Varsity Hinsdale South fought hard vs Willowbrook but ended up getting worn down by a very good team. The defense forced 3 turnovers in a very tight first half. Willowbrook pulled away in the second half securing the 42-7 victory. The defensive player of the game was Jaylon Steel with multiple big hits. Offensively Khamani Williams was the player of the game by fighting for tough yards all night. Christian Cloutier earned the special teams player of the game by making perfect snaps all night.
Freshman The freshmen hornets beat Willowbrook Saturday morning 24-14. After a slow first quarter where the warriors took a brief 8-6 lead, Hinsdale south controlled the rest of the game behind some stout defense and passing connections from Matt Ballard to Nathan Fundator and Sam Schyler. South’s defense forced several turnovers in the contest. The hornets are now 2-1.
Week 2 vs. Downers Grove South
Varsity Hinsdale south established their dominance of DGS by defeating them at home for the 4th straight year to retain the rebel cannon. We jumped up early with key plays by QB Donny Lowdermilk and Jaylon Smith. Additionally, Luke Terrell had key catches for TD’s as Jaylon Steel and Khamani Williams ran the ball effectively all night. Our defense bent a bit but did not break securing the victory. It was a huge win at home demonstrating south pride.
JV vs. Oak Park River Forest
Freshman The freshmen hornets lost a heartbreaker on Saturday to DGS 14-7. In a game where nobody could move the ball consistently on the ground, the scoring came down to 3 total deep touchdown passes- of which Downers caught 2 and the hornets 1. That play was from Matt Ballard to Nathan Fundator and went for 65 yards. HS is now 1-1 on this unusual season.
Week 1 vs. York
Varsity Hinsdale South started the spring season with home game vs York after Morton forfeited due to covid. Early in the game we were very competitive despite turning the ball over on 2 of the first 3 drives. York eventually took control and won the game by wearing us down and not making mistakes.
Freshman vs. Morton The freshmen hornets football team began the season on a high note with a 21-12 victory vs Morton on Saturday morning. The HSHS defense began the scoring with a pick 6 by Nathan Fundator on the first mustang possession. And after allowing 12 in the first half, the hornets held Morton scoreless in the second half. Sam Schylar scored on a bootleg throw from Matt Ballard, and late in the game Alec Miller punched one in from the 2 yard line to seal it for Hinsdale South. The hornets are 1-0 on the season.
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