The leading scorer for the Hornets on the night was Niko Therapos with 18 points.
The Hornets took on Proviso East on Friday night. The game was close and very scrappy throughout. The pace of play was very fast and both teams were attacking in transition. A late 4th quarter run sparked the Hornets, however. They went on to win 45-36. Cordell Steele led the Hornets in scoring with 17 points.
Week of January 23rd
Varsity The Varsity Hornets won a big one vs rivals Downers Grove South by a score of 69-52 on Friday night. Hinsdale South pretty much blitzed the mustangs from the start in this one with a first quarter that went 26-7. Players were on the floor, Jerseys were ripped, and the hornets quite simply out-battled their rivals. Chris Bolte led the way with 17, Jack Weigus and Brendan Savage had 12 each, and Matas Peczulis had 11 before being injured in the first half. The hornets are now 8-15 overall and 5-3 in conference.
Sophomore The Hornets won another close game vs Downers Grove South Hs in a WSG conference game by a score of 76-72. The Hornets came out hot to start the first quarter lead by Lukas M and his 3 point shooting. Unfortunately DGS was able to close out the half up 3, 25-22 due to a lopsided foul sheet of 17-7. The Hornets would continue to be flat coming out the 3rd quarter and the Mustangs were able to extend their lead into double digit. Things changed for the Hornets in the fourth quarter. Shots started to fall, and aggressive defense began causing a huge swing in momentum. Fortunately the tables turned on the foul sheet, and the Hornets were able to keep a small lead the rest of the game due to their ability to knock down free throws.
Freshman A The Hornets traveled to Downers Grove South on Friday night to take on the Mustangs for the second time this season. After a hot shooting start from the Mustangs, the Hornets settled the ship and got the game to within 3 points by halftime. The game started to tilt the Mustangs way early in the 4th quarter and the Hornets found themselves down by 10 with 3 minutes to play. After a persistent comeback, the Hornets got a steal and missed a half court shot at the buzzer ultimately falling 51-50 to the Mustangs. The leading scorer for the Hornets on the night was Cordell Steele with 25 points.
Week of January 16th
Varsity The Varsity Hornets lost a game for the ages to Rock Falls on Monday afternoon 91-88. Hinsdale South, playing its 7th road game in a row (and 17 out of the last 19) did not have the legs early on, taking a 22 point deficit to half time. But the full court press brought them back despite a massive foul imbalance that saw three total hornets forced out of the game. Some extremely timely buckets by Ayden Farrare and Matthew Rudolph forced the game into overtime where the Hinsdale South again had a chance to tie at the buzzer but the shot came up a little short. The hornets are 6-13 overall and 3-2 in conference.
In the follow up game between Hinsdale South and the Sterling golden warriors for the MLK shootout, the hornets were defeated 81-54. This game featured a much better start for Hinsdale south as they were up on Sterling early and ended half number one down 6. But the fatigue of the first game took its toll eventually and Sterling was able to break out to a double digit lead by the fourth quarter and never looked back. Weigus has 14 in this one and Rudolph chipped in 9. The hornets are 6-14 on the season and 3-2 in conference
The varsity hornets dropped one to Willowbrook on Tuesday night 67-56 in a game where the hornets got down early and could not recover. The deficit was 16 at half and the hornets were able to chip away and cut it under ten, but the mountain was too hard to climb once again- despite a furious effort to come back that had Hinsdale South winning the second half. Chris Bolte led the way with 11 and Jack Weigus had 8. The hornets are now 6-15 on the season and 3-3 in conference.
The varsity hornets came out hot against the Morton Mustangs on Thursday night in a conference battle, winning 64-58. Brendan Savage led the team with 18, the freshman Chris Bolte was next with 15, and Jack Weigus scored 12 in a game where the opponent attempted a box and 1 defense against him. Hinsdale South will look to create some momentum after this win next week against rival DGS. The hornets are now 7-15 overall and 4-3 in conference.
Sophomore The Hornets unfortunately lost their semi-final match up vs Moline in the Central MLK Tournament by a score of 50-38. The Hornets lead the game by 1 at half with great team play on both ends. Unfortunately the Hornets turned the ball over 4 consecutive times late in the 4th quarter giving up their lead to Moline.
The Hornets however did bounce back in the consolation game by beating tournament host Central by a score of 50-35. From the start the Hornets showed aggression by getting to the basket on the dribble, and with team help defense. The Hornets went 3-1 during the Central MLK Tournament this past weekend. The Hornets now will play two WSG Conference games Tuesday and a Thursday this week at home vs Willowbrook and Morton Berwyn/Cicero.
The Hornets lost a WSC matchup game Tuesday night vs Willowbrook by a score of 46-44. The game was tied after the first quarter, but the Warriors of Willowbrook were able to finish the half up 5 points due to some self-inflected Hornets turnovers. The Hornets have showed they never go down easy and once again battled back to the very end. In a tie game with 3.2 seconds left, the Hornets fouled a Willowbrook 3 point shooter giving him 3 free throws. After making the first and missing the second the Hornets called time out to set up a play. The Warriors managed to hit the final free throw putting them up 2. The Hornets managed to get the look they were looking for with the full court play as the ball banked in and out. The Hornets look to bounce back Thursday vs Morton at 6pm Thursday.
The Hornets won a nail biter vs Morton HS in a WSC conference game by a score of 53-48 in another overtime. The Hornets have now played in OT in 3 of their conference games. The Hornets struggled the first quarter once again with unforced turnovers and missed high percentage shots and found themselves in a five point hole at halftime. The Hornets would continue to be flat coming out the 3rd quarter and the Mustangs were able to extend their lead into double digit. Until this point the Hornets hit 0 three point shots compared to Morton’s 5 in the game. With 2:45 left in the fourth quarter and down 15 things changed for the Hornets. Shots started to fall, and aggressive defense began causing a huge swing in momentum. With under 4 seconds left and down 3 the Hornets had a chance to tie the game and did with a three point field goal by Rohan Tavilli. In OT the Hornets would continue to dominate taking the game from Morton’s hands. The Hornets will play DGS next Friday on the road at 430pm.
Week of January 9th
Varsity The varsity hornets lost a tough one at Leyden Tuesday night 71-59 in what can only be described as a collapse down the stretch. After taking a 10 pt lead into half time, and extending it to 13 in the third quarter, the Eagles came roaring back to force overtime- which they dominated. It was a disappointing loss all the way around. Leading scorers for the hornets were Ayden Farrare and Jack Weigus with 15 apiece, the hornets are 6-12 on the season and 3-2 in conference.
Sophomore The HSHS Hornets Sophomore Team lost Tuesday evening 40-42 vs the Leyden Eagles. The game was evenly matched throughout the first half. In the third qtr the Hornets would take a 8 point lead. Unfortunately, live turnovers after great defensive stops and rebounds would allow the Eagles to claw back. Still the Hornets had the advantage at the foul line but did convert multiple times. The Hornets look to bounce back Sat on the road in the Central MLK tournament.
The Hinsdale South Sophomore Boys’ Basketball team won a thriller in the first game of the MLK weekend tournament at Central High School vs Dekalb HS by a score of 43-42. The Hornets were down 3 at the conclusion of the first quarter, but with aggressive defense and team transition the Hornets were able to pull ahead by 5 at the half. Dekalb never quit, and continued to battle by playing aggressive defense of their own in the third quarter only allowing the Hornets to score 4 points in the quarter. The Hornets were able to hang onto the win at the wire with great team defense and communication. The Hornets then came back after a hour break to compete vs Woodstock North HS. The Hornets held a commanding lead the entire game with stellar offense and full team effort. The Hornets were able to win the second game of the MLK tournament by a score of 54-30. The Hornets are 2-0 and will play Monday in the final four vs Moline HS at 11:15am.
Freshman A The Hornets went to visit Leyden Tuesday night and got locked in a very scrappy game. The game stayed extremely close throughout and the Hornets were just a few made shots away from a victory. Ultimately the Hornets lost by a score of 52-49. The leading scorers for the Hornets were Adam Flowers and Cordae Steele who both scored 17 points.
Week of January 2nd
Varsity The varsity hornets took it to Addison Trail on Friday night 51-33 in a game they never trailed. Jack Weigus had 17 and Brendan Savage had 13 in the win. In addition, the hornet defense held the blazers to only a handful of points coming out of the halftime break- something that had been a challenge for them this season. With this strong performance the hornets move to 6-10 overall and 3-1 in conference.
The hornets got beat pretty soundly at New Trier on Saturday afternoon by a score of 80- 48. Hinsdale South was able to put some runs together mid game but just couldn’t sustain anything vs New Trier’s bigger front line. Leading scores for the hornets were Savage with 12 and Rudolph with 12. Hinsdale South is now 6-11 on the season and 2-1 in conference.
JV The Hornets defeated Addison Trail 75-55 in a JV game Wednesday night. The Hornets jumped out to the tune of a 29-10 first quarter, and the score never got closer than that. Freshman Chris Bolte led the Hornets with 21 points, Junior Trae Burke scored 13, Senior John Vandercar scored 12, and Sophomore Grant Diedrich scored 11.
Sophomore The Hinsdale South Hornets Sophomore Team won on Friday night vs Addison Trail in a WSG Conference game by a final score of 62-31. The team was trailing by 4 after the first quarter, but after a defensive adjustment the Hornets were able to force AT to turn the ball over at a high rate for the remainder of the contest. Through scrappy defense the Hornets were able to bounce back quickly putting the pressure on AT. The Hornets are now 2-2 in conference and 6-9 overall.
Freshman A The Hornets traveled to Addison Trail Friday night. After a rocky first quarter, the Hornets started to string together some stops on defense and some good scores. In the second half, the Hornets really picked up the intensity defensively and ran away with the game. The final scored ended 53-40. Adam Flowers led the way with 17 points.
The Hornets took on New Trier early on Saturday morning on the road. After a poor first quarter, the Hornets were down by as many as 20 points. For the next three quarters, they showed some great resilience and picked it up the defensive end. They cut the lead to 2 points in the middle of the third quarter, but just weren’t able to claw all the way back. They ultimately lost the game 58-50. The Hornets were led in scoring by Adam Flowers with 21 points.
Freshman B 37-35 Win against Addison Trail The Hornets visited Addison Trail for a conference game and it was an exciting one. Although there was a ton of fouls called, the Hornets kept battling and playing there game. The game came down to the last few seconds while the Hornets forced a couple turnovers which led us to making free throws as we were in the double bonus. Isaiah Burton and Tyree Carter combined for 21 points. Overall great team effort. Next game is against New Trier.
24-54 Loss to New Trier. The Hornets to a trip to visit the Trevians. We played the best we could but did not match up well against this team, especially with Chase Edwards out. The effort was there while Jakies, Isaiah, and Syncyer combined for 21 out of the 24 points. The Hornets look to pick up a conference win against Leyden next.
Week of December 26th
Varsity The Hinsdale South hornets lost to Waubonsie Valley to open the Jack Tosh Holiday Classic on Monday morning 56-45. It was a spirited effort by the hornets who held a lead for a good part of the first half until turnovers fed a run by the warriors that resulted in a 9 pt deficit at half that the hornets couldn’t quite overcome. Brendan Savage led the way for Hinsdale South and Jack Weigus was second with 12. The hornets are 4-8 overall and 2-1 in conference.
The Hinsdale South hornets rolled over Wheaton St Francis on Tuesday by the score of 70-44. In a game that featured the biggest offensive output of the season, the hornets were led by Jack Weigus with 19, Elijah Fields with 12, and Ayden Farrare with 11. In addition, but post players- Chris Bolte and Matt Rudolph scored 8 and 7 respectively. The hornets are now 5-8 on the season and 2-1 in conference.
The hornets lost a tight one to Glenbard North on Wednesday 60-50. Turnovers early were the story in this one, as the Hinsdale South fell behind by ten early in the first half. The score was the same at half, but the hornets cut it to four in the second half but a final push by Glenbard eventually clinched the game. Brendan Savage and Ayden Farrare les the team with 10 apiece and Jack Weigus chipped in 9. The hornets are 5-9 on the season and 2-1 in conference.
The varsity hornets lost to Andrew high school in a fast paced game on Thursday night 58-43. Elijah Fields and Matas Peczulis each chipped in 8 and Brendan Savage had 7 in the loss. A bright spot for the hornets in this tournament overall is the effort shown against much bigger teams. Hinsdale South will look to build on this in the coming weeks and into conference play. They are now 5-10 on the season and 2-1 in conference.
Sophomore The Hinsdale South Hornets won their first game of the Lincoln Way Central Holiday Tournament by a score of 39-28 against Oak Forest HS. Rohan T had a strong offensive game for the Hornets, with his precision from the 3-point line. Unfortunately, the Hornets had to play a back-to-back vs tournament host Lincoln Way Central on their home court. The Hornets found themselves down early starting the game flat on both ends. As always, you can never count the Hornets out as they once again battle back down 12 in the second half to cut it to 1 multiple times in the 4th quarter. Unfortunately, a lack of defense and rebounding would be the ultimate finisher for the Hornets down the stretch. The Hornets finished 1-1 on the day, and will play again Wednesday vs Rich Central HS at 1030am.
The Hinsdale South Hornets went into an overtime game Wednesday at the Lincoln Way Central Holiday Tournament vs Rich Township HS by a score of 34-45. The Hornets played very well the entire game in both offense and defense, and showed a lot of effort on the defensive glass. The Hornets took the game into overtime where they unfortunately went scoreless vs the Raptors knocking them into the consolation bracket to face a 1 loss Lemont HS Sophomore Team. The Hornets found themselves in an early hole down 14-2 in the first quarter as the offensive troubles continued over from the prior overtime game. Due to many turnovers, and a lack of defensive effort the Hornets dropped the game by a score of 34-59. The Hornets will square off vs Lemont HS again in a few weeks at home. The Hornets finished 1-3 at the holiday tournament.
Freshman B 46-55 Loss to Lincoln Way The Hornets opened our Seamus Brennan Holiday Tournament against Lincoln Way West and came out struggling in the first quarter and the battled the last 3 quarters but fell short. Lamarius Moore led the way with 13 points while Isaiah Burton helped with 10 points of his own. Next game is against Glenbard East.
43-51 Loss to Glenbard East The Hornets went into the second round of the tournament against Glenbard East. It was a very fun game to watch and the team battled all game long forcing it to overtime. Unfortunately the Hornets fell short. Isaiah Burton led the way with 16 points and plenty of rebounds to force overtime. Next game is against Burlington Central.
26-21 Win against Burlington Central The Hornets finished the tournament with a win against Burlington Central, who they have played for the second time this season, and won both times. It was a defensive battle but Isaiah led the way once again with almost half the teams points with 12. Next game is against Addison Trail.
Week of December 19th
JV The Hornets lost to Hinsdale Central 68-65 in a JV game Monday afternoon. A high scoring affair throughout, the Hornets found themselves leading near the end of the game, but were unable to finish it off as Central hit some tough shots near the end. The big men made big contributions for the Hornets, with John Vandercar and Chris Bolte leading the way.
Week of December 12th
Varsity The Hinsdale south hornets struggled against York high school on Tuesday night and lost 55-43. The Dukes jumped out to a quick 11-0 lead before the hornets even scored their first bucket and ultimately that proved to be pretty much the difference in this one. After being shut out in the first quarter Jack Weigus finally got into a rhythm, finishing with 15. Elijah Fields also contributed 7 in the loss. Hinsdale South is now 4-5 on the season and 2-0 in conference heading into a tilt with proviso east on Friday night.
The hornets dropped one on Friday night to the Pirates of Proviso East 75- 53 on Friday night, despite a spirited effort by a Hinsdale South team that fought hard the entire game. Ayden Farrare and Elijah Fields had 9 apiece in this one, and Jack Weigus finished with 8. It’s a quick turnaround for these hornet road warriors as they travel in the morning to visit Burlington Central. The hornets are now 4-6 on the season and 2-1 in conference.
The hornets lost to a steamroller in Burlington Central on Saturday afternoon 75-49. It was a hot shooting day for Central and Hinsdale South simply could not match the output at the end of the day. Jack Weigus, Brendan Savage, and Matas Peczulis all led the way for the hornets in scoring. South is now 4-7 on the season and 2-1 in conference.
JV The Hornets lost to Leyden 55-34 in a JV game on Monday night. Unable to overcome a sluggish start, the Hornets struggled to find their footing throughout the game in which Leyden hit ten three’s. Chris Bolte and Nate Marcopulos led the JV Hornets with 10 points each.
Sophomore The Hinsdale South Hornets Sophomore team lost on the road Tuesday night at York 53-45. The Hornets fell behind early, but with some solid offense and bench defense the young Hornets group was able to buzz back. Lukas M showed great shooting from deep in the comeback leading all Hornet scorers. The Hornets will be on the road Friday vs Proviso East in a WSG Conference matchup at 4:30pm.
The Hinsdale South Hornets Sophomore team lost on the road Friday night at Proviso east in OT at the horn by a bank in 3 pointer 68-67. The Hornets fell behind early, but with some solid offense and bench defense the young Hornets group was able to buzz back. Grant D showed great shooting from deep in the comeback leading all Hornet scorers.
The Hinsdale South Hornets won their Saturday morning road game vs Burlington Central 58-46. The Hornets battled the entire game, and extended their lead at one point to 16. The developing young Hornets group was able to withstand the Central comeback with their improving team defense and rebounding. The Hornets’ next game will be in their Holiday Tournament at Lincoln-Way Central Dec 27.
Freshman A The Hornets took the court against York Tuesday night looking to remain undefeated. The Hornets came out slow in the first half and found themselves down 10 points at the break. They started to slim down the lead a bit in the 3rd quarter, but ultimately some sloppy play and untimely turnovers gave York the momentum as they kept the lead to close it out. The final score ended up 53-36 York. The Hornets were led in scoring by Adam Flowers with 11 points. They will be back in action on Thursday when heading to Proviso East to play at 4:30.
The Hornets went to visit Proviso East in a Thursday night battle. The Hornets only held a 5 point lead going into halftime, but started to stretch that lead coming out of the half. By the end of the 3rd quarter, they lead by 18. They never looked back and won by a final score of 54-26. Ahmaud Pike led the Hornets in scoring with 15 points and pulled down a lot of big rebounds. The Hornets will be back in action on Saturday morning as they travel to Burlington to take on Burlington Central High School.
Freshman B Freshmen B visited York as they came out very strong finishing the 1st quarter up by 6 points. This was a defensive game for the Hornets up until the 4th quarter when York scored 13 points to the Hornets 8 points combined in the 2nd half. Nolan led the way with 8 points. Hornets fall 33-22. They visit Proviso East next.
Freshmen B Won 41-29 vs Proviso East. The Hornets came out super strong and held their lead the entire way. Isaiah Burton led the way with 15 points and more than 10 rebounds and the team went 8/10 from the free throw line. Nolan also made a great impact with 10 points.
Freshmen B Won 42-16 vs Burlington Central. The Hornets took a long bus ride to Burlington Central to record a great victory. Michael Diaz led the way with 15 points and Isaiah Burton followed with 10. The team played the best they played all year while taking care of the basketball and having good shot selection. Next games will be at home in our Christmas Tournament.
Week of December 5th
Varsity The Hinsdale South hornets won an exciting game on Saturday night with a 53-49 over the Leyden Eagles. In a game that changed leads several times- including overtime- the hornets triumphed behind their point leaders Elijah Fields (19 points) and Ayden Farrare (15 points). Elijah in particular scored 14 in the fourth quarter and overtime. Hinsdale South is now 4-4 on the season and 2-0 in conference.
Sophomore The Hinsdale South Hornets lost Saturday evening to the Leyden Eagles in an overtime game 32-30. Strong ball handling by Mikey Lofton vs the Leyden zone wasn’t enough to get the victory. The hornets are now 1-1 in conference play and 3-4 overall on the season. The Hornets look to bounce back Tuesday in a non-conference matchup vs York HS.
Freshman B Freshmen B Lost 47-31 vs Leyden. The Hornets hosted Leyden for the first time in the season. It was a good overall effort but turnovers and missed shot attempts left us short. Isaiah Burton and Chase Edwards both had 10 points.
Week of November 28th
Varsity The hornets dropped a close one to Glenbard South on Tuesday night 54-49. The hornets took an early 10 point lead behind some hot shooting my Jack Weigus, who had 23 in the contest, but the scoring went dry in the second half as Hinsdale south was outscored 34-19 in half number two. These hornets are young and still learning the varsity game and will look to bounce back vs rival DGS on Friday night. Hinsdale South is now 2-3 in the season.
The Hinsdale South hornets beat their rivals Downers Grove South 46-41 on Friday night in a scrappy game. Ayden Farrare led the team with 12 and Matas Peczulis was next with 9 on three pointers all in the fourth quarter. The real story tonight was the hornet defense, which came up big against a team with much more size. Hinsdale South is now 3-3 on the season and 1-0 in conference.
The varsity hornets lost a low scoring and scrappy game to Hinsdale Central on Saturday night 49-33. It was a tough shooting night overall, with the hornets down 12 at half. A spirited effort to begin the third quarter cut the score to 7, but eventually the Red Devils pulled away and used their size to their advantage. The hornets are 3-4 overall and 1-0 in conference.
JV The Hornets defeated Downers South 58-43 in a JV game on Saturday morning. The Hornets led for most of the game and were great on both sides of the ball. John Vandercar led the Hornets with 20 points and a ton of rebounds. Gabe Haile scored 12 on four 3’s and Chase Porter scored 11.
Sophomore The Hinsdale south hornets won their second game of the season Tuesday on the road over Glenbard South by 6. The Hornets led wire to wire in this one behind some solid offense by the entire Sophomore Hornet team. The Hornets are 2-2 so far this season with a game coming up Friday vs DGS at 6pm for their first competition in WSG conference play.
The Hinsdale south hornets won their first home game of the season Friday over Downers Grove South by 10. The Hornets fell behind very early but with some solid offense and defense by the entire Sophomore Hornet team they managed to win the game 50-40. The Hornets are 3-2 so far this season with a game coming up tomorrow vs town rival Hinsdale Central at 4:30.
The Hinsdale South Hornets lost Saturday evening to the hosting Hinsdale Central Red Devils 29-55 in a game where the Hornets couldn’t get much going offensively and on the defensive glass for rebounds. The Hornets look to bounce back Saturday at home vs Leyden High School in a WSG conference matchup.
Freshman A The Hornets had a hard-fought game against Glenbard South tonight. After a scrappy first half, they led by only 3. The score stayed tight throughout the remainder of the game and the Hornets were able to close it out and win the game 40-35. Cordell Steele led the Hornets in scoring with 16 points, including some huge free throws in the final minutes. They will be back in action Friday night at home taking on Downers Grove South.
Freshman B Freshmen B opened up their season against Glenbard South at their place. They came out very well as a team but Isaiah Burton led the way with 13 points and 10+ rebounds. Chase Edwards scored 9 points and shot a perfect 4/4 with 2 3’s. The Hornets finished with a victory of 39-23. Their next opponent is Downers Grove South.
Freshmen B (DGS): Lost 42-29 Freshmen B held their first home game against Downers South. The game was close in the first quarter with the Hornets giving a great effort against a solid team. The Mustangs began to pull away in the second quarter and played good defense which limited the points scored by the Hornets. Isaiah Burton led the way again with 12 points while Chase Edwards had 6. The Hornets look to bounce back against their biggest rivals Hinsdale Central.
Freshmen B (Hinsdale Central): Lost 41-25 Freshmen B visited Hinsdale Central in a rivalry game. The Hornets came out with a lot of energy but it was not enough to start as the first half was not a close game. In the 3rd quarter the Hornets began to put more points up and began to play very tight defense while limiting the Red Devils to only 5 points in the 3rd quarter. Isaiah Burton led the way again with 12 points and well over 10 rebounds while Syncyer Johnson followed with 7. The team went 10/12 in free throws which is outstanding but the Hornets fell short at the end. Hornets look to bounce back against Leyden in their second conference game.
Week of November 21st
Varsity The Hinsdale South hornets played an extremely competitive game on Tuesday night vs the 6th ranked Curie Condors, but ultimately the size differential ran its course with the hornets losing 71-58. Hinsdale South was actually leading the contest in the first half, and handled the Curie big men well overall. Jack Weigus had 18 in the contest and Ayden Farrare had 16 to lead the hornets in scoring. Hinsdale South is now 0-1 on this young season.
The Hinsdale South hornets lost Wednesday night to the hosting Riverside-Brookfield bulldogs 67-34 in a game where the hornets couldn’t get much going offensively. A bright spot in the loss was the Hinsdale South defense allowing only 8 points to one of the best big men in the state- especially given the fact he was guarded by Chris Bolte, a freshman for the hornets. Jack Weigus led the Hinsdale south scoring with 12 and Ayden Farrare chipped in 6. The hornets are now 0-2 on this young season.
The Hinsdale south hornets won their first game of the season Friday over University High 71-59. The hornets led wire to wire in this one behind some solid defense and strong scoring by sophomore Jack Weigus (27 pts) and freshman Chris Bolte (15 pts). Sophomore Ayden Farrare also chipped in 13. The hornets are 1-2 so far this season with a game coming up next against Zion Benton. The Hinsdale south hornets defeated the Zion-Benton ZBs 69-48 on Saturday to finish off their thanksgiving tournament. Ayden Farrare led all scorers in this one with 19, while Jack Weigus backed him up with 18. Anthony Lavorato also chipped in with a season high 7 pts for him. After a slow start in the first half, the hornets blew the doors off the third quarter and never really looked back. Hinsdale South is now 2-2.
Sophomore The Hinsdale South hornets lost Wednesday afternoon to the hosting Lyons Township Lions 37-17 in a game where the hornets couldn’t get much going offensively. A bright spot in the loss for the Hinsdale South Hornets was the play of Tommy Madden. The Hornets look to bounce back Friday.
The Hinsdale south hornets won their first game of the season Friday over St Francis De Salles 59-20. The Hornets led wire to wire in this one behind some solid offense by the entire Sophomore Hornet team. The Hornets are 1-1 so far this season with a game coming up next against a very good Maine South team.
The Hinsdale South Hornets lost Saturday afternoon to the undefeated Maine South Sophomore Team 52-32. The Hinsdale South Hornets stayed competitive the first half trailing by only 8. After halftime, two early turnovers cost the Hornets, and Maine South was ultimately able to capitalize and increase their lead. The offensive play of Tommy Madden is something to keep an eye as he scored double digits once again in the contest. The Hornets look to bounce back Tuesday vs GBS.
Freshman A The Hornets started off the season strong with a 58-37 win over Oak Forest in the Reavis Thanksgiving tournament. After a rocky start that had the Hornets trailing by as much as 10 points in the first quarter, the Hornets cranked up the defense and went on a big run to take the lead by halftime. From there, they didn’t look back. The Hornets got contributions from a number of players and were led in scoring by Cordell Steele with 13 points. They will be back in action tomorrow against Evergreen Park.
Hornets were in action for the their second game of the Reavis Thanksgiving Tournament facing off against Evergreen Park. After a slow first half, the Hornets opened up a big lead in the second half and never looked back. Strong defense helped to propel the Hornets who went on to win 54-24. They were led in scoring by Cordell Steele with 12 and Colton Lin with 11. The Hornets play one more game tomorrow against Reavis at 4:00 needing a win to secure the title.
The Hornets came out in attack mode in the final game of the Reavis Thanksgiving Tournament against Reavis. After jumping out to a 28-3 lead at the end of the first quarter, they didn’t look back. The Hornets went on to win the game by a score of 75-21. This win also secured the overall tournament. Cordae Steele led the way with 12 points with Cordell Steele following closely behind with 11. The Hornets will be back in action on Tuesday as they travel to Glenbard South.
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