Hinsdale Central's Josh Bean shows poise with late-game decisions

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Bob Narang Contact Reporter
Pioneer Press

In the fourth quarter of Hinsdale Central's game against Glenbard West, Josh Bean often had intentions of passing the ball down the field.

Hampered by a driving rain, a wet ball and a solid Glenbard West secondary, the quarterback became a runner instead, rallying the Red Devils to a 31-30 overtime victory on Saturday, Oct. 1.

Bean, a senior for Hinsdale Central (6-0, 4-0 West Suburban Silver), saved his best running for the final drive in regulation, carrying the ball 11 times for 26 yards in a 16-play drive that spanned over four minutes and covered 47 yards to set up Quentin Wallace's game-tying 36-yard field goal with 14 seconds left. Bean showed his poise and experience by not forcing any passes into the end zone, running out of bounds on numerous plays and slowly marching his team into field-goal range.

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