Power shift in West Suburban Silver

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Mike Helfgot
Contact Reporter
Chicago Tribune

Glenbard West once lost a total of two conference games in seven-and-half seasons.

It was recently, actually just before its 32-game West Suburban Silver winning streak was snapped by Lyons one week ago.

Now the defending Class 7A champion Hilltoppers are in the midst of a two-game losing streak.

Glenbard West's eight-year reign atop the conference likely came to an end Saturday afternoon, when No. 18 Hinsdale Central came away with a 31-30 overtime victory in Hinsdale.

Ever the aggressor, No. 10 Glenbard West went for the win in overtime, but Hinsdale Central denied the two-point conversion to beat West for the first time since 2006, when the Hilltoppers went 1-8 in the year before the Chad Hetlet era.

"For four years, the seniors have dreamed about this win," senior quarterback Josh Bean said.

"We've had a couple of big ones, but ... READ FULL STORY

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